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Table of Contents: WAR STORIES Edited by Jaym Gates and Andrew Liptak

Here’s the excellent table of contents for the upcoming military sf anthology War Stories, described thusly:

War has been speculated about in science fiction literature from the earliest days of the genre. From George Tomkyns Chesney’s The Battle of Dorking and H.G. Well’s War of the Worlds & War In the Air to Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers to Karin Traviss’s Wess’har Wars series and Dan Abnett’s Embedded, science fiction literature has long had something to say about war. Now, it’s time to tell some new stories. War Stories is an anthology that looks to the modern state and the future of war through the words of some of the best short fiction authors writing today.

  1. “Graves” by Joe Haldeman

Part 1: Systems

  1. “In The Loop” by Ken Liu
  2. “Ghost Girl” by Rich Larson
  3. “The Radio” by Susan Jane Bigelow
  4. “Contractual Obligation” by James Cambias
  5. “The Wasp Keepers” by Mark Jacobsen
  6. “Non­Standard Deviation” by Richard Dansky

Part 2: Combat

  1. “All You Need” by Mike Sizemore
  2. “Valkyrie” by Maurice Broaddus
  3. “One Million Lira” by Thoraiya Dyer
  4. “Invincible” by Jay Posey
  5. “Light and Shadow” by Linda Nagata

Part 3: Armored

  1. “Warhosts” by Yoon Ha Lee
  2. “Suits” by James Sutter
  3. “Mission. Suit. Self.” by Jake Kerr
  4. “In Loco” by Carlos Orsi

Part 4: Aftermath

  1. “War Dog” by Mike Barretta
  2. “Coming Home” by Janine Spendlove
  3. “Where We Would End a War” by F. Brett Cox
  4. “Black Butterfly” by T.C McCarthy
  5. “Always the Stars and the Void Between” by Nerine Dorman
  6. “Enemy States” by Karin Lowachee
  7. “War 3.01” by Keith Brooke

Also included is a Forward by Gregory Drobny.

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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

2 Comments on Table of Contents: WAR STORIES Edited by Jaym Gates and Andrew Liptak

  1. Looking forward to it.

  2. Yes, more T.C. McCarthy!

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