Fourth Quarterly Review, 2012
Editors’ Choices: issues 496-507
Everything in green is a link.
Essays & Memoirs
The Quarter’s Best Issues
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Selections are listed in alphabetical order by author.
Multiple titles are listed in chronological order.
Matthew T. Acheson, The Turning
David Adès, In the Land of Maybe
Chris Bailey, The Reckoning
Tessa Bennett, To a Sudden Halt
Jack Bragen, Mr. Washburn’s Last Resort
Emily Calvin, Starlings in a Distant Garden
Bryan Carrigan, Lucy IV-M35
Gary Clifton, Infinity’s Conclusion
Charles C. Cole, Symptoms of a New Age
Ian Cordingley, For Your Tomorrow
Arthur Davis, I Have Become the Leopard
Gary Inbinder A Solitary Man
Raud Kennedy, Silver Elvis
Bill Kowaleski, Cindy’s New Profession
Victor Fernando R. Ocampo, Synchronicity
Maria Petrova, I Have Been Lady Godiva
Mia Tijam, Talking to Juanito
Douglas Van Hollen, Night of the Sun
Joanna M. Weston, After the Fire
long titlesLou Cassidy, The Story You Wrote About Toothpaste
Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Mighty Cleofgharran Rules the Night
The Order of the Hot Potato
And now, since “Bewildering” Stories is a friend of the unconventional, here are the 16 most controversial works of the quarter, the ones on which the Review Editors’ opinions diverged significantly for one reason or another. The titles are listed in descending order with the most controversial first. Eleven of the titles appear among the Editors’ Choices.
The Hottest-Potato Issues of the Quarter
As a special treat, Bewildering Stories links to
The Order of Merit
Here are links to the top winners, the most highly rated works in each genre represented by more than one title in this Quarterly Review. The categories are listed in the order in which they normally appear in a regular issue Index or Readers’ Guide. Place your bets — figuratively, of course — and then click on the category links.
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