Alien sex: 19 tales by the masters of science fiction and dark fantasy

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Dutton, 1990 - Fiction - 251 pages
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This is the first Science Fiction anthology to deal with everybody's favorite subject: SEX. The very best SF writers tackle such intriguing issues as sex by telepathy, death by orgasm, the pickup scene on other planets, and what happens when one falls in love with an alien.

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User Review  - dagon12 - LibraryThing

This is a pretty good mix of stories. All of them are stories about people and beings having sex with an alien of some sort. Not all are aliens from outer space but also just alien-ness of the sex act ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheAmpersand - LibraryThing

Not every story in this collection is a winner, but I'm still glad that it exists. If science fiction is, as some of its fans claim, the last literary genre that still questions what it means to be a ... Read full review



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Datlow was the fiction editor of Omni magazine and Omni Online, and edited the ten associated anthologies. She has edited the Year's Best Fantasy and Horror series, and also edited numerous original science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthologies solo, or with Terri Windling. She was editor of the webzine Event Horizon: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, and was the editor of Sci Fiction. Datlow won the Hugo Award for Best Professional Editor twice, has received two Bram Stoker Awards, eight World Fantasy Awards, three Locus Awards for Best Editor, the Shirley Jackson Award, and has twice led the Science Fiction Chronicle reader's poll.

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