Tag Archives | Gregory Benford

Asimovs, October/November 2003

Walter Jon Williams. The Green Leopard Plague. A very skilfully crafted short story. Set in the same future as his well-received ‘Lethe’, this is of an equally high standard. Williams intertwines two, or in fact three stories, tying them together in a powerful ending. We start in the warm waters of the Philippine sea – […]

Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2002

Robert Silverberg. With Caesar in the Underworld. Over the past fifteen years Silverberg has been developing an alternate-world scenario in which the Hebrew exodus from Egypt under Moses never happened, and as a consequence, Roman remained pagan. This is the latest installment. John Kessel. Stories for Men. A follow-up to ‘The Juniper Tree’ (Science Fiction […]

The New Space Opera, ed Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan, Eos, 2007.

This has quite simply got to be the strongest original collection in SF in recent years. If you are a regular visitor to Best SF and tend to concur with what I see as being the best in short SF, then this volume is a must have.