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We lift a cup of brew to our authors for their stellar achievements!

The Left Hand of Darkness Hits BBC Airwaves!

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Hugo and Nebula award winning 1969 novel The Left Hand of Darkness is currently airing as a radio play on the BBC. The first episode has already aired, and you can hear it free online for about a … Continue reading

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Marie Brennan’s VOYAGE OF THE BASILISK

In non-BVC news, member Marie Brennan has a new book out from Tor (US) and Titan (UK) this week: Voyage of the Basilisk, third in the Memoirs of Lady Trent series: The thrilling adventure of Lady Trent continues in Marie … Continue reading

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Visiting Lucinda’s Pawnshop
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I’m pausing in my writing rants to promote a non-Book View Cafe book that will be released in July of 2015 by Bird Street Books.  The book is Devil’s Daughter which we—the creative team behind said novel—hope will spawn a … Continue reading

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Sara Gets a Cygnus!

No wonder she’s smiling! Our own Sara Stamey has garnered a CYGNUS Award for Speculative Fiction for her upcoming new BVC novel THE ARIADNE CONNECTION! The novel is now up for the CYGNUS Grand Prize. Let’s all cross our fingers … Continue reading

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Ursula K. Le Guin Interviewed by American Libraries

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Ursula K. Le Guin has an interview in American Libraries, the flagship magazine for the American Library Association, in which she talks about the importance of libraries and the need to “stick your neck out” for causes. The introduction to … Continue reading

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Top-Ten List at io9.com

The Bohr Maker - cover by Bruce Jensen

io9.com likes to come up with top ten lists. Today it’s the “10 Most Important Science Fiction Books About Superintelligence” — and a novel by BVC author Linda Nagata is included! Linda’s novel, The Bohr Maker, comes in at #7. … Continue reading

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Ursula LeGuin Brings Down the House

Our beloved Ursula LeGuin was the highlight of the National Book Awards as she gave a speech in acceptance of her award for Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Neil Gaimin bestowed her medal upon her, and then she gave … Continue reading

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Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

Today, 7:40 EST: Live-stream NBA: Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Ursula  K. Le Guin http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2014_ceremony.html#.VFRJLodm47A

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Let the Celebration Commence: Reviews of BVC Authors

Kudos and loud Hurrahs! for two Book View Cafe authors who have received rave reviews from Kirkus. First, let us celebrate John W. Campbell award-winner, Kristine Smith, who’s upcoming  novel, GIDEON, (written under her Alex Gordon pen name) received this accolade: … Continue reading

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Social Notes

Sparkly Happy Couple

BVC members Shannon Page and Mark Ferrari were married Saturday, October 11. The wedding took place on a beautiful private ranch overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Mendocino County. The usual coastal fog cleared for the event, leaving the skies spectacularly … Continue reading

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