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10 Novels that make great presents

by Paul

It’s that time of year, again, isn’t it. When we start thinking about what would make a good present for someone, or perhaps more importantly, what we’d like to suggest would make a good present for ourselves. Well, we’re lucky, because there’ve been some absolutely top notch sf novels out this year, any one of […]

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Books to look forward to in October, part 3

by Paul

And here we go with the final selection of the books you’ll want to read this month. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman Yes, I know, another fantasy. But if you aren’t excited by Pullman returning to the world of His Dark Materials, where have you been hiding for the last […]

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Elsewhere

by Paul

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Time for yet another round up of the things we’ve spotted around the web. Let’s start with Samuel R. Delany. Nisi Shawl has been doing an expanded course on the history of black science fiction, and her most recent post brings us to Delany’s first published novel, The Jewels of Aptor. There’s a good argument to […]

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The SF Books we’re looking forward to in April, part 1

by Paul

So here we are, a quarter of the way through the year and already we’re seeing some top notch books coming out. So what does April hold for us? Truth is, it’s an incredibly busy month, with more than 20 new books catching our eye; so we’ve decided to split the list, the first part […]

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Elsewhere

by Paul

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A few weeks ago there was a flurry of excitement when it seemed that the entire run of Galaxy magazine had been digitised and put online. Then there was a worry that copyright issues would get in the way. Now, those problems seem to have been largely resolved; a few stories are no longer available, but […]

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Arthur C. Clarke Award Submissions List

by Paul

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As has now become traditional, the Arthur C. Clarke Award has released the full list of submissions for this year’s award. There are 113 books from 41 different publishers and imprints, which is, if my memory serves, the third year in a row that more than 100 books have been submitted. The full list is […]

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