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This Is My Funniest : Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories Ever



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This is the edition with a publication date of 10/28/2006.

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This collection of 29 short stories from masters of science fictioneach tale chosen by the authors as the funniest they have ever writtenpresents wildly hilarious stories with a preface written by the authors providing valuable insight into their selection and themselves. Featured contributors include David Brin, Esther Friesner, Harry Turtledove, Connie Willis, and many more, with stories such as "Amanda and the Alien," "Franz Kafka, Superhero!," "Space Rats of the CCC," "The Soul Selects Her Own Society," and "Too Hot To Hoot".

Author Biography

Mike Resnick is the author of 45 science fiction novels, nine nonfiction books, 12 collections, 175 short stories, and two screenplays, and he is a four-time Hugo Award winner. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Space Rats of the CCCp. 3
The Lemon-Green Spaghetti-Loud Dynamite-Dribble Dayp. 17
Dick W. and His Pussy, or Tess and Her Adequate Dickp. 31
Night of the Cootersp. 37
A Delightful Comedic Premisep. 59
The Capo of Darknessp. 69
Franz Kafka, Superhero!p. 83
Too Hot to Hootp. 99
Amanda and the Alienp. 113
Faithp. 131
The Growlingp. 155
Alien Radiop. 171
Primordial Chilip. 183
The Dog Said Bow-Wowp. 193
Sweet, Savage Sorcererp. 213
The Hanging Curvep. 221
Deus Texp. 235
The Flim-Flam Alienp. 247
Presentp. 255
You'll Catch Your Death of Coldsp. 267
The Usurper Memosp. 279
Patent Infringementp. 293
Ickies in Mirrorshadesp. 305
Ligdan and the Young Pretenderp. 313
A! Tangled Webp. 339
Revolt of the Sugar Plum Fairiesp. 365
Myth Manners' Guide to Greek Missology #1: Andromeda and Perseusp. 379
The Soul Selects Her Own Societyp. 393
Cordle to Onion to Carrotp. 403
Contributorsp. 421
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