Swords & Dark Magic is THE anthology to read this year, with names like Steven Erikson, Joe Abercrombie, and Glen Cook. How can you go wrong? I love this cover for the new Subterranean Press edition and the last update is that there are fewer than 200 copies left. Here's the blurb:
Good news for The Steel Remains fans as Richard K. Morgan has a "set" publication date for next year:
Ron Howard is talking about directing a trilogy adaption of The Dark Tower series with rumors of leading into a TV series. I enjoyed the first installment (The Gunslinger) and you can count me in line for these movies.
China Mieville won the Arthur C. Clarke award with The City and The City for best novel of 2009, making it the third win for Mr. Mieville. Here's the acceptance speech.
NextRead's hosting Short Story Month and he's got an open thread discussion where you can talk about your favorite short story, plus featured short stories and guest reviews throughout the month.
And that's the news...at least to me.