SF Tidbits for 9/26/07
- More Dick on the way: GalleyCat reports that The Library of America will release a second compilation of Philip K. Dick’s best novels from the 1960s and 1970’s. [via Andrew Wheeler]
- Mondolithic Studios shows off the cool cover artwork for the upcoming reprint of The SFWA Hall of Fame Volume 2B edited by Ben Bova.
- At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Daniel Abraham, author of A Betrayal in Winter.
- Amazon Daily covers the British Fantasy Awards.
- Jeff VanderMeer has posted the table of contents for his upcoming anthology The New Weird.
- Locus Online has excerpts from Locus Magazine’s September issue’s interviews with Guy Gavriel Kay and Kathleen Ann Goonan.
- Robin McKinley and Brandon Sanderson have been added to the list of sf/f authors who blog.
- The Space Review offers this detailed look at Heinlein in Hollywood.
- SciFi Scanner asks: Who really trusts George Lucas with the Star Wars television series?
- The NYT article When the Space Age Blasted Off, Pop Culture Followed shows how the space race affected on American popular culture and art. “Deciding which cultural offerings from those post-Sputnik years were deep and lasting and which were probably not (space-age bachelor-pad music? ‘The Jetsons’? ‘Barbarella’? Tang?) will always be topics of impassioned debate among space aficionados. But a half-century into that once-imagined orbital future, it has become a little easier to put the era into cultural perspective.”
- Scientists have worked out the properties of a variety of weird planet types that they say could circle alien suns. [via Futurismic]
- Geek Chic for your feet: Star Wars slippers.
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