Brian Aldiss’ Hothouse No. 4

F&SF Sep. 1961The fourth part of Brian Aldiss’ Hothouse saga appeared in Fantasy and Science Fiction (Sep. 1961).

Contents
Gerard Klein “The Monster in the Park” translated by Virginia Kidd
Herbert Gold “The Day They Got Boston” (Metronome Jan. 1961)
Grendel Briarton “Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLIII”
Michael Young “The Timekeeper”
F. L. Wallace “Privates All”
Nils T. Peterson “Pecking Order”
Rosemary Harris “Hamlin”
Isaac Asimov: Science: Not As We Know It
Rosser Reeves “Effigy” (verse)
Rosser Reeves “E=mc²” (verse)
Brian W. Aldiss “Timberline” (Hothouse No. 4)

Cover by Ed Emshwiller

Contents from Galactic Central

An excerpt from Joe Wehrle, Jr.’s review of the Hothouse series, from The Digest Enthusiast book six:

“The story “Timberline” (September 1961) finds the travelers far from their natural home, a place where the Sun seems to hang low over the water, and the air is cold and misty. A land of eternal sunset. The boat grounds on an ice shelf, and Gren and Yattmur urge the fishers out of it and onto an islet, where they all live fairly contentedly for a time.”

AHMM Oct 2002 masthead

B.K. Stevens’ Leah Abrams

Author B.K. Stevens shared her thoughts on Leah in her interview in The Digest Enthusiast book six, excerpted below: “One of the things I enjoy most about this series is Leah’s relationship with Detective (later Lieutenant)…

Paperback Fanatic No. 40 masthead

Paperback Fanatic No. 40 Sep. 2018

Contents “Artists Assemble: Guidio Crepax” “Go Ape!” (Planet of the Apes paperbacks by George Alex Effinger) “Robert Bonfils” Justin Marriott “Beware—Richard Laymon!” “Lin Carter Looks at Books” (reprinted from Castle of Frankenstein) Graham Andrews “Fit to…

“Final Jeopardy” by B.K. Stevens

Opening Lines

“On Monday, July 19, Jim Simpson did eight stupid things. Right in front of Harry Brock, the biggest gossip in the office, he got into a loud, bitter argument with Al Forbes. Next, at lunch, he…

Tough Crime Stories masthead

Tough Crime Stories

Rusty Barnes is the editor of the blogzine Tough, which features crime stories and occasional reviews. Now he’s published a collection of stories from the zine. Hopefully, the first of many. Contents Michael Bracken “Texas Hot…

Nostalgia Digest Autumn 2018 masthead

Nostalgia Digest Autumn 2018

Contents Steve Darnall: Hello, Out There in Radioland! “A Few Moments with . . . Joyce Randolph” (uncredited) Walter Scannell “Marlene Dietrich, American” The movie star vs. Der Fuhrer. Alex Udvary “Nuts!” The madcap comedy of…

Quote

Breaking Glass by Alec Cizak

Having survived her earlier ordeal in Down on the Street, Chelsea Farmer takes center page in Alec Cizak’s new novel, Breaking Glass. “She’s addicted to opiates. She participates in home invasions with her fellow junkies to…