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Listen to Audio Excerpts from Nathalie Mallet’s The Princes of the Golden Cage

The first three chapters of Nathalie Mallet’s Arabian Nights-esque fantasy, The Princes of the Golden Cage, are now available as MP3 downloads. Spellbindingly read by Alex Wilson, this taste of The Princes of the Golden Cage is enough to get anybody hooked. Visit Nathalie’s blog to download today!

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Andy Duncan interview

We’ve just posted an interview with Andy Duncan in which he discusses the inspirations and origins of "Unique Chicken Goes in Reverse," his Nebula Award-nominated short story (which you can read for free!) from Eclipse One. Enjoy!

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Wastelands Conquers All, Says Omnivoracious

Over at the Amazon blog, Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer has a nice piece about Wastelands, which is, incidentally, awesomely titled "Apocalypse Wow: Wastelands Conquers All." In it, Jeff says: "[Wastelands] has been one of the great success stories of the early part of 2008–selling out its initial print run (and going back to reprint), garnering rave […]

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Antick Musings on the Williamses; Dragon Page Investigates Wastelands

Antick Musings on the Williamses; Dragon Page Investigates Wastelands

Over at The Antick Musings of G.B.H. Hornswoggler, Gent., Andrew Wheeler points out that he received copies of Snake Agent and Implied Spaces, and says some nice things about the Detective-Inspector Chen series and the previous work of Walter Jon Williams. Snippet: "[Walter Jon] Williams is probably the least-known best writer in the SF field […]

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Paolo Bacigalupi: Science Fiction’s New Prophet

Paul Goat Allen recently interviewed Pump Six author Paolo Bacigalupi for Publishers Weekly. The original interview was edited down, but PW graciously allowed us to publish the entire unedited version here.

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New Reviews: Princes & Demons

Fantasy Book Spot has a new review of The Demon and the City by Liz Williams (Detective Inspector Chen, book two). They gave it a 7.5 rating, and here’s how they summed it up: "An intriguing mixture of mystery, science fiction, fantasy and horror with a richly imagined Eastern setting." In other reviews news, The […]

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Wastelands: Trailer + More Online Stories!

Wastelands sold out its initial print run, so we went back to press for a second printing. To celebrate, we’ve made three more stories from the book available on the anthology’s website. So that’s now a total of six stories you can read online for free; the stories are by Elizabeth Bear, M. Rickert, Cory […]

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Paolo Bacigalupi reads “The People of Sand and Slag” at The Agony Column

We’ve told you how you can read Pump Six author Paolo Bacigalupi’s “The People of Sand and Slag” for free, but would you be interested in listening to Paolo read it himself? Well, now you can, thanks to Rick Kleffel from The Agony Column, who recorded Paolo reading the story at SF in SF and […]

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Fantastic Reviews reviews and interviews Paolo

Fantastic Reviews has a new review of Pump Six as well as an interview with Paolo Bacigalupi. In the interview, Paolo talks about writing and rewriting, his novel-in-progress, what’s wrong with the world today, among other things. Here’s a snippet of the review, which includes a 9/10 rating: "There is no shortage of talented writers […]

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Incandescence book trailers

Incandescence book trailers

Greg Egan, author of the forthcoming SF novel Incandescence, has posted two trailers for the book on YouTube: Incandescence Incandescence 2   Go check ’em out!

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