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Table of Contents: TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCIENCE FICTION Edited by David G. Hartwell and Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Check out the impressive table of contents for the anthology Twenty-First Century Science Fiction edited by David G. Hartwell and Patrick Nielsen Hayden, coming later this year (November):

Here’s the book description:

Twenty-First Century Science Fiction is an enormous anthology of short stories—close to 250,000 words—edited by two of the most prestigious and award-winning editors in the SF field and featuring recent stories from some of science fiction’s greatest up-and-coming authors.

David Hartwell and Patrick Nielsen Hayden have long been recognized as two of the most skilled and trusted arbiters of the field, but Twenty-First Century Science Fiction presents fans’ first opportunities to see what their considerable talents come up with together, and also to get a unique perspective on what’s coming next in the science fiction field.

The anthology includes authors ranging from bestselling and established favorites to incandescent new talents including Paolo Bacigalupi, Cory Doctorow, Catherynne M. Valente, John Scalzi, Jo Walton, Charles Stross, Elizabeth Bear, and Peter Watts, and the stories selected include winners and nominees of all of the science fiction field’s major awards.

Here’s the table of contents:

  1. “Infinities” by Vandana Singh
  2. “Rogue Farm” by Charles Stross
  3. “The Gambler” by Paolo Bacigalupi
  4. “Strood” by Neal Asher
  5. “Eros, Philia, Agape” by Rachel Swirsky
  6. “The Tale Of The Wicked” by John Scalzi
  7. “Bread And Bombs” by M. Rickert
  8. “The Waters Of Meribah” by Tony Ballantyne
  9. “Tk’tk’tk” by David Levine
  10. “The Nearest Thing” by Genevieve Valentine
  11. “Erosion” by Ian Creasey
  12. “The Calculus Plague” by Marissa Lingen
  13. “One Of Our Bastards Is Missing” by Paul Cornell
  14. “Tideline” by Elizabeth Bear
  15. “Finisterra” by David Moles
  16. “Evil Robot Monkey” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  17. “The Education Of Junior Number 12″ by Madeline Ashby
  18. “Toy Planes” by Tobias Buckell
  19. “The Algorithms For Love” by Ken Liu
  20. “The Albian Message” by Oliver Morton
  21. “To Hie From Far Cilenia” by Karl Schroeder
  22. “Savant Songs” by Brenda Cooper
  23. “Ikiryoh” by Liz Williams
  24. “The Prophet Of Flores” by Ted Kosmatka
  25. “How To Become A Mars Overlord” by Catherynne M. Valente
  26. “Second Person, Present Tense” by Daryl Gregory
  27. “Third Day Lights” by Alaya Dawn Johnson
  28. “Balancing Accounts” by James Cambias
  29. “A Vector Alphabet Of Interstellar Travel” by Yoon Ha Lee
  30. “His Master’s Voice” by Hannu Rajaniemi
  31. “Plotters And Shooters” by Kage Baker
  32. “The Island” by Peter Watts
  33. “Escape To Other Worlds With Science Fiction” by Jo Walton
  34. “Chicken Little” by Cory Doctorow

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Hardcover: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books; First Edition edition (November 5, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 0765326000
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765326003
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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.
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