Not a story that grabbed me.
A nicely told story, capturing a period feel of 1920s jazz, as a young (or not) black musician carries more in his cornet case (and his head)..
Far future warfare carried out by post-human entities, in a clever, complex short story like Charles Stross used to write.
A clever look at how psychology, NLP and the like could be used for political gain.
A good, but not great, issue, with Sanford being the pick of the youthful crop.
Nancy Kress. The Erdman Nexus. Kress on top form with a strong story to start the issue. There is an intriguing setup, as an alien vessel far distant reacts to something very unexpected, and we then meet Henry Erdman, an elderly physicist living in an assisted living facilty. Just how can these two events be… Continue reading Asimovs, October/November 2008
Stories by : Alastair Reynolds, Aliette de Bodard, Charles Coleman Finlay, Daryl Gregory, Dominic Green, Elizabeth Bear, Garth Nix, Geoff Ryman, Gord Sellar, Greg Egan, Gwyneth Jones, Hannu Rajaniemi, Ian McDonald, James Alan Garner, James. L. Cambias, Jay Lake, Karl Schroeder, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Mary Robinette Kowal, Mary Rosenblum, Maureen F. McHugh, Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Paolo Bacigalupi, Paul McAuley, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Ted Kosmatka