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April 2007

Gwyneth Jones says Cyberpunk Got it Right

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, [...]

April 30, 2007 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 4/30/07

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 [...]

April 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

POLL RESULTS: Summer 2007 Movies

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: [...]

April 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Lurulu by Jack Vance

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 [...]

April 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

Interzone Celebrates The Mundane

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 [...]

April 29, 2007 // 1 Comment

Authors@Google Presents: John Scalzi

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 [...]

April 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

The Cold Equations Movie

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 [...]

April 28, 2007 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 4/28/07

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 [...]

April 28, 2007 // 1 Comment

What’s Up With: Book Signing Tours

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 [...]

April 27, 2007 // 9 Comments

SFBC Author Notes

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 [...]

April 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

Summer 2007 Concatenation Posted

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, [...]

April 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 4/27/07

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 [...]

April 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW:The Last Hero by Terry Pratchet

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 [...]

April 26, 2007 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 4/26/07

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 [...]

April 26, 2007 // 0 Comments

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