David Langford underwent surgery on January 20 to repair a detached retina. According to his surgeon, the procedure, which corrected a rapidly deteriorating vision issue, was a success and Langford is currently recuperating, noting that “life is still blurry and full of typos.”
The beta text of the third edition of the Science Fiction Encyclopedia, edited by John Clute and David Langford has gone live. The editors note that additional entries will continue to be added and the current version is not final. The on-line version is sponsored by Gollancz.