Walter Jon Williams. Solidarity. A sequel to ‘Margaux’ (Asimovs, May 2003) in which Gredel, a young woman living out a life which is brutal and likely to be short, finds a doppelganger who has been born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Gredel decides that she would make more of the opportunities which Lady […]
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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 – […]
A strong collection of stories, with Steele being the most routine.
Tags: Alastair Reynolds, Ann Halam, Cory Doctorow, Garth Nix, Greg Egan, Ian McDonald, Jeffrey Ford, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Kelly Link, Margo Lanagan, Neil Gaiman, Paul McAuley, Scott Westerfield, Stephen Baxter, Tricia Sullivan, Walter Jon Williams0
The stories are almost without exception an excellent introduction to the genre, covering a wide spread and with something for most readers. If your kids are past the Harry Potter stage, then give them this hefty volume to help them take a step (or rather, a giant leap) in the right direction.
Tags: Alastair Reynolds, Dan Simmons, Greg Egan, Gregory Benford, Gwyneth Jones, Ian McDonald, James Patrick Kelly, Kage Baker, Ken MacLeod, Mary Rosenblum, Nancy Kress, Paul J. McAuley, Peter F. Hamilton, Robert Reed, Robert Silverberg, Stephen Baxter, Tony Daniel, Walter Jon Williams1
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.
Tags: Benjamin Rosenbaum, Christopher Rowe, Connie Willis, Cory Doctorow, Elizabeth Hand, Ellen Klages, Frances Hardinge, Gene Wolfe, Geoff Ryman, Ian McDonald, Jay Lake, Jeffrey Ford, Kelly Link, M Rickert, Margo Lanagan, Neil Gaiman, Paolo Bacigalupi, Paul Di Filippo, Peter S. Beagle, Robert Charles Wilson, Robert Reed, Tim Powers, Walter Jon Williams0
Stories by : Neil Gaiman, Peter S. Beagle, Cory Doctorow, Ellen Klages, Christopher Rowe, Margo Langanan, Walter Jon Williams, Jeffrey Ford, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Frances Hardinge, Tim Powers, Paolo Bacigalupi, Geoff Ryman, Jay Lake, Robert Charles Wilson, M. Rickert, Robert Reed, Kelly Link, Elizabeth Hand, Connie Willis, Paul Di Filippo, Gene Wolfe, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Ian McDonald
Tags: Carol Emshwiller, Charles Stross, Christopher Rowe, Gene Wolfe, James Patrick Kelly, Jeff VanderMeer, Joe Haldeman, M. John Harrison, Nancy Kress, Paolo Bacigalupi, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Walter Jon Williams0
Stories by : Carol Emshwiller, Charles Stross, Christopher Rowe, Gene Wolfe., James Patrick Kelly, Jeff VanderMeer, Joe Haldeman, M. John Harrison, Nancy Kress, Paolo Bacigalupi, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Walter Jon Williams.
Tags: Adam Roberts, Ann Leckie, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Christopher Rowe, Ian Watson, Jack Skillingstead, Robert Charles Wilson, Robert Reed, Ruth Nestvold, Walter Jon Williams, William Shunn0
A collection more in tune with my preferences than last year’s, with the exclusion of Analog stories being the primary cause of that.