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Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: November-December 1978.
1978

(read but not reviewed)

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Roger Zelazny. Stand Pat, Ruby Stone. 1978
Gregory Benford. Old Woman By the Road. 1978
Larry Niven. Assimilating Our Culture, That's What They're Doing!. 1978
Charles Sheffield. Transition Team. 1978
Spider Robinson. Antimony. 1978
[error, manuscript title was "Antinomy"]
Clifford D. Simak. Party Line. 1978
Dean Ing. Very Proper Charlies. 1978
Jerry Pournelle. If Only We Could Start Over - New Beginnings. 1978
Poul Anderson. Reality, Fiction, and Points Between. 1978

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: January-February 1979.

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Robert Sheckley. Good-By Forever To Mr. Pain. 1979
Dean Ing. Domino Domine. 1979
Joseph L. Green, Patrice Milton. The Speckled Gantry. 1979
Ben Bova. To Be or Not To Be. 1979
Gregory Benford. Time Guide. 1979
Larry Niven. The Schumann Computer. 1979
Poul Anderson. The Ways of Love. 1979
Orson Scott Card. Second Chance. 1979
David Drake. Cultural Conflict. 1979
Frederik Pohl. Good-By To All That. 1979
Jerry Pournelle. Comes the Revolution, Comrades. 1979
G. Harry Stine. Why Go Into Space?. 1979
B. D. Wyatt. The Galactic Drift. 1979
Poul Anderson. The Hardness of Hard Science Fiction. 1979
Robert W Prehoda. Malthusian Crisis and Methuselah's Children. 1979

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: April-June 1979.
1979

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Joe Haldeman. The Pilot. 1979
Stephen Kimmel. Computerized Fireflies. 1979
Dean Ing. Fleas. 1979
Stephen Leigh. Encounter. 1979
Eric Vinicoff, Marcia Martin. Malthus' Last Laugh. 1979
Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle. Spirals. 1979
Richard Wilson. The Story Writer. 1979
The Plot (editorial). 1979
Jerry Pournelle. How to Become a Space Colonist. 1979
G. Harry Stine. Defending the Third Industrial Revolution. 1979
Poul Anderson. On Imaginary Science. 1979

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: August-September 1979.

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Frank Herbert. Frogs and Scientists. 1979
Dean Ing. Liquid Assets. 1979
Orson Scott Card. But We Try Not To Act Like It. 1979
Charles Sheffield. Skystalk. 1979
Fred Saberhagen. Some Events at the Templar Radiant. 1979
Charles Sheffield. How to Build a Beanstalk. 1979
Jerry Pournelle. The Limits to Knowledge. 1979
Alcestis R. Oberg. The L-5 Review #1. 1979
Dean Ing. Vehicles for Future Wars. 1979
Poul Anderson. The Science Fiction in Science. 1979

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: October-December 1979.

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Roger Zelazny. Go Starless in the Night. 1979
Frank Herbert. Feathered Pigs. 1979
Jack C. Haldeman II. What Kind of Love is This?. 1979
Kevin O'Donnell Jr. Three Aliens. 1979
David Drake. The Predators. 1979
James P. Hogan. Silver Shoes for a Princess. 1979
The first, and best, part of the expanded Star Child
Jerry Pournelle. Jove!. 1979
G. Harry Stine. The Stars Are Waiting. 1979
Editors of L-5 News. The L-5 Review #2. 1979
James E. Gunn. The Immortals: From Print to Film and Back Again. 1979
Poul Anderson. Science Fiction and Reason. 1979

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: February-March 1980.

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Gordon R. Dickson. Lost Dorsai. 1980
David Drake. Underground. 1980
Larry Niven. The Green Marauder. 1980
Kevin O'Donnell Jr. Judo and the Art of Self Government. 1980
Ian Watson. Insight. 1980
Kevin Christensen. A Dragon in the Man. 1980
Steve Rasnic Tem. Forward. 1980
Frederik Pohl. Looking for the Starbow. 1980
Sandra Miesel. The Plume and the Sword - Gordon R Dickson. 1980
Jay Kay Klein. The Dorsai Irregulars. 1980
Jerry Pournelle. The Brains Keep Coming. 1980
Editors of L-5 News. The L-5 Review #3. 1980
Viking Fund. Message from Mars. 1980
G. Harry Stine. Faster than Light. 1980

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: Spring 1980.

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Kevin Christensen. Bellerophon. 1980
Dean Ing. Why Must They All Have My Face?. 1980
Joan D. Vinge. Voices from the Dust. 1980
Sandra Koester. Science with Dick and Jane. 1980
Joe Haldeman. Four in One. 1980
Jerry Pournelle. The Proper Study of Mankind. 1980
Norman Spinrad. The Taming of the Bear. 1980
Charles Sheffield. Getting About in Space. 1980
Frederik Pohl. Sweetie. 1980
G. Harry Stine. Locksley Hall, 2050 AD. 1980
James E. Gunn. The City and the Critics. 1980
Editors of L-5 News. The L-5 Review #4. 1980
Robert A. Heinlein. Expanded Universe Forward. 1980

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: Summer 1980.

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Dean Ing. Vital Signs. 1980
Charles Sheffield. The Man Who Stole the Moon. 1980
Larry Niven, Steven Barnes. Retrospective. 1980
G. E. Coggshall. Frankie the Rat and the Baron von Ronk. 1980
Spider Robinson. Robert A Heinlein - A Sermon. 1980
Dean Ing. Gimme Shelter!. 1980
Jerry Pournelle. About those Brass Brassieres. 1980
Editors of L-5 News. The L-5 Review #5. 1980
Frederik Pohl. Shaking up Space. 1980

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: Fall 1980.

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Charles Sheffield. Hidden Variable. 1980
Richard Wilson. Gone Past. 1980
David Drake. The Automatic Rifleman. 1980
Fred Saberhagen. Recessional. 1980
Gregory Benford. Pick an Orifice. 1980
Jerry Pournelle. The Insurmountable Opportunity. 1980
G. Harry Stine. The Day the Sky Burned. 1980
Frederik Pohl. The Wizard Wars. 1980
Joe Haldeman. Peace from On High. 1980
Dean Ing. Living Under Pressure. 1980

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies: Winter 1981.

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David Drake. Travellers. 1981
Gregory Benford. Shall We Take a Little Walk?. 1981
Kevin O'Donnell Jr. Tears for Emily. 1981
Ian Watson. A Letter from God. 1981
James Randi. Dear Editor. 1981
David Langford. The Final Days. 1981
Richard Sean McEnroe. A Death in Realtime. 1981
Eric Vinicoff. Dreams Come True. 1981
Robert Silverberg. Humans as Machines. 1981
James P. Hogan. Minds, Machines, and Evolution. 1981
(essay) Can machines ever think?
Elizabeth Anne Hull. Take Me to Your Teacher. 1981
Frederik Pohl. Crystal Gazing for Fun and Profit. 1981
Dean Ing. Power and Potties to the People. 1981
James E. Gunn. Understanding Ein. 1981

Jim Baen, ed.
Destinies.
1981

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Charles Sheffield. Summertide. 1981
David Drake. Time Safari. 1981
David Langford. Sacrifice. 1981
Gregory Benford. Slices. 1981
Fred Saberhagen. Where Thy Treasure Is. 1981
Charles Sheffield, Yoji Kondo. Looking About in Space. 1981
Dean Ing. Stocking Your Tenacity Chest. 1981
Karl Pflock. Waste Not, Want Not. 1981
Frederik Pohl. Programming the Future. 1981
Poul Anderson. Ramblings. 1981

Jerry Pournelle, Jim Baen, eds.
Far Frontiers: Summer 1985.

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John Brunner. Talion. 1985
Gordon R. Dickson. House of Weapons. 1985
Ben Bova. Nuclear Autumn. 1985
Rory Harper. Pertorgypsies. 1985
Edward P. Hughes. A Cure for Croup. 1985
Dean Ing. Evileye. 1985
John Park. The Software Plague. 1985
Eric L. Davin. Avenging Angel. 1985
Robert W. Bussard. Iris, Vega and Intelligent Life in the Galaxy. 1985
G. Harry Stine. Cheap Shots. 1985

Jerry Pournelle, Jim Baen, eds.
Far Frontiers: Fall 1985.

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Vernor Vinge. The Ungoverned. 1985
Rivka Jacobs. Morning on Venus. 1984
Alexander Jablokov. A Wink in the Eye of the Wolf. 1985
John Dalmas. Out of the North a Giant. 1982
David Drake. The Bond. 1985
Thomas Wylde. Space Shuttle Crashes!. 1984
Charles R. Pellegrino. The Ultimate Whodunit. 1985
John Gribbin. Right-Angle Realities. 1985
Charles Sheffield. Space Talking. 1985

Jerry Pournelle, Jim Baen, eds.
Far Frontiers: Winter 1985.
Baen Books. 1986

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F. Paul Wilson. Dydeetown Girl. 1986
John Dalmas. Opening Move on Egil's World. 1986
Roland J. Green. The Leading Edge. 1986
Terry Rich Hartley. Shark Destiny. 1986
Ronald Anthony Cross. Golden Dawn. 1986
S. M. Stirling. Cops and Robbers. 1986
James Benford. Star Wars is not Mad. 1986
Gregory Benford. Reactionary Utopias. 1986
C. J. Cherryh. The Prince. 1986

Jerry Pournelle, Jim Baen, eds.
Far Frontiers: Spring 1986.

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John Dalmas. A Lion to the Sea. 1986
Charles Sheffield. Space Transportation. 1986
Gregory Benford. Dancing with the Straw Man. 1986
Edward A. Byers. The High Reach. 1986
Keith Laumer. There is a Tide. 1986
G. Harry Stine. Escape from Planet Earth. 1986
G. Harry Stine. The Space Beat. 1986
David Drake. Ranks of Bronze. 1975
Lois McMaster Bujold. Aftermaths. 1986

Jerry Pournelle, Jim Baen, eds.
Far Frontiers: Fall 1986.
Baen Books. 1986

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Roland J. Green. The Leading Edge. 1986
David Drake. The Tank Lords. 1986
John Gribbin. The Naked Chimp. 1986
Dave Smeds. Tournament. 1986
Charles Sheffield. New Worlds for Old. 1986
John Dalmas. A Field to Play on. 1986
Elaine Radford. En Route. 1986
G. Harry Stine. The Space Beat. 1986
G. Harry Stine. In the Wake of the Challenger. 1986
Janet Morris, David Drake. The Great Beer Shortage. 1986

Jerry Pournelle, Jim Baen, eds.
Far Frontiers: Winter 1986.

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Charles Sheffield. On Timeline Singularities, Space, and Human History. 1986
Poul Anderson. Iron (part 1). 1986
Ralph Roberts. Lord Rifkin's Risk. 1986
Phillip C. Jennings. Teddy Bug and the Hot Purple Snowball. 1986
Timothy Zahn. Guardian Angel. 1986
John Gribbin. Timewarps Revisited. 1986
Robert Reed. The Armistice. 1986
Roland J. Green. The Leading Edge. 1986
G. Harry Stine. America: A Second-Class Space Power. 1986
Roger MacBride Allen. Winged Mysteries - The Soviet Shuttles. 1986
Roger MacBride Allen. Young As You Feel. 1986

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume I: Spring 1987.
Baen. 1987

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Timothy Zahn. Point Man. 1987
Robert L. Forward. Magic Matter. 1987
Poul Anderson. Iron (part 2). 1987
Joel Rosenberg. Not for Country, Not for King. 1987
John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin. In Praise of Sociobiology. 1987
Doug Beason. Lifeguard. 1987
G. Harry Stine. The Space Beat: How to Stop a Space Program. 1987
Fred Saberhagen. The Graphic of Dorian Gray. 1987
Keith Laumer. Rank Injustice. 1987

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume II: Fall 1987.
Baen. 1987

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Roland J. Green. The Leading Edge. 1986
Charles Sheffield. Running Out. 1987
Charles Sheffield. Do You Really Want a Bigger U.S. Space Program. 1987
Charles Sheffield. The Dreaming Spires of Houston. 1987
Phillip C. Jennings. Moondo Bizarro. 1987
Gregory Benford. Was Frankenstein Simply Einstein being Frank?. 1987
Donald Frederick Robertson. The Phobos Race. 1987
Edward P. Hughes. Test for Tyrants. 1987
Harry Turtledove. The Irvhank Effect. 1987
Steven Gould. Poppa was a Catcher. 1987

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume III: Spring 1988.
Baen. 1988

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The Pure Space Act of 1989. 1988
Charles Sheffield. Across the Great Divide. 1988
Larry Niven. Brenda. 1988
Dean Ing. Cathouse. 1988
Dafydd ab Hugh. Latoya is Wounded. 1988
Charles Sheffield. The Winding Road: To Room-temperature Super-conductivity via Absolute Zero. 1988
Hans Moravec. Harvard doesn't Publish Science Fiction. 1988

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume IV: Summer 1988.
Baen. 1988

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Drugs and the Law. 1988
Poul Anderson. The Deserter. 1988
F. Paul Wilson. Wires. 1988
Evan B. Sayers. Turning of the Wheel. 1988
Harry Turtledove. Clash of Arms. 1988
Timothy Zahn. Time Bomb. 1988
Charles Sheffield. Unclear Winter. 1988
S. M. Stirling. The Woman Warrior. 1988
Marc Stiegler. How David's Sling met Hypercard. 1988
Donald Frederick Robertson. Which Road to Mars. 1988
Martin von Strasser Caidin. Fiction this Ain't. 1988

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume VI: Winter 1988.
Baen. 1988

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Robert A. Heinlein. The Long Watch. 1949
Robert A. Heinlein. The Man Who Travelled In Elephants. == The Elephant Circuit. 1959
I always cry when I read this one
Spider Robinson. Rah Rah R.A.H.!. 1980
Jerry Pournelle. In Appreciation: Robert A. Heinlein. 1988
Robert A. Heinlein. Dance Session. 1946
Robert A. Heinlein. Excerpts from the Notebooks of Lazarus Long. 1973
Rick Cook. Robert A. Heinlein and the Coming Age of Space. 1988
Spider Robinson. Copyright Violation. 1988
He knows the beautiful woman who picks him up in the bar is too good to be true, but he decides nothing could be so bad as to spoil the experience, not even death. But he is wrong.
Vernor Vinge. The Blabber. 1988
Charles Sheffield. Counting Up. 1988
Rick Cook. Megaphone. 1988
Robert A. Heinlein. More Excerpts from the Notebooks of Lazarus Long. 1973
John Moore. Freeze Frame. 1988
Harry Turtledove. King of All. 1988
Yoji Kondo, Charles Sheffield. Farewell to the Master. 1988

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume VII: Spring 1989.
Baen. 1989

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Robert A. Heinlein. This I Believe. 1989
RAH's tribute to humanity
Poul Anderson. Origin. 1989
Phillip C. Jennings. Isotope. 1989
Dean Ing. Briar Patch, part I. 1989
Elizabeth Moon. Welcome to Wheel Days. 1989
F. Paul Wilson. Kids. 1989
Charles Sheffield. Classical Nightmares and Quantum Paradoxes. 1989
John Gribbin. The Reversing Universe. 1989
Dean Ing. Dialogues in the Zoo. 1989
Gordon R. Woodcock. Wanted: Pioneers for the Space Frontier. 1989
Larry Niven. Criticism. 1989
Algis Budrys. Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy. 1989

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume VIII: Fall 1989.
Baen. 1989

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James P. Hogan. Paint Your Booster: Apollo - What Might Have Been. == Boom and Slump in Space. 1989
Hogan's take on the moon race -- and why the Apollo programme has been such a subsequent disaster for space travel in particular and the US in general. [It was strange reading this so near the 30th anniversary of the first moon landing -- on the one hand getting choked up again watching it all on TV again -- and on the other wondering if Hogan is right about why we are not there still.]
Anne McCaffrey. If Madam Likes You .... 1989
"Carmen Miranda's Ghost is Haunting Space Station Three."
S. M. Stirling. Roachstompers. 1989
Charles Sheffield. Fly Me to the Stars: the Facts and Fictions of Interstellar travel. 1989
Dean Ing. Briar Patch, part II. 1989
Lois McMaster Bujold. Allegories of Change: the "New" Biotech in the Eye of Science Fiction. 1989
(essay)
Kevin J. Anderson. Rest in Peace. 1989
Robert Reed. Totipotent. 1989
Dafydd ab Hugh. Those Greyout Blues. 1989
Poul Anderson. Statesmen. 1989
If you could use AI to recreate famous figures from the past, who would you bring back to help you fight a war?
David Drake. The End of the Hunt. 1989

Jim Baen, ed.
New Destinies : Volume IX: Fall 1990.
Baen. 1990

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Elizabeth Moon. Risks of Memory. 1990
Michael Flynn. Werehouse. 1990
Kevin O'Donnell Jr. The Important Things in Life. 1990
T. W. Knowles. Curtain Call. 1990
Charles Sheffield. Thematic Aberration. 1990
John J. Ordover. Thus I Refute Kafka. 1990
John Dalmas. Tiger Hunt. 1990
John Gribbin. Defense Initiative. 1990
Jerry Pournelle. Another Step Farther Out. == Annual Report on the State of the Sciences 1990. 1990
Poul Anderson. Neptune Diary. 1990
(essay) An account of a week spent at JPL during the Voyager fly-by of Neptune in August 1989.
Keith Henson. The Potentials of Nanotechnology. 1990
Charles Sheffield. The Unlicked Bear-Whelp. 1990
Mark L. Van Name. 2001: The Personal Computer. 1990
S. M. Stirling. Fusion. 1990
Marc Stiegler. The B-2 Lottery (guest editorial). 1990

Jim Baen, ed.
Worlds of If: March-April 1974.
Tandem. 1974

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James H. Schmitz. One Step Ahead. 1974
The Programmed Corps have been designed to fight the alien Skander. But the League itself has many internal rivalries, each wanting to hijack the Corps to its own ends. So there is a lot of security protecting the soldiers. But there's always someone one step ahead.
Raymond F. Jones. The Touch of Your Hand. 1974
Lester del Rey. Haphaestus Plague: the Reading Room. 1974
Edward Wellen. Tar Baby. 1974
Fred Saberhagen. Wings out of Shadow. 1974
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. Training Twofoots. 1974
James A Roszell. The Iceman. 1974
Randall Garrett. Pride and Primacy. 1974
Lynda Isaacs. Transit. 1974