The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 563
Irene pulls a fast one on Officer Newman, but Brooks has to face facts with Earl, Gibby, Henry and, above all, Stella.|
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
Two young people working at a colony on Mars discover that they have a mission elsewhere: C. E. Gee, Back to the Garden, part 1; conclusion.|
New contributor Sean Gill shows how the future may give an entirely new twist to the concept of a “minimum wage”: Gasping for Air, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Property can be protected with a hex, but one must have the temperament to word it properly: Dimitrije Medenica, The Red String.
The difference between Heaven and Hell does not consist only in having a conscience, it also consists in having a sense of proportion: Charles C. Cole, A Cosmic Appeal.|
A childish fit of temper has consequences that may seem funny, but they can be quite sad from the child’s point of view: Ron Van Sweringen, Saying Goodbye to Whiskers.
|Poetry||B. Z. Niditch, Pasternak’s Legacy|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Sean Gill.|
|Challenge||Challenge 563 recruits a Special-Ops Librarian.|
|Clarise Samuels, Holocaust Visions: The Poetry of Paul Celan|
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.
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