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New York Review of Science Fiction

Subject: Science Fiction / Reviews & Criticism
Category: Magazine
Country of Origin: USA

Engaging and provocative essays, thoughtful and informed reviews, and topical comment for the SF field.

    Twenty-one time Hugo Award nominee!
    Remains by far the most reliably published and probably the most interesting and accessible of the more scholarly oriented 'criticalzines'
    Gardner Dozois, Year's Best SF
    A literate review of the sf field, with a good mix of critical reviews, commentary, articles ... The reviews are long, discerning, and written by well-known figures in the field ... For any library that supports an active science fiction readership, The New York Review of Science Fiction is a 'best buy.'
    Library Journal

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#176 to current | #151 to #175 | #126 to #150 | #101 to #125

Samuel R. Delany, "The Politics of Paraliterary Criticism, Part III"; Brian W. Aldiss, "World SF"; Wolff Dobson and Brendon Towle: "Coherent Hypertext: Labels in the Hypertext Maze"; Jessica Amanda Salmonson, "Didn't I See The Same Story Earlier This Week?"; Sarah Zettel's Reclamation, reviewed by Joseph Milicia; and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Samuel R. Delany, "The Politics of Paraliterary Criticism, Part II"; William Gibson's Idoru, reviewed by Ariel Haméon; Nancy Lambert, "Now Wait for Last Year: A Review of LA-Con III"; Alexander Jablokov's River of Dust, reviewed by Andy Duncan; Jonathan Lethem's Amnesia Moon and The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye, reviewed by Sarah Smith, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Samuel R. Delany, "The Politics of Paraliterary Criticism, Part I"; Susan Eisenhour: "A Subversive in Hyperspace: C. J. Cherryh's Feminist Transformation of Space Opera"; Melissa Scott's Night Sky Mine, reviewed by Gwyneth Jones; Christopher Priest's The Prestige, reviewed by Dave Langford; Greg Egan's Distress, reviewed by Russell Blackford, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Michael Swanwick, "The Fell Like Wheat"; Gary Westfahl's Cosmic Engineers, reviewed by Tom Shippey; Terry Bisson's Pirates of the Universe, reviewed by Brian Stableford; Richard Kadrey's Kamikaze L'Amour, reviewed by Rob Latham; Peter Carey's The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith, reviewed by David Griffin; and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Michael Bishop, "Mary Shelley's Stories and the Unexpected Visit of a Reanimated Englishwoman"; Joe Sanders, "Of Human Bondage in Michael Bishop's Brittle Innings"; W.A. Senior, "Silence and Disaster in the Novels of Michael Bishop"; plus "No More Gor, Part II" and reviews of Jim Young, Bradley Denton, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Kathryn Locey, "Three Dreams, Seven Nights, and Gene Wolfe's Catholicism;" Alice K. Turner, "The Triumph of Menopause;" Gwyneth Evans, "'A Greater Universe': Landscape and the Intersection of Worlds by Charles Williams and John Cooper Powys;" plus reviews of Gregory Benford, Ian McDonald, Kim Newman; and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Andy Duncan, "Think Like a Humanist: James Patrick Kelly's 'Think Like a Dinosaur' as a Satiric Rebuttal to Tom Godwin's 'The Cold Equations'; "The Autobiography of L. Sprague de Camp (excerpts);" Andrew Enstice, "Attachment to Ten Thousand Things: Neverness by David Zindell;" and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, "The Kikes of Peter's Town;" David Bratman, "Mervyn Peake, the Gormenghast Diptych, and Titus Alone" and "The Versions of Titus Alone;" Thomas Ligotti's The Agonizing Resurrection of Dr. Frankenstein & Other Gothic Tales, reviewed by David Griffin, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Damien Broderick, "Alternatives to the Main Trajectory;" David Alexander Smith, "No More Gor: A Conversation with John Norman;" Ursula K. Le Guin's Four Ways to Forgiveness, reviewed by F. Brett Cox; recommended short fiction: 1995, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Arthur Byron Cover, "Twenty-Eight Stories by Twenty-Eight People: Full Spectrum 5;" Peter Nicholls, "The Books We Really Read;" Damien Broderick, "Thoughts on Gene Wolfe's Peace;" David Bratman, "How Many Books Wrote Isaac Asimov?"; and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Brian Stableford, "Deus Ex Machina: or, How to Achieve the Perfect Science-Fictional Climax;" Andrey Stolyarov, "The Red Dawn;" Kathleen Ann Goonan's Queen City Jazz, reviewed by Richard Terra; Samuel R. Delany's Atlantis: Three Tales, reviewed by Michael Bishop, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Joe Sanders, "The Forms I Move To Meet: Roger Zelazny's '24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai';" "Love is the Plan, the Plan in What?: Eight Views of Plan 10 from Outer Space;" Candace Jane Dorsey, Being One's Own Pornographer;" Paul Park's Celestis, reviewed by Rachel Pollack; and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Bud Foote, "Verne's Paris in the Twentieth Century: The First Science Fiction Dystopia?"; Mark Rich, "'It Was A Wonderful Time': Outtakes: Kornblume: Kornbluthiana;" Jean-Louis Trudel, "French SF and SF in French: A Primer;" Rebecca Ore, "The First Time;" John Del Gaizo, "Missile Toe;" and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Gwyneth Jones, "C. S. Lewis and Tolkien: Writers for Children?"; Bill Adams's and Cecil Brook's The End of Fame, reviewed by Catherine Asaro; David Griffin, "Between Priest and Vision;" Brian Stableford, "Discotheque for the Devil's Party, pt. 2;" Gregory Benford's Matter's End, reviewed by Paul Levinson; and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Brian Stableford, "Discotheque for the Devil's Party;" F. Brett Cox, "Epiphanies of the Mind and Heart: John Kessel's Meeting in Infinity and Bruce Sterling's Globalhead;" Gene Wolfe, "A Critic at the Crossroad: Gregory Feeley's 'How Far to th' End of the World?';" Brian Aldiss, "All Those Big Machines;" and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Arthur Byron Cover, "Golden Age SF in Hollywood;" Allen Steele, "SF vs. The Thing;" Ray Davis, "Delany's Dirt, pt. 2;" Richard Cohen, "Kuttner Themes in Man Drowning;" Nebula Awards 29, edited by Pamela Sargent, reviewed by Gary Reger, H. Bruce Franklin's Future Perfect, reviewed by Brian Attebery, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Ray Davis, "Delany's Dirt, pt. 1"; Robert Heinlien, "Letter to Theodore Sturgeon, February 11, 1955"; Dan'l Danehy-Oakes, "The Decontructed Barbarian: A Critical Fiction for S.L. Kermit"; Joanna Russ's To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction, reviewed by Samuel R. Delany; The Armless Maiden edited by Terri Windling, reviewed by Gwyneth Jones; Richard Calder's Dead Girls and Dead Boys, reviewed by Rob Latham; J.G. Ballard's Rushing to Paradise, reviewed by Michael A. Morrison; Gwyneth Jones's Flowerdust, reviewed by Randall Byers; Harry Turtledove's Guns of the South and Worldwar: In the Balance, reviewed by John Dupuis and Mark Shainblum, and more (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

"How Far Is Too Far? An Open Letter From John Norman"; Ellen R. Weil, "1968 and Joe Haldeman's Moral Theatre"; Joan Gordon, "1968: Fragging The Wars"; Neal Stephenson's The Diamond Age, reviewed by Tom Shippey; Stephen Baxter's Flux, reviewed by Leonard Rysdyk; Karl Edward Wagner's The Year's Best Horror Stories XXII, reviewed by Stefan Dziemianowicz; Ian McDonald's Terminal Café, reviewed Joe Sanders; Cherry Wilder's Dealers in Light and Darkness, reviewed by Don Webb; Ramsey Campbell's The Long Lost, reviewed by Marc Laidlaw; Guy Gavriel Kay's The Lions of Al-Rassan, reviewed by Douglas Barbour (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Jack Dann, "The Memory Cathedral"; Joe Sanders, "Space Opera Reconsidered"; David Drake, "Intolerance"; Jim Jung, "Armed Mammary"; William Hjortsberg's Nevermore, reviewed by Richard A. Lupoff; William J. Widders's The Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard, reviewed by David G. Hartwell; Dave Wolverton's L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume X, reviewed by Michael M. Levy; Paul Di Filippo's The Steampunk Trilogy, reviewed by Howard V. Hendrix; Lisa Goldstein's Travellers in Magic, reviewed by Brian Stableford; Isaac Asimov's Gold, reviewed by Earl Wells; Stanislaw Lem's Peace on Earth, reviewed by Richard Terra (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Damien Broderick, "Transreality: Beyond Imagination"; Carter Scholz, "Dance of Shadows"; Connie Willis's Remake, reviewed by Paul Preuss; Charles McNair's Land O'Goshen, reviewed by Michael Bishop; David J. Schow's Black Leather Required, reviewed by David Griffin; Jeff Noon's Vurt, reviewed by Marc Laidlaw; Jeff Noon's Vurt, reviewed by Kathleen Ann Goonan; Allen Steele's The Jericho Iteration, reviewed by Gary Reger; Allen Steele's The Jericho Iteration, reviewed by Pascal J. Thomas (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Arthur D. Hlavaty, "The Politics of Glory: The New SF Grandmasters"; Frederik Pohl, "Last and First Men"; Scott Bukatman's Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction reviewed by Rob Latham; Jack Womack's Random Acts of Senseless Violence reviewed by Stefan Dziemianowicz (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Michael A. Morrison, "After the Danse: Horror at the End of the Century"; Alice Mills, "Burning Women in Ursula K. Le Guin's Tehanu"; H.P. Lovecraft's Miscellaneous Writings reviewed by Richard A. Lupoff; John Crowley's Love and Sleep reviewed by John Clute; Nancy Kress's Beggars and Choosers reviewed by Gwyneth Jones (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Brian Stableford, "How Should a Science Fiction Story End?"; Marc Zaldivar, "Delany's Neveryóna: Re(textu)ality"; The REdiscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith, edited by James A. Mann, reviewed by Earl Wells; Iain M. Banks's Feersum Endjinn reviewed by Rob Latham (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Gwyneth Jones, "The Journey Through Sumatra"; The Norton Book of Ghost Stories, edited by Brad Leithauser, and his Seward, reviewed by Michael Bishop; Greg Bear's Moving Mars reviewed by Philip E. Smith; recommended books of 1994 (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock

Paul Preuss, "Loopholes in the Net: Ruminations on Hard Sf"; Karen J. Bartlett, "Subversive Desire: Sex and Ethics in Delany's Dhalgren"; Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture, edited by Jack Zipes, reviewed by William M. Schuyler, Jr.; Vonda N. McIntyre's Nautilus reviewed by Joseph Milicia (A4, 24pp) N/A out of stock
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