A late arrival on my doorstep, and it’s taken much longer to finish the review than I had hoped. Note to self : faster dude, faster!
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Aa nice enough story, well written and capturing the languid nature of life and love in a sapping heat, but not SF, and barely speculative.
Tags: Elizabeth Bear, Garth Nix, Greg Egan, Hannu Rajaniemi, Holly Black, Holly Phillips, Ian McDonald, Jeff VanderMeer, Joan Aiken, John Kessel, Kelly Link, Ken Scholes, Kij Johnson, M Rickert, Margo Lanagan, Maureen McHugh, Meghan McCarron, Michael Swanwick, Paolo Bacigalupi, Paul McAuley, Peter S. Beagle, Rachel Swirsky, Richard Bowes, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Stephen King, Ted Chiang, Ted Kosmatka4
A collection of excellent stories.
A teenage girl with a terminally ill twin finds something magical. But not magical enough. Classy writing.
Nancy Kress. Act One. More of an Analog story than an Asimovs. Genetic modification is the topic, and in order to explore it Kress puts a person of restricted growth (referred to as, and by the character himself, as a dwarf), alongside an ageing movie star, researching a film about children with Arlen’s Syndrome, which […]
Harry Turtledove. News From the Front. Alternate History relating the role played by FD Roosevelt in getting the US involved in the Second World, through the means of newspaper clippings. I’m the wrong side of the Atlantic and the wrong side of 50 for the fine detail to be clear to me, and it’s a […]
Tags: Alexander Jablokov, Bruce Sterling, Charles Coleman Finlay, Ekaterina Sedia, Geoffrey Landis, Greg Egan, Holly Phillips, Jack Skillingstead, John Barnes, Karen Joy Fowler, Ken MacLeod, Mary Robinette Kowal, Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Paul Di Filippo, Robert Reed, Tim Pratt, Will McIntosh0
As has been the case with others in his take on the year’s best SF there is less I agree with than is the case with the other year’s best volumes.