Vector, May/June 2006

Editor(s): Tony Cullen  Geneva Melzack  Niall Harrison  Paul Billinger   
Pages: 36, A4
Price: £2.50
Cover: Tony Cullen
Notes: #247, Roles: Production & General, Features, Editorial & Letters, Reviews


Editorial
  Torque Control - Geneva Melzack  Niall Harrison   

Interviews
  Che Guevara on a Greyhound Bus - Marcial Souto    by Ian Watson

Articles
  The Future That Never Began: The Golden Age of Soviet SF - Michael Froggatt   
  Colorful Stories: Fantastic Fiction by African Descended Authors - Nisi Shawl   
  The Search for South African SF - Nick Wood   
  Bears, Bombs and Popcorn: Some considerations when mining other cultures for source materials - Judith Berman   
  Archipelago: The Stories of Zoran Zivkovic - Dan Hartland   

Columns
  The New X: The walls are down, unfortunately - Graham Sleight   

Book Reviews by Paul Bateman
  Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology (Edited) - Steven Savile  Alethea Kontis   

Book Reviews by Zara Baxter
  Australian Speculative Fiction: A Genre Overview (Edited) - Donna Maree Hanson   

Book Reviews by Elizabeth A. Billinger
  Cold Skin - Albert Sanchez Pinol   

Book Reviews by Paul N. Billinger
  The Carpet Makers - Andreas Eschbach   

Book Reviews by Andrew M. Butler
  I Am Alive and You Are Dead: A Journey into the Mind of Philip K. Dick - Emmauel Carrere   
  Keep the Giraffe Burning - John Sladek   
  Alien Accounts - John Sladek   
  The Lunatics of Terra - John Sladek   
  The Steam-Driven Boy and Other Stories - John Sladek   

Book Reviews by Gary S. Dalkin
  Living Next-Door to the God of Love - Justina Robson   

Book Reviews by Alan Fraser
  Quantico - Greg Bear   

Book Reviews by Niall Harrison
  Fly by Night - Frances Hardinge   
  Bear Daughter - Judith Berman   

Book Reviews by Penny Hill
  Darkland - Liz Williams   

Book Reviews by L. J. Hurst
  Macrolife: A Mobile Utopia - George Zebrowski   

Book Reviews by Steve Jeffery
  The Clan Corporate - Charles Stross   

Book Reviews by Geneva Melzack
  Not Before Sundown - Johanna Sinisalo   

Book Reviews by Colin (& Mitch Le Blanc) Odell
  Black Juice - Margo Lanagan   
  Cinema Macabre - Mark Morris   

Book Reviews by Estelle Roberts
  The Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch   

Book Reviews by Ian Watson
  The Possibility of an Island - Michael Houllebecq   



If you have any comments on, or corrections to, these pages, then please mail Michael J. Cross.