Books A-M

Reviews and commentary: books and magazines, A-M

Books are listed in alphabetical order of author/editor.
Magazines are listed in alphabetical order of title.
Externally published pieces are indicated by a star.
Years indicate when a review was first publsihed.

Ben Aaronovitch, Rivers of London [2011]
Joe Abercrombie, The Heroes [2012]
Daniel Abraham, ‘The Best Monkey’ [2009]
Abyss & Apex, Issue 26: Second Quarter, 2008 [2008*]
Chris Adrian , ‘A Tiny Feast’ [2009]
Nina Allan, The Silver Wind [2011]
Apex MagazineFeb & Mar 2011 [2011*]
Nick Arvin, The Reconstructionist [2010]
Allen Ashley (ed.), The Elastic Book of Numbers [2006*]
Allen Ashley, Somnambulists [2004*]
Allen Ashley, Urban Fantastic [2006*]
Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake[2009]
Margaret Atwood,The Year of the Flood [2009]

Pam Bachorz, Candor [2010]
Paolo Bacigalupi, Pump Six and Other Stories[2009]
Stephen Bacon et al, Ill at Ease [2011]
Gary Baker, The Ardly Effect [2005*]
Roelof Bakker (ed.), Still [2012]
Iain Banks, Transition[2009]
Maria Barbal, Stone in a Landslide [2010]
Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending [2011]
Priya Basil, The Obscure Logic of the Heart [2010]
Greg Bear, Hull Zero Three [2012]
Angi Becker Stevens, ‘Even If You Were Here’ [2009]
Chris Beckett, The Holy Machine [2011]
Chris Beckett, The Turing Test [2009]
Aimee Bender, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake [2011]
Robert Jackson Bennett, The Company Man [2011*]
Robert Jackson Bennett, Mr Shivers [2010*]
Jedediah Berry, The Manual of Detection[2009]
Lauren Beukes, Zoo City [2010]
Dylan Birtolo, The Shadow Chaser [2005*]
Terry Bisson, Numbers Don’t Lie [2006*]
Hassan Blasim, The Madman of Freedom Square [2012]
Claire Bott, Time Hunter: The Clockwork Woman [2004*]
Gavin James Bower, Dazed & Aroused [2009]
Gavin James Bower, Made in Britain [2011]
Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology, Vol. 3 [2011]
Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology, Vol. 5 [2012*]
Damien Broderick (ed.), Not the Only Planet [2012]
Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey [2012]
Keith Brooke, The Accord [2009*]
Keith Brooke, Genetopia [2006*]
Steven Brust and Megan Lindholm, The Gypsy [2005*]
Suzanne Bugler, This Perfect World [2010]
Jesse Bullington, The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart [2009*]
James Burr, Ugly Stories for Beautiful People [2007*]
David C. Burton, Hell Cop [2004*]
Trevor Byrne, Ghosts and Lightning[2009]

Ramsey Campbell, The Grin of the Dark [2008*]
Eleanor Catton, The Rehearsal [2009]
Ted Chiang, ‘Understand’ [2009]
ChiZine, Issue 37: July-Sept 2008 [2008*]
Philippe Claudel, Brodeck’s Report [2010]
Michael Cobley, Iron Mosaic [2004*]
Brendan Connell, Dr Black and the Guerillia [2006*]
Brendan Connell, The Translation of Father Torturo [2006*]
Rebecca Connell, Told in Silence [2011*]
Tom Connolly, The Spider Truces [2010]
Dana Copithorne, The Steam Magnate [2007*]
Gary Couzens (ed.), Extended Play: The Elastic Book of Music [2006*]
Gary Couzens and Sara-Jayne Townsend (eds.), Deep Ten [2004*]
Mat Coward,  So Far, So Near [2007*]
Cryptopolis, Tales from the Secret City [2008*]
Heidi Cyr, X and Y and Other Like Stories [2006*]

Bobbie Darbyshire, Love, Revenge & Buttered Scones [2010]
Rana Dasgupta, Solo [2009]
Tim Davys, Amberville [2010]
Brian DeLeeuw, In This Way I Was Saved[2009]
Marianne de Pierres, Nylon Angel [2004*]
Diet Soap, Issue 2: Sex and Gender [2008*]
Emma Donoghue, Room [2010]
Nikki Dudley, Ellipsis [2010]
Hal Duncan, Vellum [2006*]
Jeff Duntemann, The Cunning Blood [2006*]
Electric Velocipede, Issue 10 [2007*]

Esteban Echeverría, The Slaughteryard [2010]
Robert Edric, Salvage [2010*]
Stuart Evers, Ten Stories About Smoking [2011]

Nigel Farndale, The Blasphemer [2010]
Minister Faust, The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad [2004*]
Joshua Ferris, The Unnamed [2010]
Sean Ferrell, Numb [2010]
Eliot Fintushel, Breakfast with the Ones You Love [2007*]
Tom Fletcher, The Leaping [2010]
Ben Fountain, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk [2012]
Christopher Fowler, Bryant & May On the Loose [2010]
Christopher Fowler, Full Dark House [2011]
Ariana Franklin, Mistress of the Art of Death [2011]
Gregory Frost, Attack of the Jazz Giants and Other Stories [2005*]

Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things [2006*]
Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio (eds), Stories [2010]
Cleveland W. Gibson, Moondust [2006*]
Gary Gibson, Angel Stations [2004*]
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers [2010]
Lesley Glaister, Nina Todd Has Gone [2009*]
Pamela S.K. Glasner, Finding Emmaus [2009]
John Grant, The City in These Pages [2009]
John Grant (ed.), New Writings in the Fantastic [2007*]
Linda Grant, We Had It So Good [2011]
Granta 117: Horror [2011]
Greatest Uncommon Denominator (GUD Magazine), Issue 1: Autumn 2007 [2007*]
Henry Green, Loving [2012]
Jonathan Green, Unnatural History [2007*]
Mitis Green, The Ardly Effect [2005*]
Zoe Green, ‘The Wake’ [2009]
Colin Greenland, Take Back Plenty [2010]
Kate Griffin, A Madness of Angels [2009*]
Niall Griffiths, The Dreams of Max & Ronnie [2010]
Jon Courtenay Grimwood, The Fallen Blade [2011*]
Ken Grimwood, Replay [2009]
James Gunn, Gift from the Stars [2006*]
Annabelle Gurwitch, Fired! Tales of the Canned, Canceled, Downsized and Dismissed [2007*]

Matt Haig, The Radleys [2010]
Sarah Hall, The Carhullan Army [2012]
Steven Hall, The Raw Shark Texts [2006*]
Frances Hardinge, Twilight Robbery [2012]
Nick Harkaway, Angelmaker [2012]
Nick Harkaway, The Gone-Away World [2009]
M. John Harrison, Viriconium [2012]
William Heaney, Memoirs of a Master Forger [2009*]
Amanda Hemingway, The Greenstone Grail [2004*]
Howard V. Hendrix,  The Labyrinth Key [2004*]
David Herter, On the Overgrown Path [2006*]
Andrew Hook (ed.), The Alsiso Project [2004*]
Andrew Hook, Moon Beaver [2004*]
Jonathan L. Howard, Johannes Cabal the Necromancer [2010]
Robert E. Howard, Heroes in the Wind: From Kull to Conan [2009]
Tanya Huff, Blood Price [2004*]
Tanya Huff,Stealing Magic [2007*]
Rebecca Hunt, Mr Chartwell [2010]

Ideomancer, Vol. 7, Issue 3: September 2008 [2009*]
Ideomancer, Vol. 7, Issue 4: December 2008 [2009*]
Ideomancer, Vol. 9, Issue 3: September 2010 [2010*]
Mark Illis, Tender [2009]
Interzone, Issue 217: August 2008 [2008*]
Interzone, Issue 218: October 2008 [2008*]
Interzone, Issue 226: Jan-Feb 2010 [2010]
Interzone, Issue 227: Mar-Apr 2010 [2010]
Kazuo Ishiguro, Nocturnes[2009]
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day [2012]

Ryan David Jahn, Acts of Violence [2009]
Liz Jensen, The Rapture [2010]
Liz Jensen, The Uninvited [2012]
Shane Jones, Light Boxes [2010]
Stephen Jones (ed.), A Book of Horrors [2011]
Graham Joyce, How to Make Friends With Demons[2009*]
Pia Juul, The Murder of Halland [2012]
Jupiter, Issue XIV: Thebe [2006*]
Jupiter, Issue XXIV: Iocaste [2009*]

Marvin Kaye, (ed.), The Dragon Quintet [2005*]
Garry Kilworth, The Hundred-Towered City[2009*]
Katie Kitamura, The Longshot [2012]

Margo Lanagan, Tender Morsels[2009]
Joel Lane, ‘Black Country’ {2010]
Tim Lebbon, Dawn[2007*]
Tim Lebbon, Dusk[2006*]
Jonathan Lee, Who is Mr Satoshi? [2010]
Jonathan Lee, Joy [2012]
Simon Lelic, The Child Who [2012]
Simon Lelic, Rupture [2010]
J. Robert Lennon, Pieces for the Left Hand[2006*]
Gwyneth Lewis, The Meat Tree [2010]
David Logan, Half-Sick of Shadows [2012*]
Lone Star Stories, Issue 28, August 2008 [2008*]
Karen Lord, Redemption in Indigo [2012]

Emily Mackie, And This is True [2010]
Drew Magary, The End Specialist [2012]
Claire Malcolm (ed.), Magnetic North: New Work from North East Writers[2006*]
David Malouf, Ransom[2009]
Evan Mandery, Q [2012*]
George Mann (ed.), The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction[2007*]
George Mann, Time Hunter: The Severed Man[2005*]
Louise Marley, Singer in the Snow[2006*]
Brett McBean, The Last Motel[2005*]
Tom McCarthy, Remainder[2006*]
Kay MacCauley, The Man Who Was Loved[2006*]
Ian McDonald, The Dervish House [2010*]
Jon McGregor, Even the Dogs
Ian R. MacLeod,  Song of Time[2009]
Midinght Street, Issue 6: Winter 2005-6 [2006*]
China Miéville, The City & the City[2009]
China Miéville, Kraken [2010]
China Miéville, Looking for Jake and Other Stories [2011]
Sam Mills, The Quiddity of Will Self [2012]
David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [2012]
Nadifa Mohamed, Black Mamba Boy [2010]
Elizabeth Moon, Speed of Dark [2011]
Alison Moore, ‘When the Door Closed, it Was Dark’ [2010]
Christopher Moore, A Dirty Job[2008*]
Simon Morden, Brilliant Things [2004*]
Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus [2011]
Ewan Morrison, Tales from the Mall [2012]
Paul Murray, Skippy Dies [2010]