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Volume 32, Number 2
January/February 2011

The Other Sci-Fi
Focus: The Other Sci-Fi

Uppinder Mehan’s “Introduction to Focus: The Other Sci-Fi”

Anil Menon reviews Dexter Palmer’s The Dream of Perpetual Motion (St. Martin’s Press)

Rimi B. Chatterjee reviews Manjula Padmanabhan’s Escape (Picador India)

Satwik Dasgupta reviews Anil Menon’s The Beast with Nine Billion Feet (Zubaan Books)

Steven Barnes reviews Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death (DAW)

Feature: Southern Bent

M.O. Walsh reviews Josh Russell’s My Bright Midnight (LSU Press)

Rusty Barnes reviews Scott Ely’s Dream Fishing (Livingston Press)

Kate Lorenz reviews Darlin’ Neal’s Rattlesnakes & The Moon (Press 53)

Brian Allen Carr reviews Glenn Blake’s Return Fire (The Johns Hopkins University Press)

Family Affairs

Susan Henderson reviews Debra Monroe’s On the Outskirts of Normal: Forging a Family against the Grain (Southern Methodist University Press)

Steve Davenport reviews Reamy Jansen’s Available Light: Recollections and Reflections of a Son (Hamilton Stone Editions

Susan McCarty reviews Michelle Hoover’s The Quickening (Other Press)

Book Reviews

Jerome Klinkowitz reviews Kurt Vonnegut’s While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction (Delacorte Press)

Gina Frangello reviews Pinckney Benedict’s Miracle Boy and Other Stories (Press 53)

Matt Bell reviews Brian Kiteley’s The River Gods (FC2)

Melissa Studdard reviews Sarah Sarai’s The Future Is Happy (BlazeVOX [books])

Mark Wallace reviews Harold Jaffe’s Anti-Twitter: 150 50-Word Stories (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Jessica N.A. Berger reviews Justin Andrews’s The Concrete of Tight Places (The Green Lantern Press)

Guy Lancaster reviews Matt Baker’s Drag the Darkness Down (No Record Press)

Saara Myrene Raappana reviews Rhett Iseman Trull’s The Real Warnings (Anhinga Press)

Keith Leslie Johnson reviews Karen Tei Yamashita’s I Hotel (Coffee House Press)

Joan Frank reviews Vanessa Furse Jackson’s Small Displacements (Livingston Press)

Cynthia Cravens reviews Lee Rourke The Canal (Melville House Publishing)

Jeff Bursey reviews Gabriel Josipovici’s What Ever Happened to Modernism? (Yale University Press)

Dick Allen reviews Brad Herzog’s Turn Left at the Trojan Horse: A Would-Be Hero’s American Odyssey (Citadel Press)

Sidney Wade reviews Edip Cansever; Julia Clare Tillinghast and Richard Tillinghast, trans. Dirty August (Talisman House)

CL Bledsoe reviews Louis Bourgeois’s Hosanna: Affirmations and Blasphemies (Xenos Books)

John Stazinski reviews Jeff Parker’s The Taste of Penny (Dzanc Books)


Page 2—Jeffrey R. Di Leo’s “Bye-bye, Borders: Neoliberalism in Publishing III”

Scenes—C&R Press


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