The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 436
Jonas’ discovery that his neighbor and her children have been brutally murdered gives him an idea for exploiting the dead family’s apartment. He makes himself comfortable while waiting for Frank to come and clean up the mess: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Error, chapter 24.|
Lionel teaches Donas horseback riding as well as something else Donas has been wanting to experience: Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
A Disparity of Language, chapter 10
|Novella||A family in India, a shady character, and an investigator get involved in an asteroid-mining venture, all in their own ways: Mark Kertzman, The Mississippi Company, chapter 1; chapter 2; chapter 3; chapter 4.|
New contributor Edward Ahern introduces Alan to Mort. Alan’s new acquaintance helps him face some thoughts he would rather not have known he was thinking: A Laughing Matter, part 1; conclusion.|
Julie is immersed in the colors, shapes and sounds of the city. She’ll realize its fullness when she accepts what she is: Diana Pollin, The Condor and the Lizard, part I; part II; part III, conclusion.
Willie Perkins’ accident may have disastrous consequences. Or, depending on the talents of Florence May and the kindness of her employers, maybe not: Ron Van Sweringen, Collard Greens and Grits.
|New contributor Ian Chung brings the Creators down from the mountains. They are somewhat miffed when they find that the “People” have discovered fire and duplicity on their own: The Uninvited.|
|Poetry||John Stocks, Love Letters Lost|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Edward Ahern and Ian Chung.|
|Discussion||Danielle L. Parker, On Book Reviewing|
|Editorial||Don Webb, A Space Without Borders|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Randomly selected Bewildering motto:
Randomly selected classic rejection notice:
Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:
“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
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