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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 March, 2011

By Light Alone

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

The copyedited MS of By Light Alone has arrived. I'm going through it now. I think I shall change the ending a little bit. Just a little.

Cultural Life

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

In other news, I discover I am part of Frank Skinner's cultural life.

NMA again

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

I still think, all things considered, that New Model Army is my best novel, though my confidence has been dented somewhat recently by its absence from the 2010 Locus Recommended reading list, the Clarke shortlist, the SF Site 2010 list and so on, and so forth. Anyway, in the circumstances it is heartening for me [...]

Jeter’s Morlock Night (1979)

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Isn't that a lovely piece of cover design? You can, as the Germans put it, 'embiggenklick' that image to make it larger. What's more, Angry Robot Books have done a similarly impressive job on another Jeter re-release, Infernal Devices (see for yourself). I'm mentioning this particular piece of SF Classic Reissuance not just for the [...]

Rich Puchalsky, ‘On Learning to read Adam Roberts’

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Typical: you wait for ages for an 'On Learning to Read Adam Roberts' post, then two come along at once! Go to Rich Puchalsky's blog and check this one out.

Paul Kincaid, ‘Learning to Read Adam Roberts’

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Read his column at Big Other. Kincaid is up for this year's BSFA Award for Non-Fiction (if you're a BSFA member you can vote for him). I hope he wins.

Reading ‘Graphs, Maps and Trees’

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Through the letterbox comes this handsomely produced volume: Reading Graphs, Maps and Trees: Critical Responses to Franco Moretti, edited by Jonathan Goodwin and John Holbo [Parlor Press 2009]. Go to the site, there, to download the book under a Creative Commons licence, or buy it for the cheap-cheap price of $18. It is, as it [...]