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April 2007

Gwyneth Jones says Cyberpunk Got it Right

April 30, 2007 // 2 Comments

Gwyneth Jones writes about how cyberpunk turned out to have some fairly accurate predictive powers: In the 1980s, a new kind of science fiction emerged, like a supernova, [...]

SF Tidbits for 4/30/07

April 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

A set of first edition books of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy sold for $2,300. Wow! Talking Squid tells us why fanfic makes us stupid. Check out The Villanizer, a [...]

POLL RESULTS: Summer 2007 Movies

April 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Which of these 2007 summer movies are you most likely to see? RESULTS (139 total votes) Comments this week: [...]

REVIEW: Lurulu by Jack Vance

April 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Finishes off the story begun with Ports of Call with the perfect ending. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Myron continues his trek about the galaxy meeting [...]

Interzone Celebrates The Mundane

April 29, 2007 // 1 Comment

Andy Cox, editor and publisher of Interzone, has announced that the May-June issue next year will be a special issue devoted to Mundane SF, guest-edited by Geoff Ryman. As [...]

Authors@Google Presents: John Scalzi

April 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

YouTube teams with Google to offer Google Author Talks. Here’s one from John Scalzi: “Author John Scalzi discusses “The Last Colony” as part of the [...]

The Cold Equations Movie

April 28, 2007 // 1 Comment

Cogmios points out that America Free TV has a science fiction channel. This is the same stream we pointed out before (with a larger display), but seeing it again prompted me [...]

SF Tidbits for 4/28/07

April 28, 2007 // 1 Comment

Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist interviews Richard K. Morgan, author of Thirteen (known as Black Man in the UK). Over at SFBC Blog, Editor Andrew Wheeler weighs in on Rick [...]

What’s Up With: Book Signing Tours

April 27, 2007 // 9 Comments

On our way down the elevator after work today, Tim voiced a question that has been bugging me for a while now: Why aren’t there more big time author book signings in [...]

SFBC Author Notes

April 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

Over at the Science Fiction Book Club Blog, Andrew Wheeler is posting a bunch of “Author Notes” where writers talk about their books. Check out: Robert J. Sawyer [...]

Summer 2007 Concatenation Posted

April 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

The Summer 2007 issue of Concatenation is posted. In addition to numerous reviews, here’s what’s included: Newscast for the Spring 2007 – covering SF books, [...]

SF Tidbits for 4/27/07

April 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

Gail Martin (The Summoner) asks: Are SF/F Subversive to the Status Quo? “So in that venerable sense, I think Science Fiction and Fantasy are ideologically [...]

REVIEW:The Last Hero by Terry Pratchet

April 26, 2007 // 2 Comments

MY RATING: (For more Discworld reviews, see The Great Pratchett Review Table) Thanks to our own lovely and talented Tim, I was able to get my hands on the coffee-table sized [...]

SF Tidbits for 4/26/07

April 26, 2007 // 0 Comments

SneakPeek has a picture of Iron Man in his iron suit. ChapterFeeds has samples Psion by Joan D. Vinge. Fantasy Book Critic interviews the Dabel Brothers, who adapted George [...]
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