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Asimov's June 2008
Sheila's editorial talks more about what she likes in stories and Agberg talked about how we're using up metals. I found a number of the stories satisfying, but only one really interesting:
Call Back Yesterday by Nancy Kress -- juveniles in a mental health facility without windows suspect things are not as they look.
I would have liked Ian R. MacLeod's The Hob Carpet except, dear reader, for the florid and protracted descriptions in a prolonged narrative missive which invoked a manifest termination. (Okay, I frequently know the ends of stories near the beginning, but I think a six-year-old would get this. It would have been better as a pointed short story.)
A new author, Derek Kunsken, made a good beginning with Beneath Sunlit Shallows. I'll be looking for his next.
... and I was the one who killed them. These two cats aren't are interested in them. I planned to be back online sooner, but it looks like I'm going…
Look a couple posts down and see something similar. There wasn't anything under the latch in the clusterbox on Tuesday, but there was two of the…
Yes, we have that very high temperature plus the heat index is 122F. I can't go out, of course, and I'd plan to get mail when it's cooler, except we…