The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016

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Overview

From quiet, elegiac, contemporary tales to far-future, deep-space sagas, the stories chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest editor Karen Joy Fowler for The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016 demonstrate the vast spectrum of what science fiction and fantasy aims to illuminate, displaying the full gamut of the human experience, interrogating our hopes and our fears—of not just what we can accomplish or destroy as a person, but what we can accomplish or destroy as a people—and throwing us into strange new worlds that can only be explored when we shed the shackles of reality.

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016 includes Rachel Swirsky, Sofia Samatar, Charlie Jane Anders, Ted Chiang, Kelly Link, Maria Dahvana Headley, Kij Johnson, Catherynne M. Valente, Dexter Palmer and others
 
KAREN JOY FOWLER, guest editor, is the author of six novels and four short story collections, including We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. She is the winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award, a finalist for the Man Booker Prize, and has won numerous Nebula and World Fantasy awards.
 
JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS, series editor, is the best-selling editor of more than two dozen anthologies, including Brave New Worlds and Wastelands. He is the editor and publisher of the digital magazines Lightspeed and Nightmare and is the editor of John Joseph Adams Books, a new science fiction/fantasy novel imprint from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544555204
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Series: Best American Series Series
Edition description: 2016 ed.
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,150,473
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS is the best-selling editor of numerous anthologies, plus the magazines Lightspeed and Nightmare.

KAREN JOY FOWLER’s best-selling novels include We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves and The Jane Austen Book Club.

Hometown:

Davis, California

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1950

Place of Birth:

Bloomington, Indiana

Education:

B.A., The University of California, Berkeley, 1972; M.A., The University of California, Davis, 1974

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