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February 2007

REVIEW: Eric by Terry Pratchett

MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Eric is Pratchett’s novel parodying the classic tale of Faust. PROS: Some amusing bits CONS: Not as funny as other books, very short book. [...]

February 28, 2007 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/28/07

The Times of London celebrates the work of Philip K Dick. They are also giving away some of his books if you answer some PKD questions correctly. [via AbeBooks Blog] Chapter [...]

February 28, 2007 // 2 Comments

Subterranean Magazine Online

The Winter 2007 issue of Subterranean Press Magazine has been posted online with the following offerings: Column: HARVESTING THE DARKNESS #1 by Norman Partridge Fiction: [...]

February 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/27/07

The Agony Column podcast-interviews Ian McDonald (from 2005, but McDonald talks about his upcoming US release of Brasyl.) SCI FI Wire interviews Doctor Who‘s David [...]

February 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

NOMINEES: 2006 Nebula Award Ballot (Final)

The SFWA has posted the Final 2006 Nebula Award Ballot. The Nebula Award will be presented in New York City at the 2007 Nebula Awards Weekend, May 11-13, 2007. Linked story [...]

February 27, 2007 // 4 Comments

REVIEW: D.A. by Connie Willis

REVIEW SUMMARY: D.A. reads like Robert A. Heinlein on speed! MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Theodora Baumgarten is erroneously enrolled as an IASA space cadet and subsequently [...]

February 26, 2007 // 0 Comments

The Fly Being Remade as…an Opera?

A remake of 1986’s The Fly is headed for the opera stage. You heard me. From The Orlando Sentinel: Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore, Plácido Domingo [...]

February 26, 2007 // 4 Comments

TOC: Year’s Best Fantasy 7

Kathryn Cramer has posted the table of contents for the annual anthology se co-edits with David G. Hartwell, Year’s Best Fantasy 7, to be published in June 2007. [...]

February 26, 2007 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/26/07

OF Blog of the Fallen interviews Paul Di Filippo, author of Creature from the Black Lagoon: Time’s Black Lagoon. The Agony Column interviews Guy Gavriel Kay, author of [...]

February 26, 2007 // 0 Comments


Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION The 11th Star Trek movie is in production. Which of the previous ones is your favorite? RESULTS (146 total votes) [...]

February 26, 2007 // 0 Comments

Twenty Years Ago the Classics Were Different

In a brutally honest follow-up to his classic “The Classics of Science Fiction” article from 20 years ago, James Wallace Harris has this to say about the classics [...]

February 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/25/07

Adventures in Scifi Publishing podcast-interviews Dan Simmons, author of The Terror. What I Want for Christmas: A steampunk walking robot. Lou Anders reviews John [...]

February 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Pan’s Labrynth

MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Ofelia and her mother move into an old mill in rural Spain to start a new life with her new father, fascist Captain Vidal. Ofelia soon finds that [...]

February 24, 2007 // 6 Comments

Of Princesses and Polls

Taking a cue from John C. Wright, SF Signal would like to promote The New Space Princess Movement! And what better way to celebrate than with some stiff competition between [...]

February 24, 2007 // 16 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/24/07

SCI FI Wire profiles Adam Roberts, author of Gradisil. meanwhile, Solaris Books shows off the fancy-schamnsy cover of the Adam Roberts novel, Splinter. Zombie tidbit #1: [...]

February 24, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW:Bright Of The Sky by Kay Kenyon

MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Former starship pilot Titus Quinn is coerced into returning to the mysterious realm, the Entire, by the Miranda corporation. Miranda wants Titus to [...]

February 23, 2007 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/23/07

Tobias Buckell shares the map for his book Ragamuffin, sequel to Crystal Rain. SciFiChick lists SciFi One-Hit-Wonders. SCI FI Wire profiles Brian Stableford, author of [...]

February 23, 2007 // 2 Comments

Teen Lit Fest 2007

Teen Lit Fest, to be held February 24th, 2007, at Atascocita High School in Humble, TX, celebrates young adult fiction. Authors and illustrators attending include Chris [...]

February 22, 2007 // 0 Comments

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