Category: Anthology

  • The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16 (Mammoth Books)

    Michael Swanwick, Geoff Ryman, Allen Steele, Nancy Kress, Robert Reed, Michael Cassott, Charles Stross are only a few of the high-profile names that function during this quantity of what's now considered as crucial analyzing for each science-fiction fan. This year's variation contains not only the most important names in science-fiction writing but in addition a lot of its different brightest younger abilities too, in addition to much more tales than ever sooner than. All this, and the standard thorough summations of the 12 months, plus a listing of prompt examining, greater than upholds a longtime culture of price and excellence.
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  • Morning Child and Other Stories

    A number of over a half-dozen vintage technology fiction tales by way of Hugo and Nebula Award-winning writer and editor Gardner Dozois. comprises: "Morning Child," "A Dream at Noonday," "Chains of the Sea," "The striking Curve," "The Bride" (with Jack Dann), and "Ancestral Voices" (with Michael Swanwick).

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  • The Murray Leinster Megapack: 30 Novels & Short Stories

    By Murray Leinster

    Retail ePub from the Megapack finances e-book sequence of themed collections

    This quantity assembled 30 entire novels and brief tales by means of Murray Leinster, released among 1919 and 1963. incorporated are such technology fiction classics as "The Runaway Skyscraper," "Space Tug," "Second Landing," and "Operation Terror," in addition to rarities like "A Thousand levels lower than Zero," "The Gallery Gods," and "Nerve." additionally contains a biographical advent and a particular bibliography.

    Complete checklist of contents:



    A THOUSAND levels less than 0 (1919)

    THE MAD PLANET (1920)


    THE purple airborne dirt and dust (1921)

    NERVE (1021)

    MORALE: a narrative OF THE battle OF 1941-43 (1931)


    INVASION (1933)


    SPACE TUG (1953)

    THE INVADERS (1953)

    OPERATION: OUTER house (1954)

    SECOND touchdown (1954)

    SAM, this is often YOU (1955)

    WHITE SPOT (1955)

    SCRIMSHAW (1955)

    SAND DOOM (1955)

    THE laptop THAT stored the realm (1957)

    THE MONSTER FROM EARTH'S finish (1959)


    THE extraterrestrial beings (1959)

    A subject OF significance (1959)

    LONG in the past, far-off (1959)

    THE chief (1960)

    THE AMBULANCE MADE journeys (1960)

    PARIAH PLANET (1961)


    TALENTS, included (1962)

    THE HATE affliction (1963)

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  • The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 23 (Mammoth Books)

    In the hot millennium, what secrets and techniques lay past the some distance reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we as soon as held to be self glaring? the area of technological know-how fiction has lengthy been a porthole into the realities of the next day, blurring the road among lifestyles and paintings.

    Now, in The significant booklet of most sensible New technological know-how Fiction 23 some of the best SF authors discover rules of a brand new global. With an in depth suggested examining advisor and a summation of the 12 months in technological know-how fiction, this annual compilation has turn into the definitive must-read anthology for all technology fiction enthusiasts and readers attracted to breaking into the genre.

    Praise for Gardner Dozois:

    'Dozois's definitive must-read brief tale anthology takes the heartbeat of technology fiction this day' Publishers Weekly

    'For greater than 1 / 4 century, Gardner Dozois's The enormous publication of most sensible New SF has outlined the sphere. it's the most crucial anthology, not just every year, yet overall.' - Charles N. Brown, writer of Locus Magazine

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  • Unicorn Variations

    By Roger Zelazny

    First version. later by way of a booklet membership variation. selection of brief works comprises an creation via the writer and: A Hand around the Galaxy (1967); a good yr . . . (1979); and that i basically Am Escaped to inform Thee (1981); Angel, darkish Angel (1967); yet no longer the usher in (1965); Dismal Light(1968); Exeunt Omnes (1980); hearth and/or Ice (1980); pass Starless within the evening (1979); house is the Hangman[Nemo] (1975); My girl of the Diodes (1970); Recital (1981); a few technological know-how Fiction Parameters: A Biased View (1975, essay); The strength That during the Circuit Drives the present (1976); The George enterprise (1980); The Horses of Lir (1981); The final of the Wild Ones[Sam Murdock] (1981); The bare Matador (1981); The evening Has 999 Eyes (1964); The components which are basically Glimpsed: 3 Reflexes (1978, essay); Unicorn edition (1981); Walpurgisnacht (1981).
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  • The Furthest Horizon: SF Adventures to the Far Future

    It is the essence of technological know-how fiction to chart the chances of the longer term, however it takes the hand of a grasp to seize the farthest reaches of time--futures virtually unimaginably far away. The Furthest Horizon collects seventeen of the main artistic and audacious visions of the long run via many acclaimed writers, including:

    * Brian Aldiss * Paul Anderson * Avram Davidson * Joe Haldeman * Alexander Jablokov * Paul J. McAuley * Ian McDonald * Michael Moorcock * Frederik Pohl * Robert Reed * Keith Roberts * Robert Silverberg * Cordwainer Smith * James Tiptree, Jr. * Jack Vance * Walter Jon Williams * Gene Wolfe
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  • Masters of Noir, Volume 1

    By Lawrence Block, Mickey Spillane, Ed McBain, Jonathan Craig, Gil Brewer, Richard S. Prather, Henry Kane, Fletcher Flora, Bruno Fi

    A stroll at the wild aspect! during this sequence of collections of gritty Noir and Hardboiled tales, you'll locate the very best writers of the craft writing of their best. the next tales are incorporated during this first quantity of Masters of Noir: identification UNKNOWN by way of JONATHAN CRAIG, the woman in the back of THE HEDGE by way of MICKEY SPILLANE, CARRERA'S lady via ED McBAIN writing as RICHARD MARSTEN, BUTCHER by means of RICHARD S. PRATHER, glance demise within the EYE via LAWRENCE BLOCK, ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON by means of GIL BREWER, body via FRANK KANE, DOUBLE via BRUNO FISCHER, and AS I LIE useless by way of FLETCHER FLORA.


    IDENTITY UNKNOWN via JONATHAN CRAIG was once first released in Manhunt, August 1954.
    THE woman at the back of THE HEDGE by means of MICKEY SPILLANE was once first released in Manhunt, October 1953.
    CARRERA'S lady via ED McBAIN writing as RICHARD MARSTEN was once first released in Manhunt, Febuary 1953.
    BUTCHER by way of RICHARD S. PRATHER used to be first released in Manhunt, June 1954.
    LOOK loss of life within the EYE by means of LAWRENCE BLOCK was once first released in Saturn internet Detective tale journal, April 1959.
    ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON by means of GIL BREWER was once first released in Manhunt, January 1957.
    FRAME through FRANK KANE was once first released in Manhunt, December 1954.
    DOUBLE via BRUNO FISCHER used to be first released in Manhunt, June 1954.
    AS I LIE useless via FLETCHER plant life was once first released in Manhunt, Febuary 1953.
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  • Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales

    By Melissa Marr, Tim Pratt

    The most sensible writers of our new release retell vintage tales.

    From Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to E. M. Forster's "The computer Stops," literature is stuffed with attractive, lethal, and downright twisted stories. during this assortment, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine their favourite vintage tales, those that experience encouraged, awed, and enraged them, those that experience develop into ingrained in glossy tradition, and those which have been too lengthy missed. They take those tales and boil them all the way down to their bones, and reassemble them for a brand new iteration of readers.

    Written from a twenty-first century point of view and set in the geographical regions of technology fiction, dystopian fiction, myth, and reasonable fiction, those brief tales are as relocating and notion frightening as their originators. They pay homage to groundbreaking literary achievements of the earlier whereas celebrating every one author's particular conception and cutting edge kind.

    Today's so much acclaimed authors use their very own designated types to rebuild the twelve undying stories:

    Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene - Saladin Ahmed

    W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw" - Kelley Armstrong

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's "Carmilla" - Holly Black

    "Sleeping good looks" - Neil Gaiman

    The Brothers Grimm's "Rumpelstiltskin" - Kami Garcia

    Kate Chopin's The Awakening - Melissa Marr

    Rudyard Kipling's "The guy Who will be King" - Garth Nix

    Henry James's "The Jolly nook" - Tim Pratt

    E. M. Forster's "The laptop Stops" - Carrie Ryan

    Horace Walpole's The citadel of Otranto - Margaret Stohl

    William Seabrook's "The Caged White Werewolf of the Saraban" - Gene Wolfe

    Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Birth-Mark" - Rick Yancey

    And six illustrations via Charles Vess
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