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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Contents

INTRODUCTION by William F Nolan
1
A CAREFUL MAN DIES by Ray Bradbury
26
THE TOOTH by Shirley Jackson
45
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

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.

Martin H. Greenberg was born in 1942. He received a doctorate in Political Science in 1969 and was a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin until 1995. Over the course of his long and prolific career, Greenberg has published around 1000 anthologies and has worked with numerous best-selling authors including Isaac Asimov, Tom Clancy, Stephen King, Anne McCaffrey, Sue Grafton, Scott Turow and Dean Koontz. He has won numerous awards including the Horror Guild Award in 1994, the Deathrealm Award in 1996, the Bram Stoker Award in 1998, and the Prometheus Special Award in 2005. He also received The Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing and the Milford Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction editing.

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