Daily Archives: September 8, 2017

RIP, Jerry Pournelle

Word reaches me by the president of SFWA and other sources that Jerry Pournelle passed away today, in his sleep. This makes it a sad day for science fiction. Pournelle was an outsized voice in the field, publicly often cantankerous and privately quietly devoted to the field, both as a member and former president of […]

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New Books and ARCs, 9/8/17

Another September weekend, another stack of new books and ARCs for you to peruse. What looks good? Spill in the comments! (If you need a bigger picture to look at some of the graphic novel titles, here you go.)

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The Big Idea: Ferrett Steinmetz

Nerds love the idea of the Singularity, but as Ferrett Steinmetz hypothesizes in The Uploaded, even in the Singularity, the rapture of the nerds is not evenly distributed. FERRETT STEINMETZ: Writers are evil people. You’re walking down the aisle of your wedding, lost in marital bliss, and your writer friend is thinking yes, yes, this is […]

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