Great news for fans of Octavia Butler's mind-expanding fiction: two previously unpublished stories of hers are coming out this June, in a single volume called Unexpected Stories.
Good news! Walter Mosley, best known for his Easy Rawlins novels, will be publishing more science fiction next year — he has a series of SF novellas coming from Tor, whom he describes as "THE science fiction publisher." They'll be packaged as one or more flipbooks.
A 91-year-old man suffering from dementia gets offered a new drug that gives him a stark choice, in Walter Mosley's new novel. Are we finally going to get an Alzheimer's disease novel to compete with Vernor Vinge's Rainbow's End? Spoilers...
In the Afro-futurist fiction of Walter Mosley and Octavia Butler, the heroes are often at the mercy of the system, writes blogger Christopher Bradley. That isn't so much the case for Cyberpunk's outsider heroes, he points out.