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Read Over The Entire History of Gaming In A Brief History Of Video Games

I’ve been fascinated by all things ‘Geek History’ in the last couple of years, and recently, I’ve been trying to read up a bit more on the history of gaming. If that’s something that you’d like to read up on a bit more, Richard Stanton’s A Brief History of Video Games: The Evolution Of A Global Industry is probably… » 8/29/15 2:30pm Saturday 2:30pm

The New York Times gets a new science fiction book review column

It's been a while since the New York Times Sunday Book Review had a regular science fiction book column. So it's great news that The Third Bear author (and io9 contributor) Jeff VanderMeer has launched a new, semi-regular book column called "Science Fiction Chronicle." The first outing covers a nicely diverse bunch of… » 9/09/10 9:00am 9/09/10 9:00am

The Complete Guide To Understanding SF Book Reviews

Publishers Weekly's Genreville blog is posting a hilarious set of tweets for would-be "lazy book critics," under the hashtag #lazycriticslexicon, and other writers and critics have joined in. If you've ever wanted to know what book critics are really saying when they call books esoteric or controversial, or you're… » 1/05/10 2:20pm 1/05/10 2:20pm