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Introduction essay by David G Hartwell Harrison Bergeron story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr Forgetfulness story by John W Campbell Jr Special Flight story by John Berryman Chronopolis story by J G Ballard Triceratops story by Kono Tensei The Man Who Lost the Sea story by Theodore Sturgeon On the Inside Track story by Karl Michael Armer The Golem story by Avram Davidson The New Prehistory story by Ren Rebetez Cortes A Meeting With Medusa novella by Arthur C Clark The Valley of Echoes story by G rard Klein The Fifth Head of Cerberus novella by Gene Wolfe The Chaste Planet story by John Updike The Blind Pilot story by Nathalie Charles Henneberg The Men Who Murdered Mohammed story by Alfred Bester Pairpuppets story by Manuel van Loggem Two Dooms story by C M Kornbluth The Tale of the Computer That Fought a Dragon story by Stanislaw Lem The Green Hills of Earth story by Robert A Heinlein Ghost V story by Robert Sheckley The Phantom of Kansas story by John Varley Captain Nemo s Last Stand story by Josef Nesvadba Inconstant Moon story by Larry Niven The Gold at the Starbow s End story by Frederik Pohl A Sign In Space story by Italo Calvino The Spiral story by Italo Calvino The Dead Past story by Isaac Asimov The Lens story by Annemarie van Ewyck The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast story by Theodore Sturgeon Zero Hour story by Ray Bradbury Nine Lives story by Ursula K LeGuin The Muse story by Anthony Burgess The Public Hating story by Steve Allen Poor Superman story by Fritz Leiber Angouleme story by Thomas M Disch Stranger Station story by Damon Knight The Dead Fish story by Boris Vian I Was the First to Find You story by Kirill Bulychev The Lineman novella by Walter M Miller Jr Tlon Uqbar Orbis Tertius story by Jorge Lu s Borges Codemus story by Tor Age Bringsvaerd A Kind if Artistry story by Brian Aldiss Second Variety story by Philip K Dick Weihnachtsabend story by Keith Roberts I Do Not Love Thee Doctor Fell story by Robert Bloch Aye amp Gomorrah story by Samuel R Delany How Erg the Self Inducting Slew a Paleface story by Stanislaw Lem Nobody s Home story by Joanna Russ Party Line story by G rard Klein The Proud Robot story by Lewis Padgett Vintage Season story by Henry Kuttner amp C L Moore The Way to Amalteia novella by Arkady amp Boris Strugatsky by David G. Hartwell, Clifton Fadiman, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., John W. Campbell Jr., J.G. Ballard, Kono Tensei, Theodore Sturgeon, Karl Michael Armer, René Rebetez, Arthur C. Clarke, Avram Davidson, Gérard Klein, Gene Wolfe, John Updike, Nathalie-Charles Henneberg, Alfred Bester, Manuel van Loggem, C.M. Kornbluth, Stanisław Lem, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert Sheckley, John Varley, Josef Nesvadba, Larry Niven, Frederik Pohl, Italo Calvino, Isaac Asimov, Annemarie van Ewyck, Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, Anthony Burgess, Steve Allen, Fritz Leiber, Thomas M. Disch, Damon Knight, Boris Vian, Kir Bulychev, Walter M. Miller Jr., Jorge Luis Borges, Tor Åge Bringsvaerd, Brian W. Aldiss, Philip K. Dick, Keith Roberts, Robert Bloch, Samuel R. Delany, Joanna Russ, Lewis Padgett, Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Roger De Garis, John Berryman

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The World Treasury of Science Fiction
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Year's Best SF 11, Year's Best SF, The Hard SF Renaissance, Year's Best SF 14, Twenty-First Century Science Fiction, The Sword & Sorcery Anthology, The Dark Descent (Collection), The World Treasury of Science Fiction, Year's Best SF 15, The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF
Featuring more than sixty groundbreaking short stories by modern science fiction s most important and influential writers The Ascent of Wonder offers a definitive and incisive exploration of the SF genre s visionary core From Poe to Pohl Wells to Wolfe and Verne to Vinge this hefty anthology fully charts the themes trends thoughts and traditions that comprise the challenging yet rich literary form known as hard SF br br Contents br br Real Science Imaginary Worlds essay by Gregory Benford br On Science and Science Fiction essay by Kathryn Cramer br Hard Science Fiction essay by David G Hartwell br Nine Lives novelette by Ursula K Le Guin br Light of Other Days Slow Glass shortstory by Bob Shaw br Rappaccini s Daughter novelette by Nathaniel Hawthorne br The Star shortstory by Arthur C Clarke br Proof shortstory by Hal Clement br It s Great to Be Back Future History shortstory by Robert A Heinlein br Procreation shortstory by Gene Wolfe br Mimsy Were the Borogoves novelette by Henry Kuttner and C L Moore as by Lewis Padgett br Davey Jones Ambassador novelette by Raymond Z Gallun br The Life and Times of Multivac shortstory by Isaac Asimov br The Singing Diamond shortstory by Robert L Forward br Down amp Out on Ellfive Prime novelette by Dean Ing br Send Me a Kiss by Wire shortstory by Hilbert Schenck br The Xi Effect shortstory by R S Richardson as by Philip Latham br A Descent into the Maelstrom shortstory by Edgar Allan Poe aka A Descent into the Maelstr m br Exposures shortstory by Gregory Benford br The Planners shortstory by Kate Wilhelm br Beep novelette by James Blish br Drode s Equations novelette by Richard Grant br The Weather Man novella by Theodore L Thomas br Transit of Earth shortstory by Arthur C Clarke br Prima Belladonna Vermilion Sands shortstory by J G Ballard br To Bring in the Steel novelette by Donald Kingsbury br Gomez novelette by C M Kornbluth br Waterclap novelette by Isaac Asimov br Weyr Search Dragonriders of Pern novella by Anne McCaffrey br Message Found in a Copy of Flatland shortstory by Rudy Rucker br The Cold Equations novelette by Tom Godwin br The Land Ironclads novelette by H G Wells br The Hole Man shortstory by Larry Niven br Atomic Power shortstory by John W Campbell Jr as by Don A Stuart br Stop Evolution in Its Tracks shortstory by John Sladek br The Hungry Guinea Pig shortstory by Miles J Breuer M D br The Very Slow Time Machine novelette by Ian Watson br The Beautiful and the Sublime novelette by Bruce Sterling br The Author of the Acacia Seeds and Other Extracts from the Journal of the Association of Therolinguistics shortstory by Ursula K Le Guin aka The Author of the Acacia Seeds and Other Extracts from the Journal of the Association of Therolinguistics br Heat of Fusion shortstory by John M Ford br Dolphin s Way shortstory by Gordon R Dickson br All the Hues of Hell shortstory by Gene Wolfe br Occam s Scalpel novelette by Theodore Sturgeon br giANTS shortstory by Edward Bryant br Time Fuze shortstory by Randall Garrett br Desertion City shortstory by Clifford D Simak br Kyrie shortstory by Poul Anderson br The Person from Porlock shortstory by Raymond F Jones br Day Million shortstory by Frederik Pohl br The Cage of Sand novelette by J G Ballard br The Psychologist Who Wouldn t Do Awful Things to Rats novelette by James Tiptree Jr br In the Year shortstory by Jules Verne aka La Journ e d un journaliste am ricain en br Surface Tension Pantropy novelette by James Blish br No No Not Rogov The Instrumentality of Mankind shortstory by Cordwainer Smith br In a Petri Dish Upstairs novelette by George Turner br With the Night Mail novelette by Rudyard Kipling br The Longest Science Fiction Story Ever Told shortstory by Arthur C Clarke br The Pi Man shortstory by Alfred Bester br Relativistic Effects novelette by Gregory Benford br Making Light shortstory by James P Hogan br The Last Question shortstory by Isaac Asimov br The Indefatigable Frog shortstory by Philip K Dick br Chromatic Aberration novelette by John M Ford br The Snowball Effect shortstory by Katherine MacLean br The Morphology of the Kirkham Wreck novelette by Hilbert Schenck br Tangents shortstory by Greg Bear br Johnny Mnemonic shortstory by William Gibson br What Continues What Fails novelette by David Brin br Mammy Morgan Played the Organ Her Daddy Beat the Drum novella by Michael F Flynn br Bookworm Run novelette by Vernor Vinge br Appendix Another Path Through the Book The Ascent of Wonder The Evolution of Hard SF essay by Kathryn Cramer, Terrifying barbarians cunning mages and daring heroes run rampant through these exceptional examples of the exciting sword and sorcery genre In Tower of the Elephant Conan takes up jewel thievery but proves to be far better with his sword The Flame Bringers finds antihero Elric infiltrating a band of bloodthirsty mercenaries and outwitting a powerful sorcerer Become a Warrior is the unexpected tale of a child who loses all she holds dear only to gain unforeseen power and unlikely revenge Further entries come from early legends such as Jack Vance and Catherine Louise Moore the next wave of talents including Fritz Leiber and Michael Moorcock and modern trendsetters like George R R Martin Karl Edward Wagner and David Drake This essential fast paced anthology is a chronological gathering of influential inventive and entertaining fantasy sure to appeal to action oriented fans br br Contents br br Introduction Storytellers A Guided Ramble into Sword and Sorcery Fiction by David Drake br br The Tower of the Elephant by Robert E Howard br Black God s Kiss by C L Moore br The Unholy Grail by Fritz Leiber br The Tale of Hauk by Poul Anderson br The Caravan of Forgotten Dreams by Michael Moorcock br The Adventuress by Joanna Russ br Gimmile s Song by Charles R Saunders br Undertow by Karl Edward Wagner br The Stages of the God by Ramsey Campbell writing as Montgomery Comfort br The Barrow Troll by David Drake br Soldier of an Empire Unacquainted With Defeat by Glen Cook br Epistle From Lebanoi by Michael Shea br Become a Warrior by Jane Yolen br The Red Guild by Rachel Pollack br Six From Atlantis by Gene Wolfe br The Sea Troll s Daughter by Caitl n R Kiernan br The Coral Heart by Jeffrey Ford br Path of the Dragon by George R R Martin br The Year of the Three Monarchs by Michael Swanwick br br, b Table of contents b br br Introduction essay by David G Hartwell br Harrison Bergeron story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr br Forgetfulness story by John W Campbell Jr br Special Flight story by John Berryman br Chronopolis story by J G Ballard br Triceratops story by Kono Tensei br The Man Who Lost the Sea story by Theodore Sturgeon br On the Inside Track story by Karl Michael Armer br The Golem story by Avram Davidson br The New Prehistory story by Ren Rebetez Cortes br A Meeting With Medusa novella by Arthur C Clark br The Valley of Echoes story by G rard Klein br The Fifth Head of Cerberus novella by Gene Wolfe br The Chaste Planet story by John Updike br The Blind Pilot story by Nathalie Charles Henneberg br The Men Who Murdered Mohammed story by Alfred Bester br Pairpuppets story by Manuel van Loggem br Two Dooms story by C M Kornbluth br The Tale of the Computer That Fought a Dragon story by Stanislaw Lem br The Green Hills of Earth story by Robert A Heinlein br Ghost V story by Robert Sheckley br The Phantom of Kansas story by John Varley br Captain Nemo s Last Stand story by Josef Nesvadba br Inconstant Moon story by Larry Niven br The Gold at the Starbow s End story by Frederik Pohl br A Sign In Space story by Italo Calvino br The Spiral story by Italo Calvino br The Dead Past story by Isaac Asimov br The Lens story by Annemarie van Ewyck br The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast story by Theodore Sturgeon br Zero Hour story by Ray Bradbury br Nine Lives story by Ursula K LeGuin br The Muse story by Anthony Burgess br The Public Hating story by Steve Allen br Poor Superman story by Fritz Leiber br Angouleme story by Thomas M Disch br Stranger Station story by Damon Knight br The Dead Fish story by Boris Vian br I Was the First to Find You story by Kirill Bulychev br The Lineman novella by Walter M Miller Jr br Tlon Uqbar Orbis Tertius story by Jorge Lu s Borges br Codemus story by Tor Age Bringsvaerd br A Kind if Artistry story by Brian Aldiss br Second Variety story by Philip K Dick br Weihnachtsabend story by Keith Roberts br I Do Not Love Thee Doctor Fell story by Robert Bloch br Aye amp Gomorrah story by Samuel R Delany br How Erg the Self Inducting Slew a Paleface story by Stanislaw Lem br Nobody s Home story by Joanna Russ br Party Line story by G rard Klein br The Proud Robot story by Lewis Padgett br Vintage Season story by Henry Kuttner amp C L Moore br The Way to Amalteia novella by Arkady amp Boris Strugatsky, This highly acclaimed anthology traces the evolution of horror from Nathaniel Hawthorn and Edgar Allan Poe to Stephen King Adopted by colleges across the country to be used in literature courses The Dark Descent showcases some of the finest horror fiction ever written br br Contents br br Pt The Color of Evil br br The Reach Stephen King br Evening Primrose John Collier br The Ash Tree M R James br The New Mother Lucy Clifford br There s a Long Long Trail A winding Russell Kirk br The Call of Cthulhu H P Lovecraft br The Summer People Shirley Jackson br The Whimper of Whipped Dogs Harlan Ellison br Young Goodman Brown Nathaniel Hawthorne br Mr Justice Harbottle J Sheridan Le Fanu br The Crowd Ray Bradbury br The Autopsy Michael Shea br John Charrington s Wedding E Nesbit br Sticks Karl Edward Wagner br Larger Than Oneself Robert Aickman br Belsen Express Fritz Leiber br Yours Truly Jack the Ripper Robert Bloch br If Damon Comes Charles L Grant br Vandy Vandy Manly Wade Wellman br br Pt The Medusa in the Shield br br The Swords Robert Aickman br The Roaches Thomas M Disch br Bright Segment Theodore Sturgeon br Dread Clive Barker br The Fall of the House of Usher Edgar Allan Poe br The Monkey Stephen King br Within the Walls of Tyre Michael Bishop br The Rats in the Walls H P Lovecraft br Schalken the Painter J Sheridan Le Fanu br The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman br A Rose for Emily William Faulkner br How Love Came to Professor Guildea Robert Hichens br Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson br My Dear Emily Joanna Russ br You Can Go Now Dennis Etchison br The Rocking Horse Winner D H Lawrence br Three Days Tanith Lee br Good Country People Flannery O Connor br Mackintosh Willy Ramsey Campbell br The Jolly Corner Henry James br br Pt A Fabulous Formless Darkness br br Smoke Ghost Fritz Leiber br Seven American Nights Gene Wolfe br The Signal Man Charles Dickens br Crouch End Stephen King br Night Side Joyce Carol Oates br Seaton s Aunt Walter de la Mare br Clara Militch Ivan Turgenev br The Repairer of Reputations Robert W Chambers br The Beckoning Fair One Oliver Onions br What Was It Fitz James O Brien br The Beautiful Stranger Shirley Jackson br The Damned Thing Ambrose Bierce br Afterward Edith Wharton br The Willows Algernon Blackwood br The Asian Shore Thomas M Disch br The Hospice Robert Aickman br A Little Something for Us Tempunauts Philip K Dick