Empire in Links and Gold
December 14, 2008 — NH
- The new issue of Fruitless Recursion includes Karen Burnham on A Companion to Science Fiction, Duncan Lawie on The Issue at Hand, Jonathan McCalmont interviewing ST Joshi and more.
- Over at The Internet Review of SF, meanwhile, you can read Nader Elhefnaway on the Starship Troopers films, Robert Bee on Saturn’s Children by Charles Stross, and Greg Beatty on David D. Levine’s Space Magic, among other things.
- At Bookslut, meanwhile, Paul Kincaid considers Steven Millhauser and Geoffrey H Goodwin interviews Christopher Barzak
- Reviews online at the Science Fiction Studies website: Graham Sleight on Worldcon Guest of Honor Speeches, John Langan on Clute’s Darkening Garden, and Joe Sanders on The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction, among others
- Abigail Nussbaum on Nation by Terry Pratchett
- Kim Newman on The Last Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
- David Hines on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
- Larry at OF Blog of the Fallen tackles another poor review.
- Jason Stoddard on The Burden of the Modern Science Fiction Writer; Jeremiah Tolbert’s response
- Richard Larson on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- Jonathan McCalmont on Waltz with Bashir
- Margaret Drabble on the short fiction of Doris Lessing
- Electric Velocipede is partnering with Night Shade Books, which sounds like a good thing, although boo to the subscription bonus only being available in the US; in other Night Shade News, Eclipse 2 will appear before the end of 2008, honest.
- Rich Horton will also be editing Unplugged: the best of online fiction
- Thoughts on the David Gemmell Legend Award
- Lisa Tuttle’s Christmas sf picks, in The Times; various other people offer their picks at SF Signal and the Aqueduct blog. More to follow, no doubt.