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2007 Recommended Reading Lists

Dave Truesdale has posted his 2007 recommended reading list for short fiction over at Black Gate. Here are the stories from F&SF that made the cut:

Short Stories

“Red Card” by S. L. Gilbow (F&SF, Feb.) SF

“A Thing Forbidden” by Donald Mead (F&SF, Apr.) F/H

“PowerSuit™” by M. K. Hobson (F&SF, July) SF

“Cold Comfort” by Ray Vukcevich (F&SF, July) SF

“The Mole Cure” by Nancy Farmer (F&SF, Aug.) F

“The Tomb Wife” by Gwyneth Jones (F&SF, Aug.) SF

“Who Brought Tulips to the Moon?” by S. L. Gilbow (F&SF, Dec.) SF

“Osama Phone Home” by David Marusek (F&SF, Dec.) SF

“Don’t Ask” by M. Rickert (F&SF, Dec.) F


“Fool” by John Morressy (F&SF, Feb.) F

“Dance of Shadows” by Fred Chappell (F&SF, Mar.) F

“Wizard’s Six” by Alex Irvine (F&SF, June) F

“Lazaro y Antonio” by Marta Randall (F&SF, June) SF

“Car 17” by P. E. Cunningham (F&SF, July) F

“A Wizard of the Old School” by Chris Willrich (F&SF, Aug.) F

“The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate” by Ted Chiang (F&SF, Sep.) F

“Two Weeks After” by M. Ramsey Chapman (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) F

“The Diamond Shadow” by Fred Chappell (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) F

“The Recreation Room” by Albert E. Cowdrey (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) F

“Urdumheim” by Michael Swanwick” (F&SF, Oct./Nov.) SF

“The Bone Man” by Frederic S. Durbin (F&SF, Dec.) H

“Finisterra” by David Moles (F&SF, Dec.) SF


“Kiosk” by Bruce Sterling (F&SF, Jan.) SF

“The Helper and His Hero” Part 1, by Matthew Hughes (F&SF, Feb.) SF

“The Helper and His Hero” Part 2, by Matthew Hughes (F&SF, Mar.) SF

“Memorare” by Gene Wolfe (F&SF, Apr.) SF

“The Master Miller’s Tale” by Ian R. MacLeod (F&SF, May) F

“Stars Seen Through Stone” by Lucius Shepard” (F&SF, July) SF


One Response to “2007 Recommended Reading Lists”

  1. Science Fiction Short Stories 2007 « Auxiliary Memory on March 8th, 2008

    […] Science Fiction Stories can find links for many of these.  John Joseph Adams extracts all the F&SF stories from the list which will help me find them in my back […]

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