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Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, December 2002

Michael Swanwick. Slow Life. Standard Analog fayre from an author whom you wouldn’t immediately associate with Analog. Lizzie O’Brien is part of an expedition on Titan, hamstrung slightly by media fascination and online chats with members of the public back home. Whilst a turbot-cam (and, yes, that is right – a turbot-cam as opposed to […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, September 2002

Pat Forde. In Spirit. An attempt to make sense of September 11th. Three decades hence, ‘deep-projection’ technology enables individuals to witness events in the past – time travel in effect, although purely as a spectator. We are presented with ‘Raed’, one of the team of terrorists who carried out the September 11th attacks, but whom […]

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, June 2002

One of the benefits of reading a magazine in electronic format is that you don’t have to worry about fellow commuters thinking that you are reading something of a quality on a par with the cover illustration! Rajnar Vajra. Sidehunter. A story which I ended speed-reading towards the end. A fairly routine SF adventure on […]

Analog Science Fiction and Fact, May 2002

Dave Creek. Splendor’s Truth. A third ‘Splendor’ story, following two published in Analog during 2000, neither of which I have read. Earth Unity Ambassador Chanda Kasmira faces a tricky situation when she is re-united with Sobrerian commander Domerlan, with whom she has had a run-in before. This time the belligerant Domerlan, whose race are sufficiently […]

Wastelands – Stories of the Apocalypse ed John Joseph Adams. Night Shade Books, 2008.

This is a very strong collection. Adams has trawled 25 years worth of high quality SF to put together the volume, and there’s an awful lot of good reading to be had.