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Adam Roberts is the author of a growing number of science fiction novels, short stories, essays and other writings. This site contains not just his blog, but everything you could ever want to know about everything Adam has ever published. And more...

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Archive for September, 2009

Guardian Book Blog

Friday, September 25th, 2009

And by way of following up the previous post, here's something I wrote for the Guardian Book Blog on that very subject. Let the record show: the final portion of the last sentence of the first paragraph read, when I submitted it: '...my reaction was compounded of one part vainglorious ego-puff, one part genuine pride [...]

Booker Prize 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Or, rather, nothing to do with the Booker prize 2009. Kim Stanley Robinson has edited a New Scientist science fiction special, which starts with a Robinsonian editorial: British science fiction is now in a golden age. I say this as a happy fan and an awed colleague: the range, depth, intensity, wit and beauty of [...]

Is SF Handwritten?

Monday, September 7th, 2009

'Is SF Handwritten?' is the title of an article I wrote for the latest edition of the online academic journal Writing Technologies [2:2 2009] a 'special issue on Heidegger, writing and technology' edited by James Holden. It's a piece of Heideggerian/Derridean theoretical speculation about the genre, as you'll see if you click through. So, is [...]

September

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Back from holiday, now, and ready for the new month. I have grown a beard. It makes me look older than Christopher Lee, but I quite like it nonetheless. More news soon.