The New Space Opera 2: All-new stories of science fiction adventure

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Harper Collins, Jun 30, 2009 - Fiction - 560 pages
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“An exceedingly fine set of stories written specifically for this collection by some of the best sf authors writing today.’
—Library Journal (starred review)

 

Following the success of their Locus Award-winning anthology The New Space Opera, editors Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan now up the ante with The New Space Opera 2, new stories from some of the biggest names in science fiction’s biggest genre. With contributions from  Cory Doctorow, Elizabeth Moon, Garth Nix, John Scalzi, Bruce Sterling, Tad Williams, and a host of other science fiction luminaries, The New Space Opera 2 is yet another “reminder of why science fiction captured the hearts and minds of generations of generations of readers” (Orson Scott Card).

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User Review  - Hae-Yu - LibraryThing

The first few stories were so-so, but the stories themselves grew more interesting and entertaining as the book progressed. The last four or more were very entertaining. Read full review

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User Review  - featherbear - LibraryThing

So, if you're not religious, here are some alternate eschatologies as well as some redefinitions of the human well before the end times, although in SF there is no end, just renewal. The New Republic ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Gardner Dozois is a highly esteemed author and Hugo Award-winning editor of several SF anthologies and, for twenty years, Asimov's Science Fiction magazine.

Jonathan Strahan has co-edited The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy series of anthologies for HarperCollins Australia, co-edits the Science Fiction: The Best of . . . and Fantasy: The Best of . . . anthology series with Karen Haber for Simon & Schuster/ibooks, edits the Best Short Novels anthology series for the Doubleday Science Fiction Book Club, and co-edited The Locus Awards for Eos with Charles N. Brown. He is also the Reviews Editor for Locus: The Magazine of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Fields, and reviews for the magazine regularly. He is currently working on The New Space Opera II.

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