A beautifully told story with colorful characters out of epic tradition, a tight and complex plot, and solid pacing. -- Booklist, starred review of On the Razor's Edge

Great writing, vivid scenarios, and thoughtful commentary ... the stories will linger after the last page is turned. -- Publisher's Weekly, on Captive Dreams

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Nexus again

TOF has been informed that "Nexus" is the novella most-nominated among reviewers for the 2017 Hugo awards. Is there a possibility, TOF and Analog might win? Doubtful, but who knows?

"Nexus" is listed as the most recommended novella of 2017! Time for a reread anyone...?


  1. It is a really good story. Hilarious, but not mockingly so (at least, not unsubtly so). I'll have to go reread it.

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    1. Try contacting ANALOG at

  3. Dear TOF, do you have any suggestions as to how we can read these stories if we don't subscribe to a dead tree publication? No, the Amazon rendition of magazines is not usable.

    And you know, nobody cares about the Yugos any more.

    1. No, I don't. Maybe you can get a single issue without subscribing.

  4. FYI, I haven't tried this yet, but it appears one could buy the issue in question individually:

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  7. Mr Flynn are you aware that Ursula K Le Guin just passed away?

  8. Best story I've read in Analog in the past year. Highly recommended.


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