Urban Horrors

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Penguin Group USA, Apr 1, 1993 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Nolan and Greenberg have called upon a legion of gifted writers to create 18 powerful nightmare visions that will have everyone double-locking their doors at night and checking under their beds to make sure that no unexpected beings have taken up residence. Includes chillers by Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Joyce Carol Oates, and more.

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

good collection of horror stories from the 1980s Read full review

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User Review  - Jeannie Sloan - Goodreads

Some real gems are located in this little book.Some of the stories are well anthologized but others were unknown to me. Read full review


INTRODUCTION by William F Nolan
A CAREFUL MAN DIES by Ray Bradbury
THE TOOTH by Shirley Jackson

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William Francis Nolan is an American author who is best known for writing stories in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres. He was born on March 6, 1928. He coauthored the novel Logan's Run and co-wrote the screenplay for the 1976 horror film Burnt Offerings which starred Karen Black and Bette Davis. Nolan was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute and worked for Hallmark Cards before becoming an author. Among his many awards, he was voted a Living Legend in Dark Fantasy by the International Horror Guild in 2002. During 2006, he was bestowed the honorary title of Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. In 2010, he received the Lifetime Achievement Stoker award from the Horror Writers Association (HWA). He now lives in Vancouver, WA.

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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