Welcome back to the British Genre Fiction Focus, Tor.com’s regular round-up of book news from the United Kingdom’s thriving speculative fiction industry.
Last week, in a bid to cut costs, and in all probability corners, The Times in its infinite literary wisdom decided to fire the estimable children’s book reviewer Amanda Craig. The decision has not been without consequences... neither for the newspaper nor the readers it’s supposed to serve.
Later on, in Cover Art Corner: a new look for Adam Nevill, plus a first look at his next book, No One Gets out Alive.
And finally, the twenty titles that’ll be given away as part of World Book Night in the UK in 2014 have been announced. If you’d like to help get the good word out about a few good books, The Reading Agency are already accepting applications.