All about Macs {short story} by Terry Bisson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Based on the award winning short story by Terry Bisson. A Variety of people are interviewed regarding a government sponsored cloning programme. Terry Bisson uses the fantastic genres as do Kurt Vonnegut or Harlan Ellison, . When I wrote this review, the posted e-book contained only one story, “macs.

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macs by Terry Bisson

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Terry Bisson uses the fantastic genres as do Kurt Vonnegut or Harlan Ellison, and like them, he is one of the strikingly original voices in short fiction today, with an audience that transcends genre.

Bisson writes entertaining and moving stories in a strong and unique voice. They are sharp, witty, subversive, and stylish.

From the author of “Bears Discover Fire,” one of the most anthologized American short stories of the last decade, this is a collection of stories that originally appeared in sources as diverse as Asimov’s SF, Playboy, Southern Exposureand Crank!

They are clever, slick, memorable, occasionally profound, and always surprising. Hardcoverpages. Published May 5th by Forge Books first published October To see what your friends bsson of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book.

MACS by Terry Bisson

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Lo que tergy cuenta. Oct 11, Steve rated it it was ok Shelves: Of course, the story has appeared in other books as well, but the librarian decided for me which book I really meant. I am leaving my review up because I disagree with the librarian’s decision.


Macs (short story)

It is also mean-spirited and somewhat exploitive. I loved it when I first read it, but the more I have thought about it, the more I have come to dislike it.

Terry Bisson is an excellent writer and I suspect that his purpose in writing this story was less cynical than my interpretation, but nevertheless I can’t like this. As an aside, now that more than twenty years have gone by since the incident on which this story is based, would new young readers understand what this is about?

Mar 18, Blsson from TrulyBooked rated it it was ok Shelves: When they missed, man did they miss. Still, worth a look. I’d especially recommend it from someone who likes reading short stories a lot.

I’m not much of a fan so I can’t help the feeling that this wasn’t meant for me.

In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories by Terry Bisson

Dec 05, Nicole rated it it was amazing. Nov 27, Janis Ian rated it it was amazing Shelves: Clearly I’m not the target audience for that one. Nov 02, Mckinley rated it liked it Shelves: John Bobo rated it really liked it Mar 15, Jason Lundberg rated it it was amazing May 18, Jason Lester rated it really liked it Sep 03, Matt rated it liked it Apr 30, David rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Nicki Owston rated it it was ok Feb 15, Bobbi Khalaf rated it it was amazing Apr 17, D V rated it liked it Feb 08, Alaina Stochaj rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Essaress rated it really liked it Jan 23, Kersplebedeb rated it it was ok Feb 11, Dale Houstman rated it really liked it Jun 04, Stephen rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Jenny rated it really liked it Jul 02, Mark rated it really liked it Oct 01, Glenn Nevill rated it it was amazing May 27, Steve Fernie rated it really liked it Oct 09, Sean Peterson rated it really liked it Jan 19, Valentin Eni rated it liked it Dec 06, Julie Sandel rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Eric rated it liked it Jan 13, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Terry Ballantine Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his short stories, including “Bears Discover Fire”which which won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, as well as They’re Made Out of Meatwhich has been adapted for video often. Books by Terry Bisson. Trivia About In the Upper Room No trivia or quizzes yet.

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