Tag Archive: Lisa Hannett

Apr 01

Week 13: Hugo Votes, Malignant Woods and Dudebros Attitudes

Books Read Uprooted by Naomi Novik Currently Reading Just Finished The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin (1) Because the deadline for Hugo nominations will have come and gone by the time this post goes live, I thought I’d share my five nominees for best novel: The Thing Itself by Adam Roberts Clade by James Bradley …

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Feb 19

Week 7: The Gaping Hole in an otherwise fine list of nominees, Empowerment and Marilyn’s Teeth

Books Read Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders Currently Reading Afrosf: Science Fiction by African Writers edited by Ivor W. Hartmann (1) The Aurealis Award nominees were announced this week – a full list of the nominees can be found here.  A …

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Jan 01

My Top 14 Books for 2015

This year I read 104 novel, 4 of which I didn’t finish.  My two favourite novels of the year – that is two books you should read immediately if you haven’t already, were: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James (the book that won this year’s Man Booker Prize); and Europe in Autumn by Dave Hutchinson …

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Aug 26

I’m a Podcast Floozy

In my attempt to conquer the Podcast Universe this month I featured in four different podcasts. First off was episode 15 of the new and improved (or exactly the same as it was before) Shooting the Poo.  In this, the first of a two part epic discussion on the Alien film franchise, I get sprayed …

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Aug 13

Some thoughts on the World Fantasy Nominees

So the world fantasy award nominees were announced a few days back.  If you don’t already know who is on the ballot, you can find out here. Overall it’s a ballot I endorse (because, of course, World Fantasy has been holding its breath waiting for my tick of approval).  As you might guess, I’m especially …

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Feb 08

Locus Recommended Reading List

This time last year, with the publication of the 2010 Locus Recommended Reading List, there was some “robust” discussion about the apparent anti-UK bias of the panel members recommending fiction for the list.  You can get a taste of the debate here.  And here. This year the 2011 list, which you can find here, hasn’t …

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