Friday, February 3, 2023

SHORT STORY WEDNESDAY: links to reviews+: 25 January-1 February 2023

Frank Babics: "The Little Black Bag" by C. M. Kornbluth, Astounding Science Fiction July 1950, edited by John W. Campbell, Jr. (and widely reprinted/adapted for television by Night Gallery)

Joachim Boaz: "Lot" by Ward Moore, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1953, edited by Anthony Boucher and J. Francis McComas; "I Remember, Anita..." by Langdon Jones, New Worlds SF, September-October 1964, edited by Michael Moorcock

Brian Busby: Destination: Universe by A. E. van Vogt

Tim DeForest: "Hok Visits the Land of Legends" by Manly Wade Wellman (Fantastic Adventures, April 1942, edited by Raymond A. Palmer)

Barry Ergang: Thriller 2 edited by Clive Cussler

Paul Fraser: "Evil Robot Monkey" by Mary Robinette Kowal (The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume 2, edited by George Mann); "A Feast of Butterflies" by Amanda Hollander (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March-April 2020, edited by Charles Coleman Finlay); "What We Call Service, They Call Treason" by Dominica Phetteplace (Asimov's Science Fiction, January-February 2023, edited by Sheila Williams); "Toy Planes" by Tobias Bucknell (Nature, 13 October 2005, edited by Philip Cambell); "Algy" by L. Sprague de Camp (Fantastic, August 1976, edited by Ted White)

Aubrey Hamilton: Snake-Bite and Other Mystery Tales of the Sahara by Robert S. Hichens

Rich Horton: Sometime, Never: Three Tales of Imagination by William Golding, John Wyndham,  and Mervyn Peake

Jerry House: "Henry Horn's Super-Solvent" by Dwight V. Swain (Fantastic Adventures, November 1941, edited by Raymond A. Palmer); "A Ghoul and His Money" by C. M. Kornbluth (Dime Detective, September 1946, edited by Loring Dowst? John Bender?); "An Illusion in Red and White" by Stephen Crane (first published posthumously in the UK edition of The Monster and Other Stories by Crane); "Moozeby" by James F. Sullivan (The Strand Magazine, February 1892, edited by Herbert Greenhough Smith)

George Kelley: Verdict of 13: A Detection Club Anthology edited by the (new) Detection Club; Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz: Three Adventures by Garth Nix

Joe Kenney: The Coming of the Terrans by Leigh Brackett

Richard Krauss/Larque Press: The Best of Manhunt 4: The Jack Ritchie Stories by Jack Ritchie, edited by Jeff Vorzimmer

B.V. Lawson: A Thief in the Night: The Further Adventures of Raffles by E. W. Hornung

Steve Lewis: "The Defenders" by Philip K. Dick, Galaxy Science Fiction, January 1953, edited by H. L. Gold

James McGlothlin: The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series XI edited by Karl Edward Wagner

Neeru: The Puffin Book of Funny Stories illustrated by Amit Vachharajani (Penguin India 2005; no editor credited)

John O'Neill: In a Lonely Place by Karl Edward Wagner; Isaac Asimov's Wonderful Worlds of Science Fiction: Invasions edited by Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh; January-February 2023 roundup of issues of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction edited by Sheree Renee Thomas, Asimov's Science Fiction edited by Sheila Williams, and Analog Science Fiction & Fact edited by Trevor Quachri; High Noon on Proxima B edited by David Boop

James Reasoner: Texas Rangers, April 1954 (editor uncredited); G-Men Detective, April 1946; further pulp citations

Jack Seabrook: "Terror Town" by "Ellery Queen" (Argosy, August 1956, edited by Henry Steeger? Alden H. Norton?) as adapted by Leigh Brackett for Alfred Hitchcock Presents:

John Stickney: Shooting Creek and Other Stories by Scott Loring Sanders

"TomCat": Short impossible crime and locked room mystery stories

Mark Yon: New Worlds, February 1968, edited by Michael Moorcock

Patti Abbott will be gathering the weekly links again this coming Wednesday...


Joachim Boaz said...

Thanks for linking my two reviews! I thought they made an intriguing pair.

Todd Mason said...

Both stories are definitely intent on starting discussion! You're quite welcome, and thanks for posting.

Jack Seabrook said...

Thanks, Todd! Oddly enough, I'm about to read "Consider Her Ways" for my next Hitchcock post.

Todd Mason said...

You're welcome, Jack, and thank you. Worse fates could await you!