...of the "Raygun Chronicles" anthology, I should also pass along more information received from editor Bryan Thomas Schmidt:
"Amazon put the hardcover up for preorder last week, to my surprise. At 33% off, it's cheaper than I can sell you extra copies.
"We had a very successful launch at OryCon with a few backers present and several contributors and me. We signed and sold a bunch of books and even did a signing the next day at Powell's, a huge SFF bookstore in Portland.
"Meanwhile, I am going to target a book bomb wherein we have a release week and get everyone who buys to buy that week so we can get a boost in Amazon rating and visibility that will carry over. More on that soon."
Word has come that the great British science fiction author Brian Aldiss has passed away at the age of 92. After such a long and distingui...