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The starry rift : tales of new tomorrows : an original science fiction anthology /

by Strahan, Jonathan [ed.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, c2008Description: 530 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0670060593.Subject(s): Short stories | Science fiction
Contents:
Ass-hat magic spider / by Scott Westerfeld -- Cheats / by Ann Halam -- Orange / by Neil Gaiman -- The surfer / by Kelly Link -- Repair kit / by Stephen Baxter -- The dismantled invention of fate / by Jeffrey Ford -- Anda's game / by Cory Doctorow -- Sundiver Day / by Kathleen Ann Goonan -- The dust assassin / by Ian McDonald -- The star surgeon's apprentice / by Alastair Reynolds -- An honest day's work / by Margo Lanagan -- Lost continent / by Greg Egan -- Incomers / by Paul McAuley -- Post-ironic stress syndrome / by Tricia Sullivan -- Infestation / by Garth Nix -- Pinocchio / by Walter Jon Williams.
A Junior Library Guild selectionSummary: Truly successful science fiction does two things: it gives credible glimpses into the future while entertaining the reader. With this in mind, anthologist Jonathan Strahan asked sixteen of today's most inventive, compelling writers to look past the horizon of the present day and to the future of science fiction.
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Ass-hat magic spider / by Scott Westerfeld -- Cheats / by Ann Halam -- Orange / by Neil Gaiman -- The surfer / by Kelly Link -- Repair kit / by Stephen Baxter -- The dismantled invention of fate / by Jeffrey Ford -- Anda's game / by Cory Doctorow -- Sundiver Day / by Kathleen Ann Goonan -- The dust assassin / by Ian McDonald -- The star surgeon's apprentice / by Alastair Reynolds -- An honest day's work / by Margo Lanagan -- Lost continent / by Greg Egan -- Incomers / by Paul McAuley -- Post-ironic stress syndrome / by Tricia Sullivan -- Infestation / by Garth Nix -- Pinocchio / by Walter Jon Williams.

Truly successful science fiction does two things: it gives credible glimpses into the future while entertaining the reader. With this in mind, anthologist Jonathan Strahan asked sixteen of today's most inventive, compelling writers to look past the horizon of the present day and to the future of science fiction.

A Junior Library Guild selection

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