SF Tidbits for 9/1/09
- Interviews and Profiles:
- @The Dragon Page: Jane Lindskold (Nine Gates).
- Bibliophile Stalker interviews Marc Gascoigne, Publishing Director of Angry Robot books.
- Rick Riordan Discusses Labyrinth and Lightning Thief at B&N Video. [via Missions Unknown]
- Mary Robinette Kowal-bits:
- For those who wish to follow the latest Genre vs. Literary debate, follow this trail:
- @WSJ: Good Novels Don’t Have to Be Hard Work by Lev Grossman. And subsequent responses from:
- Guardian: Why Kelman’s rage at the genrefication of Scottish literature concerns us all. And responses from
- @Guardian: Ursula K. Le Guin reviews Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood. [via Locus Online]
- Author Philip Palmer has a thoughtful essay on George Orwell’s sf masterpiece, 1984.
- BookViewCafe.com to Publish Steampunk Anthology.
- Free Excerpt: Chapter One of The Other Lands by David Anthony Durham (whose website just got a face lift). [via Suvudu]
- Jonathan Strahan on eBooks vs. printed books.
- Oh Noes! “e-Books Will Be Our Downfall!” says publisher.
- @The World in the Satin Bag, S.M. Duke talks about Punking the begeezus out of Everything in SF/F.
- Spike TV Announces Nominees for ‘SCREAM 2009′ – Star Trek Tops List With 17 Nominations.
- Bored: here’s How to Create a SciFi Space Helmet for less then $20.
- Old news by now: Disney buys Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion. [Insert your own joke here.]
- Fandomania is undertaking an ambitious project to name The 100 Greatest Fictional Characters of All Time.
- Make Use Of has tips on How To Find A Book Without Knowing The Title Or Author.
- @Wired.com: Wired‘s Favorite Sci-Fi Flicks of All Time.
- Damien G. Walter lists 3 ways to help Support Our ‘Zines Day (October 1, 2009).
Tagged with: 1984 • David Anthony Durham • Disney • eBooks • Jane Lindskold • Jonathan Strahan • Marc Gascoigne • Margaret Atwood • Marvel • Mary Robinette Kowal • Philip Palmer • Rick Riordan • Tidbits • Ursula K. Le Guin
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