Tuesday, January 31, 2012

James H Schmitz's "The Hub: Dangerous Territory" (ed Eric Flint) (collection, free): Annotated table of contents & review

Monday, January 30, 2012

Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle' "The Mote in God's Eye" (novel, space opera): Star-faring humans blockade "Moties" to their home star system

Saturday, January 28, 2012

BSFA Awards 2011: Short fiction nominees, winner, & my ranking

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

3 stories

Sunday, January 22, 2012

L Sprague de Camp's "Nothing in the Rules" (novelette, humor): What if mermaids were allowed in women's swimming competitions?

Friday, January 20, 2012

James H Schmitz's "Trouble Tide" (novelette, smuggling, free)

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Roberto Bolaño's "Labyrinth" (short story, non-genre, free): Some character portraits

Sunday, January 15, 2012

L Ron Hubbard's "To the Stars" aka "Return to Tomorrow" (novella, space opera)

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Mark Niemann-Ross' "Humnity by Proxy" (novelette): Illustrating good engineering

Friday, January 13, 2012

Lester del Rey's "Dead Ringer" (short story, creepy, free)

My "best of the year" picks: 2012

"Clarkesworld", January 2012 (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents & review

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Hal Clement's "Planetfall" (novella, first contact): A hard-sf look at the problem of first contact

Monday, January 9, 2012

Octavia E Butler's "Speech Sounds" (short story, post-apocalypse survival, free): What if people could no longer speak or read?

L Sprague De Camp's "The Hardwood Pile" (novelette, humor): Never pick a fight with a "Norway maple" sprite!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

2 stories of a new trend?

Friday, January 6, 2012

Gwendolyn Clare's "All the Painted Stars" (short story, free)

3 stories of James H Schmitz

Thursday, January 5, 2012

"AntipodeanSF", January 2012 (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents & review

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Piers Anthony's "Macroscope" (novel, space opera): Snakes & ladders for star travel

Monday, January 2, 2012

James H Schmitz's "Grandpa" (novelette, adventure, free)