Table of Contents: THE VERY BEST OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, VOLUME 2 Edited by Gordon Van Gelder

Tachyon has posted the table of contents for the upcoming anthology The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2:

Here’s the book description:

Fantasy & Science Fiction continues to showcase some of the most famous authors writing in any genre. The magazine jumpstarted the careers of bestselling authors such as Roger Zelazny, Bruce Sterling, and Jane Yolen and continues to champion bold new crossover talents including Paolo Bacigalupi and Ken Liu.

Now drawing upon F&SF’s impressive history of classic and contemporary tales, this extraordinary companion anthology revisits and expands upon sixty-five years’ worth of top-notch fiction. These broad-ranging, award-winning tales appeal to readers of genre fiction and beyond, exploring alternate history, time travel, urban fantasy, virtual reality, modern myth, horror, interstellar travel, epic fantasy, mystery, and space opera.

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “The Third Level” by Jack Finney
  2. “Fondly Fahrenheit” by Alfred Bester
  3. “The Cosmic Charge Account” by C. M. Kornbluth
  4. “The Anything Box” by Zenna Henderson
  5. “The Prize of Peril” by Robert Sheckley
  6. “—-All You Zombies—-” by Robert A. Heinlein
  7. “Green Magic” by Jack Vance
  8. “The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth” by Roger Zelazny
  9. “Narrow Valley” by R. A. Lafferty
  10. “Sundance” by Robert Silverberg
  11. “Attack of the Giant Baby” by Kit Reed
  12. “The Hundredth Dove” by Jane Yolen
  13. “Jeffty Is Five” by Harlan Ellison
  14. “Salvador” by Lucius Shepard
  15. “The Aliens Who Knew, I mean, Everything” by George Alec Effinger
  16. “Rat” by J. P. Kelly
  17. “The Friendship Light” by Gene Wolfe
  18. “The Bone Woman” by Charles de Lint
  19. “The Lincoln Train” by Maureen McHugh
  20. “Maneki Neko” by Bruce Sterling
  21. “Winemaster” by Robert Reed
  22. “Suicide Coast” by M. John Harrison
  23. “Have Not Have” by Geoff Ryman
  24. “The People of Sand & Slag” by Paolo Bacigalupi
  25. “Echo” by Liz Hand
  26. “The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates” by Stephen King
  27. “The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu

The cover art is by Thomas Canty; design by Elizabeth Story.

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Tachyon Publications (July 15, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 1616961635
  • ISBN-13: 978-1616961633