SF Tidbits for 8/30/07
- Guardian lists the Top 10 Dystopian Novels. Sadly, I’ve only read 3 of them. [via Reading Copy]
- January Magazine talks to John Scalzi about the Hugo Awards, his accidental career as a novelist, “gateway” science fiction and the nature of fame. “Hey, people are paying a not-insignificant amount for the books. They want to have a ride. I think they should get one.”
- Sarah Monette lists Five Things She Knows About World-Building. [via Bibliophile Stalker]
- The Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Experience has compiled a list of sf/f pseudonyms.
- Closet Sci-Fi Geek is petitioning for a change of leadership at the SciFi Channel.
- PodShow is hosting Old Time Radio Network Scifi, which rebroadcasts classic science fiction radio programs like Escape, Flash Gordon, Hall of Fantasy and Superman.
- Speaking of radio, XM radio to will air readings of classic books, beginning with Bradbury’s Farenheit 451.
- Real Science: NASA’s images from the Apollo moon landings, the Voyager planetary flybys and space shuttle missions will soon be accessible through a searchable website.
- From the September issue, SFX interviews Nathan Filion (Firefly, Serenity). [via Jeremiah Tolbert]
- Here’s a 4,914-page PDF file (go, go, gadget Foxit!) that includes The Complete Works of H.G. Wells.
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