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On sale today: Greg Van Eekhout's Pacific Fire, the sequel to California Bones

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and e-book. Exerpt here. Author website here. West Coast tour schedule here. (Making Light...

Open thread 203

So every now and then someone asks me for a link to something nice, or expresses so much stress in...

"Why I Am Not a Maker"

Deb Chachra, engineer, teacher, sometime Making Light commenter, on what's wrong with the notion of "maker culture", and why she...

The Just City: Spoilers, Arguments, and Speculations

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

It's all but a tradition here on Making Light now: shortly after the launch of a Jo Walton book, we're...

On sale today: Jo Walton's The Just City, Book One of Thessaly

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and ebook in North America, on January 15 in ebook in the UK and...

Editorial work, 2014

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Or perhaps I should say, my editorial work that appeared in 2014. We're always working on several years at once....

Juan Cole on the Charlie Hebdo murders

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Specifically, on why al Qaeda targeted a bunch of satirists and cartoonists. Hint: It had nothing to do with outraged...

Not much rhymes with “Zamyatin”

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Some say the world will end in Huxley, Some say in Orwell. From what I’ve seen of those with bucks,...

Texts, 2014

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Luke 2:1-14, Anglo-Saxon (via): Soþlice on þam dagum wæs geworden gebod fram þam casere Augusto, þæt eall ymbehwyrft wære tomearcod....

I'll sing the anthem that banishes doubt

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I was all but crying with laughter after watching this video (via @mgedemin on Twitter). Astronaut Tom Marshburn has entirely...

Open thread 202

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Xandy Peters, a young industrial designer, invented a striking new stitch pattern she named Fox Paws. She put it up...

Pages like the petals of a red carnation

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

For the past year or so Tiemen Zwaan, the SF/F and YA buyer at my favorite local bookstore (the delightful...

In defense of non-voters

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I vote in every election, even funny little off-year ones. And I'm very sympathetic to the argument that if voting...

Two memorial events for Velma Bowen

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One in Seattle. Vicki Rosenzweig writes: We are planning a memorial gathering for Velma on Saturday, November 8, at 1:30...

Hallowmas

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

You know what? I miss the non-political relief threads we had back in 2008. I really enjoyed reading what was...

Velma Bowen, RIP

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

As discussed in the current open thread: Velma Bowen de Selby died yesterday, in Seattle, 18 Oct 2014, at...

Open thread 201

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One Hundred Spanish Proverbs A fool who knows Latin is never a real fool. A good man's pedigree is little...

On sale today: Hawk, the 14th novel in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos sequence

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and e-book in North America, and on November 1 in the UK and certain...

It has SPOILERS on the Inside: a Dr Who Discussion Thread

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Since there's a material lag between the broadcast times of Dr Who on the two sides of the Pond, here's...

You want to talk about race and urban development? Okay, let's.

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Evidently some of us want to talk about the history of American urban development policy and its complicated and shameful...

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