Robert Heinlein‘s short story All You Zombies was first published in the March 1959 issue of Fantasy and Science Fiction magazine. I listened to it on episode 200 of the EscapePod podcast.
All You Zombies is a time travel paradox story about a man writes confessional fiction as an ‘unmarried mother’.
This is a spoilerific episode, so I advice you read the story first. Have you read it? Let me know what you think on Twitter @shortsfreview or by leaving a comment below.
My own story about Robert Heinlein referred to in the podcast is The Dead Science Fiction Writers Workshop.
I recommend Robert Heinlein’s novel Stranger in a Strange Land.
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Evelyn E. Smith‘s short story The Doorway was first published in the September 1955 edition of Fantastic Universe magazine. The version I read is a public domain version available on Project Gutenberg.
The Doorway is a story of alternative time-lines and parallel worlds.
Have you read it? What did you think?
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Jack Vance’s short story The Miracle-Workers was first published in the July 1958 edition of Astounding Science Fiction.
The Miracle-Workers tells the story of a far-future human society that has degenerated to feudal medievalism.
The version I read for this review was reprinted in Modern Classic Short Novels of Science Fiction (1994) edited by Gardner R. Devois.
Have you read this story? What did you think?
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