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Table of Contents: THE APEX BOOK OF WORLD SF 4 edited by Mahvesh Murad

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000040_00007]Lavie Tidhar has posted the cover and table of contents to the Apex Book of World SF 4.

About the book:

Now firmly established as the benchmark anthology series of international speculative fiction, volume 4 of The Apex Book of World SF sees debut editor Mahvesh Murad bring fresh new eyes to her selection of stories. From Spanish steampunk and Italian horror to Nigerian science fiction and subverted Japanese folktales, from love in the time of drones to teenagers at the end of the world, the stories in this volume showcase the best of contemporary speculative fiction, wherever it’s written.

Here’s the table of contents:

  1. “Six Thing We Found During The Autopsy” by Kuzhali Manickavel
  2. “In Her Head, In Her Eyes” by Yukimi Ogawa
  3. “The Lady of the Soler Colony” by Rocío Rincón Fernández (Translated from the Spanish by James and Marian Womack.)
  4. “The Gift of Touch” by Rocío Rincón Fernández
  5. “Sarama” by Deepak Unnikrishnan
  6. “The Farm” by Elana Gomel
  7. “Djinns Live by the Sea” by Saad Z. Hossain
  8. “The Language of Knives” by Haralambi Markov
  9. “The Good Matter” by Nene Ormes (Translated from the Swedish by Lisa J Isaksson and Nene Ormes.)
  10. “Black Tea” by Samuel Marolla (Translated from the Italian by Andrew Tanzi.)
  11. “Jinki & the Paradox” by Prathibha Nadeeshani Dissanayake
  12. “The Corpse” by Sese Yane
  13. “How My Father a Became God” by Dilman Dila
  14. “A Cup of Salt Tears” by Isabel Yap
  15. “Colour Me Grey” by Swabir Silayi
  16. “Setting Up Home” by Sabrina Huang (Translated from the Chinese by Jeremy Tiang.)
  17. “Pockets Full of Stones” by Pockets Full of Stones
  18. “The Four Generations of Chang E” by Zen Cho
  19. “Pepe” by Tang Fei (Translated from the Chinese by John Chu.)
  20. “The Symphony of Ice and Dust” by Julie Novakova
  21. “Tiger Baby” by JY Yang
  22. “The Eleven Holy Numbers of the Mechanical Soul” by Natalia Theodoridou
  23. “The Boy Who Cast No Shadow” by Thomas Olde Heuvelt (Translated from the Dutch by Laura Vroomen.)
  24. “Like A Coin Entrusted in Faith” by Shimon Adaf (Translated from Hebrew by the Author.)
  25. “The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family” by Usman T. Malik
  26. “First, Bite Just a Finger” by Johann Thorsson
  27. “The Last Hours of The Final Days” by Bernardo Fernández (Translated from the Spanish by the author.)
  28. “Single Entry” by Celeste Rita Baker

About Kristin Centorcelli (842 Articles)
Kristin Centorcelli is the Associate Editor at SF Signal, proprietor of My Bookish Ways, a reviewer for Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly, and has also written for Crime Fiction Lover, Criminal Element, and Mystery Scene Magazine. She has been reviewing books since late 2010, in an effort to get through a rather immense personal library, while also discussing it with whoever will willingly sit still (and some that won’t).
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