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Test Drive: Book Lamp

This is interesting: BookLamp.org is a system for matching readers to books through an analysis of writing styles, similar to the way that Pandora.com matches music lovers to [Read more]

March 22, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 3/22/08

Winner of the Philip K. Dick Award: Nova Swing by M. John Harrison. Special Citation: From the Notebooks of Dr. Brain by Minister Faust. The 2007 Bram Stoker Awards ceremony [Read more]

March 22, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/21/08

This week’s FREE eBook at Tor’s website is Crystal Rain by Tobias Buckell. See why I loved it. Speaking of Tor, the latest Tor.com Wallpapers courtesy of Sam [Read more]

March 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 3/21/08

SCI FI Wire sez: David Eick (BSG, Bionic Woman) is working on a pilot script for a proposed TV series based on Children of Men, P.D. James’ excellent SF novel, which [Read more]

March 21, 2008 // 1 Comment

NOMINEES: 2008 Hugo Award

SF Scope has posted the 2008 Hugo Award Final Ballot. [NOTE: Short fiction titles link to free online versions, if available. This is sure to be updated in the coming weeks, [Read more]

March 21, 2008 // 9 Comments

Borders May Be Up for Sale

The good news: There’s a sale at Borders! The bad news: The sale just might be Borders itself. Oh noes! Publishers Weekly is reporting that Borders is considering [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: The Appeal of SF&F Art

If you’re like us, there’s nothing quite like a really cool piece of science fiction or fantasy art. For this week’s Mind Meld we decided to ask the [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Glasshouse by Charles Stross

MY RATING: Where Halting State sounds like a riff on Dreampark. Glasshouse actually has more in common with Dreampark than Halting State. Glasshouse takes place in the far [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/20/08

Sarah Zettel returns to the world of science fiction with the tentatively-titled Bitter Angels. I read Zettel’s 1993 short story “Fools Errand” (the basis [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 3/20/08

The SciFi Channel has officially announced the development of Caprica, a spinoff prequel of its hit Battlestar Galactica that will “weave together corporate intrigue, [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

Arthur C. Clarke Links and Video

There is often a compulsion to seek out the written works of recently departed authors, as if reading their work can hopefully, in some small way, keep them with us a little [Read more]

March 19, 2008 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/19/08

At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles S.M. Stirling, author of In the Courts of the Crimson Kings. UK SF Book News interviews Joe Abercrombie (the The First Law trilogy). [Read more]

March 19, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 3/19/08

USA Today reviews tonight’s FX airing of The Core “an intoxicatingly awful adventure that is, in its own completely committed, deliriously goofy, warped science [Read more]

March 19, 2008 // 4 Comments

RIP: Arthur C. Clarke

Sad news… SF legend Arthur C. Clarke has passed away at the age of 90. From BBC: Legendary British science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke has died in Sri Lanka at [Read more]

March 18, 2008 // 7 Comments

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