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    Book Review: The Hard SF Renaissance

    by Long, very long. And not always in a good way. But mostly. There are 41 stories in this volume, 12 of them novelette length, and 7 of them novellas. At 960 pages, there’s a lot of SF here, and most of it enjoyable. Most of it also published in the 1990s, but since this collection was published in 2002, that shouldn’t be surprising. If Mr. Hartwell were still with us, I wonder what kind of volume of Hard SF he might have put together using the first decade or so of the 21st century. As it is, he gathered a group of good stories. Yes, there were a few…