Friday, October 5, 2007

The Friday night "Please please please let this be the last bad day" genre link dump.

Today I really needed emergency Scotch and a friendly face. Melicitlu provided both. And that's really all there is to say about this day.

A Winnipeg man has donated his enormous science fiction book collection - said to be worth as much as a million dollars - to the University of Alberta.

At NPR, Susan Cooper talks about why the new film based on her book The Dark is Rising will, um, well... why it'll suck.

Yesterday was Bradbury Day in the blogosphere. Colleen Mondor has all the details.

Monsters & Critics has a new review of Selling Out by Justina Robson.

Bat Segundo interviews Brian Francis Slattery, author of Spaceman Blues.

Book Fetish reviews Best New Romantic Fantasy 2, edited by Paula Guran. There's also a new review of The Princes of the Golden Cage by Nathalie Mallet.

At Strange Horizons, Nader Elhefnawy reviews Harry Turtledove's Settling Accounts: In at the Death.

A new issue of SF Site has been posted. Here's some of the good stuff awaiting you: Greg L. Johnson reviews Acacia by David Anthony Durham and Thirteen by Richard K. Morgan; Steven H. Silver reviews The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, edited by Kelly Link and Gavin Grant; Nathan Brazil reviews Dreamsongs by George R.R. Martin and much more.

At Sci Fi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Steven Gould.

Sci Fi Dimensions reviews Stephen Baxter's Navigator.

Fantasy Debut interviews Carole McDonnell, author of Wind Follower.

Fantasy Book Critic reviews Stealing Light by Gary Gibson.

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