Category Archives: review

Reviews of Short Fiction: July Edition

Each month, Daniel Haeusser reviews short works of SFT that appear both online and in print. He is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Canisius College, where he teaches microbiology and leads student research projects with bacteria and bacteriophage. He’s also an associate blogger with the American Society for Microbiology’s popular Small Things Considered.

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Review: The Mission by Péter Zsoldos

translated from the Hungarian by András Szabados Profiford Bt. May 6, 2018 (originally published in Hungarian in 1971) 190 pages grab a copy (see András Szabados’s essay on Zsoldos (this site) and Bogi Takács’ essay “Geographic accidents: the Gregor Man trilogy by Péter Zsoldos” (via Locus)) Péter Zsoldos (1930-1997)  was a Hungarian sf author in

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Review: Catastrophe by Dino Buzzati

translated by Judith Landry Ecco (Harper Collins) March 27, 2018 (most of the stories- originally 1965) 240 pages grab a copy Contents: “The Collapse of the Baliverna” “Catastrophe” “The Epidemic” “The Landslide” “Just the Very Thing They Wanted” “Oversight” “The Monster” “Seven Floors” “The March of Time” “The Alarming Revenge of a Domestic Pet” “And

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Review: Solarpunk: Ecological and Fantastical Stories in a Sustainable World, ed. Gerson Lodi-Ribeiro

translated by Fábio Fernandes World Weaver Press August 7, 2018 286 pages grab a copy Contents: “Soylent Green is People!” by Carlos Orsi “When Kingdoms Collide” by Telmo Marçal “Breaking News!” by Romeu Martins “Once Upon a Time in a World” by Antonio Luiz M. C. Costa “Escape” by Gabriel Cantareira “Gary Johnson” by Daniel

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 6: Flight by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru April 17, 2018 224 pages grab a copy   Unlike the previous five books in Tanaka’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, Flight offers readers no space battles and little hand-to-hand combat (though there is some of the latter partway through the book, and it’s kind of graphic). Instead, this

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