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Doctor Who Book Signings
By Reinart der Fuchs at Oct 11 2010 - 09:26
BBC Books

Doctor Who: The Coming of the Terraphiles by Michael Moorcock is published by BBC Books on 14th October 2010, £16.99

Sunday 17 October

Cheltenham Festival

4-5pm The Inkpot, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham – British sci-fi panel event with Iain M Banks, Gwyneth Jones and China Miéville
6-7pm Town Hall, Cheltenham – talk and signing

For tickets, please visit

Tuesday 19 October


6.30pm Waterstone’s Manchester Deansgate

91 Deansgate
Manchester M3 2BW

For further details, please call 0843 290 8485

Thursday 21 October


6-7pm Forbidden Planet, London Megastore, Shaftesbury Avenue

179 Shaftesbury Avenue
London WC2H 8JR

For further details, please call 0207 803 1900

Press enquiries to: Ed Griffiths, BBC Books / 020 7840 8628

Tweet about Doctor Who contest - Winners announced!
By Reinart der Fuchs at Oct 5 2010 - 06:47
Doctor Who: The Coming of the  Terraphiles
With thanks to BBC Books, I am happy to announce that October brings us a number of Moorcock/Doctor Who related giveaways in the form of a few contests.

Contest #1: Tweet about Doctor Who contests at Moorcock's Miscellany

The purpose of this contest is to get the word out about other contests and of course Mike's new book The Coming of the Terraphiles. If tweeting isn't your thing, don't worry, there are a couple more contests that will have nothing to do with tweeting ahead this month. We are hoping to create a critical mass starting with Twitter.

To enter you have to tweet about the new book and our contests. Each tweet (or retweet) (one per day per account) is an entry. We pick three random tweets as winners after two weeks. A qualifying tweet looks like this:

The Terraphiles are coming! #moorcock #doctorwho Win a copy of Michael Moorock's new book at
Our three lucky winners will get one proof of Michael's new Doctor Who book.

This contest ended on October 19th, 2010.
Winners of the contest can be found in this thread.

Moorcock in latest issue of Locus magazine (Sept 2010)
By David Mosley at Sep 13 2010 - 13:57
The September 2010 issue of Locus Magazine is a special about Steampunk and includes an essay by Michael Moorcock, author of the proto-steampunk novels, The Warlord of the Air (1971), The Land Leviathan (1974), and The Steel Tsar (1981); collected as A Nomad of the Time Streams (1993).

locus magazine cover
* Interviews with Cherie Priest, Gail Carriger, and Phil & Kaja Foglio

* Commentary by Bruce Sterling, James P. Blaylock, Michael Moorcock, and many others

* A new column by regular commentator Cory Doctorow

* A report from Comic-Con 2010

* Listings of Forthcoming Books in the US and UK through June 2011

* Bibliographic listings of the month's New Books and Magazines published in the US and UK

* Short fiction reviews by Gardner Dozois and Rich Horton, plus reviews by Gary K. Wolfe, Faren Miller, Russell Letson, and Paul Witcover, of books by Hannu Rajaniemi, William Gibson, Walter Jon Williams, Adam Roberts, Marie Brennan, and others
Locus Contents

Event at Bibliotheque nationale, Paris - 6 October 2010
By Michael Moorcock at Sep 7 2010 - 08:37
Bibliotheque nationale, Paris
I'll be reading, talking and signing at BnF, quai Francois Mauriac, 6 October, as part of a programme in association with NYU, Paris, which will follow the same form as others in the series:

ie, discussion in English, simultaneous translation into French, Marie-Dominique Montel conducting the interview, signing afterwards etc. Anyone who wants to reserve a seat in advance can do so at

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BLOOD available as an audiobook download from Crossroad Press
By Michael Moorcock at Sep 7 2010 - 02:15

This is a link to the site offering the audiobook version of BLOOD: A SOUTHERN FANTASY. I have had good relations with this company and with the reader.


BLOOD: A Southern Fantasy
by Michael Moorcock
Unabridged narration by Chet Williamson
Run time 8 hours
MP3 Download

The South…but not as we know it…

On the threshold of infinity, a world awaits the inevitable moment of annihilation – fearing the terrible wild colors that bleed through the shredded fabric of reality.

The river flows across the dimensions – lawless, unstable waterways that seep into chaos and violent uncertainty. Here, on riverboats and in doomed cafes teetering on oblivion's edge, jugador gamblers work their mystical trade – while others, less adept, seek purpose in a space opera mythology that determines all things. And the river flows, carrying the best of the best, jugador supreme Jack Karaquazian, ever closer to the beautiful Colinda Dovero – the walking vision to whom he once promised his eternal heart…then lost through pride and blind folly.

And the river flows, uniting Sam Oakenhurst, disciple of machinoix pain, with his mysterious beloved, the Rose. For somewhere different upriver, they each have a role to play in a continuing cosmic drama-and must risk the future on the famous luck of Jack Karaquazian in the apocalyptic Game of Time.

BLOOD: Michael Moorcock's astonishing journey though volatile matter and corrupted time – a phantasmagoric excursion to the death of the old multiverse…and the birth of the new.
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Doctor Who: The Coming of the Terraphiles Book Signing Schedule
By The Cosmic Balance at Aug 28 2010 - 02:29
Doctor Who: The Coming of the Terraphiles
Michael Moorcock will be signing copies of Doctor Who: The Coming of the Terraphiles at the following venues in October:

Sunday October 17th - The Town Hall, Cheltenham (times tbc)
Tuesday October 19th - Waterstone's, Manchester Deansgate (6:30PM) Further details: 0843 290 8485
Thursday October 21st - Forbidden Planet, Shaftesbury Avenue, London (18:00-19:00) Store details: 0207 420 3666

Сообщение от Michael Moorcock Посмотреть сообщение
FORBIDDEN PLANET have informed me that signings these days are limited to one or two hours at most, so if it's a big crowd there won't be time to sign much else. I'd suggest if you were planning to bring a lot of stuff to sign to bring your favourite book, since there won't be time to sign more. It seems that's the only signing in London, though I will be signing stock at other shops, including Blackwells. I've noticed this recently at other signings when I simply haven't had time to do what I like to do -- which is sign everything that readers would like me to sign. At present I see no real solution. You can also order the Dr Who book from John Davey. I'll sign and personalise everything I can, especially if you've ordered from John who will be more au fait with what you might want me to do.

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