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The year in Virago podcasts – from Joan Aiken to Margaret Atwood

This year we started the Virago podcast, inviting some of our brilliant authors and friends of Virago to come in and read to us, debate with us, and discuss everything from feminism to erotic teddy bears (have a listen to Margaret Atwood’s interview for that one). Thanks to all the brilliant guests we’ve had this […]

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Related Categories: Virago News

Galaxy 666: the Podcast!

Do not read too much Lionel Fanthorpe at one go, your brains will turn to guacamole and drip out of your ears Thus spake Neil Gaiman, and who would argue with him?  Certainly not the intrepid reader who got in touch with us a few years ago asking to be put in touch with the […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, Whimsy

Robots!

I don’t know how you, dear reader (or, dare I hope: readers!), go about accessing and assimilating the frightening amount of information that is fired at us every second of our existence, but one the key tools I use to augment my reading is the podcast. I listen to all manner of topics – comics […]

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Jack Vance on the Sofa

This week’s offering from excellent SF audio podcast StarShipSofa includes the first part of ‘The Moon Moth’ by Jack Vance. StarShipSofa productions are always professional and engaging and are an ideal opportunity to sample the short fiction of a new author, or hear a fresh take on an old favourite. We heartily recommend them as […]

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Hi ho, hi ho, its off to Derby we go!

Yessirreebob, for tomorrow is Alt.Fiction, held at the Derby Quad in the centre, and yr hmble scribe will be making his presence known at a couple of events in the afternoon, to whit – 1pm – Orbit Authors signing, being me and Kate Griffin 2pm – Podcast group interview, ‘The Future Of The Future’, involving me, […]

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Transition Podcast #11 on iTunes Top 20

The free iTunes podcast of Transition is currently sitting pretty at number #11 in the UK iTunes store Top Podcasts list: To access the free podcast episodes, you’ll need to download and install the iTunes software. The podcast files (three episodes are available so far) should then be free to access, although you’ll need to […]

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Transition iTunes podcast serialisation from September 3rd

Hachette Digital have confirmed that they’ll be publishing the UK ebook edition of Transition in epub format, priced £17.61 and available from Waterstones.com and WHSmith.co.uk. More details when the relevant catalogue links go live.

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Seeds Of Earth Big-Up From StarshipSofa! (Podcast)

Those talented funsters over at Starshipsofa (producers of the finest handcrafted podcasts) have said some jolly terrific things about m’ book, don’t y’know! You can either use the site player to listen to it – http://www.starshipsofa.com/ – or download the mp3 of the podcast from the main site page; you`ll see a blue-lettered link with the […]

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Related Categories: Michael Cobley Posts, my publications

Quick update – a few Banks-esque links

First up, we’ve just added a couple of links to reviews of The Steep Approach to Garbadale to the reviews page. Dave H sent us a link to a Guardian podcast of the recent discussion panel on The Wasp Factory that was chaired by John Mullan. On the subject of The Wasp Factory, there’s a […]

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Related Categories: Global, Iain Banks Posts, Resources

Iain Banks and Ken MacLeod AyeWrite! appearance – video available

If you didn’t manage to get to Glasgow for the AyeWrite! Book Festival earlier this month and therefore missed the on-stage appearance of Iain Banks and Ken MacLeod, then do not despair, you now have a chance to catch up… A video excerpt of the reading and discussion session has now been posted over at […]

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Related Categories: Event News, Global, Iain Banks Posts

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