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World Science Fiction Convention Reviews:

This month the world science fiction convention will be held in Melbourne, Australia. The convention is an annual meeting of fans, and some pros, with discussion panels, hucksters (retail sales), a masquerade, the traditional handing out of the awards (Hugos and Ditmars) and just hanging around.

Also attending are some forty or so Australian and international authors and editors. We will be bringing you as many interviews as possible from these people over the coming weeks.

Oprah's Bookclub pick for September, 1999

Book cover, Tara Road by Maeve Binchy Tara Road by Maeve Binchy
You can buy it from Amazon.com; or Amazon.co.uk ; or

There are plenty of reviews in
Sally's Reading Corner

Robert Jordan
George R.R. Martin
Sally Odgers
Sally Rogers-Davidson
Ian Irvine
Paul Brandon
For more see the author index and the usual questions

Robert Jordan visits the Melbourne Writers Festival

While Robert Jordan was in Australia, he was nice enough to ring Ali and answer the usual questions. We hear that NBC have purchased the rights to bring his Wheel of Time series to the screen.

You can now buy books in our mall

Some time ago we received a very nice message from a lady at Bell. After reading our reviews, she had picked out a couple of titles for christmas gifts, and after a brief e-mail she was off to find an online store.

As from September, we will be providing links to a choice of online stores, including Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

The online shopping mall is scheduled to be opened the first week of September, you may find it still under construction, please don't mind the cyber-scaffolding.

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Stiletto award Sisters in Crime forthcoming events:

New membership enquiries:
Helen Halliday (03) 9525 3852

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