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The Big Book of Science Fiction
By Ann Vandermeer (editor) and Jeff Vandermeer (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date July 12, 2016
Pages 800
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781101910092
ISBN-10 1101910097
Dimensions 0 by 5.19 by 8 in.
Original list price $25.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Quite possibly the greatest science fiction collection of all time—past, present, and future!
 
What if life was neverending? What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology? What if the pope were a robot? Spanning galaxies and millennia, this must-have anthology showcases classic contributions from H. G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia E. Butler, and Kurt Vonnegut, alongside a century of the eccentrics, rebels, and visionaries who have inspired generations of readers. Within its pages, you’ll find beloved worlds of space opera, hard SF, cyberpunk, the New Wave, and more. Learn about the secret history of science fiction, from titans of literature who also wrote SF to less well-known authors from more than twenty-five countries, some never before translated into English. In The Big Book of Science Fiction, literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis, planet Earth to parts unknown. Immerse yourself in the genre that predicted electric cars, space tourism, and smartphones. Sit back, buckle up, and dial in the coordinates, as this stellar anthology has got worlds within worlds.
 
Including:
· Legendary tales from Isaac Asimov and Ursula K. Le Guin
· An unearthed sci-fi story from W. E. B. Du Bois
· The first publication of the work of cybernetic visionary David R. Bunch in twenty years
· A rare and brilliant novella by Chinese international sensation Cixin Liu
 
Plus:
· Aliens!
· Space battles!
· Robots!
· Technology gone wrong!
· Technology gone right!

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With Jeff Vandermeer (other contributor) | from Vintage Books (July 12, 2016)
9781101910092 | details & prices | 800 pages | List price $25.00
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