Tag Archives | Bruce Sterling

Year’s Best SF 15. (eds Hartwell/Cramer, Eos Books, 2010).

As ever, a strong collection of stories, albeit fairly ‘safe’ in terms of a relatively narrow range of sources.

Interzone #221 March/April 2009

Will McIntosh. A Clown Escapes From Circus Town. When Beaners the Clown escapes the hell that is Circus Town, he finds a world made of other theme towns, each populated by characters similarly constrained by their environment. Forming an unlikely alliance with The Green Arrow, Beaners finds a humanity buried beneath his carnival costume, and […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, August/September 2009

Sean McMullen. The Art of the Dragon. Dryly satirical tale in which a gigantic dragon appears and destroys the Eiffel Tower, then begins a world tour, destroying other notable buildings, statues and art collections. An observer of the initial attack enjoys celebrity status, and indeed has a greater role to play, his personal peculiarities putting […]