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How to Build Your SF Reference Library: Modern Masters of Science Fiction

by Paul

There’s an academic term: monograph. Basically it means a study of one particular subject. Where that subject is a science fiction writer, we’ve been pretty poorly served up to now. There have been occasional biographies, though these have usually been restricted to the very best known authors and haven’t always been that good. And let’s […]

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How to Build Your SF Reference Library 2, Histories

by Paul

If you want to build up a reference library on science fiction, the first thing you need is context. In other words, there are certain very basic things you need to be able to find out. When did A happen? Did B occur before C, or after it? How does D relate to E? What […]

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Awards 2015, BSFA Awards

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

The BSFA Awards are voted on by members of the British Science Fiction Association and the Eastercon, the British National Convention. This year’s awards were presented on 5th April. The winners were: Best Novel Ancillary Sword – Ann Leckie The Race – Nina Allan Cuckoo Song – Frances Hardinge Europe in Autumn – Dave Hutchinson […]

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