Alexander Jablokov. Brain Raid. Jablokov wrote some strong short stories in the 80s/90s, being one
Tananarive Due. Senora Suerte. This issue featurs a trio of stories by authors who have
Albert E. Cowdrey. Animal Magnetism. Another of F&SF regular Cowdrey’s well observed, well drawn humorous
Alex Irvine. Shambhala. The story was inspired by the illustration by Mark Evans which graces
Gary W. Shockley. The Cathedral of Universal Biodiversity. One of those stories where either I’m
An issue which gets stronger the further you get in (unless you’re a fan of the Kedrigern stories). For me Utley and McCalliser where the pick of the bunch, with Cowdrey, Reed and Shultz entertaining.
PDF version reviewed. Charles Coleman Finlay. Of Silence and the Man at Arms. The third
Having just read the Oct/Nov double issue of F&SF I ploughed straight in to this
Lisa Goldstein. Finding Beauty. Fairy Tale which looks at the Sleeping Beauty story from Prince
A Best SF Review-LiteTM, on account of my having read this issue about a month
James L. Cambia. Ocean of the Blind. A very Analog type of story. A team
Judith Moffett. The Bear’s Baby. Moffett has written a couple of novels featuring the Hefn,
Ellen Klages. Basement Magic. A tale of a young child with a wicked (well, not
Robert Reed. Buffalo Wolf. When ‘Raven Dream’ appeared in the Dec 2001 issue of F&SF
Robert Reed. The Majesty of Angels. Occasionally, very occasionally, you come across an SF short
Another excellent issue.
The year’s bumper double-issue, with a nice cover (certainly leagues ahead of the dire cover
Somewhat belated review, as I never did get a copy of the printed edition, but
Stories by : Alfred Bester, George R. R. Martin, Gregory Benford, Melisa Michaels, David Lake, Dean Ing, Philip K. Dick, John Varley, James P. Girard, Vonda N. McIntyre, John Morressy, Rick Gauger, Tanith Lee, George Turner.