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Brave new worlds [electronic resource] / edited by John Joseph Adams.

Adams, John Joseph, 1976- (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781597802888 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1597802883 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Night Shade Books, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction / John Joseph Adams -- Lottery / Shirley Jackson -- Red card / S.L. Gilbow -- Ten with a flag / Joseph Paul Haines -- Ones who walk away from Omelas / Ursula K. Le. Guin -- Evidence of love in a case of abandonment / M. Rickert -- The Funeral / Kate Wilhelm -- O happy day! / Geoff Ryman -- Pervert / Charles Coleman Finlay -- From homogeneous to honey / Neil Gaiman & Bryan Talbot -- Billennium / J.G. Ballard -- Amaryllis / Carrie Vaughn -- Pop squad / Paolo Bacigalupi -- Auspicious eggs / James Morrow -- Peter Skilling / Alex Irvine -- The Pedestrian / Ray Bradbury -- Things that make me weak and strange get engineered away / Cory Doctorow -- Pearl diver / Caitlin R. Kiernan -- Dead space for the unexpected / Geoff Ryman -- "Repent harlequin!", said the Ticktockman / Harlan Ellison -- Is this your day to join the revolution? / Genevieve Valentine -- Independence day / Sarah Langan -- Lunatics / Kim Stanley Robinson -- Sacrament / Matt Williamson -- Minority report / Philip K. Dick -- Just do it / Heather Lindsley -- Harrison Bergeron / Kurt Vonnegut Jr. -- Caught in the organ draft / Robert Silverberg -- Geriatric ward / Orson Scott Card -- Arties aren't stupid / Jeremiah Tolbert -- Jordan's waterhammer / Joe Mastroianni -- Of a sweet slow dance in the wake of temporary dogs / Adam-Troy Castro -- Resistance / Tobias S. Buckell -- Civilization / Vylar Kaftan.
Summary, etc.: From Huxley's Brave New World, to Orwell's 1984, to Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, dystopian books have always been an integral part of both science fiction and literature, and have influenced the broader culture discussion in unique and permanent ways. Brave New Worlds brings together the best dystopian fiction of the last 30 years, demonstrating the diversity that flourishes in this compelling subgenre. This landmark tome contains stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, Cory Doctorow, M. Rickert, Paolo Bacigalupi, Orson Scott Card, Neil Gaiman, Ray Bradbury, and many others.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Dystopias > Fiction.
Science fiction, English.
Science fiction, American.
Literature.
Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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