The Unz Review • An Alternative Media Selection$
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine Archives
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine • 33 Years, 363 Issues, 5,517 Articles, 66,682pp
Short Stories
The Moment of the Rose
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, February 1987, pp. 92-100
Show MoreShow AllFinding...Find More
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>
  1. [+]
    Issues of the 1970s = 3 Years, 24 Issues, 435 Articles
    1. [+]
      Issues of 1977 = 4 Issues, 69 Articles
      1. [+]
        Issues of 1978 = 6 Issues, 120 Articles
        1. [+]
          Issues of 1979 = 14 Issues, 246 Articles
        2. [+]
          Issues of the 1980s = 10 Years, 129 Issues, 1,977 Articles
          1. [+]
            Issues of 1980 = 11 Issues, 163 Articles
            1. [+]
              Issues of 1981 = 13 Issues, 211 Articles
              1. [+]
                Issues of 1982 = 13 Issues, 236 Articles
                1. [+]
                  Issues of 1983 = 14 Issues, 247 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    Issues of 1984 = 13 Issues, 205 Articles
                    1. [+]
                      Issues of 1985 = 13 Issues, 209 Articles
                      1. [+]
                        Issues of 1986 = 13 Issues, 188 Articles
                        1. [+]
                          Issues of 1987 = 13 Issues, 165 Articles
                          1. [+]
                            January 1987 Issue = 14 Articles
                            1. Vacuum Flowers by Michael Swanwick, pp. 110-179
                            2. America by Orson Scott Card, pp. 22-53
                            3. Wolf Time by Walter Jon Williams, pp. 64-93
                            4. The Peace Spy by Gene Wolfe, pp. 54-63
                            5. Digressions from the Second Person Future by John Barnes, pp. 94-102
                            6. Bringing in the Sheaves by Rudy Rucker, pp. 103-109
                            7. Editorial: New Writers by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            8. Letters, pp. 9-17
                            9. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 18-21
                            10. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 180-186 - 6 Reviews
                              1. The Forever Man by Gordon R. Dickson
                              2. The Shattered Horse by S.P. Somtow
                              3. Galaxy Jane by Ron Goulart
                              4. Word-Bringer by Edward Llewellyn
                              5. Boxen: The Imaginary World of the Young C.S. Lewis by Walter Hooper and C.S. Lewis
                              6. Revolt in 2100 by Robert A. Heinlein
                            11. Index, pp. 187-190
                            12. First Annual Readers' Award Ballot, p. 191
                            13. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            14. Cover art for Vacuum Flowers by Bob Eggleton
                          2. [+]
                            February 1987 Issue = 13 Articles
                            1. Vacuum Flowers by Michael Swanwick, pp. 110-181
                            2. Aurin Tree by M.J. Engh, pp. 22-57
                            3. Dutchman by Jack McDevitt, pp. 70-91
                            4. The Fights of Spring by Isaac Asimov, pp. 58-69
                            5. The Moment of the Rose by Cherie Wilkerson, pp. 92-100
                            6. Myron Chester and the Toads by James P. Blaylock, pp. 101-109
                            7. The Gift by Joe Haldeman, pp. 182-183
                            8. Editorial: Intellectual Cliches by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            9. Letters, pp. 9-20
                            10. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, p. 21
                            11. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. Roma Mater by Poul Anderson and Karen Anderson
                              2. Antares Dawn by Michael McCollum
                              3. Firechild by Jack Williamson
                              4. The Silent Tower by Barbara Hambly
                              5. Howard Who? by Howard Waldrop
                              6. Conquerors from the Darkness by Robert Silverberg
                            12. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            13. Cover art for "Aurin Tree" by Carl Lundgren
                          3. [+]
                            March 1987 Issue = 11 Articles
                            1. Eye for Eye by Orson Scott Card, pp. 134-183
                            2. Images by Harry Turtledove, pp. 22-61
                            3. Dinosaur on a Bicycle by Tim Sullivan, pp. 62-83
                            4. Waves by Andrew Weiner, pp. 84-117
                            5. Ice Dreams by Sharon N. Farber, pp. 118-133
                            6. Editorial: Intimations of Mortality by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-9
                            7. Letters, pp. 10-19
                            8. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 20-21
                            9. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. Ghost by Piers Anthony
                              2. A Hidden Place by Robert Charles Wilson
                              3. Singletusk by Bjorn Kurten
                              4. The Mirror of Her Dreams by Stephen R. Donaldson
                              5. The Crystal Empire by L. Neil Smith
                              6. Grimbold's Other World by Nicholas Stuart Gray
                            10. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            11. Cover art for "Eye for Eye" by J.K. Potter
                          4. [+]
                            April 1987 Issue = 12 Articles
                            1. Superwine by Harry Turtledove, pp. 130-178
                            2. The Sun Spider by Lucius Shepard, pp. 36-69
                            3. Rachel in Love by Pat Murphy, pp. 70-97
                            4. A Little Farther Up the Fox by George M. Ewing, pp. 98-117
                            5. Out of Darkness by Lillian Stewart Carl, pp. 118-129
                            6. Editorial: Truth and Fiction by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            7. Letters, pp. 9-19
                            8. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 20-21
                            9. Viewpoint: Cellular Automata by Rudy Rucker, pp. 22-35
                            10. [+]
                              On Books: Sturgeon, Vonnegut, and Trout by Norman Spinrad, pp. 179-191 - 1 Review
                              1. Godbody by Theodore Sturgeon
                            11. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            12. Cover art for "The Sun Spider" by Bob Eggleton
                          5. [+]
                            May 1987 Issue = 15 Articles
                            1. Flowers of Edo by Bruce Sterling, pp. 20-49
                            2. Perpetuity Blues by Neal Barrett, Jr., pp. 52-79
                            3. The View from Mars Hill by Frederik Pohl, pp. 114-133
                            4. Cannibals by Nancy Kress, pp. 146-183
                            5. Nazca Lines by Roger Dutcher and Robert Frazier, pp. 50-51
                            6. Termites by Dave Smeds, pp. 80-95
                            7. Angel by Pat Cadigan, pp. 96-110
                            8. One-Trick Dog by Bruce Boston, pp. 111-113
                            9. Dinosaur by Steve Rasnic Tem, pp. 134-145
                            10. Editorial: Space Flight by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            11. Letters, pp. 9-16
                            12. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 17-19
                            13. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. Soldier of the Mist by Gene Wolfe
                              2. Xorandor by Christine Brooke-Rose
                              3. The Darkling Hills by Lori Martin
                              4. Seven Worlds by Mary Caraker
                              5. The Anvil of Ice by Michael Scott Rohan
                              6. Talking Man by Terry Bisson
                            14. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            15. Cover art for "Flowers of Edo" by Hisaki Yasuda
                          6. [+]
                            June 1987 Issue = 12 Articles
                            1. Glass Cloud by James Patrick Kelly, pp. 142-183
                            2. Dinosaurs by Walter Jon Williams, pp. 22-51
                            3. The White Babe by Jane Yolen, pp. 52-79
                            4. Trapalanda by Charles Sheffield, pp. 80-104
                            5. Runaway by Orson Scott Card, pp. 112-141
                            6. Flaggers by Robley Wilson, Jr., pp. 105-111
                            7. Editorial: Forgetfulness by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            8. Letters, pp. 9-19
                            9. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 20-21
                            10. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. The Folk of the Air by Peter S. Beagle
                              2. The Genesis Quest by Donald Moffitt
                              3. Second Genesis by Donald Moffitt
                              4. The Unlikely Ones by Mary Brown
                              5. A Death of Honor by Joe Clifford Faust
                              6. Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
                            11. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            12. Cover art for "Glass Cloud" by Terry Lee
                          7. [+]
                            July 1987 Issue = 12 Articles
                            1. The Fascination of the Abomination by Robert Silverberg, pp. 120-178
                            2. Yanqui Doodle by James Tiptree, Jr., pp. 22-61
                            3. Rider by Andrew Weiner, pp. 74-97
                            4. Highbrow by Neal Barrett, Jr., pp. 62-73
                            5. The Faithful Companion at Forty by Karen Joy Fowler, pp. 98-106
                            6. Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers by Lawrence Watt-Evans, pp. 107-119
                            7. Editorial: Romance by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            8. Letters, pp. 9-19
                            9. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 20-21
                            10. [+]
                              On Books: The Edge of the Envelope by Norman Spinrad, pp. 179-191 - 1 Review
                              1. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
                            11. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            12. Cover art by Joe Bergeron
                          8. [+]
                            August 1987 Issue = 13 Articles
                            1. The Blind Geometer by Kim Stanley Robinson, pp. 142-183
                            2. On the Border by Lucius Shepard, pp. 22-61
                            3. At the Cross-Time Jaunter's Ball by Alexander Jablokov, pp. 102-127
                            4. Cassandra's Photographs by Lisa Goldstein, pp. 82-93
                            5. Nutrimancer by Marc Laidlaw, pp. 94-101
                            6. The Rose Garden by Steven Popkes, pp. 128-141
                            7. Editorial: Unification by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            8. Letters, pp. 9-19
                            9. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 20-21
                            10. Viewpoint: The Future of the Jovian System by Gregory Benford, pp. 62-81
                            11. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. Northshore by Sheri S. Tepper
                              2. Replay by Ken Grimwood
                              3. The Misplaced Legion by Harry Turtledove
                              4. About Time by Jack Finney
                              5. Spaceache by Snoo Wilson
                              6. Land of Unreason by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
                            12. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            13. Cover art for "On the Border" by J.K. Potter
                          9. [+]
                            September 1987 Issue = 12 Articles
                            1. Carthage City by Orson Scott Card, pp. 20-80
                            2. The Secret Sharer by Robert Silverberg, pp. 124-183
                            3. Spirit of the Night by Tom Maddox, pp. 92-109
                            4. The World Next Door by Brad Ferguson, pp. 81-91
                            5. Glass by Nancy Kress, pp. 110-116
                            6. The Alien in the Lake by Andrew Weiner, pp. 117-123
                            7. Editorial: Plausibility by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            8. Letters, pp. 9-17
                            9. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 18-19
                            10. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. Divine Endurance by Gwyneth Jones
                              2. Aegypt by John Crowley
                              3. Vacuum Flowers by Michael Swanwick
                              4. Timefall by James Kahn
                              5. The Encyclopedia of Horror Movies by Phil Hardy
                              6. Yearwood by Paul Hazel
                            11. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            12. Cover art for "The Secret Sharer" by Bob Eggleton
                          10. [+]
                            October 1987 Issue = 14 Articles
                            1. Mother Goddess of the World by Kim Stanley Robinson, pp. 126-179
                            2. Dream Baby by Bruce McAllister, pp. 22-57
                            3. The Moon and Michelangelo by Ian Watson, pp. 100-125
                            4. The Little Magic Shop by Bruce Sterling, pp. 60-71
                            5. Visitors by Jack Dann, pp. 72-83
                            6. Class of '61 by Neal Barrett, Jr., pp. 84-99
                            7. Alice Sheldon (1915-1987) by Gardner Dozois, pp. 58-59
                            8. Editorial: Unknown by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-8
                            9. Letters, pp. 9-17
                            10. 1st Annual Readers' Award Results, pp. 18-19
                            11. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 20-21
                            12. On Books: Dreams of Space by Norman Spinrad, pp. 180-191
                            13. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            14. Cover art for "Mother Goddess of the World" by J.K. Potter
                          11. [+]
                            November 1987 Issue = 14 Articles
                            1. I, Robot: The Movie by Harlan Ellison, pp. 108-183
                            2. Ever After by Susan Palwick, pp. 18-43
                            3. Uncle Dobbin's Parrot Fair by Charles de Lint, pp. 44-69
                            4. Roadkill by Dean Whitlock, pp. 84-100
                            5. Six Flags over Jesus by Lewis Shiner and Edith Shiner, pp. 70-71
                            6. Heroics by James Patrick Kelly, pp. 72-83
                            7. Harlan Ellison's I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, pp. 101-102
                            8. Me 'n' Isaac at the Movies by Harlan Ellison, pp. 103-107
                            9. Editorial: Survivors by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-9
                            10. Letters, pp. 10-16
                            11. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, p. 17
                            12. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. In Conquest Born by C.S. Friedman
                              2. Encyclopedia of Things that Never Were by Robert Ingpen and Michael Page
                              3. Rumors of Spring by Richard Grant
                              4. The Shadow of His Wings by Bruce Fergusson
                              5. So You Want to Be a Wizard by Diane Duane
                              6. The Devil in Velvet by John Dickson Carr
                            13. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            14. Cover art for "I, Robot: The Movie" by Terry Lee
                          12. [+]
                            December 1987 Issue = 11 Articles
                            1. I, Robot: The Movie by Harlan Ellison, pp. 110-191
                            2. Winter's Tale by Connie Willis, pp. 24-49
                            3. Shades by Lucius Shepard, pp. 50-84
                            4. To Hell with the Stars by Jack McDevitt, pp. 18-23
                            5. Shalamari by Marc Laidlaw, pp. 85-95
                            6. Silent Night by Ben Bova, pp. 96-109
                            7. Editorial: Memory by Isaac Asimov, pp. 6-9
                            8. Letters, pp. 10-15
                            9. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 16-17
                            10. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            11. Cover art for "To Hell with the Stars" by Gary Freeman
                          13. [+]
                            December 15, 1987 Issue = 12 Articles
                            1. I, Robot: The Move by Harlan Ellison, pp. 100-183
                            2. He-We-Await by Howard Waldrop, pp. 22-43
                            3. Stovelighter by Steven Popkes, pp. 56-74
                            4. Galatea by Isaac Asimov, pp. 44-55
                            5. King of the Cyper Rifles by George Alec Effinger, pp. 75-89
                            6. Hyperzoo by Ian Watson, pp. 90-99
                            7. Editorial: Academe by Isaac Asimov, pp. 4-9
                            8. Letters, pp. 10-19
                            9. Gaming by Matthew J. Costello, pp. 20-21
                            10. [+]
                              On Books by Baird Searles, pp. 184-191 - 6 Reviews
                              1. The Uplift War by David Brin
                              2. Murder on Usher's Planet by Atanielle Annyn Noel
                              3. Gallicenae by Poul Anderson and Karen Anderson
                              4. The Grey Horse by Roberta A. MacAvoy
                              5. Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card
                              6. The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester
                            11. The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss, pp. 192-194
                            12. Cover art for "He-We-Await" by Dennis Potokor
                        2. [+]
                          Issues of 1988 = 13 Issues, 176 Articles
                          1. [+]
                            Issues of 1989 = 13 Issues, 177 Articles
                          2. [+]
                            Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 121 Issues, 1,710 Articles
                            1. [+]
                              Issues of 1990 = 13 Issues, 185 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Issues of 1991 = 13 Issues, 184 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Issues of 1992 = 13 Issues, 209 Articles
                                  1. [+]
                                    Issues of 1993 = 12 Issues, 163 Articles
                                    1. [+]
                                      Issues of 1994 = 13 Issues, 164 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        Issues of 1995 = 13 Issues, 190 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Issues of 1996 = 11 Issues, 143 Articles
                                          1. [+]
                                            Issues of 1997 = 11 Issues, 154 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              Issues of 1998 = 11 Issues, 161 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Issues of 1999 = 11 Issues, 157 Articles
                                              2. [+]
                                                Issues of the 2000s = 10 Years, 89 Issues, 1,395 Articles
                                                1. [+]
                                                  Issues of 2000 = 11 Issues, 147 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    Issues of 2001 = 10 Issues, 138 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Issues of 2002 = 11 Issues, 161 Articles
                                                      1. [+]
                                                        Issues of 2003 = 11 Issues, 158 Articles
                                                        1. [+]
                                                          Issues of 2004 = 9 Issues, 148 Articles
                                                          1. [+]
                                                            Issues of 2005 = 7 Issues, 122 Articles
                                                            1. [+]
                                                              Issues of 2006 = 8 Issues, 145 Articles
                                                              1. [+]
                                                                Issues of 2007 = 10 Issues, 179 Articles
                                                                1. [+]
                                                                  Issues of 2008 = 10 Issues, 165 Articles
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 2009 = 2 Issues, 32 Articles