9780451460653

Futureshocks

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  • ISBN13:

    9780451460653

  • ISBN10:

    0451460650

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-03
  • Publisher: Roc Trade
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Summary

In this stunning collection of short fiction, 16 of today's masters of speculative fiction reveal the terrors, triumphs, and seeming impossibilities awaiting humanity in the years to come. Featuring never-before-published stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Paul Di Filippo, Alan Dean Foster, CaitlĂ­n R. Kiernan, Louise Marley, Sean McMullen, John Meaney, Paul Melko, Robert A. Metzger, Chris Roberson, Adam Roberts,Mike Resnick & Harry Turtledove, Robert J. Sawyer, and Robert Charles Wilson.

Author Biography

Lou Anders is an editor, author, and journalist. He is the editorial director of Prometheus Books' science fiction imprint Pyr, as well as the anthologies Outside the Box, Live Without A Net, and Projections: Science Fiction in Literature & Film. He is the author of The Making of Star Trek: First Contact, and has published over 500 articles in such magazines as The Believer, Dreamwatch, Star Trek Monthly, Star Wars Monthly, Babylon 5 Magazine, Sci Fi Universe, Doctor Who Magazine, and Manga Max.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Business of Lying 1(4)
Lou Anders
Shuteye for the Timebroker
5(27)
Paul Di Filippo
Looking Through Mother's Eyes
32(13)
John Meaney
The Man Who Knew Too Much
45(10)
Alan Dean Foster
The Engines of Arcadia
55(17)
Sean McMullen
The Pearl Diver
72(20)
Caitlin R. Kiernan
Before the Beginning
92(17)
Mike Resnick
Harry Turtledove
Man You Gotta Go
109(28)
Adam Roberts
Homosexuals Damned, Film at Eleven
137(12)
Alex Irvine
Contagion
149(19)
Chris Roberson
Absalom's Mother
168(21)
Louise Marley
Job Qualifications
189(10)
Kevin J. Anderson
The Teosinte War
199(23)
Paul Melko
Slip
222(18)
Robert A. Metzger
All's Well at World's End
240(16)
Howard V. Hendrix
Flashes
256(16)
Robert J. Sawyer
The Cartesian Theater
272
Robert Charles Wilson

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