Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, June 2003

Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Of the Zornler, By the Zornler. Another tale in the ‘Interplanetary Relations Bureau’, stories in which planets of varying degrees of alienness have the benefit of intervention by said agency. On the planet Zornley, a dead-ringer for medieval Europe, a relatively inexperienced operative of the Bureau decides to experiment with imposing demoncracy… Continue reading Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, June 2003

Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, May 2003

Steven Bratman. The Immortality Plague. In his editorial in the May issue of Asimovs, Robert Silverberg relates at length (and with relish) a reference book – ‘Science Fiction: the Gernsback Years’, published by Kent State University Press in 1998, and edited by Everett F. Bleiler and Richard J. Bleiler. This volume, all 700 pages, provides… Continue reading Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact, May 2003

Analog Science Fiction and Fact, March 2002

Hearts in Darkness. H.G. Stratmann. A most peculiar story. The International Space Station a few years hence is the setting. The hero, the all-American medic who is looking after the rest of the crew. The rest of the crew include a relatively ageing Russian astronaut (short, thick set – you know the type), and his… Continue reading Analog Science Fiction and Fact, March 2002

Year’s Best SF 8. David G. Hartwell. Eos Books 2003

Stories by : A.M. Dellamonica, Bruce Sterling, Carol Emshwiller, Charles Sheffield, Charles Stross, Eleanor Arnason, Gene Wolfe., Geoffrey A. Landis, Greg Egan, J.R. Dunn, Jack Williamson, Ken Wharton, Michael Moorcock, Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Neal Asher, Paul Di Filippo, Richard Chwedyk, Robert Onopa, Robert Reed, Robert Sheckley, Terry Bisson, Ursula K. Le Guin.