Masterpieces – The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century – edited by Orson Scott Card

"Masterpieces - The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century" edited by Orson Scott Card.

“Masterpieces – The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century” edited by Orson Scott Card.


Title: Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century
Author(s): Brian W. Aldiss, Poul Anderson, Isaac Asimov, Lloyd Biggle Jr., Terry Bisson, James Blish, Ray Bradbury, C.J. Cherryh, Arthur C. Clarke, John Crowley, George Alec Effinger, Harlan Ellison, Karen Joy Fowler, William Gibson, Lisa Goldstein, Edmond Hamilton, Robert A. Heinlein, James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel, R.A. Lafferty, Ursula K. Le Guin, George R.R. Martin, Larry Niven, Frederik Pohl, Robert Silverberg, Theodore Sturgeon, Michael Swanwick, Harry Turtledove
Editor(s): Orson Scott Card
Cover Artist: Pyrographx
Language: English
Publisher: Ace Books
Published: March 2004
ISBN-10: 0441011330
ISBN-13: 9780441011339
Contents:
   “Call Me Joe” by Poul Anderson
   “‘All You Zombies—'” by Robert A. Heinlein
   “Tunesmith” by Lloyd Biggle, Jr.
   “A Saucer of Loneliness” by Theodore Sturgeon
   “Robot Dreams” by Isaac Asimov
   “Devolution” by Edmond Hamilton
   “The Nine Billion Names of God” by Arthur C. Clarke
   “A Work of Art” by James Blish
   “Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed” by Ray Bradbury
   “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman” by Harlan Ellison
   “Eurema’s Dam” by R.A. Lafferty
   “Passengers” by Robert Silverberg
   “The Tunnel Under the World” by Frederik Pohl
   “Who Can Replace a Man?” by Brian W. Aldiss
   “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “Inconstant Moon” by Larry Niven
   “Sandkings” by George R.R. Martin
   “The Road Not Taken” by Harry Turtledove
   “Dogfight” by Michael Swanwick and William Gibson
   “Face Value” by Karen Joy Fowler
   “Pots” by C.J. Cherryh
   “Snow” by John Crowley
   “Rat” by James Patrick Kelly
   “Bears Discover Fire” by Terry Bisson
   “A Clean Escape” by John Kessel
   “Tourists” by Lisa Goldstein
   “One” by George Alec Effinger

Meditations on Middle-Earth – edited by Karen Haber

"Meditations on Middle-Earth" edited by Karen Haber.

“Meditations on Middle-Earth” edited by Karen Haber.


Title: Meditations on Middle-Earth
Author(s): Douglas A. Anderson, Poul Anderson, Orson Scott Card, Charles de Lint, Diane Duane, Raymond E. Feist, Esther M. Friesner, Lisa Goldstein, Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt, Robin Hobb, Glenn Hurdling, Ursula K. Le Guin, George R.R. Martin, Terry Pratchett, Michael Swanwick, Harry Turtledove, Terri Windling
Editor(s): Karen Haber
Cover Artist: John Howe
Interior Artist(s): John Howe
Language: English
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Published: November 2001
ISBN-10: 0312275366
ISBN-13: 9780312275365
Notes: These are all essays about Middle-Earth, with one interview.
Contents:
   “Preface: The Beat Goes On” by Karen Haber
   “Introduction” by George R.R. Martin
   “Our Grandfather: Meditations on J.R.R. Tolkien” by Raymond E. Feist
   “Awakening the Elves” by Poul Anderson
   “A Changeling Returns” by Michael Swanwick
   “If You Give a Girl a Hobbit” by Esther M. Friesner
   “The Ring and I” by Harry Turtledove
   “Cult Classic” by Terry Pratchett
   “A Bar and a Quest” by Robin Hobb
   “Rhythmic Pattern in the Lord of the Rings” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “The Longest Sunday” by Diane Duane
   “Tolkien After All These Years” by Douglas A. Anderson
   “How Tolkien Means” by Orson Scott Card
   “The Tale Goes Ever On” by Charles de Lint
   “The Mythmaker” by Lisa Goldstein
   “‘The Radical Distinction…’: A Conversation with Tim and Greg Hildebrandt” interview of Tim and Greg Hildebrandt by Glenn Hurdling
   “On Tolkien and Fairy-Stories” by Terri Windling

Dragons – The Greatest Stories – edited by Martin H. Greenberg

Title: Dragons: The Greatest Stories
Author(s): Gregory Benford, Ray Bradbury, Orson Scott Card, L. Sprague de Camp, Gordon R. Dickson, David Drake, Alan Dean Foster, Esther M. Friesner, Marc Laidlaw, Ursula K. Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Joan D. Vinge, John Wyndham, Roger Zelazny
Editor(s): Martin H. Greenberg
Cover Artist: Don Maitz
Language: English
Publisher: MJF Books
Published: September 1997
ISBN-10: 1567311660
ISBN-13: 9781567311662
Contents:
   “Introduction” by Martin H. Greenberg
   “The Dragon” by Ray Bradbury
   “The Smallest Dragonboy” by Anne McCaffrey (Dragonriders of Pern)
   “The Rule of Names” by Ursula K. Le Guin (Earthsea)
   “St. Dragon and the George” by Gordon R. Dickson (Dragon and the George)
   “The Champion of Dragons” by Mickey Zucker Reichert
   “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” by Esther M. Friesner
   “Lethal Perspective” by Alan Dean Foster
   “The Storm King” by Joan D. Vinge
   “Dragon’s Teeth” by David Drake
   “Two Yards of Dragon” by L. Sprague de Camp (Incorporated Knight)
   “Chinese Puzzle” by John Wyndham
   “The George Business” by Roger Zelazny
   “A Hiss of Dragon” by Gregory Benford and Marc Laidlaw
   “The Bully and the Beast” by Orson Scott Card

The Year’s Best Science Fiction – Twelfth Annual Collection – edited by Gardner Dozois

"The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection" edited by Gardner Dozois.

“The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection” edited by Gardner Dozois.


Title: The Year’s Best Science Fiction – Twelfth Annual Collection
Series: The Year’s Best Science Fiction
Number in Series: 12 (twelve)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter, Michael Bishop, Terry Bisson, Pat Cadigan, Greg Egan, Eliot Fintushel, Michael F. Flynn, Lisa Goldstein, Joe Haldeman, Katharine Kerr, Nancy Kress, Ursula K. Le Guin, Maureen F. McHugh, Robert Reed, Mike Resnick, Mary Rosenblum, Geoff Ryman, William Sanders, Brian Stableford, George Turner, Howard Waldrop, Walter Jon Williams
Editor(s): Gardner Dozois
Cover Artist: Bob Eggleton
Language:English
Original Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Originally Published: July 1995
Publisher: Science Fiction Book Club
Published: September 1995
ISBN-10: 0312132220
ISBN-13: 9780312132224
Catalog Number: 07849 (SFBC)
Contents:
   “Forgiveness Day” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “The Remoras” by Robert Reed
   “Nekropolis” by Maureen F. McHugh
   “Margin of Error” by Nancy Kress
   “Cilia-of-Gold” by Stephen Baxter
   “Going After Old Man Alabama” by William Sanders
   “Melodies of the Heart” by Michael F. Flynn
   “The Hole in the Hole” by Terry Bisson
   “Paris in June” by Pat Cadigan
   “Flowering Mandrake” by George Turner
   “None So Blind” by Joe Haldeman
   “Cocoon” by Greg Egan
   “Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge” by Mike Resnick
   “Dead Space for the Unexpected” by Geoff Ryman
   “Cri de Coeur” by Michael Bishop
   “The Sawing Boys” by Howard Waldrop
   “The Matter of Seggri” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “Ylem” by Eliot Fintushel
   “Asylum” by Katharine Kerr
   “Red Elvis” by Walter Jon Williams
   “California Dreamer” by Mary Rosenblum
   “Split Light” by Lisa Goldstein
   “Les Fleurs Du Mal” by Brian Stableford

Full Spectrum 3 – edited by Lou Aronica, Amy Stout, and Betsy Mitchell

Title: Full Spectrum 3
Series: Full Spectrum
Number in Series: 3 (three)
Author(s): Kevin J. Anderson, Poul Anderson, Patricia Anthony, Gregory Benford, Michael Bishop, R.V. Branham, Ted Chiang, Tony Daniel, Marcos Donnelly, Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Hand, Wolfgang Jeschke, Peg Kerr, Ursula K. Le Guin, Barry N. Malzberg, Jack McDevitt, James Morrow, Pat Murphy, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Norman Spinrad, Mark L. Van Name, Nancy Willard, Joëlle Wintrebert, David Zindell
Editor(s): Lou Aronica, Betsy Mitchell, Amy Stout
Cover Artist: Barclay Shaw
Language: English
Publisher: Doubleday
Published: June 1991
ISBN-10: 1234567890
ISBN-13: 9781234567890
Contents:
   “Daughter Earth” by James Morrow
   “Dogstar Man” by Nancy Willard
   “Prism Tree” by Tony Daniel
   “Desert Rain” by Mark L. Van Name and Pat Murphy
   “Precious Moments” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
   “Lethe” by Peg Kerr
   “Lake Agassiz” by Jack McDevitt
   “Transfusion” by Joëlle Wintrebert
   “The Dark at the Corner of the Eye” by Patricia Anthony
   “Tracking the Random Variable” by Marcos Donnelly
   “Division by Zero” by Ted Chiang
   “Matter’s End” by Gregory Benford
   “Newton’s Sleep” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “The Helping Hand” by Norman Spinrad
   “Fondest of Memories” by Kevin J. Anderson
   “Loitering at Death’s Door” by Wolfgang Jeschke
   “Rokuro” by Poul Anderson
   “Police Actions” by Barry N. Malzberg
   “Black Glass” by Karen Joy Fowler
   “Chango Chingamadre, Dutchman, & Me” by R.V. Branham
   “Apartheid, Superstrings, and Mordecai Thubana” by Michael Bishop
   “Snow on Sugar Mountain” by Elizabeth Hand
   “When the Rose Is Dead” by David Zindell

Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers – edited by Larry McCaffery

Title: Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writer
Editor(s): Larry McCaffery
Language: English
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published: July 1990
ISBN-10: 0252016920
ISBN-13: 9780252016929
Contents:
   “An Interview with Gregory Benford”
   “An Interview with William S. Burroughs”
   “An Interview with Octavia E. Butler”
   “An Interview with Samuel R. Delany”
   “An Interview with Thomas M. Disch”
   “An Interview with William Gibson”
   “An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin”
   “An Interview with Joanna Russ”
   “An Interview with Bruce Sterling”
   “An Interview with Gene Wolf”

Tehanu by Ursula K. Le Guin

"Tehanu" by Ursula K. Le Guin.

“Tehanu” by Ursula K. Le Guin.


Title: Tehanu
Series: Earthsea
Number in Series: 4 (four)
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Cover Artist: Ian Miller, John Jude Palencar
Language: English
Original Publisher: Atheneum
Originally Published: March 1990
Publisher: Bantam Spectra
Published: February 1991
ISBN-10: 0553288733
ISBN-13: 9780553288735

Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder – compiled by David G. Hartwell

Title: Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder
Author(s): J.G. Ballard, J.M. Barrie, L. Frank Baum, Peter S. Beagle, Johannes Bobrowski, John Brunner, Lucy Clifford, Avram Davidson, Charles Dickens, Suzette Haden Elgin, Harlan Ellison, Jack Finney, John M. Ford, W.S. Gilbert, Graham Greene, E.T.A. Hoffmann, R.A. Lafferty, Ursula K. Le Guin, George MacDonald, Anne McCaffrey, Patricia A. McKillip, Robin McKinley, William Morris, E. Nesbit, Fitz-James O’Brien, Murilo Rubião, Rudy Rucker, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Osbert Sitwell, Fyodor Sologub, Margaret St. Clair, Frank R. Stockton, James Tiptree Jr., Mark Twain, Jack Vance
Editor(s): David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer*
Cover Artist: Thomas Canty
Interior Artist(s):
Language: English
Publisher: GuildAmerica Books
Published: October 1989
ISBN-10: 1568650396
ISBN-13: none
Catalog Number: 14784
Notes: *Title page indicates Kathryn Cramer assisted Hartwell in compiling/editing the volume. ISBN found on copyright/permissions page. The three stories by J.M. Barrie are excerpts from the full Peter Pan story.
Contents:
   “Introduction: Worlds of Wonder, Worlds of Difference” by David G. Hartwell
   “Green Is the Color” by John M. Ford
   “Wooden Tony” by Lucy Clifford
   “Lest Levitation Come Upon Us” by Suzette Haden Elgin
   “Prince Bull: A Fairy Tale” by Charles Dickens
   “The Triumph of Vice: A Fairy Tale” by W.S. Gilbert
   “Turandina” by Fyodor Sologub
   “The Princess and the Frog” by Robin McKinley
   “Darkness Box” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “Jack and the Beanstalk” by Osbert Sitwell
   “Peter Pan”* by J.M. Barrie
   “The Thrush’s Nest”* by J.M. Barrie
   “Lock-out Time” by J.M. Barrie
   “The Mouse Festival” by Johannes Bobrowski
   “A Proper Santa Claus” by Anne McCaffrey
   “Inside Out” by Rudy Rucker
   “The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut” by Mark Twain
   “The Woman Who Thought She Could Read” by Avram Davidson
   “The Third Level” by Jack Finney
   “The Griffin and the Minor Canon” by Frank R. Stockton
   “The Man Who Sold Rope to the Gnoles” by Margaret St. Clair
   “The Dragons” by Murilo Rubião
   “On the Downhill Side” by Harlan Ellison
   “The Parrot” by Isaac Bashevis Singer
   “The Gray Wolf” by George MacDonald
   “The Harrowing of the Dragon of Hoarsbreath” by Patricia A. McKillip
   “The Last of the Dragons” by Edith Nesbit
   “Lila the Werewolf” by Peter S. Beagle
   “The Drowned Giant” by J.G. Ballard
   “The Enchanted Buffalo” by L. Frank Baum
   “Narrow Valley” by R.A. Lafferty
   “Beyond the Dead Reef” by James Tiptree, Jr.
   “The King’s Bride: A Fairy Tale After Nature” by E.T.A. Hoffmann
   “Under the Garden” by Graham Greene
   “The Things That Are Gods” by John Brunner
   “The King of Nodland and His Dwarf” by Fitz-James O’Brien
   “The Seventeen Virgins” by Jack Vance
   “The Bagful of Dreams” by Jack Vance
   “The Hollow Land” by William Morris

The Leading Edge Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy 11 – edited by Jonathan D. Langford and Edward Liebing

Title: The Leading Edge Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy 11
Series: Leading Edge
Number in Series: 1 (one)
Author(s): April Allgaier, Cathleen Barney, Karl F. Batdorff, M. Shayne Bell, Todd Bennett, Charlene Carlisle, Dennis E. Clayson, Craig L. Dalley, Brian Keith Evenson, Clark Farmer, Teresa Keenan, Jonathan D. Langford, Edward Liebing , Frank Maxwell, Neil J. McMichaels, Chad R. Milliner, John B. Rosenman, Julia L. Taylor, Dave Wolverton
Editor(s): Jonathan D. Langford, Edward Liebing
Cover Artist: Steve Keele
Interior Artist(s): Cory Bartholemew, David Bastian, David Michael Bastian, Darin Bell, Blake Crary, Shareen D. Halliday, Keith Kennedy, Edward Liebing, Eddy Mueller, Beverly Nokes, Valerie Rees, Clint Sessions, Michael Woodbury
Language: English
Publisher: Quark – The Science and Fiction Club
Published: 1985
Notes:
Staff List:
   Executive Editor: Jonathan D. Langford
   Managing Editor: Edward Liebing
   Assistant Editor: Karl F. Batdorff
   Executive Secretary: Valerie Rees
   Editing Director: David Wolverton
   Fiction Director: Chris Halladay
   Nonfiction Director: April Allgaier
   Art Director: Shareen D. Halliday
   Marketing Director: Jennilyn Babcock
   Associate Editors: Charlene Carlisle, Mel L. Gifford, James Wilson
   Staff: David Bastian, Eric Blood, David Doering, Mike Eging, Beverly Farland, Laurel Fearnley, Tom Grover, Polly Harris, Steve Houston, Keith Kennedy, John Landbeck, Per Malm, Eddy Mueller, Beverly Nokes, Eric Nyer, John Pennock, Suzanne Slingerland, Connie Smith, Lareena Smith, Dale Stephenson, Keri Webb, David Wilson, Anne Woddard, Michael Woodbury
   Special Thanks to: Linda Hunter Adams, Elizabeth Pope, Susan Ream, Marion K. Smith, Marjorie Wright
Contents:
   “Driven to the Edge: Editor’s Page” by Jonathan D. Langford
   “Free Air” by John B. Rosenman
   “Approaching the Edge: Playing the Game: An Interview with Gregory Benford” by Frank Maxwell
   “Fire and Brimstone” by Chad R. Milliner
   “Bob” by Brian Keith Evenson
   “Moon” poem by Clark Farmer
   “A View from the Edge: The Great Shift from Science Fiction to Fantasy” by Jonathan D. Langford
   “It Happened Like This…” by Craig L. Dalley
   “Elegy for a Childhood Friendship” poem by Neil J. McMichaels
   “Road to Candarei” by M. Shayne Bell
   “Over the Edge: Life, the Universe and Everything IV” by April Allgaier
   “The Library” by Teresa Keenan
   “Laundromat: Night” poem by M. Shayne Bell
   “Derahn” by Cathleen Barney
   “The Postman” by David Brin – review by Karl F. Batdorff
   “Always Coming Home” by Ursula K. Le Guin – review by Dave Wolverton
   “Sentenced to Prism” by Alan Dean Foster – review by Julia L. Taylor
   “Myth-ing Persons” by Robert Asprin – review by Charlene Carlisle
   “Speaker for the Dead” by Orson Scott Card – review by Todd Bennett
   “In the Room of the Third Reflection” by Dennis E. Clayson
   “Evanescence” by Charlene Carlisle
   “A Word in Edgewise: Manic Maunderings of a Managing Editor” by Edward Liebing

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

"A Wizard of Earthsea" by Ursula K. Le Guin.

“A Wizard of Earthsea” by Ursula K. Le Guin.


Title: A Wizard of Earthsea
Series: Earthsea
Number in Series: 1 (one)
Author(s): Ursula K. Le Guin
Cover Artist: Ruth Robbins
Interior Artist(s): Ruth Robbins
Language: English
Original Publisher: Parnassus Press
Originally Published: November 1968
Publisher: Parnassus Press
Published: December 1969
ISBN-10: 0395276535
ISBN-13: 9780395276532
Catalog Number: 5-89800