Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Alien Contact - Marty Halpern

At 3.72, an excellent reprint anthology. The editor gives an introduction as to how he chose the stories which is also of some interest. There's a good variety of work.

Alien Contact : The Thought War - Paul J. McAuley
Alien Contact : How to Talk to Girls at Parties - Neil Gaiman
Alien Contact : Face Value - Karen Joy Fowler
Alien Contact : The Road Not Taken - Harry Turtledove
Alien Contact : The Aliens Who Knew I Mean Everything - George Alec Effinger
Alien Contact : Recycling Strategies for the Inner City - Pat Murphy
Alien Contact : The 43 Antarean Dynasties - Mike Resnick
Alien Contact : The Gold Bug - Orson Scott Card
Alien Contact : Kin - Bruce McAllister
Alien Contact : Guerrilla Mural of a Siren's Song - Ernest Hogan
Alien Contact : Angel - Pat Cadigan
Alien Contact : The First Contact with the Gorgonids - Ursula K. Le Guin
Alien Contact : Sunday Night Yams at Minnie and Earl's - Adam Troy Castro
Alien Contact : A Midwinter's Tale - Michael Swanwick
Alien Contact : Texture of Other Ways - Mark W. Teidemann
Alien Contact : To Go Boldly - Cory Doctorow
Alien Contact : If Nudity Offends You - Elizabeth Moon
Alien Contact : Laws of Survival - Nancy Kress
Alien Contact : What You Are About To See - Jack Skillingstead
Alien Contact : Amanda and the Alien - Robert Silverberg
Alien Contact : Exo-Skeleton Town - Jeffrey Ford
Alien Contact : Lambing Season - Molly Gloss
Alien Contact : Swarm - Bruce Sterling
Alien Contact : MAXO Signals - Charles Stross
Alien Contact : Last Contact - Isaac Asimov


Boltzman brain zombie survival.

3.5 out of 5


Ordinary party and alien chicks = run away.

3.5 out of 5


Mene study.

3 out of 5


Don't invent a hyperdrive, get more advanced other stuff for shooting teddy bear aliens that visit.

3.5 out of 5


Don't you worry about that, nuhp nuhp.

4.5 out of 5


Found claw rebuilding, ship?

3.5 out of 5


Bigarse monument tour.

4 out of 5


Ender Wiggin cannon fodder finds a hybrid Formic.

3.5 out of 5


A boy and a alien assassin come to an understanding.

5 out of 5


Painting Willa in whatever.

3.5 out of 5


Alien exile is a fracking crime.

4 out of 5


Alien corroboree.

3 out of 5


Down home lunar diversion tale.

4 out of 5


Alien beastie xmas chat.

3.5 out of 5


Telelog SETI contact fear.

4 out of 5


Space navies? You guys are crazy. No to mention inefficient.

4 out of 5


Alien trailer trash.

3.5 out of 5


Alien desperate dog school.

4.5 out of 5


Arrowhead Squidward multiplicity torture marriage probabilities.

4 out of 5


Need to get you a male body.

3.5 out of 5


Buggy movie gear.

3.5 out of 5


Starmandog.

3.5 out of 5


Interspecies business shocks.

4 out of 5


Interstellar spam

3 out of 5


Ripped off.

4 out of 5



4.5 out of 5

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