Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, August 2002

Robert Silverberg. The Second Wave. This is introduced as another in the author’s Via Roma Alternate History series, and I’m like, whatever. William Sanders. Duce. An Alternate-History-cum-time-travel story featuring Mussolini. It’s quite short. Louise Marley. Jamie Says. A touching short story seen through the eyes of a young boy. On an off-Earth farming settlement the… Continue reading Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, August 2002

‘Fast Forward 1’ ed Lou Anders, pub Pyr 2007

An excellent collection of short SF. Several made it to the various Year’s Best collections, and a couple of others which were not selected would not have looked out of place. The volume starts well, is strong in the middle, and ramps up to a strong finish.