21st Century Science Fiction

21st Century Science Fiction

By: Patrick Nielsen Hayden (author), David G. Hartwell (author)Paperback

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A fantastic collection of recent stories from some of science fiction's greatest up-and-coming authors, including many award-winners. David Hartwell and Patrick Nielsen Hayden have long been recognised as some of the most skilled and trusted arbiters in science fiction, but Twenty-First Century Science Fiction presents fans with a first opportunity to see their considerable talents combined, and also to get a unique perspective on what's coming next in the genre. The anthology includes authors ranging from bestselling and established favourites to incandescent new talents, including Cory Doctorow, Catherynne M. Valente, John Scalzi, Jo Walton, Charles Stross, Elizabeth Bear and Peter Watts. The stories selected include winners and nominees of all of the science fiction genre's major awards. Stories include Bacigalupi's 'The Gambler' (Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon and BSFA nominee), Bear's 'Tideline' (Hugo and Sturgeon winner), Cooper's 'Savant Songs' (Sturgeon nominee), Cornell's 'One of Our Bastards Is Missing' (Hugo nominee), Gregory's 'Second Person Present Tense' (Sturgeon nominee), Mary Robinette Kowal's 'Evil Robot Monkey' (Hugo nominee), David Levine's 'Tk'tk'tk' (Hugo winner), David Moles's 'Finisterra' (Hugo nominee, Sturgeon winner), Hannu Rajaniemi's 'His Master's Voice' (BSFA and Sturgeon winner), Rachel Swirsky's 'Eros', Philia, Agape (Hugo and Sturgeon nominee), Peter Watts's 'The Island' (Hugo winner, Sturgeon nominee).

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Widely acclaimed as the most influential SF editor of the age, David G. Hartwell lives in Pleasantville, New York. Patrick Nielsen Hayden, called by the Washington Post 'one of the most literate and historically aware editors in science fiction', lives in Brooklyn, New York. They have both won the World Fantasy Award and multiple Hugo Awards for their editorial work.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781472112422
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781472112422
  • weight: 744
  • ISBN10: 1472112423

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