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5 Australian sf writers you should be reading

by Paul

Let’s face it, when you talk about sf it’s all too easy to limit the discussion to the usual suspects: mostly Americans, a few Brits, and the occasional Canadian (who has probably been mistaken for an American). But there’s a whole world of science fiction out there, which can too often slip by unnoticed. True, […]

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13 Books you won’t want to miss in September

by Paul

September is shaping up to be a month for the big names, with new books from Ann Leckie, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Dave Hutchinson among others. And that’s not counting the oddities of international publishing, which sees Adam Roberts’s new novel, The Real-Town Murders out in the UK this month, but not out in America […]

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Elsewhere

by Paul

Links Categories: Links

Hey, Easter has come … and gone. That rather crept up on me. Anyway, I need to take a few days break, but here’s some stuff to keep you amused while I’m away from the blog. It’s a boom time for dystopias, or so the New York Times tells us in this article, which surveys […]

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Aurealis Awards

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

And the awards are coming thick and fast now. The shortlists for Australia’s Aurealis Awards have been announced. These awards have separate categories for horror, fantasy, children’s fiction and science fiction. You can see the full lists here. But for now, these are the shortlists for the science fiction categories: BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL Crossed, […]

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Best Science Fiction Books of 2015: Lists from Around the Web and Amendments

by Paul

Books Categories: Books

Well, the end of the year has, as ever, brought with it a whole host of posts announcing the best science fiction novels of the year. Here’s a fairly representative selection: At i09 Andrew Liptak lists “The Very Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2015“. SciFi Now lists “20 Books you should have read […]

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