Gateways edited by Elizabeth Anne

  • 15.08.2016, 02:30,
  • Books
An anthology of new, beginning stories by bestselling method fiction authors, inspired by method fiction proficient Frederik Pohl It isn’t unexcitedly to get a dispose of bestselling SF authors to transcribe new stories for an anthology, but that’s what Elizabeth Anne Skin has done in this powerhouse log. With beginning, captivating tales by Greg Undergo, Gregory Benford, Ben Bova, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Joe Haldeman, Harry Harrison, Larry Niven, Vernor Vinge, Gene Wolfe, and others, Gateways is a SF upshot that will be a must-buy for SF readers of all tastes, from the routine to the clipping edge; from the darkly serious to the a fool out of-out-showy off-the-wall. Each initiator has written a tale that he or she feels reflects the aftermath Pohl has had on the field—in the form of log, the account attitude, or the controlled by thing. It says a lot about Pohl«s pursuit that the authors represented here themselves interval many decades and styles, from the experiential SF of British SF initiator Brian W. Aldiss to the over-the-top humor of Harry Harrison and Mike Resnick, from the darkly influential theatrics of Hollywood screenwriter Candid Robinson to the satiric pungency of multiple Hugo Grant-prizewinner Vernor Vinge. Every tale here is uniquely nuanced; all of them as witty and small amount provoking as Pohl»s fiction. In a pursuit dating overdue renege to 1939, Pohl has won all the awards method fiction has to present: Hugos, Nebulas, the SFWA Smashing Quell Grant. Having written more than two million words of fiction and edited the groundbreaking Superstar anthologies and Hugo Grant-pleasing magazines and books, Pohl is an SF icon. This anthology of scintillating, witty SF stories is a testament to his stature in the tract. A of Frederik Pohl • DAVID LUNDE Introduction • ELIZABETH ANNE SKIN DAVID BRIN • Shoresteading PHYLLIS AND ALEX EISENSTEIN • Von Neumann’s Bug Rise • ISAAC ASIMOV JOE HALDEMAN • Sleeping Dogs LARRY NIVEN • Gates (Variations) Rise • GARDNER DOZOIS JAMES GUNN • Tales from the Spaceship Geoffrey GREGORY BENFORD AND ELISABETH MALARTRE • Shadows of the Irremediable Rise • CONNIE WILLIS VERNOR VINGE • A Preamble Assessment of the Drake Equation, Being an Passage from the Memoirs of Superstar Captain Y.-T. Lee GREG UNDERGO • Furious Sea Rise • ROBERT J. SAWYER CANDID M. ROBINSON • The Journey Boy GENE WOLFE • Crowned Head Rat Rise • ROBERT SILVERBERG HARRY HARRISON • The Stainless Knife Rat and the Pernicious Porcuswine JODY LYNN NYE • For All Practical Purposes, A Cat Rise • DAVID MARUSEK BRIAN W. ALDISS • The First-Born BEN BOVA • Scheherazade and the Storytellers Rise • JOAN SLONCZEWSKI SHERI S. TEPPER • The Decamp of the Denartesestel Radichan NEIL GAIMAN • The [Backspace] Merchants Rise • EMILY POHL-TAXING MIKE RESNICK • On Safari CORY DOCTOROW • Chicken Little Afterword • JAMES FRENKEL Review by Oliver Wyman Size: MP3 Bitrate: 64 Kbps