Stories by : Cherry Wilder, Connie Willis, Frederik Pohl, Greg Bear, Ian Watson, Jack Dann, John Sladek, Michael Bishop, Richard Cowper, Robert Silverberg.
Stories by : Adam Roberts, Alastair Reynolds, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Bruce Stirling, Bud Sparhawk, Cory Doctorow, Daryl Gregory, David Langford, Gardner R Dozois, Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Hannu Rajaniemi, James Patrick Kelly, Joe Haldeman, Justina Robinson, Ken MacLeod, Larissa Lai, Lauren McLaughlin, Liz Williams, Matthew Jarpe, Michael Swanwick, Neal Asher, Oliver Morton, Paul McAuley, Peter F. Hamilton, R. Garcia y Robertson, Rudy Rucker, Stephen Baxter, Ted Chiang, Tobias S. Buckell, Vonda N McIntyre.
Stories by : Bruce Sterling, Connie Willis, Damon Knight, Greg Bear, Harry Turtledove, Howard Waldrop, Jack Dann, James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel, Judith Moffett, Karen Joy Fowler, Kim Stanley Robinson, Lewis Shiner, Lucius Shepard, Michael Swanwick, Neal Barrett Jr, Orson Scott Card, Pat Cadigan, Richard Keans, Robert Silverberg, Scott Baker, Somtow Sucharitkul, Tanith Lee, Tim Powers, Tom Maddox, Walter Jon Williams, William Gibson.
A strong selection of stories, which stand up well some 20 years on. Stories by : Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Isaac Asimov, Judith Moffett, Kate Wilhelm, Lucius Shepard, Orson Scott Card, Suzy McKee Charnas.
Stories by Greg Bear, Gardner Dozois, Ian Watson, and Robert Silverberg.
A cracking little paperback, which every self-respecting SF reader should have at home. The pbk version I have also features a neat reflective pair of shades (which my scanner totally fails to scan!).
But, all in all, a bit of a curate’s egg. The early stories, and the final story, don’t quite fit IMHO. And with the lack of a ‘real’ introduction, and story intros, the extra size that this volume offers over ‘Mirrorshades’ hasn’t really be used to the full. A missed opportunity.
Stories by : Don Sakers, Frederik Pohl, Greg Bear, Isaac Asimov, Joseph H. Delaney, Mary Gentle, Rand B. Lee, Robert Silverberg, Tanith Lee, Thomas Wylde
I am holding off on reading this volume, which I managed to get a copy of in 2002 on eBay. For the moment, here are the contents, and some story summaries for those stories read in other volumes.
The longer than usual gap since my last review can now be revealed as being due to my reading 690+ pages of ‘Far Horizons: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction’. This hefty paperback had been sitting on my shelves for some time, and looked to be perfect holiday reading for the… Continue reading ‘Far Horizons: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction’ (Robert Silverberg, ed, Eos, 1999, UK: Orbit, 1999.)