- The New York Times posted a rather controversial review of A Game of Thrones by Gina Bellafante. Responses are coming in from Jennings Roth Cornet, Shaun Duke, Rhonda Eudaly, Aidan Moher, Mari Ness, Annalee Newitz, Amy Ratcliffe, and Brian White.
- E-book sales top paperbacks for first time. [via C.J. Cherryh]
- The Obverse Quarterly announces line of paperback short story collections available individually or by annual subscription.
- ICv2 – 37th Annual Origins Awards Finalists. [via Crotchety Old Fan]
- Syfy unveils summer lineup: Alphas, Warehouse 13, Eureka and more.
- China bans time travel for television. “No 12 monkeys for you!”
- Sale: Get The Apex Book of World SF for $5.
- Mini Documentary: Women in Comics. [via Cultural Gutter]
- Jane Sullivan asks Is steampunk running out of puff?
- Tobias Buckell on Independent tracking of eBook sales.
- Michael Stackpole on Writing in the Golden Age of Ebooks.
- J.C. Hutchins on The Ebook Will Evolve. So Should Authors.
- Frederik Pohl on L. Sprague de Camp’s Lest Darkness Fall.
- James Knapp on The End is the Beginning (of The End).
- Gail Carriger on Alexia’s London: Deleted Steam & Inspiration.
- Chris Szego on Highly Animated.
- Charles A. Tan on Book Hunting.
- Abe Books on AbeBooks: Dos-à-dos & Tête-bêche Bindings. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Furious Fanboys on Lucasfilm Animation’s New Building is a Sandcrawler.
- Furious Fanboys list 10 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Should Be Movies.
- Topless Robot lists 5 Direct-to-DVD Sci-Fi Movie Sequels That Should Never Have Happened.
- Real Science: Michio Kaku on The Technological Singularity and Merging With Machines. [via Derek Johnson]
- @CoolVibe: “Space worker” by Guillaume Tiberghien.
- @Fandomania: Fan Art Friday: Harley Quinn.
- Tyler Stout’s Akira Poster.
- Manchu concept ships.
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