The Week in Review
Welcome to the week in review! Every Friday, we comb through the links and images we found and shared this week, and pull the very best for this post. Consider it concentrated genre goodness from all around the web.
- It’s Banned Books Week! Want to learn more about banned books and what you can do about it? Check out the American Library Association’s website.
- Tor.com has a collection of quotes from authors speaking out against censorship and banning books.
- Looking for something to read in October? io9 has a list of great genre titles to check out.
- Awesome indie store Word in Brooklyn has a video contest for Cory Doctorow’s Pirate Cinema! Check out rules and how to enter on Word’s tumblr.
- It’s Steampunk Week on Tor.com! Check out the great posts they’ve been putting up all week.
- Want tears in your eyes? Read “The Book and the Butterfly,” the last piece Ray Bradbury ever wrote.
The Tor/Forge newsletter went out this week! Check out these fascinating articles from our authors:
- Big Smart Objects by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven
- The Secret World of Hardware Revocation by Cory Doctorow
- The Books in the Book by Tina Connolly
- The Ingredients of a Hero (Not the Sandwich) by Christopher L. Bennett
- Law School, Magic School by Max Gladstone
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- Crown of Vengeance by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory (Ends 10/19)
- Renegade by J. A. Souders (Ends 10/19)
- The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan (Ends 10/23)
- Bard’s Oath by Joanne Bertin (Ends 10/29)
- Ghost Collection Sweepstakes (Ends 10/31)
- An Editor’s Dirty Little Secret
- On a Bus to New York
- Sister, Healer, Soldier, Spy
- Tor/Forge Blog is Moving to a New Domain
- The Week in Review
- Not at New York Comic-Con Sweepstakes
- Starred Review: Ask Not by Max Allan Collins
- New Releases: 10/8/2013
- Goodreads Sweepstakes: Watcher of the Dark by Joseph Nasisse
- Tor Books Announces Programming for New York Comic-Con 2013
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- Why Feminism is Still An Awkward Fit for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
- Innsmouth Legacy: “The Litany of Earth”
- Celebrate Winter Tide With Ruthanna Emrys!
- Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Dune, Part Eighteen
- Sleeps With Monsters: Gender Roles and Logan
- Middle-earth: A World on the Edge
- Peter Parker Faces a Tough Choice in the New Trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming
- Feminist High Plains Drifter …in Space! Announcing Una McCormack’s The Undefeated
- Five Books I Was Thinking Of When I Wrote The Collapsing Empire