Open Culture shows some early illustrations from H.G. Wells’s War of the Worlds.
This National Geographic story of cats in the British navy may be behind a paywall for some.
In the world of comics, the Eisner Committee has inducted fifteen more comic artists/writers into its Hall of Fame.
A sloth joined the festivities at the launch of JUICE, a spacecraft set to explore Jupiter’s ice moons, last Friday. The curious animal, nicknamed “Gerald,” was probably far enough away from the launch that is escaped injury when the craft lifted off.
Space X cancelled its planned Monday launch of its Starship craft.
On Tor.com, Kate Elliott shares what out-rigger canoe paddling has taught her about writing.
On Whatever, John Scalzi displays a stack of newly-arrived ARCS. See any that intrigue you?
Publishers Weekly interviewed six YA authors who use astrology/tarot in their fiction and in their lives. I found the writing part the most interesting—although the section on Vedic astrology was eye-opening.
A wet winter and spring in the American west means that once again it’s time for a superbloom! Some awesome photographs.
Cassandra Khaw shares an excerpt from The Salt Grows Heavy on Tor.com.
More Kate Elliott! A review of Furious Heaven from Nerds of a Feather.
Entertainment Weekly has an article on the upcoming film adaptations (there will be two movies) of Wicked, based on the stageplay based on the book by Gregory Maguire.
Here’s the Baen New Releases page. If you click on the thumbnail, you’ll see a blurb of the book.
COMMENT Experiencing this book, of all books, in an audio format would indeed be interesting! I can only imagine, Olle....
I recently listened to the Libravox audiobook version of this one and completely agree with your assessment. The strange language…
I wish the media organizations publishing Best Of lists would commit to not including any works appreciably less than twenty…
It IS pretty hard to bee Fuzziman.
Hey, they had ME at Roland Fuzziman! 😂