Reviews 1996

1996
Fremder by Russell Hoban
Title:
New Statesman March 1996
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder
Title:
New Statesman June 1996
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Idoru by William Gibson
The Ringworld Throne by Larry Niven
The Cockatrice Boys by Joan Aiken
Title:
The Washington Post October 1996
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Hogfather by Terry Pratchett
Title:
Mail on Sunday November 1996

Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz
Title:
Mail on Sunday December 1996

Reviews 1997

1997
Exodus from the Long Sun
Title: “The Promised Land, Light-Years Away”
The Washington Post (13 January 1997)

Exodus from the Long Sun
Title:
Title in Scores:”Moses Supposes”
The New York Review of Science Fiction after January 1997
much expanded version of WP review
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Otherland by Tad Williams
Title: “A Tad Phatic”
Interzone February or later 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

God’s Fire by Patricia Anthony
Title:
SFW March 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

3001: the Final Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke
The Mail on Sunday March 1997

Lives of the Monster Dogs by Kirsten Bakis
Title:
SFW April 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Eternity Road by Jack McDevitt
Title:
SFW May 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Destiny’s Road by Larry Niven
Title:
SFW June 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Signs of Life by M John Harrison
Title:
Independent June 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Jack Faust by Michael Swanwick
A Geography of Unknown Lands by Michael Swanwick
Title:
SFW July 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Shaw and Science Fiction ed Milton T Wolf
Science Fiction Studies #25 (1997)

The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons
Title:
SFW August 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Briar Rose by Robert Coover
Freedom and Necessity by Steven Brust and Emma Bull
Title: “Commentary”
Locus #440 September 1997

Antarctica by Kim Stanley Robinson
Title:
Mail on Sunday September 1997

Expendable by James Allen Gardner
Title:
SFW September 1997

[memorial paragraphs on George Hay and Judith Merril]
Donnerjack by Roger Zelazny and Jane Lindskold
Jingo by Terry Pratchett
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Centuries by A A Attanasio
Title: “Been Bondage”
Interzone 126 October 1997 or later
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass
Title:
Mail on Sunday October 1997

The Calcutta Chronosome by Amitav Ghosh
Title:
SFW October 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Forever Peace by Joe Haldeman
Driving Blind by Ray Bradbury
Giant Bones by Peter S Beagle
Gate of Ivory, Gate of Thorn by Robert Holdstock
Title:
Washington Post October 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
Title:
Mail on Sunday November 1997

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
Title:
SFW November 1997
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Fear Nothing by Dean Koontz
Title:
Mail on Sunday December 1997

The Gift by Patrick O’Leary
The Matter of the Heart by Nicholas Royle
Earthling by Tony Daniels
Title: “A Tale, a Rail, a Pogo”
Interzone 128 December 1997 or later
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Reviews 1998

1998
Cosm by Gregory Benford
Title:
SFW January 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
Children of God by Mary Doria Russell
Title:
SFW February 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Moonfall by Jack McDevitt
Title:
SFW #65 (1998)
“Excessive Candour #”
Title: “Ein katastrophaler Triumph”
Alien Contact #37 (March 2000)
trans of SFW review
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Smithsonian Institution by Gore Vidal
Title:
SFW March 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Mr Rinyo-Clacton’s Offer by Russell Hoban
Title:
Independent March 1998

The Cassini Division by Ken MacLeod
Title:
Mail on Sunday April 1998

Girl in Landscape by Jonathan Lethem
Title:
SFW April 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Shaw and Science Fiction ed Milton T Wolf
Title: “Back to the Drawing Board”
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts (vol 25) 1997
this issue not pub until 1998

Inversions by Iain M Banks
Title: “Intergalactic Travel Broadens the Mind”
Mail on Sunday May 1998

Weird Women, Wired Women by Kit Reed
Title:
SFW May 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag by Robert Rankin
Title:
Mail on Sunday June 1998

Darwinia by Robert Charles Wilson
Title:
SFW June 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Galilee by Clive Barker
Title:
Globe and Mail May 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Six Moon Dance by Sherri S Tepper
Title:
SFW July 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Silent by Jack Dann
Title:
New York Reivew of Science Fiction 119 (July 1998)

Eon by Greg Bear
Title:
Mail on Sunday July 1998
short review of re-release

Black Glass by Karen Joy Fowler
Title:
SFW August 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Extremes by Christopher Priest
Title:
Independent August 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

A Song of Stone by Iain Banks
Title:
The Washington Post August 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Dreams our Stuff is Made Of by Thomas M Disch
Title:
SFW September 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Golden Globe by John Varley
Title:
SFW October 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Trajectories by Julian Rathbone
Title:
Independent October 1998

Pixel Juice by Jeff Noon
Title:
Mail on Sunday October 1998

Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett
Title:
Mail on Sunday early November 1998

The Good Old Stuff ed Gardner Dozois
Title:
SFW November 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Nimisha’s Ship by Anne McCaffrey
Title:
Mail on Sunday November 1998

The Twinkling of an Eye by Brian W Aldiss
Title:
SFW December 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Science-Fiction: the Gernsback Years by E F Bleiler
Moonseed by Stephen Baxter
Distraction by Bruce Sterling
Title:
The Washington Post December 1998
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The MUP Encyclopaedia of Australian Science Ficton & Fantasy ed Paul Collins
Title:
Nova Express December 1998 (or early 1999)

Reviews 1999

1999
The Good New Stuff ed Gardner Dozois
Title:
SFW January 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Dragons of Springplace by Robert Reed
Title:
SFW February 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Lord Prestimion by Robert Silverberg
Title:
Mail on Sunday February 1999

A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge
Title:
SFW March 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Plato Papers by Peter Ackroyd
Title:
The Independent (March 1999)
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Dictionary of Science Fiction Places by Brian Stableford
Title:
SFW April 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Children of God by Mary Doria Russell
The Smithsonian Institution by Gore Vidal
Title: “Who Was that Masked Writer?”
Interzone 142 April 1999
revised versions of SFW reviews

Nebula Winners 33 ed Connie Willis
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction April or May 1999

Darwin’s Radio by Greg Bear
Title:
SFW May 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

When We Were Real by William Barton
Title:
SFW June 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Rift by Walter Jon Williams
Title:
SFW July 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card
Title:
SFW August 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction after August 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Half Life by Hal Clement
Title:
SFW September 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

All Tomorrow’s Parties by William Gibson
Title:
SFW October 1999

On Blue’s Waters by Gene Wolfe
Title:
SFW October/November 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Timeline by Michael Crichton
Boston Herald November 1999

There and Back Again by Pat Murphy
Title:
SFW November 1999
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Dune: House Atreides by Brian Herbert and Kevin JAnderson
Boston Herald November/December 1999

False Memory by Dean Koontz
Title:
Boston Herald December 1999

Reviews 2000

2000
Dark Matter: a Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora ed Sheree R Thomas
Title:
Boston Herald January 2000

Child of the River by Paul McAuley
Ancient of Days by Paul McAuley
Shrine of Stars by Paul McAuley
Title:
SFW 7 January 2000

Science Fiction of the 20th Century by Frank M Robinson
Title:
SFW 24 January 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Spaceman by Robert Olen Butler
Title:
Boston Herald ?? 2000

Wilson by David Mamet
Title:
Independent ??? 2000

Perpetuity Blues by Neal Barrett Jr
Title:
SFW February 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds
Title:
SFW March 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Return by Buzz Aldrin and John Barnes
Title:
Boston Herald ??? 2000

Galveston by Sean Stewart
Title:
SFW 25 April 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Perdido Street Station by China Mi‚ville
Title:
SFW May 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Ash by Mary Gentle
Title:
SFW June 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

King of the City by Michael Moorcock
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction July 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Slow Lightning by Jack McDevitt
Title:
Nova Express
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Probability Moon by Nancy Kress
Title:
SFW July 2000

Daemonomania by John Crowley
Title:
Washington Post 8 August 2000
Snake’s-hands: a Chapbook about the Fiction of John Crowley (Sirius Fiction, 2001 chap)

In Green’s Jungles by Gene Wolfe
Title:
SFW August 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Telling by Ursula K Le Guin
Title:
SFW September 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Blue Kansas Sky by Michael Bishop
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #14—
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Thirteen Phantasms by James P Blaylock
Title:
SFW October 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Super-Cannes by J G Ballard
The Truth by Terry Pratchett
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
Title: “The Gaze Against God”
Interzone #160? (December? 2000)
Title: “Finsterer Stoff”
Alien Contact #40 (12 Jahrgang 2001)
translation of the Philip Pullman portion of the Interzone column
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Selected Stories by Theodore Sturgeon
Title:
Salonmagazine ???
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Wizard’s Isle by Jack Williamson
Title:
Matrix posted circa early 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Declare by Tim Powers
Title:
SFW November 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

In the Stone House by Barry N Malzberg
Title:
SFW December 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Zeitgeist by Bruce Sterling
Beluthahatchie and Other Stories by Andy Duncan
Wild Angel by Pat Murphy
Title: “Travels in time to a strange and mysterious planet–Earth”
Washington Post 24 December 2000
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

2001: a Space Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke
Title: “What We Did Instead . . .”
Independent December 2000

Lemady: Episodes of a Writer’s Life by Keith Roberts
Title:
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

Look to Windward by Iain M Banks
Title:
SFW January 2001

Reviews 2001

2001
Return to the Whorl by Gene Wolfe
Title:
SFW January 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Ship of Fools by Richard Russo
Title:
SFW February 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Pickup Artist by Terry Bisson
Title: “The Taste of the World”
SFW March 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Hammerfall by C J Cherryh
Title:
SFW April 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)
The Cherryh Odyssey (no place:Borgo Press, 2004) ed Edward Carmien
revision of Scores version, plus addendum on

Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds
Title:
SFW May 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Howard Chronicles by Robert E Howard
Title:
SFW June 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Immodest Proposals by William Tenn
Title:
SFW July 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link
Title:
SFW August 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Nekropolis by Maureen F McHugh
Title:
SFW September 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Other Wind by Ursula K Le Guin
Strange Trades by Paul Di Filippo
The Best-Known Man in the World by Daniel Pearlman
Adventures in Time and Space with Max Merriwell by Pat Murphy
Title: “Strange seas and shores, fabulist adventues and postmodern brain twisters”
The Washington Post 28 October 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub
Title: “It is a Joy to Read”
SFW October 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Counting Coup by Jack Dann
Title:
SFW November 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Bones of the Earth by Michael Swanwick
Title:
The Infinite Matrix, end of 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Redshift ed Al Sarrantonio
Title:
SFW December 2001
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds
Nekropolis by Maureen F McHugh
Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link
Title: “Mean Steam Ahead, and Others”
Interzone December 2001
revised versions of reviews which originally appeared in SFW

Reviews 2002

2002
Vitals by Greg Bear
Title:
SFW January 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

A Winter Haunting by Dan Simmons
Title:
SFW February 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson
Title: “The Years of Rice and a Grain of Salt”
SFW February 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Birthday of the World by Ursula K Le Guin
Title:
SFW March 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Nebula Awards Showcase 2002 ed Kim Stanley Robinson
Title:
SFW April 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Impossible Bird by Patrick O’Leary
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction #164, April 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Better to Have Loved by Judith Merril
Title: “A Seethe of Stuff”
SFW May 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Invasion of the Sea by Jules Verne
Title:
The New York Review of Science Fiction mid-year 2002

Worlds That Weren’t ed Anonymous
Title: “Happy Hours in Escape World”
SFW June 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Story of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
Title: “Exposed like Theseus”
SFW July 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Mount by Carol Emshwiller
Report to the Men’s Club by Carol Emshwiller
Title: “Urgent Things (the Only Way to Say Them)”
SFW #277, 12 August 2002

Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Title: “The Anxiety of the Meme”
SFW #281, 9 September 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Separation by Christopher Priest
Title: “Trying to find The Separation in this World”
SFW, 6 October 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Light by M John Harrison
Title:
Foundation
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Hard SF Renaissance ed David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
Title: “Beating Holes to Pulp”
SFW, 4 November 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Haunted Air: a Repairman Jack Novel by F Paul Wilson
Title: “Book of the Mouth”
SFW, 2 December 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Summerland by Michael Chabon
Title: “ A Strike for Heaven”
SFW, 30 December 2002
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Reviews 2003

2003
Falling Out of Cars by Jeff Noon
Title: none
New York Review of Science Fiction #173, January 2003
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

The Braided World by Kay Kenyon
Title: “Kings and Clucks”
SFW #301, 27 January 2003

Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
Title: “The Case of the World”
SFW #305, February 2003
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)
Title: “Die Welt unter der Lupe”
Alien Contact Jahrbuch 2004 (Berlin:Shayol, 2005)
Translated by Hannes Riffel

Evolution by Stephen Baxter
Cybele, With Bluebonnets by Charles L Harness
Jubilee by Jack Dann
Title: “Science Fiction & Fantasy”
The Washington Post, 23 February 2003

Louisiana Breakdown by Lucius Shepard
Title: “Grail Brokedown”
SFW #309, March 2003
Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003)

Forever by Pete Hamill
Title: none
New York Review of Science Fiction #175, March 2003

Memory by Linda Nagata
Title:
New York Review of Science Fiction #177, May 2003

The Light Ages by Ian R MacLeod
Title:
The Infinite Matrix, circa June 2003
New York Review of Science Fiction #   , circa December 2003

Ring by Koji Suzuki
Title:
SFW #   , April 2003

The City Trilogy by Chang Hsi-Kuo
Title:
SFW # , May 2003

Ilium by Dan Simmons
Title:
SFW #   , June 2003

Polystom by Adam Roberts
Title:
NYRSF #178, June 2003

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
Title: “Croaked”
SFW #  , July 2003

Singularity Sky by Charles Stross
Title:
SFW #  , August 2003

Loose Canon by Charles Platt
Title:
NYRSF #181, September 2003

Budayeen Nights by George Alec Effinger
Title: “Memorial Fix”
SFW #  , September 2003

Hybrids by Robert J Sawyer
Callahan’s Con by Spider Robinson
Spirits on the Wire by Charles de Lint
Blind Lake by Robert Charles Wilson
Title:
Toronto Globe and Mail, November 2003

Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
Title: “The Unbearable Lightness of Been”
SFW #   , October 2003

A Star Above It by Chad Oliver
Far From This Earth by Chad Oliver
Title: “Trout Fishing in America”
SFW #  , November 2003

1610: a Sundial in a Grave by Mary Gentle
Title: “Fludd Time”
SFW #  , 1 December 2003

Changing Planes by Ursula K Le Guin
Cigar-Box Faust by Michael Swanwick
Title: “Their Eyes, their Glittering Eyes”
The Infinite Matrix, December 2003

For Us, the Living by Robert A Heinlein
Title: “Road RAH”
SFW #   , 29 December 2003

Reviews 2004

2004
White Devils by Paul McAuley
Title: “The Abyss of Consequence”
SFW #   , 26 January 2004

The War of our Year by Steph Swainston
Title:
SFW #

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Title:
SFW #

Beyond Infinity by Gregory Benford
Title: “Wings of Stone”
SFW #365, 19 April 2004

The Zenith Angle by Bruce Sterling
Title:
SFW (May 2004)

The Twentieth Century by Albert Robida
Title:
SFW (Jun 2004)

The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson
Title:
New York Review of Science Fiction #191 (July 2004)

One King, One Soldier by Alexander A Irvine
Title:
SFW (July 2004)

Breathmoss and Other Exhalations by Ian R MacLeod
Title: “The Illusion of Journey”
SFW 381? (mid August 2004)

Jonathan Strange and Dr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Title:
SFW 385? (September 2004)
New York Review of Science Fiction (October 2004)
revised

The System of the World by Neal Stephenson
Title: “Pride”
SFW 389? (October 2004)

The Wizard Knight by Gene Wolfe
Title:
New York Review of Science Fiction (November 2004)

Trujillo by Lucius Shepard
Title: “The Thunder of the Disappeared”
SFW 393? (November 2004)

The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
Title:
SFW 397? (November 2004)

The Final Solution: a Story in Detection by Michael Chabon
Title:
New York Review of Science Fiction (January 2005?)

Between Worlds edited by Robert Silverberg
Title: “A Taste of Honey”
SFW 401? (December 2004)

Reviews 2005

2005
lost boy lost girl by Peter Straub
In the Night Room by Peter Straub
Title:
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
Title:
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
Title:
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
Title:
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