Reviews 2005

lost boy lost girl by Peter Straub
In the Night Room by Peter Straub
New York Review of Science Fiction (March 2005)

The Time of New Weather by Sean Murphy
Title: “Gumming America”
SFW 405 (24 January 2005)

Come Dance With Me by Russell Hoban
Title: “Perfect Pitch”
SFW 409 (February 2005)

Lurulu by Jack Vance
New York Review of Science Fiction (April? 2005)

The Mysteries by Lisa Tuttle
Title: “The Gnarl Not Taken”
SFW 413 (March 2005)

The Carpet Makers by Andreas Eschbach
Title: “A Face in the Carpet”
SFW 417 (April 2005)

Arabian Wine by Gregory Feeley
Tokyo Cancelled by Rana Dasgupta
In the Palace of Repose by Holly Phillips
Title: “Tightpurse, Loose Change, Wooden Nickel”
Interzone (#198) (May 2005)

Succession: the Risen Empire by Scott Westerfeld
Succession: the Killing of Worlds by Scott Westerfeld
New York Review of Science Fiction (???)

Lord Byron’s Novel: The Evening Land by John Crowley
Title: “There is Another Story of the World”
SFW 421 (16 May 2005)

The Merchant Princes 1: the Family Trade by Charles Stross
The Merchant Princes 2: the Hidden Family by Charles Stross
New York Review of Science Fiction (?? July 2005?)

Laughin’ Boy by Bradley Denton
Title: “Before the Penny Dropped”
SFW 425 (?? June 2005)

Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
Rocket Science by Jay Lake
A Princess of Roumania by Paul Park
Title: “Book Worlds”
Interzone (#199) (July 2005)
Title: “Magie fur anfanger”
Pandora 2 (Autumn 2007)
translation of the Link portion of column
The Healer by Michael Blumlein
Title: “A Payne in the Planet”
SFW 429 (July 2005)

The Girl in the Glass by Jeffrey Ford
Title: “The Watch Within the Living”
SFW 433 (August 2005)

Thud! by Terry Pratchett
Looking for Jake by China Mi‚ville
Title: “Pratchett at 200 and a Wedge of China”
Interzone (#200) (September 2005)

Stark and the Star Kings by Edmond Hamilton and LeighBrackett
Title: “Edleigh Brackham, This Is Your Lifes?”
SFW 437 (6 September 2005)

The Necessary Beggar by Susan Palwick
Title: “Cheer the Children”
SFW 441 (3 October 2005)

Jocasta:”Wife and Mother” by Brian W Aldiss
Sanity and the Lady by Brian W Aldiss
Cultural Breaks by Brian W Aldiss
Title: “Attention Fix”
Interzone (#201) (November 2005)

Vellum by Hal Duncan
Title: “Prometheus Emphysema”
SFW 445 (31 October 2005)

Babylon Babies by Maurice G Dantec
Title: “A Slightest Flashlight from 1999″
SFW 449 (28 November 2005)

The Narrows by Alexander C Irvine
The Life of Riley by Alexander C Irvine
Dear Abbey by Terry Bisson
Greetings by Terry Bisson
Numbers Don’t Lie by Terry Bisson
Title: “Die-Back Tango”
Interzone (#202) (January 2006)

The Begum’s Millions by Jules Verne
Title: “Serpent’s Egg”
SFW 453 27 December 2005

Reviews 2006

Christopher Priest: The Interaction ed Andrew M Butler
Strange Attractions 16 January 2006

Counting Heads by David Marusek
New York Review of Science Fiction #211 March, 2006

Dusk by Tim Lebbon
Title: “Mage Sht”
SFW 457 23 January 2006

Cell by Stephen King
Starship: Mutiny by Mike Resnik
The Cosmology of the Wider World by Jeff Ford
Interzone (#203) February 2006

The Vengeance of Rome by Michael Moorcock
Title: “Swindler’s List”
SFW 461 20 February 2006

20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
Title: “20th Century Foxy”
SFW 465 20 March 2006

Genetopia by Keith Brooke
Try and Catch Me by Michael Cadnum
The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
Interzone (#204)

In the Forest of Forgetting by Theodora Goss
Title: “Tightrope”
SFW 469 17 April 2006

The Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve
SFW 473 15 May 2006

Gradisil by Adam Roberts
The History of Science Fiction by Adam Roberts
Title: “A Clanking of Homunculi”
Interzone (#205)

Babylon by Richard Calder
Title: “Babylon Unbound”
SFW 477 12 June 2006

Streaking by Brian Stableford
Strange Horizons (10 July 2006)

The Possibility of an Island
Title: “Penis Island” (title not used on site)
SFW 481 10 July 2006

James Tiptree, Jr: the Double Life of Alice B Sheldon by Julie Phillips
Title: “Deaths”
SFW 485 6 August 2006

The Last Days by Scott Westerfeld
The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue
Title: “Short Change, Long Changelings”
Interzone (October 2006 #206)

The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters by Gordon Dahlquist
Title: “Peril Peril Peril”
SFW 489 4 September 2006

Three Days to Never by Tim Powers
Title: “Nobodaddy Days”
SFW 493 2 October 2006

Threshold Shift by Eric Brown
Missile Gap by Charles Stross
A Soul in a Bottle by Tim Powers
When They Came by Don Webb
Title: “Short Bread”
Interzone (December 2006 #207)

Blindsight by Peter Watts
New York Review of Science Fiction December 2006?

The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Title: “The End of the Road”
SFW 497 30 October 2006

Nova Swing by M John Harrison
Guardian (11 November 2006)

Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon
Title: “Aubade, Poor Dad”
SFW 501 (27 November 2006)

The Book of Dave by Will Self
Title: “Poles of the Knowledge”
SFW 505 (25 December 2006)


Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay
Title: “Ysabella Kissed a Fella”
SFW 509 (22 January 2007)

Orphans of Chaos by John C Wright
Fugitives of Chaos by John C Wright
Titans of Chaos by John C Wright
New York Review of Science Fiction (February? 2007)

Larklight by Philip Reeve
Julian: A Christmas Story by Robert Charles Wilson
Map of Dreams by M Rickert
Interzone (April 2007 #209)

The Terror by Dan Simmons
Title: “In the Belly of the Thing”
SFW 513 (circa 20 February 2007)

Jamestown by Matthew Sharpe
Title: “Jamestown Blues”
SFW 517 (circa 20 March 2007)

Softspoken by Lucius Shepard
HARM by Brian W Aldiss
Title: “The Harm World”
Interzone 210 (June 2007)

Four Novels of the 1960s by Philip K Dick [ed Jonathan Lethem]
Title: “The Bone Song of Philip K Dick”
SFW 521 (circa 16 April 2007)

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
Title: “Zugzwang on a Hot Tin Roof”
SFW 525 (circa 12 May 2007)

Endless Things by John Crowley
Strange Horizons (held till beginning of July)

The Unknown Terrorist by Richard Flanagan
Time’s Daughter by Rebecca Ore
The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate by Ted Chiang
Interzone 211 (August 2007)

The SFWA European Hall of Fame ed James and Kathryn Morrow
Title: “Hey! Salome!”
SFW 530 (11 June 2007)

Spook Country by William Gibson
Title: “Casper Country”
SFW 534 ( July 2007)

The Butcher Bird by Richard Kadry
Sides by Peter Straub
Interzone 212

Mainspring by Jay Lake
Title: “Clock Whisperer”
SFW 538 (August 2007)

The Dog Said Bow-Wow by Michael Swanwick
What Can be Saved from the Wreckage? by Michael Swanwick
Title: “Walking The Dog”
SFW 541 (3 September 2007)

The Kip Brothers by Jules Verne
SFRA Review (fall 2007?)