Archive for February, 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Russian cover. Nice!
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 […]