SF Tidbits for 12/31/07
- Tim Pratt (Blood Engines) invents a new literary movement at John Scalzi’s Whatever blog.
- The Agony Column has part one of a podcast-interview with Charles Stross (Halting State), who, at his own website, lists his upcoming novels.
- A.R. Yngve takes an introspective look at sf fads and fashions: “All science-fiction fads, when you look back at them, seem naive. They are invariably rooted in the wishful thinking and cultural anxieties of their time and audience.”
- More 2007 Best Lists:
- Abigail @ Asking the Wrong Questions lists Best Books of 2007.
- Joe Sherry @ Adventures in Reading lists The Nine Best Reads of 2007.
- Tim @ A Progressive on the Prairie lists Best Books of 2007.
- James @ Big Dumb Object continues his 2007 Dumbie nominations with his television, video game and comic nominees.
- Justine Larbalestier (Magic and Madness) lists her favorite books of 2007.
- As part of The Sci-Fi Experience 2008, Dark Orpheus shares his re-reading experience with C.J. Cherryh’s Cyteen.
- The New York Times recollects an article from 1908 that offered predications for 2008. “We may have gyroscopic trains as broad as houses swinging at 200 miles an hour up steep grades and around dizzying curves…”
- And finally, the last tidbit of 2007: Brewster Rockit, Space Guy looks at New Years’ Resolutions.
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