Tuesday, 2020-03-10

Old Venus, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois (editors)

A collection of newer SF stories set in a “retro-future” Venus - one where our neighbor planet isn’t a poisonous hellscape but where authors can indulge in imagining it before the Venera probes told us the sad truth.

A lot of stories riff off the Venera angle and include a sizable Soviet/Russian population on their version of the Morning Star.