Archive for February, 2009
The Daily Mail, no less. And they liked it. The review is mostly plot expo, and thumbnailing what goes on, but it ends: "Adam Roberts takes an intriguing premise and makes the most of it in this entertaining and intelligent novel."
Scotland on Sunday brackets my novel with David Ebershoff's excellent The 19th Wife (in itself a good sign) to joint-review them: HISTORY might be written by the victors, but historical novels tend to be the province of the losers. Although David Ebershoff's The 19th Wife and Adam Roberts' Yellow Blue Tibia are very different, but [...]
A couple of author-contributor copies of short-fiction collections dropped through the letterbox last week. First was Peter Crowther and Nick Gevers' nonpareil Postscripts magazine (Winter 2008, Number 17 it says on the cover; it was winter 2008 not long ago, and it is still winter, so that's more or less right), in which my story [...]
And when Lou speaks, the world should listen. Because he's one of the best editors in the business. Of course, you might think I would say that, given the nice things he says about me in his latest Tor.com column; but I assure you, and I expect you to believe me when I say, my [...]