Chan Davis makes his second appearance this issue, by way of being the name of a research department in a university where some leading-edge research in underway.
The Individual Stories category has two types of content : 1 – the stories I read in magazines and anthologies and review straight away, rather than waiting to complete the magazine or anthology and reviewing it all in one go. I started doing this in 2010; 2 – stories published as standalone ‘chapbooks’, or published online, or otherwise as a singleton. There are a couple of dozen stories of this nature, reviewing during the 2000s, which are available here.
An interesting read, particularly in this age when geneological databases, family history research, and even Facebook can keep you closely attached to the past in a way that wasn’t the case pre-Internet.
It’s been quite a while since I’ve read anything by Michael Bishop, and was quite looking forward to it, having seen his name on the cover.
A challenging read from Robson, as we follow the fortunes of a young girl hitch-hiking, in a desperately ill condition.
A young human girl is trying to find her sister, and also, herself, amongst the race of shape-shifting hemaphroditic Shukar, with only her wits and help from Phaakoh.
The American civil war has gone differently, there’s low-level magic, and gondolas. What’s not to like?
I still make the odd trip to jlake.com hoping that Jay’s got some wisdom to impart posthumously, a la Hari Seldon,
Another installment in Steele’s stories about the Arkwright Foundation, set up by some of the founding fathers of SF, which is reaching for the stars.