Clarkesworld Issue 69

Clarkesworld Issue 69

Neil Clarke, E. Catherine Tobler

Language: English

Pages: 72

ISBN: 1480055123

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Clarkesworld Issue 69

Neil Clarke, E. Catherine Tobler

Language: English

Pages: 72

ISBN: 1480055123

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The June 2012 issue of the Hugo Award-winning science fiction & fantasy magazine, Clarkesworld. This issue features the following stories: "Immersion" by Aliette de Bodard, "If the Mountain Comes" by An Owomoyela and "You Were She Who Abode" by E. Catherine Tobler. Non-fiction includes an group interview on economics in speculative fiction, an article on the how SF fuels itself by Stephen Gaskell, and an Another Word column by Daniel Abraham.

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Dream Story (Penguin Modern Classics)

The Lesson of the Master

Other People's Lives: Stories

The Awakening and Other Stories (Modern Library)

The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature: Volume 2, 1920 to the Present (Blackwell Anthologies)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

frowned, confused. He wasn’t a good man to confuse — he got angry. But instead of striking Enah or taking him by the neck, he showed his hands. “Why do you want to destroy me?” he asked. “I want to leave something for my daughter. I want to leave my wealth when I’m no longer here to take care of her.” “You can leave her a better wealth,” Enah said, and gestured to the dry riverbed. “It will dry up. You don’t understand this village; people don’t learn. If they’re given abundance, they’ll bleed

Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy), the economy is global despite the world being at only Renaissance-level development or so. This is largely because magic is used to facilitate communication and travel, at least for certain goods or those with a certain amount of wealth and influence. The world is on a single currency, the meri —although this was done to make the economy easier for a single family (the Arameri) to control, not out of any particular economic interest. Although

shareholders get. Everyone cares about everyone else because it’s profitable to do so¾a ruthlessly efficient incentive. In short, it’s a world where charity is profitable, materially profitable. If one were to take the Marxist doctrine of the labor exchange of value and put it on a transporter pad with Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand and then have a horrible accident in which the two were inadvertently mixed, you’d end up with the world of The Unincorporated Man. N. K. Jemisin: In [the desert

That was the only reason he’d be calling her, and not one of her brothers or cousins. Because the family somehow thought that her studies on Prime gave her insight into the Galactics’ way of thought—something useful, if not the success they’d hoped for. “Yes. An important man, head of a local trading company.” Second Uncle did not move on her field of vision. Quy could see the ships moving through his face, slowly aligning themselves in front of their pods, the hole in front of them opening like

said. Jaime nodded. “Any day now. The best of my stock.” “We’ll want to buy a boy,” I said. “If there’s one you don’t keep back for breeding, reserve it for us.” He looked at me quizzically. “I noticed you didn’t have Mogul with you.” He didn’t ask, What happened? And so I didn’t tell him, even as the words pressed on the back of my tongue. I didn’t say how his entire body had shaken when he sneezed, how blood had sprayed out from his nostrils to paint the living room walls. “He was sick,” I

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