Here’s the book description:
Century-spanning life spans. Biohacking. Personality modification technology.
Tom Purdom likes to quote Frederik Pohl’s prescription for a good science fiction story: “interesting people doing interesting things in an interesting future.” He began his writing career over 50 years ago, selling stories and novels to legendary editors like Pohl, John W. Campbell, H.L. Gold, and Donald Wollheim.
For the last twenty years, he’s been roving space and time with an acclaimed string of stories in Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine. Settle back with twelve of his best portraits of all-too-human characters coping with the challenges of the future
Here’s the table of contents for the collection:
- “Fossil Games” (Hugo nominee for Best Novelette, 2000)
- “Haggle Chips”
- “Dragon Drill”
- “Canary Land”
- “Research Project”
- “Bonding with Morry”
- “A Response from EST17”
- “The Path of the Transgressor”
- “The Mists of Time”
Also included is an introduction by Michael Swanwick.
Book info as per Amazon US:
- Paperback: 356 pages
- Publisher: Fantastic Books (February 14, 2014)
- ISBN-10: 1617209430
- ISBN-13: 978-1617209437