- A mind-wipe technology is used to explore issues that can be equally well explored without resort to SF
Recent Story Reviews
- Chiang was never a prolific writer back in the day, but his stories (at least as far as I can see) are now as rare as hen's teeth.
- nother smoothly handled and clever story from Larson, and TBH I was surprised to read in the editorial intro that Larson is only 23 years old - he writes like someone twice his age.
- A story from a new(ish) writer, new to F&SF, and a writer new to me.
- Larson creates some believable language and jargon, and creates a nice little story.
- Takes a look at a very near-future where everyone is using filters to modify their newsfeeds, and the problems caused by the near omnipotence of the newsfeed filtering software.
Margaret Ronald. And Then, One Day, the Air was Full of Voices. (Clarkesworld Magazine #117, June 2016.)A clever structure, mix of human and societal analysis, and an altogether different type of First Contact.
- Some science goes terribly, terribly wrong in a story that works well.
- Short, tight and excellent sf chiller from Rivera.
- Miller follows Watts in mining the cult 1980s Antarctic horror movie...
- A clever story from Palmer, told in ten (actually 11) sections, each opening with a piece of poetry.