PDF version reviewed. Daniel Grotta. RAW. A professional photographer, courtesy of some hi-tech kit and a run in with a bolt of lightning, finds that he can communicate, via the digital camera, with an alternate dimension. Not only that, but he is able to communicate with his long-dead sister, who in this other reality is… Continue reading Asimovs, July 2005
John Grimsley. The 120 Hours of Sodom. A very strong story from Grimsley, one in his ‘Hormling’ series (‘Perfect Pilgrim’ in Asimovs Feb 2003, ‘Getting the News’ Asimovs March 2002 both impressed me). Here he looks at a far future, decadent humanity, with those long-lived humans who have wealth able to satisfy their every whim.… Continue reading Asimovs, February 2005
Ruth Nestvold. Looking Through Lace. Anthropological and xeno-linguistic SF are probably to Asimovs what Scientist SF is to Analog, and there is a danger in using these softer sciences to set up a puzzle which needs solving in the same way as Scientist Fiction uses physics or chemistry to set up a similar conundrum. Ursula… Continue reading Asimovs, September 2003
Stories by : Alastair Reynolds, Carol Emshwiller, Charlie Rosenkrantz, Claude Lalumiere, Cory Doctorow, Daryl Gregory, Edd Vick, Eileen Gunn, Gardner R Dozois, Gregory Benford, Heather Lindsley, Ian Creasey, Ian R. Macleod, Joe Haldeman, Kameron Hurley, Liz Williams, Mary Rosenblum, Michael Flynn, Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Paul J. McAuley, Robert Reed, Rudy Rucker, Stephen Baxter, Terry Bisson, Wil McCarthy.