A new column over at Tor.com:
Normally space opera is operatic in the grand sense: noisy, colourful, full of sound and fury. But it’s interesting to look at novels that aren’t flashy in this way—that are quiet, and in many ways feel domestic, enclosed—and yet still feel like space opera.
A new review over at Tor.com:
But for fans of the series, how does Convergence fit in? Does it live up to the best of its predecessors? Does it follow up the upheaval and revelations of Visitor with appropriate weight and emphasis?
A new review up at Tor.com!
So, I have started a new job. I will not be telling you anything about it, except that it is my first ever proper office job, and working office hours is going to be a… difficult transition, let’s say. I expect to be rather scarce in these parts until I acclimate to Mornings and Being Awake All Day again. (I haven’t done this kind of thing five days a week since I was in school. That’s a decade ago.)
An Artistic History of Death.
Sonya Taaffe discusses Avengers: Age of Ultron. Read the comments: they’re worth it.
Rush-That-Speaks discusses C.J. Cherryh’s Tracker and Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem. Comments also recommended.