Sunday, September 21, 2008

Visions Of Wonder - David G. Hartwell and Milton T. Wolf

An anthology of science fiction and fantasy, as well as some criticism, given it is related to the science fiction research association. There are chapters from books like Damon Knights, and Hartwell's Age of Wonders, as well as pieces by Cramer, Delany, Stableford and others, including a lengthy chunk by Budrys. The stories are good quality, coming out at 3.53.

For those interested in more academic geekery, there is a lengthy bibliography of such material by Gary Wolfe, at the end.

Visions Of Wonder : The Ship Who Sang [short story] - Anne McCaffrey
Visions Of Wonder : Blood Music - Greg Bear
Visions Of Wonder : Paperjack - Charles de Lint
Visions Of Wonder : Forever Yours Anna - Kate Wilhelm
Visions Of Wonder : Mr. Boy - James Patrick Kelly
Visions Of Wonder : Jamboree - Jack Williamson
Visions Of Wonder : The Death of Doctor Island - Gene Wolfe
Visions Of Wonder : Ender's Game [short story] - Orson Scott Card
Visions Of Wonder : Bears Discover Fire - Terry Bisson
Visions Of Wonder : One Down One to Go - Philip José Farmer
Visions Of Wonder : Sur - Ursula K. Le Guin
Visions Of Wonder : Doing Lennon - Gregory Benford
Visions Of Wonder : A Tupolev Too Far - Brian W. Aldiss
Visions Of Wonder : Them Old Hyannis Blues - Judith Tarr
Visions Of Wonder : Masque of the Red Shift - Fred Saberhagen
Visions Of Wonder : Redemption in the Quantum Realm - Frederik Pohl
Visions Of Wonder : Devil You Don't Know - Dean Ing
Visions Of Wonder : The Eye of the World [short story] - Robert Jordan
Visions Of Wonder : Split Light - Lisa Goldstein
Visions Of Wonder : The Sun Spider - Lucius Shepard
Visions Of Wonder : Souls - Joanna Russ
Visions Of Wonder : Overdrawn at the Memory Bank - John Varley
Visions Of Wonder : The Girl Who Was Plugged In - James TiptreeJr.
Visions Of Wonder : Burning Chrome - William Gibson
Visions Of Wonder : Identifying the Object [Forward Echoes] - Gwyneth Jones
Visions Of Wonder : The Mountain to Mohammed - Nancy Kress
Visions Of Wonder : Wall Stone Craft - Walter Jon Williams
Visions Of Wonder : Boobs - Suzy McKee Charnas
Visions Of Wonder : Spider Silk - Andre Norton
Visions Of Wonder : A Braver Thing - Charles Sheffield
Visions Of Wonder : Getting Real - Susan Shwartz
Visions Of Wonder : True Names - Vernor Vinge

Rogue rejection replacement return.

3.5 out of 5


Microcolony kill failure transfer overrun.

4 out of 5


Fiddlng with origami.

3.5 out of 5


Love letter time analysis.

4 out of 5


Not wanting to grow up attitude certainly isn't helped by mum's mechanical approach to parenting.

3.5 out of 5


Hop on Pop old Scouts won't be Rovers.

3.5 out of 5


Isolated mental adjustment.

3.5 out of 5


Battle School strategy surprise.

4 out of 5


Hibernatin's a big ol' waste of time.

4 out of 5


Humans, not quite breeding like insects.

3.5 out of 5


Antarctic women trip, even a really small one.

3.5 out of 5


Fielding impersonation simulation.

4 out of 5


Russian travel wasted.

2.5 out of 5


Iron Maggie anti-terror band.

3 out of 5


Big star leadership freeze out massacre revival.

3.5 out of 5


God's observation doesn't count.

4 out of 5


Patient retardation.

3 out of 5


Moraine story.

3 out of 5


Just passed around.

2.5 out of 5


Sunbeast seeker shags separately from spouse, summons super maths.

3 out of 5


Nun of that Viking stuff here.

3.5 out of 5


A man's virtual vacation is extended rather too long.

3.5 out of 5


Remote media darling.

3.5 out of 5


Cracking victim charity.

4 out of 5


Then blowing it up, if alien.

3.5 out of 5


Emergency medicine restrictions.

4 out of 5


Shelley war effort.

4 out of 5


A well-built werewolf still has to eat Billy.

4.5 out of 5


With a title like that you won't be disappointed, there are giant ones, and half-human hybrids. So they have to hope the blind witch girl can handle her fledgling powers.

3 out of 5


Black bagged mate's Nobel notebook space travel cribbing award speech shocker.

4 out of 5


Temporary Reality bunny.

3 out of 5


Delivering the Mailman is Slippery.

4 out of 5




4.5 out of 5

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