News from the world of SF.
Interzone 254 has been out for quite a while and, if I don’t update this blog soon, Interzone 255 will be upon us before I know it. And then where will we be? I, for one, will have a confusing online filing system to deal with.
Anyway, this issue’s Book Zone has the latest instalment of Jonathan McCalmont’s wonderful Future Interrupted column, as well as reviews of the following titles:
Twember by Steve Rasnic Tem (reviewed by Peter Tennant)
The Race by Nina Allan (reviewed by Peter Tennnant)
The Seventh Miss Hatfield by Anna Caltbiano (reviewed by Jack Deighton)
California by Edan Lepucki (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)
Where On Earth by Ursula K. Le Guin (reviewed by John Howard)
Smiler’s Fair by Rebecca Levene (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)
Green Planets edited by Gerry Canavan & Kim Stanley Robinson (reviewed by Lawrence Osborn)
Call and Response by Paul Kincaid (reviewed by Paul Graham Raven)
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Volume Two edited by Gordon Van Gelder (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)
Barricade by Jon Wallace (reviewed by Barbara Melville)
The House of the Four Winds by Mercedes Lackey & James Mallory (reviewed by Ian Hunter)
The Beauty by Aliya Whitely (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)
The Collapse of Western Civilisation by Naomi Oreskes & Erik M. Conway (reviewed by Paul Graham Raven)
Company of Shadows by Paul Gerrard (reviewed by Simon Marshall-Jones)
The Cyberiad by Stanislaw Lem (reviewed by Andy Hedgecock)
A Kill in the Morning by Graeme Shimmin (reviewed by Ian Sales)
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Interzone 253 is the current issue. And I’m getting slower and slower when it comes to keeping this blog updated.
Follow the above link to the TTA main page for more details, including how to buy it.
In this issue’s Book Zone we have:
Robot Uprisings by Daniel H. Wilson & John Joseph Adams (reviewed by Matthew S. Dent, who also interviewed Adams ahead of his Hugo win. Prescient or what?)
Koko Takes a Holiday by Kieran Shea (reviewed by Jack Deighton)
Child of a Hidden Sea by A.M. Dellamonica (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)
Extreme Planets edited by David Conyers, David Kernott & Jeff Harris (reviewed by Ian Sales)
Blood Kin by Steve Rasnic Tem (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)
The Best of Tad Williams (reviewed by Ian Hunter)
Morphologies edited by Ra Page (reviewed by Andrew J. Wilson)
Kindred by Octavia Butler (reviewed by Paul Graham Raven)
The Madonna & the Starship by James Morrow (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)
Hollow World by Michael J. Sullivan (reviewed by Simon Marshall-Jones)
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen (reviewed by me)
Naturally I’ve got a super tale in it. The print edition has been out for a few years, but now you can stick it in your Kindle. Only £1.79.
Spotted in crowd.