Well, here I am at Montreal airport, waiting for my flight home. Time for some overdue links:
- Adam Roberts reviews Anathem. If you only click on one link, click on this one. But is the dialogue really that bad…?
- Dan Hartland on Salman Rushdie, Catherynne Valente, and oral storytelling
- Martin Lewis on two novels by Algis Budrys
- Paul Kincaid reviews The Love We Share Without Knowing by Christopher Barzak and The Quiet War by Paul McAuley. And muses on the passing of The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror
- He also reviews Spirit by Gwyneth Jones; other reviews of Spirit here by Karen Joy Fowler, here by Nic Clarke, and here by Lisa Tuttle
- The next generation of sf writers, as seen by Damien G Walter and Jonathan McCalmont
- My review of Long Walks, Last Flights and Other Strange Journeys by Ken Scholes
- Rich Puchalsky on Hothouse by Brian Aldiss
- Victoria Hoyle on The Best of Lucius Shepard
- Nic Clarke on The Secrets of Jin-Shei by Alma Alexander
- Why I write science fiction: an apology by Alan DeNiro
- John Clute reviews The Caryatids by Bruce Sterling. Commenters fail to appreciate him.
- Andrew M Butler is blogging about seventies sf
- Patrick Ness on The Island at the End of the World by Sam Taylor
- John Crowley remembers Thomas M Disch
- Locus has an official blog, which so far has been focusing on best-of-2008 discussion: Gary Wolfe, Russell Letson, Graham Sleight
- Sam Jordison’s quest to read the Hugo winners reaches Stranger in a Strange Land and The Man in the High Castle
- Crooked Timber has held a Charles Stross book event
- The most useful response to John Clute’s review of Half a Crown that I’ve seen so far
And now it’s time to board the plane, so time for me to sign off.