Modern Classics of Science Fiction

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Macmillan, Jan 15, 1993 - Fiction - 672 pages
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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


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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 Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine for 20 years. He is the editor of the Year's 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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