One Final Book

Looks like Gene Wolfe left us with his sequel to “A Borrowed Man”, after all. Editor-in-chief over at Tor tweeted this out today and it’s pretty exciting news.

He goes on to say the title will be “Interlibrary Loan.” It’s a good feeling knowing we have one last gift from Wolfe left to anticipate.

The Land Across NPR Review

The Land Across NPR Review

Alan Cheuse writes a no-spoiler review of “The Land Across” on NPR.org.

The Land Across Arrives Next Tuesday

The Land Across Arrives Next Tuesday

We’re just under a week away from having a new Gene Wolfe book on the shelves! It’s been a long (three year) wait. I’m excited.

Den Of Geek – “Shadows Of The New Sun” Review

Den Of Geek – “Shadows Of The New Sun” Review

Gerri Mahn writes a wonderful little review of “Shadows of The New Sun” over at Den Of Geek.  She touches a bit on each short story and gives Wolfe some delightful praise. Go read it.

Michael Andre-Driussi To Publish Long Sun Guide

The man who helped us unravel some of the mystery behind the Books of the New Sun with his “Lexicon Urthus” will soon be doing the same for the Books of the Long Sun and Short Sun with his newest publication “Gate of Horn, Book of Silk: A Guide To Gene Wolfe’s The Book of the Long Sun and the Book of the Short Sun.” 

Michael Swanwick has had the opportunity to preview a copy, and even gives us a small taste of it on his blog, Flogging Babel.  I’m looking forward to getting my hands on a copy when it’s finally released!  

 

100 Word Review of The Book of the New Sun

The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe - book covers

Fans of science fiction, with two weeks of glorious vacation reading time before them, could do much worse than pick up The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe.

This four-novel series follows Severian, an exile from the guild of The Seekers of Truth and Penitence (ie, torturers and executioners) as he pursues his picaresque and ultimately momentous destiny on an earth so far in the future the sun is burning out.

read more at petergalenmassey.com

Peter Galen Massey’s 100 word review of  “The Book of the New Sun”.

Home Fires Day

Home Fires” is released today!  Also, a new Decemberists album and larger iced coffees at Starbucks!  A rather good day all around for new stuff in my opinion.