California native Jack Vance (1916-2013) was one of the greats of science fiction. He was the author of dozens of sci-fi books and fantasy novels, including the popular Lyonesse and Dying Earth series and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning book The Last Castle. In 1997, he was honored as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He died in Oakland, California.
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Worlds of Wonder: Introduction Terry Dowling Jonathan Strahan 11 Emphyrio: Introduction Robert Silverberg 15 Emphyrio 21 The Languages of Pao: Introduction Ursula K. Le Guin 207 The Languages of Pao 211 The Domains of Koryphon: Introduction Mike Resnick 341 The Domains of Koryphon 345