Interzone 251 has been around for a wee while now. And so has my stinking dose of the cold. You can order Interzone directly from TTA Press or you can buy it from the usual suspects. You can pick up this cold pretty easily as well.
In this issue’s Book Zone we have Paul Kincaid reviewing and interviewing Simon Ings about Wolves and other things, and we also have the latest Future Interrupted column from Jonathan McCalmont. Other books reviewed are:
The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)
Empress of the Sun by Ian McDonald (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)
News from Unknown Countries by Tim Lees (reviewed by Matthew S. Dent)
The Black Dog Eats the City by Chris Kelso (reviewed by me)
The Arrows of Time by Greg Egan (reviewed by John Howard)
Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh (reviewed by Barbara Melville)
Fiddlehead by Cherie Priest (reviewed by Elaine Gallagher)
Hive Monkey by Gareth L. Powell (reviewed by Ian Hunter)
Beyond the Rift by Peter Watts (reviewed by Jo L. Walton)
The Copper Promise by Jen Williams (reviewed by Jack Deighton)
You can follow discussion about this issue on the TTA boards where it has its own dedicated thread.
I’m going to go and drink another Lemsip now.
This is a seriously well-stocked bookshop and I’d strongly advise you to check it out here.
The latest booklist from Fantastic Literature is online. They’re also having a 20% sale until 5th February on all orders over £15 if you use the code fantafeb at the checkout.
Black Static 38 lives!
Best horror magazine in the world, if you ask me. Follow the links for further information on its contents. It is available on its own or with a joint subscription to Interzone.
And Tony Lee has posted his ratings for the films that he reviewed for both magazines here.
Interzone 250 should be out right about now. Follow the link for full details.
In this issue’s Book Zone we have an interview with Libby McGuggan by Paul F. Cockburn who also reviews her new novel, The Eidolon. We also have the latest of Jonathan McCalmont’s Future Interupted columns.
And reviews of:
World After by Susan Ee (reviewed by Barbara Melville)
Benchmarks volumes 1-3 by Algis Budrys, edited by David Langford & Greg Pickersgill (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)
The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskenainen (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)
Drakenfeld by Mark Charan Newton (reviewed by Lawrence Osborn)
On The Steel Breeze by Alastair Reynolds (reviewed by Jack Deighton)
Parasite by Mira Grant (reviewed by Matthew S. Dent)
Dream London by Tony Ballantyne (reviewed by Simon Marshall-Jones)
Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal (reviewed by Elaine Gallagher)
Libromancer & Codex Born by Jim C. Hines (reviewed by Juliet E. McKenna)
Happy Hour in Hell by Tad Williams (reviewed by Iain Emsley)
Doyle After Dark by John Shirley (reviewed by Andy Hedgecock)
The Man With The Compound Eyes by Wu Ming-Yi, tranlated by Darryl Sterk (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)
Wonderbook by Jeff VanderMeer (reviewed by Ian Sales)
Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard by Kim Newman (reviewed by Ian Hunter)