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SF News podcast

February 15, 2006 | 0 Comments

The always-excellent SF Crow’sNest pointed me towards a video podcast of SF news from Down Under, courtesy of Lynne Gryphon, updated weekly by the looks of it, with an attendant blog – well worth having...

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Animated Britain

February 14, 2006 | 0 Comments

The BB of C reports that the British Animation Awards are almost upon us, with Aardman Animation’s delightful Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit gaining three nominations (especially nice to see after it...

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What the Author Says – Charlie Stross

February 13, 2006 | 1 Comments

One of my favourite bearded SF writers, the Hugo-winning Charlie Stross, is the latest scribe to add to our What The Author Says feature on the SF&F books section of our webstore. If you are...

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Priestess of White hit the charts

February 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Orbit are utterly delighted at the moment – as well as having one of the finest stables of new and established SF&F authors in the UK they have two of their authors, Ken MacLeod and...

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The BSFA and Arthur C Clarke Awards

February 9, 2006 | 0 Comments

One of the differences between picking books here at FPI as opposed to a general bookstore is that we like SF&F. In fact we love it, we read it, we plead or bribe authors to...

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Aardman Annie Success!

February 8, 2006 | 0 Comments

The 33rd annual Annie Awards from the International Animation Film Society of Hollywood have been announced with British traditional animators, our own beloved Aardman having much reason to smile after the disaster of their storeroom...

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Devil You Know

February 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Now reading an advance proof of Mike Carey’s debut prose novel, The Devil You Know, due form Orbit this April, which Mike himself discussed here several weeks ago. It is the first in a series...

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Locus awards

February 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Locus, one of the stalwart pillars of the SF world, has opened the voting for the Locus Awards (the 36th) which covers work from 2005 – you can register your vote online here....

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New Gaiman

February 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

Neil Gaiman’s website has re-launched in its latest incarnation. As Neil says there are, as with any new site, teething problems, but he also posts some exciting news about a possible collaboration between him and...

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Shrieking

February 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

Picking favourite reading out is always a difficult task – there are a lot of exceptionally good novels, comics and graphic novels coming our way each month. Of course, I’m going to pick one out...

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