The latest shockwave to hit the publishing world is the news that Random House and Penguin could be merged by their respective parent companies. Instead of having the Big Six publishing companies, we could be down to the Big Five. What will this lead to (apart from John Scalzi's joke that we could get a company called…
There's a massive neon jellyfish suspended over traffic in downtown Denver, spanning 230-feet across and undulating gently in the night air. It's a striking sight but no cause for concern; the strange form is 1.26, an incredible aerial sculpture by Janet Echelman tethered to the roof of the Denver Art Museum.
Good news from New York Comic Con's Del Rey / Spectra panel: George R.R. Martin is just 5 chapters away from the end of A Dance with Dragons! Plus, we'll soon see old school Del Rey titles in ebook form.