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Archive for March, 2010

Clarke Award Shortlisting for YBT

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

I am absolutely delighted to be shortlisted for this year's Arthur C Clarke Award. Spirit by Gwyneth Jones The City & The City by China Miéville Yellow Blue Tibia by Adam Roberts Galileo's Dream by Kim Stanley Robinson Far North by Marcel Theroux Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding As I was saying to somebody else, […]

New Model Army

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

In the post this morning: the first two of my author copies of New Model Army (available from all good internet bookshops and so on and so forth). Very handsome volume; good cover, nice type, sits lovely in the hand. I opened it at random on p.128 and found a typo in the first line, […]

Yellow Blue Tibia in the 2009 BSC Book Tournament

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 email me to tell me that Yellow Blue Tibia is one of 64 books selected to be voted on in their book tournament for the best new genre release of the year 2009. You can see the details of the tournament here. 'We invite you,' they say, 'to encourage your fans to come vote […]

A thousand schools of thought contend

Monday, March 1st, 2010

This site has been lacking hard news of late; a state of affairs which is about to change. But before it does, a few more boat-trips around the island called The Contemporary Reputation of Yellow Blue Tibia. On the one hand, it's been voted (I'm very pleased) one of sfsite's top 10 titles of the […]