Download Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William by William Tenn, Mary C. Tabasko, James A. Mann PDF

By William Tenn, Mary C. Tabasko, James A. Mann

ISBN-10: 1886778191

ISBN-13: 9781886778191

William Tenn ranks with Pohl and Kornbluth as one among SF’s maximum satirists. This quantity comprises so much of his brief fiction (the the rest should be published in quantity two). Dustjacket paintings via H. R. Van Dongen.

Whether facing extraterrestrial beings ("Firewater,"), time go back and forth ("Time in Advance") or investigating one of many many different sf topics, the 33 tales during this assortment, the 1st of 2 volumes, demonstrates Tenn's vivid expertise and extensive scope. An creation via Connie Willis units the tone, whereas accompanying notes by way of the writer exhibit insights into the artistic brain at paintings. an outstanding addition to sf and brief fiction collections. [The volumes will contain the entire tales that seemed in his collections released through Allentine within the Fifties and Sixties. Ed.]

The first of 2 deliberate volumes reprints 33 items from one of many best our bodies of brief sf and delusion. William Tenn (ne Philip Klass) himself contributes traditionally worthy afterwords, however the tales, so much of them satirical, stand super good all alone. a few standouts: "Alexander the Bait," which satirizes greed and area flight; "Down one of the lifeless Men," a greater tackle cloning than such a lot of its next competitors for forty six years; "The Liberation of Earth" and "Generation of Noah," either antiwar classics and strong tales; "The Masculinist Revolt," which, good sooner than its time, involved intercourse roles, higher than lots of the pageant considering the fact that; and "On Venus Have We acquired a Rabbi," which avoids stereotypes whereas tackling faith. one other useful addition to NESFA's catalog of vintage sf collections. Librarians, top off.

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Download Clarkesworld: Year 3, Issues 25-36 (February 2013) PDF

Chosen from the Hugo award-winning Clarkesworld Magazine, this anthology collects the paintings of twenty-seven visionary writers of brief fiction, together with such global myth, Philip ok. Dick, Tiptree, Hugo, and Campbell Award winners and finalists as Jay Lake, Nnedi Okorafor, Robert Reed, Sarah Monette, Mike Resnick, Lavie Tidhar, N.K. Jemisin and Catherynne M. Valente.

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Download Questioning Minds: Short Stories by Modern Korean Women by Yung-Hee Kim PDF

By Yung-Hee Kim

ISBN-10: 0824833953

ISBN-13: 9780824833954

On hand for the 1st time in English, the 10 brief tales via glossy Korean girls accumulated right here contact in a single means or one other on concerns regarding gender and kinship politics. the entire protagonists are ladies who face own crises or defining moments of their lives as gender-marked beings in a Confucian, patriarchal Korean society. Their own desires and values were compromised through gender expectancies or their very own illusions approximately woman lifestyles. they're forced to invite themselves "Who am I?" "Where am I going?" "What are my choices?" each one tale bears colourful and compelling testimony to the lifetime of the heroine. a number of the tales have a good time the significant character’s breakaway from the patriarchal order; others divulge sexual inequality and spotlight the fight for private autonomy and dignity. nonetheless others show the abrupt awakening to mid-life crises and the pro knowledge that incorporates accepting the boundaries of outdated age.

The tales are prepared in chronological order, from the earliest paintings through Korea’s first sleek girl author in 1917 to tales that seemed in 1995—approximately one from every one decade. lots of the writers awarded are well-known literary figures, yet a few are lesser-known voices. The creation offers a ancient assessment of traditions of contemporary Korean women’s fiction, situating the chosen writers and their tales within the higher context of Korean literature. each one tale is followed via a biographical observe at the writer and a quick serious research. a specific bibliography is supplied for additional analyzing and learn.

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Download Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan PDF

By Shaun Tan

ISBN-10: 0545055873

ISBN-13: 9780545055871

Shaun Tan follows the arriving with a set of off-the-wall stories mixed together with his genius illustrations in a special hybrid layout that may construct on our present success.

An alternate scholar who's rather an alien, a mystery room that turns into definitely the right position for a fast break out, a customary story of grandfatherly exaggeration that's truly much more weird and wonderful than he says... those are the ordinary information of daily life that develop and tackle a massive lifetime of their very own in stories and illustrations that Shaun Tan's many enthusiasts will love.

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Download The Man Who Lost the Sea (The Complete Stories of Theodore by Theodore Sturgeon, Paul Williams PDF

By Theodore Sturgeon, Paul Williams

ISBN-10: 1556435193

ISBN-13: 9781556435195

Through the winner of the Hugo, the Nebula, and the area delusion existence fulfillment Awards, this most modern quantity reveals Theodore Sturgeon in high quality shape as he earnings popularity for the 1st time as a literary brief tale author. Written among 1957 and 1960, whilst Sturgeon and his kinfolk lived in either the US and Grenada, eventually settling in Woodstock, manhattan, those tales replicate his expanding choice for psychology over ray weapons. tales comparable to "The guy Who advised Lies," "A contact of Strange," and "It Opens the Sky" exhibit impacts as assorted as William Faulkner and John Dos Passos. continually involved with the zeitgeist, Sturgeon takes at the Russian Sputnik launches of 1957 with "The guy Who misplaced the Sea," switching the scene to Mars and injecting his trademark mordancy and shiny wordplay into the lawsuits. those mature tales additionally don't stint at the scares, as "The Graveyard Reader"--one of Boris Karloff's favourite stories--shows. Acclaimed novelist Jonathan Lethem's foreword well summarizes Sturgeon's enormous success the following.

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Download Women on the Case by Sara Paretsky PDF

By Sara Paretsky

ISBN-10: 0307425762

ISBN-13: 9780307425768

Those are tales of P.I.s who maintain weapons of their handbags--or their bras, of crime sufferers, homeless girls, and housewives whose traditional lives take a brutal, occasionally deadly twist. This assortment brings a number of very good overseas authors to American readers for the 1st time, together with Amel Benaboura, Irina Muravyova, and Helga Anderle. secret lovers also will take pleasure in new works via favourite voices Sara Paretsky, Elizabeth George, Amanda go, Ruth Rendell, Antonia Fraser, Frances Fyfield, and plenty of extra modern masters.

From the Paperback version.

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Download Hare Moon (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book 0.7) by Carrie Ryan PDF

By Carrie Ryan

Tabitha can’t shake the sensation that anything exists past the fences of her village. And whilst she sneaks out, prior the gates and down the trail into the woodland of arms and tooth, she meets a boy who teaches her middle issues she by no means knew. yet love in a global surrounded by way of quite a bit loss of life doesn’t come with out its sacrifices, and Tabitha steadily realizes simply how a lot she’ll need to quit to dwell one of the Unconsecrated.

From big apple instances bestselling writer Carrie Ryan comes an unique tale of affection after the go back.

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Download The Perimeter by Will McIntosh PDF

By Will McIntosh

ISBN-10: 0316246069

ISBN-13: 9780316246064

A chilling new brief tale from Hugo Award winner Will McIntosh.

The settlers of Cyan haven't ventured a long way past the fringe fence that retains the planet's unknown creatures at bay. yet one unfortunate girl is set to determine what lies beyond...

Word count number ~ 7,109

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Download Other Worlds Than These PDF

ISBN-10: 1597804347

ISBN-13: 9781597804349

What should you couldn't purely go back and forth any place on the earth, yet to any possible world?

We can all think such “other worlds”--be they worlds simply a little bit diverse than our personal or worlds packed with magic and wonder--but it's only in fiction that we will go back and forth to them. From The Wizard of ounces to The darkish Tower, from Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass to C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia, there's a wealthy culture of this type of fiction, yet by no means prior to have the simplest parallel international tales and portal fantasies been accumulated in one volume--until now.

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Download The Tent by Margaret Atwood PDF

By Margaret Atwood

ISBN-10: 1551995565

ISBN-13: 9781551995564

A brand new number of excellent brief fiction.

One of the world's such a lot celebrated authors, Margaret Atwood has penned a suite of clever and unique fictional essays, within the style of her renowned books Good Bones and Murder within the Dark, punctuated with awesome illustrations by means of the writer. Chilling and witty, prescient and private, delectable and tart, those hugely innovative, classic Atwoodian essays converse on a huge diversity of topics, reflecting the days we are living in with lethal accuracy and knife-edge precision.

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