Modern Classics of Science Fiction

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Gardner Dozois
Macmillan, Jan 15, 1993 - Fiction - 672 pages
5 Reviews
Brian Aldiss
William Gibson
R.A. Lafferty
Ursula K. Le Guin
Lucius Shepard
Bruce Sterling
Theodore Sturgeon
Howard Waldrop
Connie Willis
Gene Wolfe
Roger Zelazny

"The best stories are timeless. Long years from now the stories here may still touch someone, cause that person to blink, and put the book down for a second, and stare off through the hallow air, and shirver in wonder."
  

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User Review  - Zachary Stewart - Goodreads

Some poor editing in story selection and story order. Many stories are marginally science fiction at best. Often, stories very similar in style or subject mater are next to each other or only ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve Carroll - Goodreads

An interesting and somewhat idiosyncratic anthology. I was expecting this to be a collection of the consensus choices for best short fiction in the genre for the past 30 years (well, '60-'90, it's 20 ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
1
Aristotle and the Gun L Sprague de Camp
22
The Other Celia Theodore Sturgeon
59
Casey Agonistes Richard McKenna
78
The Moon Moth Jack Vance
116
The Golden Horn Edgar Pangborn
157
The Lady Margaret Keith Roberts
196
This Moment of the Storm RogerZelazny
238
Nobodys Homejoanna Russ
397
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever James Tiptreejr
416
The Barrow Ursula K Le Guin
437
The Ugly Chickens Howard Waldrop
472
Going Under Jack Dann
499
Salvador Lucius Shepard
521
Pretty Boy Crossover Pat Cadigan
543
The Pure Product John Kessel
557

Narrow Valley R A Lafferty
272
Driftglass Samuel R Delany
287
The Worm That Flies Brian W Aldiss
309
The Fifth Head of Cerberus Gene Wolfe
331
The Winter Market William Gibson
580
Chance Connie Willis
603
The Edge of the World Michael Swanwick 63 7
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Gardner Dozois, one of the most acclaimed editors in science-fiction, has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor 15 times. He was the editor of Asimovís Science Fiction Magazine for 20 years. He is the editor of the Yearís Best Science Fiction anthologies and co-editor of the Warrior anthologies, Songs of the Dying Earth, and many others.† As a writer, Dozois twice won the Nebula Award for best short story. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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