Reviews 1985

1985
Age of Wonders by David Hartwell
Microworlds by Stanislaw Lem
The Novels of Philip K Dick by Kim Stanley Robinson
Starboard Wine by Samuel R Delany
Title: Science Fiction
Washington Post ?? 1985

In the Drift by Michael Swanwick
Title:
Foundation 33 Spring 1985
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)

J G Ballard: a Primary and Secondary Bibliography
Title: none
Foundation #33 (Spring 1985)

Blue Pastoral by Gilbert Sorrentino
Title:
TLS ?? 1985

Amalgamemnon by Christine Brooke-Rose
Title:
Washington Post circa March 1985

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
The Man from Marseilles by J P Smith
Annie Magdalene by Barbara Hanrahan
A City Solitary by Nicolas Freeling
Title:
The New Statesman ??? 1985

The Stories of Raymond Carver by Raymond Carver
Fires by Raymond Carver
Title:
TLS ??? 1985

Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov
Eon by Greg Bear
The Memory of Whiteness by Kim Stanley Robinson
Ancient of Days by Michael Bishop
Title: Science Fiction
Washington Post ??? 1985

Victory Over Japan by Ellen Gilchrist
Suspects by David Thomson
Fiskadoro by Denis Johnson
No Word of Love by A L Barker
Title:
The New Statesman ?? 1985

Stone Virgin by Barry Unsworth
The Face of the Waters by Simon Raven
Polaris and Other Stories by Fay Weldon
The Old Forest by Peter Taylor
Title:
The New Statesman ?? 1985

These Golden Days by John Braine
A Storm from Paradise by Stuart Hood
Lying in State by Julian Rathbone
A Soldier’s Legacy by Heinrich Boll
Title:
The New Statesman ?? 1985

Face by Cecile Pineda
Title:
TLS ?? 1985

The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium by Harry Mathews
Title:
TLS circa October 1985

Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
Winterking by Paul Hazel
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A Heinlein
Free Live Free by Gene Wolfe
Title: Science Fiction
Washington Post 24 November 1985
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)
Wolfe review only

Joe the Engineer by Chuck Wachtel
Title:
TLS ?? 1985

In Milton Lumky Territory by Philip K Dick
Title:
TLS ?? 1985

Reviews 1986

1986
The Last Election by Pete Davies
Stroke Counterstroke by William Camp
Paradise by Hugh Fleetwood
Floral Street by Simon Burt
Title:
The New Statesman ?? 1986

Nowhere by Thomas Berger
Title: “An alternative America”
TLS 21 February 1986

Gestures by H S Bhabra
August in July by Carlo Gebler
The Nuclear Age by Tim O’Brien
Broderie Anglaise by Violet Trefusis
Queer by William Burroughs
Title:
The New Statesman ?? 1986

O-Zone by Paul Theroux
Title:
The Mew Statesman May 1986

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A Heinlein
Icehenge by Kim Stanley Robinson
Cobwebwalking by Sara Banerji
The Limits of Vision by Robert Irwin
Title:
Interzone 16, Summer 1986

The Ragged Astronauts by Bob Shaw
Master of Paxwax by Phillip Mann
Xorander by Christine Brooke-Rose
Title:
Interzone 17, Autumn 1986

Queenmagic, Kingmagic by Ian Watson
King Death’s Garden by Ann Halam
The Lordly Ones by Keith Roberts
The Forever Man by Gordon R Dickson
Title:
Interzone 18, Winter 1986/1987

Godbody by Theodore Sturgeon
Beyond the Safe Zone by Robert Silverberg
Tales of the Quintana Roo by James Tiptree Jr
Huysman’s Pets by Kate Wilhelm
Title: Science Fiction
Washington Post ?? 1986

Count Zero by William Gibson
Title: none
Foundation #36 Summer 1986
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)

Green Eyes by Lucius Shepard
Title: “Dying and undying”
TLS 20 June 1986
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)

Blood Music by Greg Bear
Title: “No son rises”
TLS 11 July 1986

Mutants by Peter Van Greenaway
Title: “Mice like men”
TLS 5 September 1986

Welcome, Chaos by Kate Wilhelm
Title: “Survival with a catch”
TLS 3 October 1986

Staring at the Sun by Julian Barnes
Title: none
Foundation #37 (Autumn 1986)

Trillion Year Spree by Brian W Aldiss with David Wingrove
Science Fiction: Ten Explorations by C N Manlove
Title: “Genre-mending”
TLS 31 October 1986

The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium by Harry Mathews
Title: “To the letter”
TLS 7 November 1986

Escape Plans by Gwyneth Jones
Title: “A myth of origins”
TLS 28 November 1986

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)

Reviews 1988

1988
The Hidden Side of the Moon by Joanna Russ
Title: “The Little Dirty Girl and her Sisters”
The New York Times 31 January 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Raven’s Wing by Joyce Carol Oates
You Must Remember This by Joyce Carol Oates
Title: “Collisions but no marriages”
TLS 19 February 1988

The Wild Shore by Kim Stanley Robinson
Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card
Title:
Washington Post 24 February 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Spiral Winds by Garry Kilworth
The Child in Time by Ian McEwan
Tales of Natural and Unnatural Catastrophes by Patricia Highsmith
Title: none in mag;”Mimesis Chills Out” in book
Interzone #23 (Spring 1988)
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Gold Coast by Kim Stanley Robinson
Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card
Narabedla Ltd by Frederik Pohl
An Alien Light by Nancy Kress
Title: “California Dreams and Nightmares”
Washington Post 28 February 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance by Richard Powers
Title: “Photo-finish”
TLS 11/17 March 1988

Great Sky River by Gregory Benford
Title: “Across the sea of suns”
New Statesman 31 March 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Araminta Station by Jack Vance
Norstrilia by Cordwainer Smith
A Man Rides Through by Steven Donaldson
Great Sky River by Gregory Benford
Cloudrock by Garry Kilworth
The Wooden Spaceships by Bob Shaw
Title:
The Observer 10 April 1988

Tidings by William Wharton
Title: “Preventing heat loss”
TLS 8/14 April 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut
Title: “Enlightening the neon soul”
TLS 29 April/5 May 1988

Blue Fruit by Adam Lively
Mindplayers by Pat Cadigan
Putting Out by Neil Ferguson
Title: none in mag; ”A Protocol of Candour, With Victims” in book
Interzone #24 (Summer 1988)
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Elephant and Other Stories by Raymond Carver
Rock Springs by Richard Ford
The Stories of Tobias Wolff by Tobias Wolff
Forty Stories by Donald Barthelme
Title: “Reports from the regions”
TLS 13/19 May 1988

Ironweed dir Hector Babenco
Title: “The rituals of redemption”
TLS 27 May/2 June 1988

Quinn’s Book by William Kennedy
Title: “A touch of the healer”
TLS 17/23 June 1988

Being Invisible by Thomas Berger
Title: “Invisibility revisited”
TLS 22/28 July 1988

Whistlejacket by John Hawkes
Title: “The Strange Ride of John Hawkes”
Washington Post 24 July 1988

The Wooden Spaceships by Bob Shaw
Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson
Vacuum Flowers by Michael Swanwick
The Sykaos Papers by E P Thompson
Title: “Trinities”
Interzone #25 September/October 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Poet at the Piano by Michiko Kakutani
Diminishing Fictions by Bruce Bawer
A Certain Climate by Paul Horgan
(Woman) Writer by Joyce Carol Oates
Title: “Assaying the Essayists”
Washington Post 31 July 1988

World’s End by T Coraghessan Boyle
Title: “Van Warts and all”
TLS 26 August/1 September 1988

The Past is Another Country by Peter Wludyka
Title: “Revenge of the Evil Empire”
Washington Post 20 September 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Capote: a Biography by Gerald Clarke
Title: “Too Hard and Much Too Long”
The Listener 1 September 1988

The Lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies
Title: “Forging a life”
TLS 23/29 September 1988

Metrophage by Richard Kadrey
Title: “The dance of data”
TLS 21/27 October 1988

Tracks by Louise Erdrich
Title: “Janus-faced fables”
TLS 28 October/3 November 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

A Pack of Lies by Geraldine McCaughrean
Title: “Telling the tale”
TLS 25 November/1 December 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Player of Games by Iain M Banks
Cradle by Arthur C Clarke and Gentry Lee
Wetware by Rudy Rucker
The Scalehunter’s Beautiful Daughter by Lucius Shepard
Title: “Gargleblasting” in mag (not my choice); ”Space Aria Caught in Larynx, Thousands Flee” in book
Interzone November/December 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Representative Men by John Clellon Holmes
Go by John Clellon Holmes
Love in the Days of Rage by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Not Fade Away by Jim Dodge
Title: “Blowing hot and cool”
TLS 25 November/1 December 1988

Eternity by Greg Bear
Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson
Fire on the Mountain by Terry Bisson
Terraplane by Jack Womack
Title: “From Eon to Eternity”
Washington Post 27 November 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Empire of Fear by Brian Stableford
The Fire Worm by Ian Watson
Four Hundred Billion Stars by Paul J McAuley
Cradle by Arthur C Clarke and Gentry Lee
Unquenchable Fire by Rachel Pollack
The Player of Games by Iain M Banks
Title: “Space operas with a gear loose”
Observer 18 December 1988

Fool on the Hill by Matt Ruff
Title: “Magical History Tour 101″
Washington Post 21 November 1988
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

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
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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
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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
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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
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The Broken Bubble by Philip K Dick
Title: “Sounding the depths”
TLS 8/14 December 1989
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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

Reviews 1991

1991
Tehanu by Ursula K Le Guin
Title: “Deconstructing Paradise”
TLS 28 December 1990/3 January 1991

The Difference Engine by William Gibson and BruceSterling
The Werewolves of London by Brian Stableford
Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee by Brian Aldiss
Title: “Vive?”
Interzone #43 January 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Brains of Rats by Michael Blumlein
Needing Ghosts by Ramsey Campbell
Black Cocktail by Jonathan Carroll
Title: “End Gait”
Interzone #44 February 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Science Fiction Writers of America Handbook: the Professional Writer’s Guide to Writing Professionally by Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith
Title:
NYRSF early 1991

The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper by Paul West
Title: “In the Service of Empire”
Washington Post 1991

Hemingway’s Suitcase by MacDonald Harris
The Hemingway Hoax by Joe Haldeman
Moving Pictures by Terry Pratchett
Kalimantan by Lucius Shepard
Title: “Sounding Hollow”
Interzone #45 March 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Stations of the Tide by Michael Swanwick
Title: none
The New York Review of Science Fiction # 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Miracle Game by Josef Skvorecky
Title: “Easter Funny”
The Nation 25 March 1991

From Sea to Shining Sea by A Bertram Chandler
The King of the Hill and Other Stories by Paul J McAuley
Cold Fire by Dean R Koontz
The Flies of Memory by Ian Watson
Title: “The Captain Habit”
Interzone #46 April 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Young Bleys by Gordon R Dickson
The State of the Art by Iain M Banks
Griffin’s Egg by Michael Swanwick
Title: “Use of Cormorants”
Interzone #47 June 1991
Aboriginal Science Fiction July-August 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Hereafter Gang by Neal Barrett Jr
The Illegal Rebirth of Billy the Kid by Rebecca Ore
The Exile Kiss by George Alec Effinger
The Paper Grail by James P Blaylock
Title: “And Death Shall Have no Dominion
Washington Post 30 June 1991
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The World Beyond the Hill by Alexei and Cory Panshin
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #35 July 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Children of the Wind by Kate Wilhelm
Death Qualified: a Mystery of Chaos by Kate Wilhelm
Title: “Chaos Seen”
Interzone #48 July 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The World Beyond the Hill by Alexei and Cory Panshin
Eternal Light by Paul J McAuley
Wilderness by Dennis Danvers
Sexual Chemistry by Brian Stableford
Title: “No Wonder”
Interzone #49 August 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)
NB: secondary review of the Panshins; see above for main review

The Cult of Loving Kindness by Paul Park
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #36 August 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The M.D. by Thomas M Disch
Title: “A Faust-Class Physician”
Los Angeles Times 14 July 1991
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The Face of the Waters by Robert Silverberg
Raft by Stephen Baxter
Dreamside by Graham Joyce
Title: “Grail Plate Sieve”
Million September-October 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Clarke County, Space by Allen Steele
The Ring of Charon by Roger MacBride Allen
Carve the Sky by Alexander Jablokov
Title:
Foundation 53, Autumn 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

H G Wells’s The Invisible Man
TLS October 1991
theatre review

Xenocide by Orson Scott Card
Title: “House of Card”
Interzone #51 October 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Angel of Pain by Brian Stableford
Red Orc’s Rage by Philip Jos‚ Farmer
Immigrant and Other Stories by Clifford D Simak
Bodily Functions by Brian Aldiss
Title: “Templars”
Interzone #52 November 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Sarah Canary by Karen Joy Fowler
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #40 December 1991
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Jago by Kim Newman
Flying Dutch by Tom Holt
Title: “ A Punner at the Well”
Interzone #53 December 1991
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

The Garden of Rama by Arthur C Clarke
Title: “Spring in Old Age”
Observer 15 December 1991

Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
Title: “Endangered Species”
Washington Post 29 December 1991

Reviews 1992

1992
The Fetch by Robert Holdstock
Only Begotten Daughter by James Morrow
Mischief Malicious by R A Lafferty
Letters Home by Gene Wolfe
Title: “Gods and Sods”
Interzone #55 January 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Beauty by Sheri S Tepper
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #41 January 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

FutureSpeak by Robert Rogow
Night of the Cooters by Howard Waldrop
White Queen by Gwyneth Jones
Title: “Spend the Giant Pizza”
Interzone #56 February 1992

A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
The Man-Kzin Wars, Volume Four (ed Larry Niven?)
Title: “A Welcome from the Zones of Thought”
Interzone #58 April 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

He, She and It by Marge Piercy
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #43, March 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Universe 2 ed Robert Silverberg and Karen Haber
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #43, March 1992

The Investigation by Stanislaw Lem
Title: “A detective dconstructs”
TLS 3 April 1992

Hearts, Hands and Voices by Ian McDonald
Sideshow by Sherri S Tepper
Dark Dance by Tanith Lee
Title: “The Whips of Disenchantment and the Death of Ire and Bats”
Interzone May 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Small Gods by Terry Pratchett
Faustine by Emma Tennant
Fatherland by Robert Harris
The White Book by Piero Scanziani
Title: “Come, Adam, This Time the Berries are Sweet”
Interzone June 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy by David Ketterer
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction, circa June 1992

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
Count Geiger’s Blues by Michael Bishop
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Outnumbering the Dead by Frederik Pohl
Title:
The Washington Post 28 June 1992

The Steel Beach by John Varley
Title: “On the Steel Beach”
Omni July 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

After Silence by Jonathan Carroll
Cold as Ice by Charles Sheffield
Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn
Star Wars: Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn
Title: “Makers’ Dice”
Interzone July 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Underworld by Peter Conrad
Title: “Valley of the Shadow”
The Washington Post 16 July 1992

Jerusalem Commands by Michael Moorcock
Title: “Closing times”
New Statesman 24 July 1992

Dark Sky Legion by William Barton
Wolf Flow by K W Jeter
The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral by Robert Westall
Title: “The Puppet Dark”
Interzone August 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Cutting Stone by Janet Burroway
Title: “Arizona epiphanies”
TLS 14 August 1992

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection ed Gardner Dozois
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifth Annual Collection ed Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
Title: “State of the Art”
The Washington Post 30 August 1992

Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Beachhead by Jack Williamson
Title: “Mars Joins the Human Race”
Interzone #63 (September 1992)
Title: “Mars se joint … la race humaine”
Science-Fiction & Fantasy #104 (Octobre 1993)
reprint of Interzone column in French, trans Marc Lemosquet; special Mars issue of the magazine
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Vice by Edna Buchanan
Title:
TLS 18 September 1992

Lost Futures by Lisa Tuttle
Memories of the Body by Lisa Tuttle
Aestival Tide by Elizabeth Hand
Meeting in Infinity by John Kessel
Title: “Beaks and Saws”
Interzone October 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Anvil of Stars by Greg Bear
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #50, October 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Why Do Birds by Damon Knight
Call to the Edge by Sean McMullen
Speaking in Tongues by Ian Mcdonald
Title: “Thin Ice, Sun Burns”
Interzone December 1992
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Reviews 1993

1993
The Gap into Power: A Dark and Hungry God Arises by Stephen R Donaldson
Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett
Title: “Teething the Gap”
Interzone January 1993
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Inside the Funhouse: 17 SF Stories about SF ed Mike Resnick
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction 1993

The Harvest by Robert Charles Wilson
Angels and Insects by A S Byatt
Only You Can Save Mankind by Terry Pratchett
Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams
The Profession of Science Fiction ed Maxim Jakubowski and Edward James
Title: “Exogamy Dentata”
Interzone February 1993
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Anno Dracula by Kim Newman
Name of the Beast by Daniel Easterman
Portent by James Herbert
The Thief of Always by Clive Barker
Poor Things by Alasdair Gray
Title: “Bat the Snatcher and the Porcine Undeads”
Interzone March 1993
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Red Dust by Paul J McAuley
Slightly Off Center by Neal Barrett Jr
Beautiful Soup by Harvey Jacobs
Title: “Icon Speedway”
Interzone # April 1993
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

A Sudden Wild Magic by Diana Wynne Jones
Overtime by Tom Holt
Warpath by Tony Daniel
Personal Darkness by Tanith Lee
Title: “Four Ways to Breathe”
Interzone 71 May 1993
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

False Gods by Louis Auchincloss
Rainbow Man by M J Engh
Merlin and the Last Trump by Collin Webber
Deus X by Norman Spinrad
Young Wolfe by Gene Wolfe
Title: “Dusting Off the Props”
Interzone June 1993
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories ed Tom Shippey
The New York Review of Science Fiction 58 (June 1993)

The Gripping Hand by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
High Steel by Jack C Haldeman II and Jack Dann
Here Comes the Sun by Tom Holt
Against a Dark Background by Iain M Banks
Title: “Terminal Rocks”
Interzone July 1993
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Harvest of Stars by Poul Anderson
Glory by Alfred Coppel
Glory Season by David Brin
Aztec Century by Christopher Evans
Title: “Glory Bee”
Interzone # (August 1993)
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Kaeti on Tour by Keith Roberts
Title: none
The New York Review of Science Fiction 59 (July 1993)
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Island of Doctor Moreau: A Variorum Text by H G Wells, ed Robert M Philmus
Sandman, Sleep by Herbert Lieberman
The Golden by Lucius Shepard
Title: “Island Rubrics”
Interzone # (September 1993)
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The House of Doctor Dee by Peter Ackroyd
Title: “Conjurors of Clerkenwell”
New Statesman (3 September 1993)
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress
Title: none
The New York Review of Science Fiction <<1993>>
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Hollowing by Robert Holdstock
The Aliens of Earth by Nancy Kress
Title: “Canon at the End of Time”
Interzone 78, September 1993
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Styles of Creation ed George Slusser and Eric S Rabkin
Fiction 2000: Cyberpunk and the Future of Narrative ed
George Slusser and Tom Shippey
Terminal Identity by Scott Bukatman
Title: “The Echo-Chamber of Genre”
TLS 1 October 1993
much cut

The Sea’s Furthest End by Damien Broderick
Title:
Foundation ?? (November 1993)

Coelestis by Paul Park
Virtual Light by William Gibson
Lucky’s Harvest by Ian Watson
Title: “Things Suffered and Things Seen”
Interzone # (November 1993)
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Reviews 1994

1994
The Iron Dragon’s Daughter by Michael Swanwick
Title:
Science Fiction Eye after January 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The First Church of the New Millennium by Bryan Appleyard
Title: “Dead stones”
New Statesman 18 February 1994

Moving Mars by Greg Bear
Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett
Popes and Phantoms by John Whitbourn
Title: “Iris Hog, Hidden King, Poop”
Interzone # January 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Innkeeper’s Song by Peter S Beagle
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories ed Tom Shippey
Anti-Ice by Stephen Baxter
The First Church of the New Millennium by Bryan Appleyard
Title: “Knots”
Interzone # February 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

X, Y by Michael Blumlein
Title: none
The New York Review of Science Fiction #67 March 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

A Tupolev Too Far by Brian Aldiss
Hot Sky at Midnight by Robert Silverberg
Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone by Ian Mcdonald
Yellow Matter by William Barton
Title: “Spunk”
Interzone # March 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

A Celebration of Writing by Michael Dirda et al
The Eternal Guardian by Ronald Anthony Cross
Robin Hood by John Matthews
Omni: Best SF Three ed Ellen Datlow
Title: “The Dang Wildwood”
Interzone # April 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Norton Book of Science Fiction ed Ursula K Le Guin
Title:
TLS 11 March 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Iron Dragon’s Daughter by Michael Swanwick
Title:
Science Fiction Eye 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Quorum by Kim Newman
Wildlife by James Patrick Kelly
Title: “Quorums”
Interzone # May 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Trouble and her Friends by Melissa Scott
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #71, July 1994

Pasquale’s Angel by Paul J McAuley
Unconquered Countries: Four Novellas by Geoff Ryman
Grailblazers by Tom Holt
Faust Among Equals by Tom Holt
Title: “Feeling Safe to Look”
Interzone # July 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Feersum Endjinn by Iain M Banks
Permutation City by Greg Egan
Nobody’s Son by Sean Stewart
Title: “Unhampered”
Interzone # August 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Somewhere East of Life by Brian W Aldiss
Title: “Final Warning”
New Statesman 14 August 1994
Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996)

Milton in America by Peter Ackroyd
Title:
Independent September 1996
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Worldwar: In the Balance by Harry Turtledove
Beyond the Veil of Stars by Robert Reed
The Flight of Michael McBride by Midori Snyder
Title: “No Cigar”
Interzone # October 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Monster Show: a Cultural History of Horror by David J Skal
The Ghosts of Sleath by James Herbert
Title: “Primal Scream”
The New Statesman November 1994

Heavy Weather by Bruce Sterling
Title:
Science Fiction Eye after November 1994

Waking the Moon by Elizabeth Hand
Voices in the Light by Sean McMullen
Title: “Locomotor Orrery”
Interzone #90 December 1994
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Ultimate Island by Nicholas Ruddick
Title:
Foundation December 1994/early 1995

Reviews 1995

1995
The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye by A S Byatt
Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett
Arthur Machen & Montgomery Evans ed Sue and Donald M Hassler
Title: “Popocatapetl [Urinating Dog]”
Interzone 92 1995
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Love & Sleep by John Crowley
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction February 1995
Snake’s-hands: a Chapbook about the Fiction of John Crowley (Sirius Fiction, 2001 chap)

Niven, Pournelle, Barnes, Gingrich
Title: “God Inhales”
Interzone 94 1995
fake review for Charles Platt’s special issue
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Wurd by Chris Wilson
Title: “Speech Axe”
New Statesman 29 August 1995

Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem
Resurrection Man by Sean Stewart
Title: “The Recursion Rink”
Interzone 100 July or later 1995
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Prestige by Christopher Priest
Animal Planet by Scott Bradfield
At the Caligula Hotel by Brian W Aldiss
With All of Love by James Blish
Title: “A Double Crow”
Interzone 101 August or later 1995
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)