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Broken Stars edited and translated by Ken Liu (book review).

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Broken Stars edited and translated by Ken Liu (book review).

Like much of the Science Fiction community, I’ve become very excited about Chinese Science Fiction of late. I read Ken Liu’s first collection of translated works, ‘Invisible Planets’, and the four Liu Cixin novels that have been translated so far, as well as meeting Liu Cixin for an interview. This new collection ‘Broken Stars’, which […]

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Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus (Trish Trash Graphic Novels) by Jessica Abel (graphic novel review).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus (Trish Trash Graphic Novels) by Jessica Abel (graphic novel review).

‘Trish Trash: Rollergirl Of Mars Omnibus’ is a graphic novel by Jessica Abel with background and design by Lydia Roberts and colours by Walter. I’m not sure what background and design mean. Originally released in three parts, the story is here collected into one big lovely edition with full colour printed on shiny paper. Anyway, […]

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Author Ben Galley joins John Jarrold Literary Agency.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Author Ben Galley joins John Jarrold Literary Agency.

Ben Galley is a novelist from the UK, currently living in Victoria, Canada, and has just joined the John Jarrold Literary Agency. After studying music at college, Ben moved into the world of indie-publishing. His work – published since his first novel in 2010 – includes the four-book Emaneska Nordic fantasy series, which has sold […]

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SF author Chris Beckett now writing for Corvus.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
SF author Chris Beckett now writing for Corvus.

Sara O’Keefe, Editorial Director of Grove Atlantic/Corvus in London has acquired world rights in two further novels by Arthur C Clarke Award-winning UK writer Chris Beckett, for the Corvus imprint.  The deal was concluded with agent to the stars, John Jarrold. Corvus have previously published six novels by Beckett including the Clarke Award-winning Dark Eden […]

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2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

The nominees are in for for the 54th annual Nebula Awards, including the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, and for the first time, the Nebula Award for Game Writing. The awards will be presented in Woodland Hills, CA at the […]

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The Wandering Earth scifi movie snapped up by Netflix.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Wandering Earth scifi movie snapped up by Netflix.

Netflix tells us that Mandarin sci-fi film The Wandering Earth is to land on Netflix in the near future. The film is, of course, based on the novella of the same title by Liu Cixin, the first Asian novelist to win the Hugo Award for Science Fiction. The movie premiered in China, North America, Australia […]

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The Man In The High Castle (4th – and final – season trailer).

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Man In The High Castle (4th – and final – season trailer).

Here’s the trailer for what will now, confirmed, be the final concluding season of Amazon’s excellent The Man In The High Castle TV series. In this last season, the American Resistance becomes a full-blown rebellion, driven by Juliana Crain’s (Alexa Davalos) visions of a better world. A new Black insurgent movement emerges to fight the forces […]

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Love Death + Robots (Netflix animated anthology).

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Love Death + Robots (Netflix animated anthology).

Coming to Netflix on 15th March 2019, here’s their Love Death + Robots – an animated anthology (presented by Tim Miller and David Fincher) featuring sentient dairy products, werewolf soldiers, robots gone wild, garbage monsters, cyborg bounty hunters, alien spiders and blood-thirsty demons from hell – in the form of eighteen animated stories.

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Quick-Kill and the Galactic Secret Service (Part 4) by K.J. Heritage.

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Quick-Kill and the Galactic Secret Service (Part 4) by K.J. Heritage.

In my review of Quick-Kill and the Secret Service Parts 1-3 (www.sfcrowsnest.info/quick-kill-and-the-galactic-secret-service-parts-1-3-by-k-j-heritage/), I admitted that I have a nostalgic fondness for good old-fashioned Science Fiction with spaceships, lasers, explosions and daring-do. This series has delivered on all counts and I was looking forward to part 4 even though it is the last book in the […]

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Alita: Battle Angel [2019] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

February 20, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Alita: Battle Angel [2019] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

It should not be such a novelty act to witness resilient feminine empowerment at the helm of an adventurous SF-oriented manga film. It also should not be a curiosity as to why such an adventurous SF-oriented manga film be considered merely serviceable especially coming from the notable creative likes of heralded and profiled filmmakers James […]

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