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Lightspeed Magazine, July 2010 (Lightspeed Magazine #2)

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Lightspeed Magazine features all types of sf, from near-future, sociological soft sf, to far-future, star-spanning hard sf, and anything and everything in between . . . and in its July 2010 issue, Lightspeed contains two all-new, never-before-published stories: In Carol Emshwiller’s “No Time Like the Present,” the residents of a small, economically-disadvantaged town are ...more
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Eric Mesa
May 03, 2016 Eric Mesa rated it really liked it
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As usual for anthology-type things, an expansion on my status updates. But, before that, let me just say that I love science fiction and fantasy short stories and listen to SFF/F podcasts to hear them. So this was a very fun read.

"No time like the present" - One of the things that I both love and hate about short stories is starting in media res. It feels like short stories aren't allowed to introduce the world. You have to figure it out as the story goes along. Sometimes this can be fun in a de
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Richard Leis
Jun 21, 2016 Richard Leis rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed the second issue of Lightspeed Magazine. Time travel but uniquely appears in two stories in this issue, "No Time Like the Present" by Carol Emshwiller and "...For a Single Yesterday" by George R. R. Martin, a reprint from 1972. In the first, new people arrive in town, strange people that eventually find themselves persecuted by the town. Where they came from becomes obvious, but where they're going is not. In the second, a commune has found a semblance of routine and contentment ...more
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No Time Like the Present was really interesting - I was only sad it was a short story. I would love a longer version.
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No Time Like the Present 3/5
Manumission 4/5
The Zeppelin Conductors' Society Annual Gentlemen's Ball 2/5
...For a Single Yesterday 4/5
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Interesting stories and insightful analyses of time travel rules and steampunk's place between science fiction and fantasy.
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Standouts include the time traveling stories from Carol Emshwiller and George R.R. Martin.
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John Joseph Adams is the series editor of BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY. He is also the bestselling editor of many other anthologies, such as ROBOT UPRISINGS, DEAD MAN'S HAND, BRAVE NEW WORLDS,WASTELANDS, and THE LIVING DEAD. Recent and forthcoming books include WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT?, OPERATION ARCANA, PRESS START TO PLAY, LOOSED UPON THE WORLD, and THE APOCALYPSE TRIPTYCH (cons ...more
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