Monatsarchiv: Juli 2014

Chitai Heiki Koronbin • shortstory by David Moles

★ Meta: First published 2012 in The Future is Japanese. I’ve read it in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection. Humans with robots fight aliens. Somewhat similar to the story Weep for Day – the enemy is unknown and not so … Weiterlesen

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Old Paint • novelette by Megan Lindholm

★★★★★ Meta: ISFDB. First published July 1st 2012 in Asimov’s. I’ve read it in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection The complete opposite to Christine set some 30 years in the future. Main protagonist is the family of a single … Weiterlesen

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What Did Tessimond Tell You? • shortstory by Adam Roberts

★1/2 Meta: Originally published in Solaris Rising 1.5, I read it in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection  A contemporary physics team is about to win the Nobel Prize when they talk to Tessimond and quit their job to do … Weiterlesen

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Astrophilia – shortstory by Carrie Vaughn

★★1/2 Meta: First published electronically on Clarkesworld, July 2012. Reed it for free at Clarkesworld.Finalist for the 2013 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. I read it in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection.  Set in the same world as … Weiterlesen

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The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection • 2013 • SF Anthology by Gardner R. Dozois

★★★1/2 Large anthology containing 29 SF stories, all first published in 2012 and cover by my favourite artist, Michael Whelan. It gives room for longer stories, often in the form of novelettes or novellas. It is a good cross section cut … Weiterlesen

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Weep for Day – novelette by Indrapramit Das

★★★1/2 Meta: ISFDB. First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction August 2012. I’ve read it in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection. Great world-building with a planet gravitationally locked in a permanent half of eternal night and day. The human inhabitants are on … Weiterlesen

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