The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 447
Donas, panic-stricken, prepares to flee the South People: Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
A Disparity of Language, chapter 21
|Novella||The tavernkeeper ends as she was before the return of John the Leader, just more disillusioned: Maxwell Jameson, The Man With a City in His Head, conclusion.|
New contributor James Bright imagines how a Spartan officer might have saved the day at the battle of Thermopylae: Building the Bronze Wall.|
John MacCodrum doesn’t want to be like his father. And a good thing, too; the Blue Men have an old score to settle: S. J. McKenzie, The Blue Men of the Minch, part 1; part 2; part 3; conclusion.
A soldier from a battle in an old war for independence gives new hope to a blind artist: Richard Ong, Found in Action.
Don’t go poking around in a salesman’s display case, especially if you can’t find the bottom: Thomas Willits, Heart of Truth, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|A scientist learns the hard way the lesson of relative risk: Harry Lang, The Sun Men.|
Oonah V. Joslin, Washerwoman|
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, 00111111
|Essay||New contributor James Graham examines the universal in lyric poetry: Li Qingzhao’s Ornaments.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes James Bright and James Graham.|
|Challenge||Challenge 447 has an identity crisis: And They Are Us.|
Tony Cochran, Agnes, 9/11|
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Bewildering Stories News
This is the last regular issue of the summer or winter quarter, depending on your hemisphere. Next week we’ll bring you the Third Quarterly Review. We’ll resume regular publication with issue 448 on September 26.
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Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:
“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
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