Monthly Archives: November 2007
Missed this when it first came out but Julia Eccleshare has written a blog piece about Jane Nissens Books’ reissues of children’s fiction. I like the idea of reissuing older books and rediscovering potential gems (though would Gollancz kindly stop … Continue reading
Over at the Genre Files, Darren muses about faces on covers. The line he takes is that he doesn’t like them as it means that he can identify with the main character as, to some extent, himself. I actually quite … Continue reading
Those excellent folk over at Solaris have started publishing chapters from Chris Roberson‘s forthcoming novel, Three Unbroken, on their site for free. The actual paperbook will appear in 2009. I rated his last book from them highly and this looks … Continue reading
Paul Raven, the fine Reviews Editor of Interzone, has just let me know that my review of Joanne Harris’s Runemarks has run on the T3 site.
The alethiometer may tell us who is not telling the truth but it looks like a start of mixed bag reviews for the Golden Compass. The theme seems to be that the film world isn’t as rich narratively as the … Continue reading
Just ahead of the premiere for the Golden Compass, Philip Pullman has hit out against Bill Donohoe, President of the league of North American Catholics, commenting in an interview with Newsweek “Why don’t we trust readers? Why don’t we trust … Continue reading