Reviews 1989

1989
Kairos by Gwyneth Jones
Title: “Rewiring the world”
TLS 6/12 January 1989

Anatomy of Wonder ed Neil Barron
Title: none
Foundation #44 (Winter 1988/1989)

Unquenchable Fire by Rachel Pollack
Title: none
Foundation #44 (Winter 1988/1989)

Neverness by David Zindell
Rumours of Spring by Richard Grant
Title: “Romancing the Stilts”
Interzone #27 January/February 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Illustrator by James Robison
Title: “Hot Ash”
TLS 17/23 February 1989

Four Hundred Billion Stars by Paul J McAuley
The Hidden Ones by Gwyneth Jones
Who’s Afraid of Beowulf? by Tom Holt
Lincoln’s Dreams by Connie Willis
Title: “A Worm in the Opera”
Interzone #28 March/April 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Blackbird, Bye Bye by Anne Leaton
Title: “Messages Received”
TLS 24 February/2 March 1989

Hospital of the Transfiguration by Stanislaw Lem
Title: “Experimental torture”
TLS 3/9 March 1989

Stark by Ben Elton
Title:
The Listener 9 March 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Dalva by Jim Harrison
Title: “Elegiac heirs”
TLS 24/30 March 1989

Traveller by Richard Adams
Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock
Forgotten Life by Brian W Aldiss
Mother London by Michael Moorcock
Title: “Instruments of Love”
Interzone #29 May-June 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Eva by Peter Dickinson
Title: “Ape and Essence”
Washington Post 9 April 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Rubicon Beach by Steve Erickson
Ronda Gorge and Other Precipices by Aidan Higgins
Title: “Travelling Hopefully”
The Listener 13 April 1989

Prisoner’s Dilemma by Richard Powers
Title: “Hobson’s last tape”
TLS 21/27 April 1989

The New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by James Gunn
Title: “Fictional facts”
TLS 21/27 April 1989

This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff
The Stolen Light by Ved Mehta
Title: “States of exile”
TLS 12/18 May 1989

The Toynbee Convector by Ray Bradbury
Beyond Lies the Wub and Second Variety by Philip K Dick
Women as Demons by Tanith Lee
Bugs by John Sladek
Eternity by Greg Bear
Terraplane by Jack Womack
Title: “The fault-lines of America”
Observer 14 May 1989

The Folk of the Fringe by Orson Scott Card
Light Raid by Connie Willis and Cynthia Felice
Look into the Sun by James Patrick Kelly
The Third Eagle by R A MacAvoy
Sugar Rain by Paul Park
Title: “After our World Was Over”
Washington Post 28 May 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Risk Pool by Richard Russo
Title: “Talk of the town”
TLS 9/15 June 1989

Warhol by Victor Bockris
Famous for 15 Minutes by Ultra Violet
Warhol: a Personal Photographic Memoir by C Makos
The Andy Warhol Diaries ed Pat Hackett
Andy Warhol ed Kynaston McShine
Title: “The Art of Elusion”
The Listener 29 June 1989

There Are Doors by Gene Wolfe
Down River by Stephen Gallagher
Transformations by Ann Halam (Gwyneth Jones)
Heatseaker by John Shirley
Bugs by John Sladek
Title: New Found Lands
Interzone #30 July/August 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Out on the Marsh by David Updike
The Bride of Ambrose by Castle Freeman
Trespassing by Valerie Miner
All You Can Eat by Robin Hemley
We Find Ourselves in Moontown by Jay Gummerman
The Lover of Horses by Tess Gallagher
Title: “Survivors’ stories”
TLS 21/27 July 1989

The Rainbow Stories by William T Vollmann
Title: “Skinheads, Punks and Dropouts”
The Washington Post 30 July 1989

The Houseguest by Thomas Berger
Title: “Outside the social syntax”
TLS 4/10 August 1989

The Dragonbane Chair by Tad Williams
The Great and Secret Show by Clive Barker
A Child Across the Sky by Jonathan Carroll
Father to the Man by John Gribbin
Them Bones by Howard Waldrop
Strange Things in Closeup by Howard Waldrop
A Romance of the Equator by Brian Aldiss
Title:
The Observer 1989

Tours of the Black Clock by Steve Erickson
The Toynbee Convector by Ray Bradbury
A Dozen Tough Jobs by Howard Waldrop
Title: “Century Migraine”
Interzone #31 (September/October 1989)
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Summer People by Marge Piercy
Title: “The Enemy Within”
The Listener 17 August 1989

An Invisible Spectator: a Biography of Paul Bowles by Christopher Sawyer-Lau‡anno
Title: “Odd Flashes of Ankle”
The Listener 24 August 1989

The Scapeweed Goat by Frank Schaefer
Spirit of the Hills by Dan O’Brien
Title: “Redeeming the Wilderness”
TLS 1/7 September 1989

Skeleton-in-Waiting by Peter Dickinson
Title: “The Dream Cage”
The Listener 21 September 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Twistor by John Cramer
The Night Mayor by Kim Newman
Bones of the Moon by Jonathan Carroll
Sleeping in Flame by Jonathan Carroll
A Child Across the Sky by Jonathan Carroll
Title: “Razor Dancing”
Interzone #32 (November/December 1989)
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Message to the Planet by Iris Murdoch
Title: “The Ghost Sonata”
The Listener 5 October 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Maypole by Geraldine McCaughrean
Title:
The Listener November? 1989

The Fool’s Progress by Edward Abbey
Title: “Diatribes in defeat”
TLS 20/26 October 1989

On the River Styx by Peter Matthiessen
Title: “We Are for the Dark”
The Listener 19 October 1989

Franky Furbo by William Wharton
Title: “The Little Foxes”
The Washington Post 22 October 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Goatsong by Tom Holt
Title: “As Merry as a Greek”
The Listener 23 November 1989

Living on Water by Matt Cohen
Title: “Helpless, helpless”
TLS 1/7 December 1989

No Resting Place by William Humphrey
Title: “Mooning over genocide”
TLS 1/7 December 1989

Peacock Pie by Walter de la Mare
Title: “Light Verse and Dark”
The Washington Post 5 November 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Broken Bubble by Philip K Dick
Title: “Sounding the depths”
TLS 8/14 December 1989
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

A Careless Widow & Other Stories by V S Pritchett
Title: “Burning with Life”
The Listener 14 December 1989

Casablanca by Michael Moorcock
A Romance of the Equator by Brian Aldiss
The Great and Secret Show by Clive Barker
A Child Across the Sky by Jonathan Carroll
Nemesis by Isaac Asimov
Them Bones by Howard Waldrop
Title: “Welcome to the festive feast”
The Observer 17 December 1989

Michael Bishop: a Working Bibliography by Gordon R Benson
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Reference by Keith R Justice
Dune Master: A Frank Herbert Bibliography by Daniel Levack
Poul Anderson: a Working Bibliography and
C L Moore and Henry Kuttner: a Working Bibliography and
Frederik Pohl: a Working Bibliography and
Bob Shaw: a Working Bibliography, by Phil Stephensen-Payne and Gordon R Benson
Title:
Foundation end 1989

Dexterity by Douglas Bauer
Title: “River, run”
TLS 29 December 1989/4 January 1990