Oppression and nano-level surveillance – resist or comply?
Rogue nano – approach at your peril.
An elegant story by Sanford, inspired, it says by one Satoshi Kon, noted Japanese anime animator.
An enjoyable page-turner, with the future of humanity, and the protagonist resting on assitance from a potentially compromised proxy AI.
A singular setting from Sanford, an Earth post-something, with humanity in small enclaves under a sun that burns.
A sequel to ‘Plague Birds’ from Interzone last year.
A lengthy story that didn’t really gel for me.
A story with new economics, and more than a hint of the Hans Christian Anderson, well told by Sanford.
Psychological horror in space, with an intriguing premise.
A clever backdrop to a story, with humanity paying the price for genetic tinkering, and AIs helping villagers to get back on the human plan, whilst others dispense summary justice.
Sanford provides some vivid imagery that lingers in the mind.
A strong issue, with stories by Jason Sanford, Rebecca J. Payne, Colin Harvey, Lavie Tidhar, Shannon Page and Jay Lake.
Jason Sanford. Sublimation Angels. A lengthy novella from Sanford which had the slight misfortune to be read immediately after a string of stories from Dozois’ latest Years’ Best, and not quite living up to that very high standard. The story reads more like a Young Adult story, as it whips through a story with a… Continue reading Interzone #224 Sept/Oct 2009
A good, but not great, issue, with Sanford being the pick of the youthful crop.
Sanford and McAuley provide top-notch SF.
David Bartell. Misquoting the Star. A followup to ‘Misquoting the Moon’ (March 2007) in which one Hendrik Isaacs got a coveted place on a shuttle to the moon colony, thus being one of the select few to avoid the planet-killer asteroid imminently due to impact on Earth. The main protagonist in this story is the… Continue reading Analog, December 2008
Stories by : Alastair Reynolds, Ann Halam, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Cory Doctorow, Daryl Gregory, Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette, Jason Sanford, Jeff VanderMeer, Karl Schroeder and Tobias S. Buckell, Kathleen Ann Goonan, M Rickert, Mary Rosenblum, Michael Swanwick, Neil Gaiman, Paolo Bacigalupi, Robert Reed, Rudy Rucker, Sue Burke, Ted Chiang, Ted Kosmatka, Vandana Singh.