Links

Reference
Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
      John Clute's encyclopedia hits the web; simply the best reference on sf&f available
The Internet Speculative Fiction Database
      Simply the most comprehensive reference for the publishing details of sf&f
Science Fiction Awards Database
      New and improved, this is the reference for all things related to awards - and sf&f have a lot
Science Fiction Studies
      Interviews, articles, essays from intelligent critics and scholars.  A great resource.
      So easy to find yourself wandering amongst the articles and ideas.
Ultan's Library
      The best site for essays on the works of Gene Wolfe - really high quality writing.
Locus Mag
      One of the foremost participants in the sci-fi and fantasy scene - knowledgeable stuff, here.
New York Review of Science Fiction
      Well written reviews, essays, and articles on sf&f by some of the well known critics in the genre
Fantasy Book Spot
      Simple but comprehensive, it appears to be fan built.
      A very ambitious project to read and analyze all 10 books and 10,000 pages of Malazan

Blogs/Reviews/Criticism
      The commentary and discussion most often intelligent, this is the top "amateur" review site on the web.
Number 71
      A reviewer on Strange Horizons, as well, Dan Hartman brings a much needed high brow view to genre and is a joy to read on a word by word basis.
It Doesn't Have to Be Right
      Owned by the involved Ian Sales, it is another intelligent viewpoint onto genre beyond books.
Everything Is Nice
      Another great reviewer from Strange Horizons,Martin Lewis, his blog likewise is an informed view onto all things science fiction and fantasy.
Val's Random Comments
      A good, honest review site with experience on a variety of sf&f (See here for an interview with Rob, the proprietor)
Science Fiction and Other Suspect Ruminations
      The blog owner, Joachim, an archeologist of Silver and New Age sci-fi, this is a wonderfully retrospective and investigative site.
The Future Fire
     Perhaps the best site online for indie sf&f
MPorcius Fiction Log
     An interesting blend of genre and realist fiction, from pulp-of-old to esoteria, the skepticism inherent to the reviews is great.
Battered, Tattered, Yellowed, & Creased
     As the subtitle reads, the blog is "Adventures in Vintage Genre Fiction". Covering a gamut, western to detective noir, science fiction to fantasy, there is a wide range of material to review.
From Couch to Moon
     Wonderfully dynamic and well-written reviews roving ever deeper into speculative fiction's history.
Potpourri of Science Fiction Literature
     An extremely varied mix of old/new, long/short, and well-known/esoteric sci-fi, the proprietor 2thd hold snothing back on opinion.  (See here for an interview with 2theD)
Fantasy Literature
     A multi-multi contributor site, they've covered almost all fantasy and are now working on the sci-fi end of things.

Podcasts
The Coode Street Podcast
      Simply the best sci-fi and fantasy cast on the web.  Full stop.  Nowhere else can you hear commentary and discussion so informed by history and reading in the genre.
The Writer & the Critic
       Focusing on two books per month, Kirstyn and Ian approach genre from a progressive viewpoint with standards difficult for mediocre works to meet.
Speculate!
      While often dipping into pulp work that doesn't merit discussion, the proprietors do occasionally have good guests, and once on the show, ask great questions.
Geek's Guide to Galaxy
      Another hit or miss cast, not to mention the discussion is very unidirectional ("...and what do you think about that?"), nevertheless there are enough quality guests invited to warrant a mention.



Science Fiction & Fantasy Magazines, Webzines, ezines, etc.
Albedo One
Analog
Reading Lists 
The following are lists of books for which I have a general affinity.  A few I believe to be rubbish, but overall some great titles are listed with good ideas for finding new material if you want worthwhile sf&f.


English Book Sites in Poland
(You may click here for more info on buying English books in Poland.)

Englishbooks.pl
       Good selection of overstock books at good prices, fast and reliable delivery
Allegro.pl
      The Polish version of Ebay has really random but often cheap books in English.
American Bookstore
      A little more on the expensive side, you can get slightly better deals in the actual shops
Amazon.co.uk
      Not a bad deal if more than 25 pounds are ordered, delivery to Poland becomes free.
Empik
      The Amazon of Poland has great selection but high prices.


Travel sites
Lonely Planet
Rough Guides

Airline Tickets
Momondo
Expedia
Vayama
Travelocity 


Miscellaneous
AE Hudson
      Artistic photography and graphic design
Polar Lichter
     Another traveler at heart...