Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Just for the Record: Ian McDonald's Brasyl

I updated my files on all the good words re: Ian McDonald’s Brasyland just had to share:

Quill nominee, Amazon’s Best Books of the Year So Far: Hidden Gems, # 2 in Amazon’s Best Books of 2007 - Top 10 Editors’ Picks: Science Fiction & Fantasy,’s Summer Reading Recommendation, Starred Review in PW, Starred Review in Booklist, A grade in SciFi Weekly, B+ in Entertainment Weekly.

  • USA Today: “...the most rewarding science fiction in recent memory.”
  • Washington Post: “... as close to perfect as any novel in recent memory.”
  • Boing Boing: “...his finest novel to date.”
  • “ will delight in Brasyl.”
  • Amazon’s Bookstore Blog: “McDonald deserves to be going up against most of the world’s top fiction writers, period.”
  • Ain’t It Cool News: “ just end up hating this guy for being so damn clever.”
  • Sci Fi Weekly: “ and tropical and full of music.”
  • Publishers Weekly: “Chaotic, heartbreaking and joyous, ... must-read.”
  • Locus: “...without doubt one of the major SF books of 2007.”
  • Analog: “an impressively energetic novel…well worth your attention.”

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