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Archive for August, 2009

Routledge 50 Key Figures Out Now

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Spotted in the wild: Mark Bould, Andrew M Butler, Sheryl Vint and my Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction (Routledge Key Guides, 2009). Hurrah! 14.99 in paperback, but, well, clearly more valuable than that. How much more valuable? My esteemed co-editor Andrew M. spotted this (since rescinded, I think): Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction […]

We Are Scrooge proofs in

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

What the top-hatted individual is trying to tell you is ... I've received the proofs of We Are Scrooge now; and I'm going through them now. Returning them by the end of the week.

Catch-up 2: Sideways

Monday, August 10th, 2009

I was, as I reported, chuffed to have been nominated for the Sideways award; but I did not expect to win it. The reason for this was that the shortlist contained two books that were, I thought, clearly better than mine: Terry Pratchett's Nation and Jo Walton's Half a Crown. I genuinely expected one of […]

Catch-up 1

Monday, August 10th, 2009

A while since my last post here (though there's been a deal of business here, here and here). A quick newsy catch-up, then. I have a picture of a Finnmug to share; but am having trouble getting the image posted. Before the end of the week, though, surely. I finished a working draft of my […]