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The best American science fiction and fantasy 2021 / edited and with an introduction by Veronica Roth ; John Joseph Adams, series editor.

Roth, Veronica, (editor,, writer of introduction.). Adams, John Joseph, 1976- (editor.).

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Summary:

The best science fiction and fantasy stories of 2021, selected by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest editor Veronica Roth. This year's selection of science fiction and fantasy stories, chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and bestselling author of the Divergent series Veronica Roth, showcases a crop of authors that are willing to experiment and tantalize readers with new takes on classic themes and by exchanging the ordinary for the avant-garde. Folktales and lore come alive, the dead rise, the depths of space are traversed, and magic threads itself through singular moments of love and loss, illuminating the circulatory nature of life, death, the in-between, and the hereafter. The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021 captures the all-too-real cataclysm of human nature, claiming its place in the series with compelling prose, lyrical composition, and curiosity's never-ending pursuit of discovering the unknown.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC BEST (Text) 33892100758862 Adult New Books Book None 10/18/2021 Checked out 12/07/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358469964
  • ISBN: 0358469961
  • Physical Description: xxi, 404 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Let's play dead / Senaa Ahmad -- Survival guide / Karin Lowachee -- Tiger's feast / KT Bryski -- The pill / Meg Elison -- Crawfather / Mel Kassel -- How to pay reparations : a documentary / Tochi Onyebuchi -- Our language / Yohanca Delgado -- Schrödinger's catastrophe / Gene Doucette -- The cleaners / Ken Liu -- Beyond the dragon's gate / Yoon Ha Lee -- And this is how to stay alive / Shingai Njeri Kagunda -- The beast adjoins / Ted Kosmatka -- The long walk / Kate Elliott -- One time, a reluctant traveler / A. T. Greenblatt -- Glass bottle dancer / Celeste Rita Baker -- Skipping stones in the dark / Amman Sabet -- The plague doctors / Karen Lord -- Two truths and a lie / Sarah Pinsker -- Brother rifle / Daryl Gregory -- The rat / Yohanca Delgado.
Summary, etc.:
The best science fiction and fantasy stories of 2021, selected by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest editor Veronica Roth. This year's selection of science fiction and fantasy stories, chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and bestselling author of the Divergent series Veronica Roth, showcases a crop of authors that are willing to experiment and tantalize readers with new takes on classic themes and by exchanging the ordinary for the avant-garde. Folktales and lore come alive, the dead rise, the depths of space are traversed, and magic threads itself through singular moments of love and loss, illuminating the circulatory nature of life, death, the in-between, and the hereafter. The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021 captures the all-too-real cataclysm of human nature, claiming its place in the series with compelling prose, lyrical composition, and curiosity's never-ending pursuit of discovering the unknown.
Subject: Science fiction, American.
Fantasy fiction, American.
Short stories, American.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Science fiction.
Short stories.

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