Originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 1993, under the name D. William Shunn.
- Reprinted in German as »Von uns aus gesehen standen wir links« in Ein neuer Mensch: Die besten Stories aus The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction #91, Heyne Science Fiction and Fantasy, Munich, 1995.
- Honorable mention, The Year's Best Science Fiction: 11th Annual Collection, edited by Gardner Dozois
- 1993 Recommended Reading List, Locus
- 1993 Recommended Reading List, The New York Review of Science Fiction
It's January 2009, and the boys of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Memorial Academy Concert Choir have traveled all the way from New Hampshire to sing at the presidential inauguration. But Washington has a way of turning even the most innocent performance into something sinisterly political.
. . . a political fable about near-future America as odd as its perfectly appropriate title.The New York Review of Science Fiction, February 1994