Tag: fantasy

RIP Ursula K. Le Guin  (1929–2018)

RIP Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018)

Ursula K. Le Guin, award-winning and bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy, died Monday at the age of 88. LeGuin is best known for The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed, The Lathe of Heaven, and her EarthSea Cycle, beginning with A Wizard of EarthSea, but she also wrote short stories, poetry, children’s books… Read more »

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Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. At least four of them are women of color, making this year’s Hugo Awards a resounding YES to diversity in science fiction and fantasy. N. K. Jemisin won Best Novel for… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Michiko Kakutani, Chief ‘Times’ Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades (NPR Books) ‘Sensational’ lost play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie published… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News YA Authors Get Out the Vote with #firstvote16 (Publishers Weekly) The National Book Foundation announced its 2016 “5 Under 35” honorees.  And the LA Times interviewed… Read more »

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Cold War SF/F: The Warlock in Spite of Himself

Cold War SF/F: The Warlock in Spite of Himself

The Warlock in Spite of Himself by Christopher Stasheff Series: Warlock #1 Published by self-published on (originally published 1969 by Ace) Genres: Fantasy Pages: 283 Format: eBook Source: purchased Goodreads Rod Gallowglass is a man of science who does not believe in magic. Gramarye is a world of witches and… Read more »

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