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Grist.org Interviews Paolo Bacigalupi

Hot on the heels of his Publishers Weekly interview, Paolo Bacigalupi is interviewed by Michelle Nijhuis for Grist.org, a site devoted to environmental news and commentary. In the interview, they talk about Pump Six, the role of technology in SF, and how Paolo brings environmental issues into his writing, among other topics.

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Paolo Bacigalupi at Publisher’s Weekly

Publisher’s Weekly is currently featuring an interview with Pump Six author Paolo Bacigalupi, and not only calling him “Science Fiction’s New Prophet,” but a “powerhouse” who embraces “weighty issues like the future of humankind.” Check it out for Paolo’s insights on SF cautionary tales, environmentalism, and where humanity will be a century from now.

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Realms of Fantasy reviews Wastelands and Eclipse One

The April 2008 issue of Realms of Fantasy magazine, which is shipping to subscribers now, features reviews of both Wastelands and Eclipse One. About Wastelands, reviewer Jeff VanderMeer says that rather than being a depressing book, as he initially thought it would be, he "found Wastelands hopeful rather than despairing." He also found it "relevant […]

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The Imago Sequence named a Stoker Award Finalist

Congrats to Laird Barron, whose short story collection, The Imago Sequence, has been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, which recognize superior achievement in horror writing. Winners will be named on March 29, at the World Horror Convention. For a full list of the nominees, visit editor Ellen Datlow’s livejournal.

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Grasping for the Wind calls Wastelands the Best Anthology Ever

Grasping for the Wind gives Wastelands a glowing review: "Wastelands is an exceptional anthology. In scope and vision it can only be compared to Harlan Ellison’s Dangerous Visions. […] I highly recommend this anthology for anyone who enjoys reading anything. […] Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse is the best anthology of any kind I have […]

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The Fix reviews and interviews Paolo Bacigalupi

The Fix reviews and interviews Paolo Bacigalupi’s short story collection Pump Six. Here’s a snippet: "[These stories] are extrapolative—some rigorously so and some more whimsical. They can be visceral and violent. Viewed toward questions of prose and storytelling, they are well-written. But most importantly, they refuse to flinch from addressing today’s issues. They take today’s […]

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Booklist reviews Wastelands

Booklist, one of the publishing industry’s top trade journals, has reviewed Wastelands. Here’s a snippet: "With this well-chosen set of post-apocalyptic stories, editor Adams provides a bit of everything that is best about the trope, from bleak, empty worlds to beacons of hope in an otherwise awful situation. […] A well-chosen selection of well-crafted stories, […]

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By popular demand… they’re back!

That’s right, the Night Shade Books message boards have returned! We’re still adjusting the final look and feel, but everything should be fully functional, and all discussion board threads and accounts should remain the same. Thanks everybody for your patience.

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Wastelands on MySpace Books

More Wastelands coverage! The anthology is currently a "Featured Book" on MySpace Books. Here’s a snippet: "Adams is a writer, editor, and, judging from his book’s extensive bibliography for further reading, human encyclopedia when it comes to post-apocalyptic fiction.  The compulsively readable stories he’s chosen for Wastelands will appeal not only to hard-core fans of […]

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Wastelands Reviews and an Interview

BestSF.net has an extensive, story-by-story review of Wastelands, and sums it up: "A very strong collection … there’s an awful lot of good reading to be had." Quiet Earth also has a nice review, giving the anthology a 9/10 rating, saying "Many of the stories go a long way to challenging our very notion of […]

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