The collection includes the following stories (plus author notes preceding each story and a special introduction from Stanley Schmidt):
1. "TeleAbsence" (Analog_, July 1995) • Nominated for the 1996 Hugo Award for Best Short Story • Winner of the Analytical Laboratory Award for Best Short Story of 1995 • Winner of the Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Award for Best Short Story of 1995... [click here for more]
The "Golden Age of Science Fiction" Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to classic science fiction writers who might otherwise be forgotten. This volume assembles 2 novels and 4 shorter works -- almost 500 pages of classic fiction -- by 3-time Hugo Award-winner Clifford D. Simak.
TIME QUARRY [novel] EMPIRE [novel] THE STREET THAT WASN'T THERE [short story] THE WORLD... [click here for more]
Poul Anderson (1926—2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, historical novels, and a prodigious number of short stories. He received numerous awards for his writing, including seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards.... [click here for more]
Mark Clifton (1906—1963) was an American science fiction writer, the co-winner of the first Hugo Award for best novel (for THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT, written with Frank Riley). This volume assembles some of Clifton's very best work — including THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT:
STAR BRIGHT (1952) THE KENZIE REPORT (1953) WE'RE CIVILIZED! SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDE (1955) A WOMAN'S PLACE (1955) DO UNTO... [click here for more]
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The Irish Giant – that’s what Londoners called Charlie Bryne, an enormous country lad standing 8 feet tall in his bare feet. He made his fortune by exhibiting himself, but Bryne was far more than a human oddity. He had the magical power of healing, a deep connection to the natural magic of the earth, and the blood of Irish kings in his... [click here for more]
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Winner of the 1987 Nebula Award!
Rachel has the mind of a teenage girl, but the body and the innocent heart of a young chimp. Sometimes when she looks at her gnarled brown fingers, they seem alien, wrong, out of place. She remembers having small, pale, delicate hands with painted fingernails. Memories lie upon memories, layers upon layers, like the sedimentary... [click here for more]
AURORA AWARD WINNER from a multi-award winning author. "Doug Smith is, quite simply, the finest short-story writer Canada has ever produced in the science fiction and fantasy genres, and he's also the most prolific. His stories are a treasure trove of riches that will touch your heart while making you think." --Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of Hominids... [click here for more]