SF Tidbits for 8/24/09
- File 770 has photos from Ray Bradbury’s 89th Birthday Party.
- Michael Moorcock traces the roots of atmospheric steampunk in his Guardian review of The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry. [via Beyond The Beyond]
- Addition Guardian reviews: Keith Brooke reviews anthology The Very Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction: Sixtieth Anniversary Anthology edited by Gordon Van Gelder; Adam Roberts reviews Kim Stanley Robinson’s Galileo’s Dream, and essays by Alison Flood on The Forgotten Beasts of Eld and by Guy Gavriel Kay who asks: Are novelists entitled to use real-life characters? [via Locus Online]
- New Scientist has a gallery of abandoned NASA projects. [via Walter Jon Williams]
- Sci-Fi non-sequitur of the day: A Clockwork Orange on the Yamanote Line. [via Super Punch]
- GeekTyrant lists 5 Films that Changed the Way People look at Sci-Fi movies. Any you would add to that list?
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