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Introduction essay by David G Hartwell Harrison Bergeron story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr Forgetfulness story by John W Campbell Jr Special Flight story by John Berryman Chronopolis story by J G Ballard Triceratops story by Kono Tensei The Man Who Lost the Sea story by Theodore Sturgeon On the Inside Track story by Karl Michael Armer The Golem story by Avram Davidson The New Prehistory story by Ren Rebetez Cortes A Meeting With Medusa novella by Arthur C Clark The Valley of Echoes story by G rard Klein The Fifth Head of Cerberus novella by Gene Wolfe The Chaste Planet story by John Updike The Blind Pilot story by Nathalie Charles Henneberg The Men Who Murdered Mohammed story by Alfred Bester Pairpuppets story by Manuel van Loggem Two Dooms story by C M Kornbluth The Tale of the Computer That Fought a Dragon story by Stanislaw Lem The Green Hills of Earth story by Robert A Heinlein Ghost V story by Robert Sheckley The Phantom of Kansas story by John Varley Captain Nemo s Last Stand story by Josef Nesvadba Inconstant Moon story by Larry Niven The Gold at the Starbow s End story by Frederik Pohl A Sign In Space story by Italo Calvino The Spiral story by Italo Calvino The Dead Past story by Isaac Asimov The Lens story by Annemarie van Ewyck The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast story by Theodore Sturgeon Zero Hour story by Ray Bradbury Nine Lives story by Ursula K LeGuin The Muse story by Anthony Burgess The Public Hating story by Steve Allen Poor Superman story by Fritz Leiber Angouleme story by Thomas M Disch Stranger Station story by Damon Knight The Dead Fish story by Boris Vian I Was the First to Find You story by Kirill Bulychev The Lineman novella by Walter M Miller Jr Tlon Uqbar Orbis Tertius story by Jorge Lu s Borges Codemus story by Tor Age Bringsvaerd A Kind if Artistry story by Brian Aldiss Second Variety story by Philip K Dick Weihnachtsabend story by Keith Roberts I Do Not Love Thee Doctor Fell story by Robert Bloch Aye amp Gomorrah story by Samuel R Delany How Erg the Self Inducting Slew a Paleface story by Stanislaw Lem Nobody s Home story by Joanna Russ Party Line story by G rard Klein The Proud Robot story by Lewis Padgett Vintage Season story by Henry Kuttner amp C L Moore The Way to Amalteia novella by Arkady amp Boris Strugatsky by David G. Hartwell, Clifton Fadiman, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., John W. Campbell Jr., J.G. Ballard, Kono Tensei, Theodore Sturgeon, Karl Michael Armer, René Rebetez, Arthur C. Clarke, Avram Davidson, Gérard Klein, Gene Wolfe, John Updike, Nathalie-Charles Henneberg, Alfred Bester, Manuel van Loggem, C.M. Kornbluth, Stanisław Lem, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert Sheckley, John Varley, Josef Nesvadba, Larry Niven, Frederik Pohl, Italo Calvino, Isaac Asimov, Annemarie van Ewyck, Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, Anthony Burgess, Steve Allen, Fritz Leiber, Thomas M. Disch, Damon Knight, Boris Vian, Kir Bulychev, Walter M. Miller Jr., Jorge Luis Borges, Tor Åge Bringsvaerd, Brian W. Aldiss, Philip K. Dick, Keith Roberts, Robert Bloch, Samuel R. Delany, Joanna Russ, Lewis Padgett, Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Roger De Garis, John Berryman

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The World Treasury of Science Fiction
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Something exciting has been happening in modern SF After decades of confusion many of the field s best writers have been returning to the subgenre called roughly hard SF science fiction focused on science and technology often with strong adventure plots Now World Fantasy Award winning editors David G Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer present an immense authoritative anthology that maps the development and modern day resurgence of this form argues for its special virtues and present preeminence and entertains us with some spectacular storytelling along the way br Included are major stories by contemporary and classic names such as Poul Anderson Stephen Baxter Gregory Benford Ben Bova David Brin Arthur C Clarke Hal Clement Greg Egan Joe Haldeman Nancy Kress Paul McAuley Frederik Pohl Alastair Reynolds Kim Stanley Robinson Robert J Sawyer Karl Schroeder Charles Sheffield Brian Stableford Allen Steele Bruce Sterling Michael Swanwick and Vernor Vinge br The Hard SF Renaissance will be an anthology that SF readers return to for years to come br br Contents br Gene Wars by Paul J McAuley br Wang s Carpets by Greg Egan br Genesis by Poul Anderson br Arthur Sternbach Brings the Curveball to Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson br On the Orion Line by Stephen Baxter br Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress br Matter s End by Gregory Benford br The Hammer of God by Arthur C Clarke br Think Like a Dinosaur by James Patrick Kelly br Mount Olympus by Ben Bova br Marrow by Robert Reed br Microbe by Joan Slonczewski br The Lady Vanishes by Charles Sheffield br Bicycle Repairman by Bruce Sterling br An Ever Reddening Glow by David Brin br Sexual Dimorphism by Kim Stanley Robinson br Into the Miranda Rift by G David Nordley br The Shoulders of Giants by Robert J Sawyer br A Walk in the Sun by Geoffrey A Landis br For White Hill by Joe Haldeman br A Career in Sexual Chemistry by Brian Stableford br Reef by Paul J McAuley br Exchange Rate by Hal Clement br Reasons to Be Cheerful by Greg Egan br Griffin s Egg by Michael Swanwick br Great Wall of Mars by Alastair Reynolds br A Niche by Peter Watts br Gossamer by Stephen Baxter br Madam Butterfly by James P Hogan br Understand by Ted Chiang br Halo by Karl Schroeder br Different Kinds of Darkness by David Langford br Fast Times at Fairmont High by Vernor Vinge br Reality Check by David Brin br The Mendelian Lamp Case by Paul Levinson br Kinds of Strangers by Sarah Zettel br The Good Rat by Allen Steele br Built upon the Sands of Time by Michael F Flynn br Taklamakan by Bruce Sterling br Hatching the Phoenix by Frederik Pohl br Immersion by Gregory Benford, Who knows what awaits us tomorrow br br Much of the most innovative and exhilarating work performed in the boundary less arena of SF is being done in the short form This year s magnificent harvest gathered as always by acclaimed award winning editors and anthologists David G Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer offers glimpses of worlds and tomorrows that would have been inconceivable just a few years ago Brilliant bold unusual and soaring flights into the hitherto unforeseen yet increasingly possible future i Year s Best SF i offers truly breathtaking stories by some of speculative fiction s brightest lights including br br Stephen Baxter br Nancy Kress br Alastair Reynolds br Geoff Ryman br Bruce Sterling br Peter Watts br Robert Charles Wilson br Gene Wolfe br br and others br br b Contents b br xiii Introduction Year s Best SF essay by David G Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer br Infinities novelette by Vandana Singh br This Peaceable Land or The Unbearable Vision of Harriet Beecher Stowe novelette by Robert Charles Wilson br The Unstrung Zither novelette by Yoon Ha Lee br Black Swan novelette by Bruce Sterling br Exegesis shortstory by Nancy Kress br Erosion shortstory by Ian Creasey br Collision shortstory by Gwyneth Jones br Donovan Sent Us shortstory by Gene Wolfe br The Calculus Plague shortstory by Marissa Lingen as by Marissa K Lingen br The Island novelette by Peter Watts br One of Our Bastards Is Missing novelette by Paul Cornell br Lady of the White Spired City shortstory by Sarah L Edwards br The Highway Code novelette by Brian Stableford br On the Destruction of Copenhagen by the War Machines of the Merfolk shortstory by Peter M Ball br The Fixation shortstory by Alastair Reynolds br In Their Garden shortstory by Brenda Cooper br Blocked shortstory by Geoff Ryman br The Last Apostle shortstory by Michael Cassutt br Another Life novelette by Charles Oberndorf br The Consciousness Problem shortstory by Mary Robinette Kowal br Tempest novelette by Stephen Baxter br Bespoke shortstory by Genevieve Valentine br Attitude Adjustment shortstory by Eric James Stone br Edison s Frankenstein novelette by Chris Roberson, The short story is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas in science fiction today It is where the hot new authors emerge and where the beloved giants of the field continue to publish Now building on the success of the first thirteen volumes Eos will once again present a collection of the best stories of in mass market Here selected and compiled by David G Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer two of the most respected editors in the field are stories with visions of tomorrow and yesterday of the strange and the familiar of the unknown and the unknowable With stories from an all star team of science fiction authors The Year s Best Sf is an indispensable guide for every science fiction fan br br Contents br br Arkfall novella by Carolyn Ives Gilman br Orange shortstory by Neil Gaiman br Memory Dog novelette by Kathleen Ann Goonan br Pump Six novelette by Paolo Bacigalupi br Boojum Boojum shortstory by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette br Exhalation shortstory by Ted Chiang br Traitor shortstory by M Rickert br The Things That Make Me Weak and Strange Get Engineered Away shortfiction by Cory Doctorow br Oblivion A Journey shortstory by Vandana Singh br The House Left Empty shortstory by Robert Reed br The Scarecrow s Boy shortstory by Michael Swanwick br N Words shortstory by Ted Kosmatka br Fury novelette by Alastair Reynolds br Cheats novelette by Gwyneth Jones as by Ann Halam br The Ships Like Clouds Risen by Their Rain novelette by Jason Sanford br The Egg Man novelette by Mary Rosenblum br Glass shortfiction by Daryl Gregory br Fixing Hanover novelette by Jeff VanderMeer br Message Found in a Gravity Wave shortfiction by Rudy Rucker br Mitigation novelette by Karl Schroeder and Tobias S Buckell br Spiders shortstory by Sue Burke, Terrifying barbarians cunning mages and daring heroes run rampant through these exceptional examples of the exciting sword and sorcery genre In Tower of the Elephant Conan takes up jewel thievery but proves to be far better with his sword The Flame Bringers finds antihero Elric infiltrating a band of bloodthirsty mercenaries and outwitting a powerful sorcerer Become a Warrior is the unexpected tale of a child who loses all she holds dear only to gain unforeseen power and unlikely revenge Further entries come from early legends such as Jack Vance and Catherine Louise Moore the next wave of talents including Fritz Leiber and Michael Moorcock and modern trendsetters like George R R Martin Karl Edward Wagner and David Drake This essential fast paced anthology is a chronological gathering of influential inventive and entertaining fantasy sure to appeal to action oriented fans br br Contents br br Introduction Storytellers A Guided Ramble into Sword and Sorcery Fiction by David Drake br br The Tower of the Elephant by Robert E Howard br Black God s Kiss by C L Moore br The Unholy Grail by Fritz Leiber br The Tale of Hauk by Poul Anderson br The Caravan of Forgotten Dreams by Michael Moorcock br The Adventuress by Joanna Russ br Gimmile s Song by Charles R Saunders br Undertow by Karl Edward Wagner br The Stages of the God by Ramsey Campbell writing as Montgomery Comfort br The Barrow Troll by David Drake br Soldier of an Empire Unacquainted With Defeat by Glen Cook br Epistle From Lebanoi by Michael Shea br Become a Warrior by Jane Yolen br The Red Guild by Rachel Pollack br Six From Atlantis by Gene Wolfe br The Sea Troll s Daughter by Caitl n R Kiernan br The Coral Heart by Jeffrey Ford br Path of the Dragon by George R R Martin br The Year of the Three Monarchs by Michael Swanwick br br