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30 July 2012

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COLUMN: Scores, by John Clute

It has been a long week for zoologicals.

FICTION: Introduction to "The Death of the Duke", by Jed Hartman

I fell for Richard and Alec before I knew I was bi.

FICTION: The Death of the Duke, by Ellen Kushner

A little later, he sighed in his sleep, and spoke the name of his first wife, while he held her. She felt her heart twist and turn over, close to the child she carried, so that there was room for little inside her but pain and love.

POETRY: Sisters, by Mari Ness

our hands filled / with bread and dates. / Our knives tremble / in our sleeves.

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: The Courier's New Bicycle by Kim Westwood, reviewed by Niall Harrison
Wednesday: Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore, reviewed by Sara Polsky
Friday: The Apex Book of World SF 2, edited by Lavie Tidhar, reviewed by Ben Godby