With a gorgeously retro cover, and a splendid full-colour insert for the artwork of Richard Powers, just look at the authors whose fiction this anthology covers : Brin, Aldiss, McAuley, Kress, Steele, McDonald, Fulda, Goonan, Egan, Watts, Robson, Rydbom.
Solaris Rising 2, being the third in the Solaris Rising series, with an intriguing editorial choice to go for an entirely new set of contributors to the first volume. Reviews to follow…
Stories sent in a humanity constrained to the solar system, but the stories are (perhaps because of that) almost all really good stories about humans, their desires, wishes and challenges. Buy the book!
An excellent collection, more than whetting the appetite for Solaris Rising 2, due Spring 2013.
A good range of sources covered, with three of the four major magazines getting a look in (no Analog), a couple of anthologies, and a range of online sources. Buy a copy for your bookshelf.
Five original novellas, from Don D’Ammassa, Ken Liu, Tochi Onyebuchi, Gavin Stoddard, and Jason Stoddard, with Liu the standout.
An attractive magazine with a new Chris Foss cover, and some really good stories – Doctorow, Cadigan, Macleod and Di Filippo of particular note.