May 11th, 2009

books

link salad (client edition)

The new cover for the reprint of Alchemy of Stone, coming in November 2009. Via Ekaterina Sedia AKA squirrel_monkey. Very different from the previous cover (which you can see here).

There's a new "DVD Extra" over on the Shadow Unit site. Via Elizabeth Bear AKA matociquala, who spent quite a lot of yesterday canoeing from one end of Hartford to the other - underground.... those who have read Hammered have heard about this before.

Mary Robinette Kowal explains how to make entrails - includes pictures! For something completely different, see her AMC column about Top 10 Movie Moms Too Fantastic to Be True in honor of Mother's Day.

An interesting review of Ken Scholes Long Walks, Last Flights & Other Strange Journeys over at the Internet Review of Science Fiction. Via kenscholes.

Jay Lake is the Toastmaster for this year's World Fantasy Convention in San Jose. Via jaylake.

Cherie Priest reports on her recent book sale for her “adventure novel about a neurotic vampire/thief and her wealthy blind client, now with Bonus! Cuban drag queen and military intrigue.”

A number of clients report on the new Star Trek film -- which I have not yet seen: Patricia Bray, Amanda Downum, Kameron Hurley, Mary Robinette Kowal, Jay Lake, Martha Wells. Given my current stack of reading, I will probably end up not seeing this in the theater and Netflixxing (is that a verb?) it instead. Until then, this will have to do: