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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 852

Novels Stas Stasov, alias Ktitor, is a big-time criminal who lavishes his plunder on the Church.
Natan Dubovitsky, Near Zero
Chapter 15: Pyatnadtsat’

Welton, Landis, McDermott and Guard-Robert agree to investigate the mysterious opening of an altverse tunnel in Botswana.
Bill Kowaleski, Creative Destruction
An ancient witch likes to spread disease sometimes with a rake, sometimes with a broom: Edward Ahern, Pest Hag, part 1; conclusion.

What can one barter for an indispensable shield with an antique dealer who needs nothing? R. C. Capasso, The Shield of Jamos.

A career may make a vacation with children and even a husband something to look forward to: Maurice Humphrey, A Week at the Beach.
Officers Peterson and Polski respond to a top priority call. They discover a little girl who has priorities of her own: Gary Clifton, Priority One.
Poetry Oscar Vladislas de Lubicz-Milosz, The Landau Pulled Up in the Night —tr. Michael Wooff
Marjorie Sadin, The Wind Has No Home

Learning a second language can be both useful and fun. It can even be beautiful: Cheryl Wood Ruggiero, Words to Bless the Day in Moshi.


Welcome Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Oscar Vladislas de Lubicz-Milosz.
The Critics’
Bewildering Stories discusses Near Zero
Challenge Challenge 852 finds A Whole in Two Parts.
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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