[links] Link salad for a Friday

with a review of Mainspring Powell’s | Amazon thb | Audible ]

A reader reacts to Escapement Powell’s | Amazon ] — Not so much with the liking, unfortunatly.

Charles Tan reviews A Field Guide to Surreal Botany — With a shout-out of sorts to yours truly.

io9 gives Seeds of Change some love — With shout-outs to me and Toby Buckell.

The Huffington Post on political fiction — Specifically science fiction. Note the byline…

Archaic photosynthesis involving arsenic — In case you’re looking for alternative metabolisms in your fiction.

Shorpy with a cool photo of a classic Bible bus — Looks more like a proto-rv to me…

xkcd on voting machine problems — Hahahahahahaha.

Time in saddle: n/a (brisk 30 minute walk instead)
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 239.4
Currently reading: The Avatar by Poul Anderson