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February 2009

Saturday YouTube: Joe Abercrombie

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

February 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/28/09

@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 [...]

February 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

[UPDATED] FINALISTS: 2008 Nebula Awards

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. [...]

February 27, 2009 // 3 Comments

Download eBooks from Book View Cafe

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 [...]

February 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/27/09

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

February 27, 2009 // 3 Comments

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

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 [...]

February 26, 2009 // 30 Comments

Video: Why Dan Simmons Wrote Drood

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 [...]

February 26, 2009 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/26/09

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 [...]

February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

RIP: Philip José Farmer

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 [...]

February 25, 2009 // 4 Comments

Wednesday YouTube: The Science of Watchmen

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 [...]

February 25, 2009 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/25/09

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 [...]

February 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits For 02/25/2009

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 [...]

February 25, 2009 // 4 Comments

Behind the Scenes of Star Trek

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’ [...]

February 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

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