Thirty years after the launch of an exploratory anthology, a science fiction connoisseur wonders when we’ll discover brighter stars.
I look around, and I remember the promise made to Abraham, Isaac, and Israel—‘I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven’—and I think to myself, ‘A promise is a promise, but even a promise can go too far,’” says Milchik the Jewish-Venusian TV repairman. The stars themselves are more than enough, but when each star has maybe ten, twenty planets.
In his latest look at the Jerusalem of his childhood, Amos Oz sheds anger, frustration, bewilderment, and the protective cloak of fiction.
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