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Birthday Reviews: April Index

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 | Posted by Steven H Silver

Cover by Richard Powers

Cover by Richard Powers

by Johnathan Sung

by Johnathan Sung

Cover by Douglas Chaffee

Cover by Douglas Chaffee

January index
February index
March index

April 1, Samuel R. Delany: “High Weir
April 2, Joan D. Vinge: “Eyes of Amber
April 3, Colin Kapp: “Ambaddasor to Verdammt
April 4, Stanley G. Weinbaum: “The Worlds of If
April 5, Robert Bloch: “The Fane of the Black Pharoah
April 6, Sonya Dorman: “When I Was Miss Dow

April 7, Henry Kuttner: “Ghost
April 8, Nnedi Okorafor: “Bikasi Man
April 9, Barrington J. Bayley: “The Way Into the Wendy House
April 10, David Langford: “Waiting for the Iron Age
April 11, James Patrick Kelly: “Rat
April 12, Emil Petaja: “Found Objects
April 13, Bill Pronzini: “Cat
April 14, Rachel Swirsky: “The Monster’s Million Faces
April 15, Jim C. Hines: “Spell of the Sparrow
April 16, Kingsley Amis: “Mason’s Life
April 17, Lloyd Biggle, Jr.: “Gypped
April 18, Keith R.A. DeCandido: “A Vampire and a Vamprie Hunter Walk into a Bar
April 19, Adrian Rogoz: “The Altar of the Random Gods
April 19, Steven H Silver: “Doing Business at Hodputt’s Emporium” (Guest review by Rich Horton)
April 20, Peter S. Beagle: “King Pelles the Sure
April 21, Fiona Kelleghan: “Secret in the Chest
April 22, Damien Broderick: “Under the Moons of Venus
April 23, Avram Davidson: “Author, Author
April 24, Don D’Ammassa: “The Library of Lost Art
April 25, Fletcher Pratt: “Hormones
April 26, A.E. van Vogt: “War of Nerves
April 27, Frank Belknap Long: “Willie
April 28, William Sanders: “When This World Is All on Fire
April 29, Jack Williamson: “The Cold Green Eye
April 30, Larry Niven: “Convergent Series” (a.k.a. “The Long Night”)


  1. I love your series! Your posts bring back a lot of memories about these great writers! Love the cover artwork, too!

    Comment by - May 1, 2018 7:38 am

  2. Thanks. I’m having a lot of fun writing it. And it has been a mixture of re-reading a lot of familiar works and discovering new works and new authors. I’m trying not to always go for the “obvious” pick in either author or story selection.

    Comment by Steven H Silver - May 1, 2018 9:42 am

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