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The best American science fiction and fantasy 2015
Hill, Joe editor.
Publication Information:
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Physical Description:
xxi, 345 pages ; 21 cm.
"Science fiction and fantasy enjoy a long literary tradition, stretching from Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and William Gibson. In The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy award-winning editor John Joseph Adams delivers a diverse and vibrant collection of stories published in the previous year. Featuring writers with deep science fiction and fantasy backgrounds, along with those who are infusing traditional fiction with speculative elements, these stories uphold a longstanding tradition in both genres - looking at the world and asking, What if . . . ?"--provided by publisher.
General Note:
"A Mariner Original."
Foreword -- Introduction: launching rockets -- How to get back to the forest / Help me follow my sister into the Land of the Dead / Tortoiseshell cats are not refundable / The bad graft / A guide to the fruits of Hawai'i / Each to each / Orges of East Africa / Cimmeria: from the Journal of Imaginary Anthropology / Sleeper / How the marquis got his coat back / Windows / The thing about shapes to come / We are the cloud / The blue afternoon that lasted forever / Skullpocket / I can see right through you / The empties / The one they took before / The relieve box / How to become a robot in 12 easy steps / Contributor's notes -- Other notable science fiction and fantasy stories of 2014.
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