Reynold’s ‘Sleepover’ starts closer to home than most of his stories. But don’t worry, horizons are expanded in due course.
Tag Archives | Alastair Reynolds
Tags: Alastair Reynolds, Brenda Cooper, Brian Stableford, Bruce Sterling, Charles Oberndorf, Chris Roberson, Eric James Stone, Gene Wolfe, Genevieve Valentine, Geoff Ryman, Gwyneth Jones, Ian Creasey, Marissa K. Lingen, Mary Robinette Kowal, Michael Cassutt, Nancy Kress, Paul Cornell, Peter M. Ball, Peter Watts, Robert Charles Wilson, Sarah L. Edwards, Stephen Baxter, Vandana Singh, Yoon Ha Lee0
As ever, a strong collection of stories, albeit fairly ‘safe’ in terms of a relatively narrow range of sources.
Already with a couple of collections from his two decades’ worth of short stories, NESFA have produced a handsome book which for the Reynolds’ fan is, as the Dutch would say, ‘een must’.
Getting Alastair Reynolds’ name on a book cover is of course a Good Thing. However, I’m not so sure though that getting him to write a Near Future Optimistic story is a Good Thing, as his strengths are far future, galactic-spanning stories.
Interzone celebrates its 25th Anniversary Issue, courtesy of the sterling work of Andy Cox and team at TTA Press. Only minor quibble is that this issue is yet another different size and shape : my Interzone shelf shows the first 20-odd years as having three different sizes, and for most of this time, just two […]
This is the last David Pringle edited/published issue of Interzone, and the Pringle era ended with a whimper and not a bang. With issues only appearing sporadically, many distributors had dropped the title by the time this issue appeared, and none of my usual bookstores had it in stock. So it is a peculiarly nostalgic […]
Hideaway, Alastair Reynolds. Far future, with humanity in dire straits. The enigmatic Waymakers have, perhaps, left one route to safety with their Waynet, which may be a Krasnikov tube. Merlin is determined to try this route using one of the remaining srynix. With the Huskers closing in, another opportunity appears – to hide. The twin […]
Reflections. Robert Silverberg The latest technological developments in slowing the speed of laser light give Silverberg pause to reflect on Bob Shaw’s “The Light of Other Days”, the classic ‘slow glass’ story. Going After Bobo. Susan Palwick. Accurately, and often painfully observed story of a young boy, living with his mother and older brother, in […]