The Big Book of Science Fiction
  • Author : Ann VanderMeer
  • Release Date : 26 October 2021
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 1178
  • ISBN 13 : 9781101910092
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Download or read book entitled The Big Book of Science Fiction written by Ann VanderMeer and published by Vintage online. This book was released on 26 October 2021 with total pages 1178. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "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 The Big Book of Science Fiction, 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"--Back cover.