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The third this year of our choice of the best of last year's Nature 'Futures' SF stories. It's a one-page (PDF) short story from a dying Earth. Just right for the autumn.

This builds on our (northern hemisphere) autumnal edition of Science Fiction news (covering the book trade, SF film, TV news), as well as book listings of the forthcoming SF, Fantasy and Science & Non-Fiction books you can expect in the shops this summer.  Plus there is the last season's round-up of Science including Astronomy & Space and Natural Science.   Elsewhere in this season's mix we have various standalones including: an examination of Spainish Science Fiction (which kind of complements this November's 2016 Eurocon in Barcelona); a review of this year's New Zealand national SF convention in the Wellington; a report on the 2016 British national convention and finally one on ConCarolinas, a regional USA convention.

See 'Most recently added' below. Enjoy.



Mid-December will see our fourth for 2016 of what we consider were the best four of the 51 science journal weekly Nature 'Futures' SF stories of last year (2015).  These are short, one-page PDF stories that reflect a possible future. And you do not need to take it from us that the very best of these 'Futures' stories are mind-dazzlingly brilliant. Being just one page long you can easily check their standard for yourself. This story should tide you over the Christmas and New Year break before our next, seasonal full edition of news and reviews in January 2017.

Next year (2017) also sees us reach our 30th anniversary.  Yes, we are (worryingly) that old: it seems like yesterday the first of our (then) print editions was circulated as a Sunday extra as part of BECCON '87, Britain's 1987 national Eastercon SF convention.

Meanwhile, hopefully you should find something to tickle your fancy below...


Most recently added

v26(6) 2016.11.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series


v26(5) 2016.9.15 -- New Columns & Articles for the Autumn 2016

v26(5) 2016.9.15 -- Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Reviews

v26(5) 2016.9.15 -- Non-Fiction SF & Science Fact Book Reviews


v26(4) 2016.7.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series

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