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Book Review: Yellow Blue Tibia by Adam Roberts

Yellow Blue Tibia stretches from 1946 to the Chernobyl disaster. The novel follows Konstantin Andreiovich Skvorecky, a Soviet science fiction writer, who along with several other writers was tasked by Stalin to create a believable story about an alien invasion that could be used as an external threat to bind the USSR together, after the US was defeated. 248 more words

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Draft Hugo Ballot 2014 - The Media Categories (Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form), Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form), Best Related, Best Graphic Story)

You can find my other nominations for the 2014 Hugo Awards here:

Reading through the various draft ballots and recommendation posts, I am struck by the extent to which engagement with the Hugo Awards has come to fixate upon administrative matters. 3,817 more words


Twenty Trillion Leagues Under The Sea, by Adam Roberts

Can a book be more than just a book? Can a story be more than just a story. With Twenty Trillion Leagues Under The Sea… 702 more words


Sholing fight back to claim fourth victory against Winchester

Ashley Jarvis scored the winner as Sholing came from behind to win 2-1 and claim a fourth victory against Winchester this season.

Adam Roberts put Winchester ahead but Sholing stormed back through Lee Wort and Jarvis to record a league double to go with wins in the FA Vase and Wessex League Cup against the Citizens. 247 more words

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Book Recommendations Inspired by Doctor Who

Lately at work I’ve been putting together a flyer tentatively titled, “Books to Read If You Like Doctor Who.” (I know, right? My job is awesome.) Unfortunately Google let me down as far as preexisting lists. 2,676 more words


Jack Glass, by Adam Roberts

In Jack Glass (The Story of a Murderer), Adam Roberts sabotages the golden age of science fiction and detective fiction. Genre conventions are used and abused as the novel slowly morphs into parody. 600 more words

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