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BOOK HOTLINKS FOR FEB 21ST: KIM HARRISON, I AM NUMBER 4, GIRLS LOVE SCI FI, VAMPIRES, AND MUCH MORE

Six Questions with Kim Harrison via Borders Are you excited about the newest book? What did you think of the interview? Family Film Guide: How to Read ‘I Am Number Four’ With Your Kids via MovieFone Did you read I Am Number Four? Are you looking forward to the movie? … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR OCT 27: RAY BRADBURY, STEAMPUNK, WHAT MAKES A GENRE, VAMPIRES & MORE

RAY BRADBURY REVEALS FAHRENHEIT 451 ORIGINS Iconic author Ray Bradbury and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner talk with LATimes.com blogger Geoff Boucher (Hero Complex) about how TV and radio inspired Fahrenheit 451, the connection between the novel and Playboy magazine and why Bradbury thinks of himself as a “pomegranate.” Watch Ray … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR AUGUST 19: RAY BRADBURY, HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY AND MORE

Ray Bradbury’s close encounters with W.C. Fields, George Burns and … Bo Derek? Source: los angeles times Susan King writes about classic Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times (and now for Hero Complex) and has interviewed many of the giants of cinema and pop culture over the decades. She says … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR AUGUST 2: RAY BRADBURY, 10 BOOKS THAT SHOULD BE MADE INTO FILMS & MORE

Source: i-newswire FANTASY WRITER TAKES INSPIRATION FROM CHARLES DICKENS Writer Andy Coughlan has taken inspiration from the way Charles Dickens published some of his greatest works, and published his fantasy fiction novel in weekly installments on a web site. The novel, The Elementalist, is the tale of Barin Elicerio, a … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 12TH: RAY BRADBURY AND MORE

THE STORIES OF RAY BRADBURY Source: Nathaniel Rich at Slate Magazine Ray Bradbury is one of the most prolific writers of our time—and our parents’ time, and our grandparents’ time. As he approaches his 90th birthday, he continues to publish, his pace slowed only slightly by a stroke that requires … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR APRIL 18TH: RAY BRADBURY’S THE MACHINERIES OF JOY

PS PUBLISHING PUBLISHING RAY BRADBURY’S THE MACHINERIES OF JOY Source: sfscope.com PS Publishing is releasing another Ray Bradbury collection, this one with an introduction by Neil Gaiman. Publisher Peter Crowther tells us “hot on the heels of our edition of Ray’s Long After Midnight set, we’re queueing up his delightful … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: A SOUND OF THUNDER

“Step on a mouse and you leave your print, like a Grand Canyon, across Eternity. Queen Elizabeth might never have been born, Washington might not cross the Delaware, there might never be a United States at all. So be careful. Stay on the Path. Never step off! ” In the … Continue reading

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MARGARET ATWOOD, SPECULATIVE FICTION’S APOCALYPTIC OPTIMIST

from Scott Thill at Wired For a speculative-fiction visionary who writes about bioengineered catastrophe, commodified humanity and environmental devastation, Margaret Atwood is one seriously sunny personality. “I’m an optimist,” the decorated Canadian author explained by phone to Wired.com during a tour for her most recent book, The Year of the … Continue reading

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RAY BRADBURY DREAMS OF A DIFFERENT DOWNTOWN

From Geoff Boucher at the L.A Times I’m looking forward to seeing Ray Bradbury on Oct. 24 at Every Picture Tells a Story, the delightful visual-arts shop in Santa Monica (1311-C Montana Ave., 310-451-2700), where the literary lion will be signing his books and a new print he is introducing. Bradbury … Continue reading

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TOP 10 SCIENCE FICTION AUTHOR OF ALL TIME

Mike Mitchell of Bookstove compiled the following list: This is a list of the the top ten science fiction writers of all time. In the field of science fiction there have been countless good authors but a few of them can now be considered great. The list is in no … Continue reading

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