Reviews 1987

1987
The Burning Women of Far Cry by Rick DeMarinis
Under the Wheat by Rick DeMarinis
Title: “The Return of a Writer”
The Washington Post 11 January 1987

Close Encounters with the Deity by Michael Bishop
The Hercules Text by Jack McDevitt
Title:
Interzone 19, Spring 1987

Goodman 2020 by Fred Pfeil
Title: none
Foundation #38 (Winter 1986/1987)

Tom O’Bedlam by Robert Silverberg
Title: “Unto this Dust”
TLS 2 January 1987

Humpty Dumpty in Oakland by Philip K Dick
Title: “Small People”
TLS 6 February 1987

The Little People by MacDonald Harris
Title: “Selling the genius loci”
TLS 17 April 1987

The Silver Citadel by Anthony Horowitz
Title: “Intergalactic interludes”
TLS 17 April 1987

Victim Prime by Robert Sheckley
Spider World: the Tower by Colin Wilson
Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett
Evil Water by Ian Watson
The Coming of the Quantum Cats by Frederik Pohl
This is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow
Title: “Galactic survival kits”
The Observer 26 April 1987

Twentieth-Century Science Fiction Writers ed Curtis C Smith
Title: none
Foundation #39 (Spring 1987)

Aegypt by John Crowley
Title: “This Way to the Meaning of the Cosmos”
New York Times 3 May 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)
Snake’s-hands: a Chapbook about the Fiction of John Crowley (Sirius Fiction, 2001 chap)

Kayo by James McConkey
Title:
Los Angeles Times 17 May 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Herself in Love by Marianne Wiggins
Title: “At the other end of travel”
TLS 22 May 1987

The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English ed Margaret Atwood and Robert Weaver
Title: “Embracing the wilderness”
TLS 12 June 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Consider Phlebas by Iain M Banks
Shades of Darkness by Richard Cowper
The Journal of Nicholas the American by Leigh Kennedy
Title:
Interzone 20, Summer 1987
Title: “Marching Initials”
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Other Edens ed Robert Holdstock and Christopher Evans
Title: none
Foundation #40 (Summer 1987)
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Glowstone by Macdonald Harris
Title: “Light in the Dark”
The Washington Post 5 July 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

A Goose on Your Grave by Joan Aiken
Title: “Minor melodrama”
TLS 10 July 1987

Imaginary Lands ed Robin McKinley
Title: Ready-made runes
TLS 7 August 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

A Night at the Movies by Robert Coover
Cold Spring Harbor by Richard Yates
Title: “The Last Picture-shows”
TLS 14 August 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Grainne by Keith Roberts
Gabriel by Lisa Tuttle
A Spaceship Built of Stone by Lisa Tuttle
Consider Phlebas by Iain M Banks
Fiasco by Stanislaw Lem
The Legacy of Heorot by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes
The Urth of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe
Title: “Planet Urth”
The Observer 23 August 1987

Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain by Isaac Asimov
Wyrms by Orson Scott Card
Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card
Title: “Journey to the Center of the Brain”
The Washington Post 30 August 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Texasville by Larry McMurtry
Title: “Ghosts at the feast”
TLS 11 September 1987

The Legacy of Heorot by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes
Title:
Interzone 21, Autumn 1987
Title: “Big Brothers Watch Avalon”
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings by Iain Sinclair
Title: “Ripper yarn”
TLS 30 October 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Arabian Nightmare by Robert Irwin
Title: “Labyrinth of City and Soul”
The Washington Post 10 November 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Messiah of Stockholm by Cynthia Ozick
Title: “Reviewing from the edge”
TLS 13 November 1987

A Tale of Time City by Diana Wynne Jones
Title: “Approaching unstable eras”
TLS 20 November 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Daymaker by Ann Halam
Sepulchre by James Herbert
Artificial Things by Karen Joy Fowler
Title:
Interzone 22, Winter 1987
Title: “Plug Your Ears, It’s Paxwax!”
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)
a portmanteau, incorporating earlier reviews

The Forge of God by Greg Bear
Title: “An exhilarating end of the world”
New Scientist 26 November 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Tool of the Trade by Joe Haldeman
Tuf Voyaging by George R R Martin
Serpent’s Egg by R A Lafferty
The Delta by Colin Wilson
Weaveworld by Clive Barker
Title: “The SF silly season”
The Observer 27 December 1987

The Hour of the Thin Ox by Colin Greenland
Title: “Heart of chaos”
TLS 25 December 1987
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)