Monthly Archives: June 2011

Aussies in Dozois’ Year’s Best SF

Congratulations to the many Aussie authors and publications scattered throughout the Honorable Mentions in the new Year’s Best Science Fiction (#28,¬†edited by Gardner Dozois). Apologies if I missed anyone! Peter M Ball KJ Bishop Jenny Blackford Damien Broderick (also in … Continue reading

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The Magic of Miles: what it means to be Vor

Tehani and Alex forge on to the end of the second Vorkosigan omnibus, watching Miles grow up and cause havoc. Alex falls further in love with the universe and Tehani watches gleefully. Spoilers! “The Mountains of Mourning” and The Vor … Continue reading

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The magic of Vorkosigan: The Warrior’s Apprentice

Tehani and Alex continue their conversational review of Lois McMaster Bujold’s ¬†Vorkosigan saga – Alex for the very first time. Spoilers ahead. The Warrior’s Apprentice By Lois McMaster Bujold TEHANI: The Warrior’s Apprentice was actually one of the last Vorkosigan … Continue reading

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The magic of Bujold – rereading and a journey of discovery

Alex has never read anything by Bujold. Tehani is a long-time fan. Welcome to a conversation of discovery and re-reading that will undoubtedly include a lot of squeeing, spoilers, and misdirected guesses from Alex. Also a fair bit of meta-commentary, … Continue reading

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