Read Books Online

Books: The Big Book of Science Fiction

Download books format PDF, TXT, ePub, PDB, RTF, FB2 & Audio Books
Read online
Books description

Read online The Big Book of Science Fiction.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Big Book of Science Fiction Quite possibly the i greatest i science fiction collection of i all time i past present and i future i What if life was neverending What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology What if the pope were a robot Spanning galaxies and millennia this must have anthology showcases classic contributions from H G Wells Arthur C Clarke Octavia E Butler and Kurt Vonnegut alongside a century of the eccentrics rebels and visionaries who have inspired generations of readers Within its pages you ll find beloved worlds of space opera hard SF cyberpunk the New Wave and more Learn about the secret history of science fiction from titans of literature who also wrote SF to less well known authors from more than twenty five countries some never before translated into English In i The Big Book of Science Fiction i literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis planet Earth to parts unknown Immerse yourself in the genre that predicted electric cars space tourism and smartphones Sit back buckle up and dial in the coordinates as this stellar anthology has got worlds within worlds .

Including Legendary tales from Isaac Asimov and Ursula K Le Guin An unearthed sci fi story from W E B Du Bois The first publication in twenty years of the work of cybernetic visionary David R Bunch A rare and brilliant novella by Chinese international sensation Cixin Liu .

Plus Aliens Space battles Robots Technology gone wrong Technology gone right by Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer

Books descriptionDetails
The Big Book of Science Fiction
Title:The Big Book of Science Fiction
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
Rating:
Author:
Published:
ISBN:1101910097
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:1178
Category:Science fiction, Short stories, Fiction, Anthologies
Review #Top 1
  • The New Weird

    This book Download ePub PDF File - The New Weird - This avant garde anthology that presents and defines the New Weird a hip stylistic fiction that evokes the gritty exuberance of pulp novels and dime store comic...

    Read review
  • Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded (Steampunk, #2)

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded (Steampunk, #2) - Blending the romantic elegance of the Victorian era with modern scientific advances the popular Steampunk genre spotlighted in this collection is innovative and...

    Read review
  • The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images, and Stories from Top Authors and Artists

    This book Download ePub PDF File - The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images, and Stories from Top Authors and Artists - Some of the most interesting fantasist fabulists writing today em Los Angeles Times em . A science fiction symphony of strangeness The em Cabinet of Curiosities...

    Read review
  • Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology - Sisters of the Revolution gathers a highly curated selection of feminist speculative fiction science fiction fantasy horror and more chosen by one of the most r...

    Read review
  • Fast Ships, Black Sails

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Fast Ships, Black Sails - Do you love the sound of a peg leg stomping across a quarterdeck Or maybe you prefer a parrot on your arm a strong wind at your back Adventure treasure intrigue...

    Read review
  • The Time Traveler's Almanac

    This book Download ePub PDF File - The Time Traveler's Almanac - i The Time Traveler s Almanac i is the largest and most definitive collection of time travel stories ever assembled Gathered into one volume by intrepid chronon...

    Read review
  • The Big Book of Science Fiction

    This book Download ePub PDF File - The Big Book of Science Fiction - Quite possibly the i greatest i science fiction collection of i all time i past present and i future i What if life was neverending What if you could change you...

    Read review
  • The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals: The Evil Monkey Dialogues

    This book Download ePub PDF File - The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals: The Evil Monkey Dialogues - A perfect gift book this sumptuously illustrated and whimsically bite sized bestiary is the definitive in fact only guide to the kosherness kashrut of imaginary...

    Read review
  • Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution - fiction non fiction entries imagine technology in Victorian era and philosophize on influences Intro bios notes Fiction Harry and Marlowe and the Talisman of th...

    Read review
  • Best American Fantasy

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Best American Fantasy - A prestigious new anthology series i Best American Fantasy i is guest edited by Ann amp Jeff VanderMeer with Matthew Cheney serving as the series editor This in...

    Read review
Best American Fantasy, Fast Ships, Black Sails, The New Weird, Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded (Steampunk, #2), The Big Book of Science Fiction, Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology, Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution, The Time Traveler's Almanac, The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities: Exhibits, Oddities, Images, and Stories from Top Authors and Artists, The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals: The Evil Monkey Dialogues
i The Time Traveler s Almanac i is the largest and most definitive collection of time travel stories ever assembled Gathered into one volume by intrepid chrononauts and world renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer this book compiles more than a century s worth of literary travels into the past and the future that will serve to reacquaint readers with beloved classics of the time travel genre and introduce them to thrilling contemporary innovations br br This marvelous volume includes nearly seventy journeys through time from authors such as Douglas Adams Isaac Asimov Ray Bradbury William Gibson Ursula K Le Guin George R R Martin Michael Moorcock H G Wells and Connie Willis as well as helpful non fiction articles original to this volume such as Charles Yu s Top Ten Tips For Time Travelers br br In fact this book is like a time machine of its very own covering millions of years of Earth s history from the age of the dinosaurs through to strange and fascinating futures spanning the ages from the beginning of time to its very end i The Time Traveler s Almanac i is the ultimate anthology for the time traveler in i your i life br br br At the publisher s request this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software DRM applied, A prestigious new anthology series i Best American Fantasy i is guest edited by Ann amp Jeff VanderMeer with Matthew Cheney serving as the series editor This inaugural volume showcases the best North American fantasy short fiction from the preceding year, Quite possibly the i greatest i science fiction collection of i all time i past present and i future i What if life was neverending What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology What if the pope were a robot Spanning galaxies and millennia this must have anthology showcases classic contributions from H G Wells Arthur C Clarke Octavia E Butler and Kurt Vonnegut alongside a century of the eccentrics rebels and visionaries who have inspired generations of readers Within its pages you ll find beloved worlds of space opera hard SF cyberpunk the New Wave and more Learn about the secret history of science fiction from titans of literature who also wrote SF to less well known authors from more than twenty five countries some never before translated into English In i The Big Book of Science Fiction i literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis planet Earth to parts unknown Immerse yourself in the genre that predicted electric cars space tourism and smartphones Sit back buckle up and dial in the coordinates as this stellar anthology has got worlds within worlds br br Including br Legendary tales from Isaac Asimov and Ursula K Le Guin br An unearthed sci fi story from W E B Du Bois br The first publication in twenty years of the work of cybernetic visionary David R Bunch br A rare and brilliant novella by Chinese international sensation Cixin Liu br br Plus br Aliens br Space battles br Robots br Technology gone wrong br Technology gone right, Blending the romantic elegance of the Victorian era with modern scientific advances the popular Steampunk genre spotlighted in this collection is innovative and stimulates the imagination This artfully assembled anthology of original fiction nonfiction and art can serve as an introduction to the Steampunk culture or provide dedicated fans with more fuel Stories of outlandishly imaginative technologies clockwork contraptions eccentric heroines and mad scientists are complemented by canon defining nonfiction and an array of original illustrations This collection showcases the most sensational Steampunk talents of the last decade including Daniel Abraham John Coulthart William Gibson and Margo Lanagan and demonstrates exactly why the future of the past is so excitingly new br br Contents br br Introduction What Is Steampunk by Jeff and Ann VanderMeer br br The Cast Iron Kid by Andrew Knighton br The Steam Dancer by Caitl n R Kiernan br The Anachronist s Cookbook by Catherynne M Valente br Tanglefoot by Cherie Priest br O One by Chris Roberson br Balfour and Meriwether in the Adventure of the Emperor s Vengeance by Daniel Abraham br The Bold Explorer in the Place Beyond by David Erik Nelson br The Strange Case of Mr Salad Monday by Geoffery D Falksen br At the Intersection of Technology and Romance by Jake von Slatt br The Future of Steampunk A Roundtable Interview by Jeff and Ann VanderMeer br Dr Lash Remembers by Jeffrey Ford br Lost Pages From The Encyclopdia of Victoriana by Jess Nevins br As Recorded on Brass Cylinders Adagio for Two Dancers by Lisa Mantchev br A Serpent in the Gears by Margaret Ronald br Machine Maid by Margo Lanagan br Which Is Mightier the Pen or the Parasol by Gail Carriger br The Unbecoming of Virgil Smythe by Ramsey Shehadeh br Wild Copper by Samantha Henderson br The Mechanical Aviary of Emperor Jalal ud din Muhammad Akbar by Shweta Narayan br The Unblinking Eye by Stephen Baxter br Lovelace amp Babbage by Sydney Padua br The Persecution Machine by Tanith Lee br Flying Fish Prometheus by Vilhelm Bergs e br The Gernsback Continuum by William Gibson br br