Jetse de Vries, intrepid slush-wader for Interzone, has taken to blogging like a duck to water. Today he has a post about an album he’s just acquired, and there’s a throwaway comment in there that struck a chord (hah!) with me straight away: Continue reading Why bad book reviews can be a good thing
OK, a little plea for assistance this morning. I don’t often drag the day-job onto VCTB, but I want to do some research that only a forum of this type will allow me. Please spare a few minutes to leave your thoughts, no matter how brief and critical they may be. Continue reading Library usage survey
The sf sub-blogosphere is cheerfully chattering about the purpose of the genre again. I love to see this happening, it’s one of the things that makes me proud to be a small part of the scene – science fiction has the ability to be self-critical and discursive about what it does and what it means. Continue reading What is the job of contemporary sf criticism?