Vector, January/February 2006

Editor(s): Tony Cullen  Geneva Melzack  Niall Harrison  Paul Billinger   
Pages: 36, A4
Price: £2.50
Cover: Jaideep Mathur
Notes: #245, Roles: Production & General, Features, Editorial & Letters, Reviews


Editorial
  Torque Control - Geneva Melzack  Niall Harrison   

Articles
  The Mundane Manifesto - Anonymous   
  Frequently Asked Questions about Mundane SF - Trent Walters   
  A Refusal to Sign the Mundane Manifesto - Ian McDonald   
  No More New World Orders - Martin Lewis   
  Not Really New, Not Really Weird - Norman Spinrad   
  Infernokrushers: A Brief and Terrible History - Megan McCarron   
  'Amnesty' by Octavia E. Butler: An Appreciation - Claire Light   
  'Russian Vine' by Simon Ings: An Appreciation - Abigail Nussbaum   
  'The Discharge' by Christopher Priest: An Appreciation - Paul Kincaid   
  'Bears Discover Smut' by Michael Bishop: An Appreciation - Elizabeth Bear   

Columns
  The New X: Morning Children - Graham Sleight   

Book Reviews by Simon Bisson
  Counting Heads - David Marusek   

Book Reviews by Alan Fraser
  Year's Best Science Fiction Twenty-Second Annual Collection,The (ed) - Gardner Dozois   

Book Reviews by Niall Harrison
  The Clock King and the Queen of the Hourglass - Vera Nazarian   
  In the Palace of Repose - Holly Phillips   
  The Periodic Table of Science Fiction - Michael Swanwick   
  Nova Scotia (Edited) - Neil Williamson  Andrew J. Wilson   

Book Reviews by Penny Hill
  Talyn - Holly Lisle   

Book Reviews by L. J. Hurst
  R is for Rocket - Ray Bradbury   
  S is for Space - Ray Bradbury   

Book Reviews by Steve Jeffery
  Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition - Neil Barron   

Book Reviews by Carol Ann Kerry-Green
  The Necessary Beggar - Susan Palwick   
  The Hickory Staff - Robert Scott  Jay Gordon   

Book Reviews by Vikki Lee
  Flight of the Nighthawks - Raymond E. Feist   

Book Reviews by Martin McGrath
  The Vesuvius Club Graphic Edition - Mark Gatiss  Ian Bass   
  Emerald Eye - The Best in Irish Imaginative Fiction (Edited) - Frank Ludlow  Roelof Goudriaan   
  Back to the Vortex: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who 2005 - J. Shaun Lyon   

Book Reviews by Kev McVeigh
  Blindshrike - Richard Kadrey   

Book Reviews by John Newsinger
  Grief - Ed Lark   

Book Reviews by Colin (& Mitch Le Blanc) Odell
  The Lure of the Vampire: Gender, Fiction and Fandom from Bram Stoker to Buffy - Milly Williamson   

Book Reviews by Susan Peak
  Lord of the Silver Bow - David Gemmell   

Book Reviews by Dave M. Roberts
  Secret Stories - Ramsey Campbell   

Book Reviews by Estelle Roberts
  Fishin' With Grandma Matchie - Steven Erikson   

Book Reviews by Sue Thomason
  The Rat and the Serpent - Bryn Llewellyn   



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