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February 2009

Saturday YouTube: Joe Abercrombie

February 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Fantasy writer Joe Abercrombie discusses the inspiration behind his latest novel, Best Served Cold, with Blackwells’ Marcus Gipps. (Contains all 5 parts of the [...]

SF Tidbits for 2/28/09

February 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

@BlogTalk Radio interviews Jeffrey Ford (The Drowned Life). @The Bat Segundo Show interviews Charlie Huston (The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death). Authors reviewing [...]

[UPDATED] FINALISTS: 2008 Nebula Awards

February 27, 2009 // 3 Comments

The finalists for this year’s Nebula Awards have been announced: [Note: Title links go to free online versions] [3/2 UPDATE: The Nebula site has announced corrections. [...]

Download eBooks from Book View Cafe

February 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

Members of Book View Cafe have started to release select titles of their work as eBooks. Readers were requesting downloadable versions of the stories that now appear [...]

SF Tidbits for 2/27/09

February 27, 2009 // 3 Comments

Cover Pr0n: The Black Library has posted Hardy Fowler‘s awesome artwork for Chris Roberson’s upcoming Warhammer 40K novel, Sons of Dorn. Interviews & [...]

What’s the Worst Book You’ve Ever Read?

February 26, 2009 // 30 Comments

Adam Whitehead rediscovered David Langford’s SFX list of Top 20 Pre-1990 SF Novels: The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe Little, Big by John Crowley The City and the [...]

Video: Why Dan Simmons Wrote Drood

February 26, 2009 // 4 Comments

Suvudu has a series of videos featuring Dan Simmons talking about Charles Dickens and his latest book, Drood. I’ve taken it upon my geeky self to assemble all 7 parts [...]

SF Tidbits for 2/26/09

February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Interviews and Profiles: @SCI FI Wire: Ian McDonald (Cyberabad Days). @Locus Online: Interview excerpts with Jonathan Lethem. John Scalzi turns the Whatever mike over to Paul [...]

RIP: Philip José Farmer

February 25, 2009 // 4 Comments

Sad news… The Official Philip José Farmer Home Page is reporting that Philip José Farmer passed away today at age 91. Farmer is perhaps best known for his [...]

Wednesday YouTube: The Science of Watchmen

February 25, 2009 // 5 Comments

Physics (not physic) professor Jim Kakalios worked as science consultant on the Watchmen film. Here’s what he has to say about the science in Watchmen… Yeah, like [...]

SF Tidbits for 2/25/09

February 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Cory Doctorow says Bruce Sterling’s new book The Caryatids is the best book of 2009. Lou Anders continues his profile of Chris Roberson’s Myriad Universe at [...]

Tube Bits For 02/25/2009

February 25, 2009 // 4 Comments

One of the better JRPGs available for the Xbox 360 is Blue Dragon. What you might not expect is that Blue Dragon did well enough to merit its own anime show, which is now [...]

Behind the Scenes of Star Trek

February 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

There’s a little movie opening up soon that you may have heard of, J.J. Abrams’ reboot of Star Trek. Sci Fi Wire has a short ‘behind the scenes’ [...]
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