It’s a good issue, without being a classic. Stories by Barzak, Broderick, Lindsey, Malcolm, Creasey, Kress, Garcia y Robertson, Reed, Kosmatka, Poore, Barton
William Barton. In the Age of the Quiet Sun. Good to see another story from
A 30th Anniversary issue with some pretty Big Names on the cover. But does it flatter to deceive?…
Robert Reed. A Billion Eves. A complex and initially very satisfying story. The story beings
Strong stories from Pohl, Gregory, Barton and Reed, with the standard they set not quite matched by the offerings from Aldiss, Olsen and Antonelli.
Walter Jon Williams. Solidarity. A sequel to ‘Margaux’ (Asimovs, May 2003) in which Gredel, a
Charles Stross. Survivor. The penultimate Accelerando series, in which Manfred Mancx finally makes a corporeal
William Barton. The Gods of A Lesser Creation. Barton returns to the setting of previous
A hefty double-issue with pretty much something to please everyone.
Ruth Nestvold. Looking Through Lace. Anthropological and xeno-linguistic SF are probably to Asimovs what Scientist
Robert Silverberg. The Second Wave. This is introduced as another in the author’s Via Roma
Millennium Babies. Kristine Kathryn Rusch On top form, Rusch describes painfully one of the adults
Stories by : Gene Wolfe, Gregory Benford, James Patrick Kelly, Joan Slonczewski, Joe Haldeman, Nancy Kress, Patricia A. McKillip, Robert Sheckley, Robert Silverberg, Roger Zelazny, Stephen Baxter, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Barton, William Browning Spencer
Stories by : Charles Stross, Dominic Green, Geoff Ryman, Geoffrey A. Landis, Harry Turtledove, Howard Waldrop, Jack Skillingstead, James Van Pelt, John C. Wright, John Kessel, John Varley, Judith Moffett, Kage Baker, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, M. Shayne Bell, Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Nick DiChario, Paolo Bacigalupi, Paul Di Filippo, Paul Melko, Robert Reed, Steven Popkes, Terry Bisson, Terry Dowling, Vernor Vinge, Walter Jon Williams, William Barton, William Shunn.
Stories by : Bruce Sterling, Cherry Wilder, Chris Lawson, Cory Doctorow, Geoffrey A. Landis, Greg Egan, Gwyneth Jones, Howard Waldrop, Ian McDonald, Ian R. Macleod, Jim Grimsley, Liz Williams, Michael Swanwick, Paul J. McAuley, Rob Chilson, Robert Charles Wilson, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Tanith Lee, Ted Chiang, Tony Daniel, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Barton, William Browning Spencer
Stories by : Bruce Sterling, Bud Sparhawk, Charles Sheffield, Cherry Wilder, Damian Broderick, Gene Wolfe., Gregory Benford, Gregory Feeley, Gwyneth Jones, Ian McDonald, James P Blaylock, Jim Cowan, John Kessel, Jonathan Lethem, Maureen F. McHugh, Michael Cassutt, Michael Swanwick, Mike Resnick, Nancy Kress, Paul Park, Robert Reed, Robert Silverberg, Stephen Baxter, Steven Utley, Tony Daniel, Walter Jon Williams, William Barton.