Interviews

Author Appearances, Interviews

Lauren Beukes and Joey HiFi in London, August 13th

On Saturday 13th August, that freakishly-talented Ms Lauren Beukes is in London, en route to the World Science Fiction Convention in Reno, and various interviews and readings in New York and San Francisco.

Lauren will be joined by Joey HiFi (BSFA award-winning artist of the SA/UK editions of Zoo City), and will be speaking at the British Library’s Out of This World exhibition in London.

The event starts at 1.00pm, and

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Interviews, Podcast

Angry Robot Podcast #11

In our latest episode, we welcome Lavie Tidhar to the show to talk about his new book, Camera Obscura, sequel to The Bookman, which is in stores and available for download around the globe.

Theme song courtesy of John Anealio – find more of his awesome/twisted science fiction-themed music at SciFi Songs.

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Angry Robot, Cover Art, General skiffy bollocks, Interesting Stuff, Interviews

A natter with Damned Busters cover artist Tom Gauld

So look, everyone is saying that Matthew Hughes’ first novel for Angry Robot, The Damned Busters, is bloody great fun. And they are wise to say such a thing, for it be true.

But perhaps as much attention has been paid – by those who’ve seen the physical editions at least – to the fab cover from cartoonist and illustrator Tom Gauld. In the UK, trendy bookish types like us know

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Interviews, Podcast

Angry Robot Podcast #10

In our April (wee bit late!) episode, we welcome Dan Abnett back to the show to talk about his new book, Embedded, which is in stores and available for download around the globe. (Attracting massive rave reviews everywhere too!)

Theme song courtesy of John Anealio – find more of his awesome/twisted science fiction-themed music at SciFi Songs.

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Angry Robot, Interviews, Reviews

Latest reviews roundup

EmbeddedThe first reviews are coming in fast and furious for Dan Abnett’s superior military SF novel, Embedded. This, from My Favourite Books:

It’s a great story, a dangerously more-ish mix of corporate engineering and boneshaking action. It feels fresh, it’s accessible to everyone and permeated with the vivid and immersive action that’s become Dan’s trademark. I devoured it in a couple of days and my only complaint was that there wasn’t more of it!

Lovely stuff.

If

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Awards, Interviews

An interview with Mike Shevdon plus the Nebulas

Over at MyBookishWays.com, our very own Mr Mike Shevdon has been interviewed about his books, his writing and his free time*. Head there now, read the interview, and you can also be in with a chance to win signed copies of his two highly-acclaimed novels, Sixty-One Nails and The Road to Bedlam.

There’s something about not being able to write things down – to have to keep it all in your

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Books, Interviews, Reviews

Aliette de Bodard – Interviews and Reviews

Everyone loves Aliette, it seems – and with good reason. Some pretty groovy* interviews and reviews have cropped up, recently.

Her quite brilliant Harbinger of the Storm was published in the UK last month, and in the US this week. She’s been a busy bee, with interviews popping up all over the place.

Here she is at Suite 101:

I guess I’ve been inspired by a lot of people, including Orson Scott Card, Patricia McKillip, and lately

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Angry Robot, Future formats, General skiffy bollocks, Interesting Stuff, Interviews, Other people's business, Out and About, Writers

Advent Calendar Day 7 & More Un:Bound Video News

Advent Calendar
Today’s Advent Calendar surprise is courtesy of Tim Waggoner (author of Nekropolis and Dead Streets). It may not be the most uplifting Christmas message you’ll read, but it’s certainly one of the most honest!

Un:Bound Video
After a few teething problems, the team at Un:Bound have launched their pilot video magazine, Un:Bound Video Editions. There’s a lot crammed into the half-hour, including a behind-the-scenes at Tor, some author interviews, Alasdair Stuart being kind and mean at the same time, and yours truly, giving the first in a series of publishing tips.

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General skiffy bollocks, Interesting Stuff, Interviews, Reviews

Advent Calendar Day 2, A Nano Interview, and yet more praise for Amortals

Today you can open window number two on our Advent Calendar – a treat from a mech Down Under You can’t miss it – it’s that big grid to the right…

The launch of our Nano Editions (electronic short stories available from angryrobotstore.com) has attracted a lot of attention, with reports across the blogosphere, as well as industry journals The Bookseller, Publishers Weekly and Locus. Just as exciting for us, is the fact that the heavyweight genre favourite SFX Magazine contacted us, and asked us all about it.

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