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HUMANITY 2.0 Edited by Alex Shvartsman Examines the Next Step of Human Evolution

What’s changes will interstellar travel bring to humanity? Editor Alex Shvartsman aims to find out with Humanity 2.0, an anthology of 15 stories that examine the next step for mankind.

Here’s the book description:

Humanity 2.0 is an anthology of science fiction stories that examine how interstellar travel might change us as a species. Will we choose to upload our minds into a singularity? Enhance ourselves with alien DNA? Will our bodies remain the same, but our culture and societal norms change considerably to accommodate for effects of time dilation, or become subsumed by advanced alien species? What will it mean to be human in such a future?

Edited by Alex Shvartsman, this book includes fifteen stories (9 original and 6 reprints) totaling about 85,000 words, introduction by Alex Shvartsman, and cover by Holly Heisey.

Humanity 2.0 will be published by Arc Manor/Phoenix Pick in October 2016.

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “The Waves” by Ken Liu
  2. “Justice and Shadow” by Angus McIntyre
  3. “Nexus” by Nancy Fulda
  4. “A Lack of Congenial Solutions” by Kenneth Schneyer
  5. “Green Girl Blues” by Martin L. Shoemaker
  6. “Mindjack” by Jody Lynn Nye
  7. “Picnic on Nearside” by John Varley
  8. “An Endless Series of Doors” by David Walton
  9. “Angry Rose’s Lament” by Cat Rambo
  10. “The Right Place to Start a Family” by Caroline M. Yoachim
  11. “The Iron Star” by Robert Silverberg
  12. “E^H” by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
  13. “The Hand on the Cradle” by Brenda Cooper
  14. “The Homecoming” by Mike Resnick
  15. “Star Light, Star Bright” by Robert J. Sawyer
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