Friday, November 30, 2007

Hal Clement's "Mission of Gravity" (novel): Imagining a weird world

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Kage Baker's "The Empress of Mars": A woman of grit refuses to be cowed down by powerful establishment

Monday, November 26, 2007

Paul Di Filippo's "Wikiworld": Description of some sessions of a multi-player computer game

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Greg Egan's "Steve Fever": "Benign" autonomous robot swarm has a mission of its own!

Friday, November 23, 2007

H Beam Piper's "Omnilingual": A technique to decode unknown written language of an industrial society

Mike Resnick's Lucifer Jones series of humorous stories

Mike Resnick's "Hazards: The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones, 1934-1938" (collection, 2009): Lucifer Jones' 12 adventures in South America

Mike Resnick's "Encounters": Collection of 11 stories about Lucifer Jones' adventures in Europe during 1931-1934

Mike Resnick's "Exploits": Collection of 10 stories about Lucifer Jones' adventures in Asia during 1926-1931

Mike Resnick's "Adventures": Collection of 12 stories about Lucifer Jones' adventures in Africa during 1922-1926

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Larry Niven's "At the Bottom of a Hole": Human explorers to Mars killed by locals

John Scalzi's "The Sagan Diary": Cyborg soldier falls in love, & decides to become an ordinary human

5 very short summary posts

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

"Subterranean" magazine, Fall 2007 issue: 11 stories, 8 read, 2 good

Monday, November 19, 2007

If you are wondering why there hasn't been a post last few days...

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Bud Sparhawk's "Clay's Pride": A space opera

Arthur C. Clarke's "Reverie": A short essay, rather than a story, with sf authors as audience

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Pat Forde's "In Spirit": A collection of 9/11 stories

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Ruthanna Emrys' "Ghosts and Simulations": a facility to manage "uploaded consciousness" of clients!

Monday, November 12, 2007

Kelly Link's "Most Of My Friends Are Two-Thirds Water": An "unsuccessful" love story

Arthur C. Clarke's "I Remember Babylon": Cold war propaganda mongers get a new medium

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Larry Niven's "The Jigsaw Man": Chilling implications of human organ transplant technology

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Mike Resnick's "Merry Bunta!": How far will you go for your lady love?

Mike Resnick's "The Lost Continent of Moo": Some "tests" for godhood!

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Larry Niven's "How the Heroes Die": Troubles of an all-male expedition to Mars

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Philip K Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" (novel): Bounty hunters on trail of run-away slaves

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Stories from Playboy magazine, 2007 issues