The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 532
|Novel||Hargrove and Erik prepare for a battle in space: James Bright, Pyrrhic Victory, part 2.|
A man unaccountably has a dream of a little orphaned girl who wants him to adopt her: B. C. Bamber, Say Goodbye to Macy, part 1; conclusion.|
New contributor Merrill Cole depicts a lonely princess caught between light and dark, unreality and reality: A Gray Princess.
New contributor Curtis Pierce shows how automation can lead to profound cultural and economic choices that seemed like a good idea at the time: Artesian Moon.
In the 1920’s a family sets out from Brooklyn to Florida but makes an unexpected and very unusual stop along the way: Ron Van Sweringen, The Smell of Orange Blossoms, part 1; conclusion.
For Kathy, marriage to Sherman would mean liberation from a grotesque relationship: LaVerne Zocco, The Luck of the Draw.
|New contributor Charles D. Tarlton tells of a nameless recluse who starts an artistic ‘renaissance’ in San Franciso: Take Just One.|
B. Z. Niditch, Space Travel|
Aniket Sanyal, Never Satisfied
|Gerald Bosacker, Something Fishy|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Merrill Cole, Curtis Pierce and Charles D. Tarlton.|
|Challenge||Challenge 532 moans I Left My Art in San Francisco.|
|James Graham, Jack London, The People of the Abyss, review article|
Charles D. Tarlton, Found Art|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Randomly selected Bewildering motto:
Randomly selected classic rejection notice:
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.
Copyright © July 8, 2013 by Bewildering Stories