Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century

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Avenel Books, Aug 12, 1987 - Fiction - 726 pages
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A collection of stories by the greatest names in the genre

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User Review  - Keith Davis - Goodreads

A fantastic but long out of print anthology that I devoured when it first came out back in 1987. It inspired me to seek out more of the works of many of the authors included, particularly Avram Davidson, Theodore Sturgeon, William Tenn, and Henry Kuttner. Read full review

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clarke Rescue Party
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ROBERT SHECKLEY Shape
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cordwainer smith Alpha Ralpha Boulevard
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Philip Wylie (1902-71) is the author of "Gladiator" and the coauthor of "When Worlds Collide," both available in Bison Books editions. Acclaimed science-fiction writer Robert Silverberg is the recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, and the Grand Master designation from the Science Fiction Writers of America, the highest science-fiction honor available. He is the author of "Lord Valentine's Castle,

Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran, whose novel "The Forever War", written a few years after his discharge and influenced by his combat experiences, won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards as best novel of the year. Years later, his sequel to that memorable novel, "Forever Peace", also won the Hugo and Nebula Awards and was cited by "Publishers Weekly" as one of the Best Books of the Year. He has written many other novels, including the best-selling AWorldsA trilogy, and has served twice as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America. When not writing prize-winning and best-selling novels, he teaches writing as an adjunct professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Martin Harry Greenberg has edited more than 1,000 anthologies of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and other genres, and has become renowned for his ingenuity in developing books written around a theme, and his ability to fill them with stories of high quality. "Booklist" has written, AGreenbergAs choices are impeccable, A and "Library Journal" has praised his volumes for ASheer enjoyability . . . provokes everything from meditation to laughter.A

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