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Archive for February, 2016

Aye Write: I Appear

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Aye Write 2016 is Glasgow's literary festival, and an excellent and stimulating festival it is too. This year I'll be appearing 12th Mar 2016, 6:00pm - 7:00pm, in the Mitchell Library on Berkeley Street. I'll solve the Fermi Paradox for you, urge you to buy my book, and crack a few jokes. May have a […]

Darey Dawn’s artwork for the Russian Jack Glass: full image

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Beautiful isn't it? The artist, Дарья, posted this to deviant-art earlier today. You may need to click on it to enjoy its full glory.

Guardian review of THING ITSELF

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Oh, that photo. Still photographic representation aside, Julian Baggini's actual review says some nice things: 'This is really walking the literary high wire, and Roberts not only keeps his balance, he makes the spectacle compelling. I can’t think of another such ostentatiously clever novel that is so dramatically successful, as rigorous psychologically as it is […]

BSFA Award shortlists 2016

Monday, February 8th, 2016

The BSFA Awards shortlists for the best SF of 2015 have just been announced. And here they are: Best Novel Dave Hutchinson, Europe at Midnight, Solaris Chris Beckett, Mother of Eden, Corvus Aliette de Bodard, The House of Shattered Wings, Gollancz Ian McDonald, Luna: New Moon, Gollancz Justina Robson, Glorious Angels, Gollancz Best Short Story […]

Glassy Dshchek

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Russian cover. Nice!

Thing Itself: the Update Itself

Monday, February 1st, 2016

I appreciate that endlessly harping on Thing Itself related news is liable to get dull, though I hope you'll indulge me for one more update post. There are a few things to report, you see. One is this, which is extraordinary, amazing and, for me at least, very exciting indeed. Another is that the novel […]