Friday, December 28, 2007

Penguin Science Fiction - Brian Aldiss

A 1960s anthology, and a good one. In the introduction Aldiss talks about what he and others see Science Fiction as, and the role it can play.


Penguin Science Fiction : Sole Solution - Eric Frank Russell
Penguin Science Fiction : Lot - Ward Moore
Penguin Science Fiction : The Short-Short Story of Mankind [We’re Holding Our Own] - John Steinbeck
Penguin Science Fiction : Skirmish [Bathe Your Bearings in Blood!] - Clifford Simak
Penguin Science Fiction : Poor Little Warrior! - Brian W. Aldiss
Penguin Science Fiction : Grandpa - James H. Schmitz
Penguin Science Fiction : The Half Pair - Bertram Chandler
Penguin Science Fiction : Command Performance - Walter M. Miller
Penguin Science Fiction : Nightfall - Isaac Asimov
Penguin Science Fiction : The Snowball Effect - Katherine MacLean
Penguin Science Fiction : The End of Summer - Algis Budrys
Penguin Science Fiction : Track 12 - J. G. Ballard

Deity dream escape.

3 out of 5


Getting out of town is very important.

3.5 out of 5


Technology pioneer martyrs.

3.5 out of 5


Alien mini-machine awareness communication.

3.5 out of 5


He's got the dino crabs.

4 out of 5


Big ol' beast ride.

4 out of 5


Cuff link and hubby loss.

3 out of 5


New neural communication.

4 out of 5


Media and religion struggle with science. Still.

4 out of 5


Sociology maybe can do something.

3 out of 5


Immortal accidents and memories.

3.5 out of 5


Different sound score.

3.5 out of 5




4 out of 5

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