Brave New Worlds

Brave New Worlds

by John Joseph Adams

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Overview

From Huxley's Brave New World, to Orwell's 1984, to Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, dystopian books have always been an integral part of both science fiction and literature, and have influenced the broader culture discussion in unique and permanent ways. Brave New Worlds brings together the best dystopian fiction of the last 30 years, demonstrating the diversity that flourishes in this compelling subgenre. This landmark tome contains stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, Cory Doctorow, M. Rickert, Paolo Bacigalupi, Orson Scott Card, Neil Gaiman, Ray Bradbury, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597802888
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Publication date: 01/02/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 489
Sales rank: 1,061,126
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

John Joseph Adams is the bestselling editor of many anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead (a World Fantasy Award finalist), and many others. Barnes&Noble.com named him “the reigning king of the anthology world,” and his books have been named to numerous best of the year lists. John is also the fiction editor of the online science fiction magazine Lightspeed. Prior to taking on that role, he worked for nearly nine years in the editorial department at The Magazine of Fantasy&Science Fiction. He is currently the co-host of The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast on io9.com, and has published hundreds of interviews and other pieces of non-fiction.

Table of Contents

Includes stories by:

Shirley Jackson
S. L. Gilbow
Joseph Paul Haines
Ursula K. Le Guin
M. Rickert
Kate Wilhelm
O Geoff Ryman
Charles Coleman Finlay
Neil Gaiman&Bryan Talbot
Carrie Vaughn
Paolo Bacigalupi
James Morrow
Alex Irvine
Cory Doctorow
Caitlin R. Kiernan
Geoff Ryman
Harlan Ellison (R)
Genevieve Valentine
Sarah Langan
Kim Stanley Robinson
Matt Williamson
Philip K. Dick
Heather Lindsley
Robert Silverberg
Orson Scott Card
Jeremiah Tolbert
Joe Mastroianni
Adam-Troy Castro
Tobias S. Buckell
Vylar Kaftan

Additional Content Exclusive to the Revised&Expanded Second Edition

Editor’s Note — John Joseph Adams
The Cull — Robert Reed
Personal Jesus — Jennifer Pelland
The Perfect Match — Ken Liu
Study Guide — Gary K. Wolfe
Filmography — Gary K. Wolfe

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