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January 2008

Are Books Just Too Darn Long?

Guardian Book Blog asks: Can the novella save literature? And then I had an epiphany: could it be that we should look to classics like Ethan Frome to find the key to saving [...]

January 31, 2008 // 23 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/31/08

The Telegraph lists 100 books every child should read, which includes genre (mostly fantasy) favorites including The Iron Man by Ted Hughes, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, The [...]

January 31, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 01/30/2008

Sci Fi Wire recently visited the set of the new Knight Rider movie, and came away with some behind the scenes interviews with the cast and crew. The movie will air Feb. 17th [...]

January 30, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/30/08

And the Reuter’s says….Ender’s Game is becoming a video game. [via The Swivet] SciFi Wire profiles author/artist Wayne Barlowe (God’s Demon). [...]

January 30, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/29/08

WICN’s Inquiry has a radio interview with Gary Westfahl about his book Hugo Gernsback and the Century of Science Fiction. [via Locus Online] SciFi Wire profiles Philip [...]

January 29, 2008 // 5 Comments

Tube Bits for 01/29/2008

The cool DaVinci’s Automata blog points us to this really cool Japanese anime anthology, Robot Carnival. It contains nine shorts, set mostly to music, directed by [...]

January 29, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/28/08

Omnivoracious interviews Daniel Abraham, Gardner Dozois, and George R.R. Martin – co-authors of Hunter’s Run. Tor has announced two new editions of Steven [...]

January 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/27/08

Yesterday was Philip José Farmer‘s 90th birthday. Christopher Paul Carey has posted a tribute. Wired Science has the 2nd part of their interview with Paolo [...]

January 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

WINNERS: 2007 Aurealis Awards

The winners of the 2007 Aurealis Awards (given to works of SF, fantasy, and horror by Australians) have been announced: BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL: David Kowalski, The [...]

January 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Philip K. Dick: A Day in the Afterlife

PKD: A Day in the Afterlife, directed by Nicola Roberts, is an hour-long documentary about SF Author Philip K. Dick. [via Milk & Cookies] Related posts: The Trouble with [...]

January 26, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 01/26/2008

TheNewsTribune has asked a bunch of people to hypothesize on the upcoming season of LOST. You can find their answers here. We are now less then a week away from the premier [...]

January 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

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