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Around the Web: Martin MacInnes Interview; Reviews by Adam Roberts, Liz Braswell, Charlie Jane Anders, and Lisa Tuttle

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Mon, 09/18/2023 - 13:15

» The Booker Prizes: Martin MacInnes interview: “An SF novel can be as high-brow as any other genre”

» The Guardian: Adam Roberts reviews Prophet by Helen Macdonald & Sin Blaché

» Wall Street Journal: Liz Braswell reviews Sin Blaché & Helen Macdonald, Keith Rosson, S.L. Coney

» Washington Post: Charlie Jane Anders reviews Mona Awad, Hannah Kaner, Wole Talabi, Nghi Vo

» The Guardian: Lisa Tuttle reviews Lavie Tidhar, ...Read More

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Around the Web: Essential Le Guin; Essay by Temi Oh; Reviews by Charlie Jane Anders and Lisa Tuttle

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Sat, 08/19/2023 - 23:46

» NY Times, Shreya Chattopadhyay: The Essential Ursula K. Le Guin

» Lit Hub, Temi Oh, 18 Aug 2023: “The molecular weight of loneliness”: On Writing Fiction Influenced by Neuroscience: Temi Oh on Identity, Consciousness, and Free-Will in Science Fiction

» Wa Po: Charlie Jane Anders reviews Temi Oh, Nick Fuller Googins, Kiersten White, S.L. Huang, T. Kingfisher

» The Guardian: Lisa Tuttle reviews Lauren Beukes, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Kiersten ...Read More

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Around the Web: Reviews of Silvia Moreno-Garcia; Reviews by Charlie Jane Anders; Gary Westfahl’s modest proposal

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Tue, 07/18/2023 - 20:25

Reviews of Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s new novel Silver Nitrate:

» By Miguel Salazar in New York Times » By Elizabeth Hand in Washington Post » By Paula L. Woods in Los Angeles Times


» Washington Post: Charlie Jane Anders reviews Yume Kitasei, Vajra Chandrasekera, C.M. Alongi, Djuna


» File 770: Gary Westfahl’s modest proposal: Announcing the Westfahl Award (And Other Insignificant Science Fiction Awards) ...Read More

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Around the Web: Samuel R. Delany; John Scalzi; Reviews by Higgins, Barnett, Tuttle, and Kunzru of books by Leckie, Djuna, Atalla, Siddiqi, and others; “The Lottery” 75 years on; Cosmic horror and science fiction

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Sun, 07/09/2023 - 19:41

» The New Yorker, profile by Julian Lucas: How Samuel R. Delany Reimagined Sci-Fi, Sex, and the City, subtitled “A visionary novelist and a revolutionary chronicler of gay life, he’s taken American letters to uncharted realms.” (Print title: “Galaxy Brain: How Samuel R. Delany reimagined science fiction.”)

» John Scalzi, blog post: How Awards Work: A Quick Primer

» Los Angeles Review of Books, review by David M. Higgins: Your ...Read More

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Blinks: Connie Willis, Ken Liu, Ted Chiang, Madeleine L’Engle, Iain Banks, Cormac McCarthy; Old magazines, Latin American SF, Arrival

Locus Magazine Online - Blinks - Fri, 06/30/2023 - 17:26

» Lit Hub: In Praise of Sci-Fi Legend Connie Willis’s Cinematic Universe, “Joel Cuthbertson Looks at Willis’s Oeuvre and Her Latest, The Road to Roswell”

» Slate, Ken Liu: The Imitation Game (about chatbots and writing fiction)

» Vanity Fair: “We Have Built a Giant Treadmill That We Can’t Get Off”: Sci-Fi Prophet Ted Chiang on How to Best Think About About AI

» Salon, Meaghan Mulholland: Grief is a ...Read More

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