Science Fiction

Science Fiction : The 101 Best Novels 1985-2010

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Inspired by David Pringle's landmark 1985 work "Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels," this volume supplements the earlier selection with the present authors' choices for the best English-language science fiction novels during the past quarter century. Employing a critical slant, the book provides a discussion of the novels and the writers in the context of popular literature. Moreover, each entry features a cover image of the novel, a plot synopsis, and a mini review, making it an ideal go-to guide for anyone wanting to become reacquainted with an old favorite or to discover a previously unknown treasure. With a foreword by David Pringle, this invaluable reference is sure to provoke conversation and debates among sci-fi fans and devotees.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 140 x 215 x 17.78mm | 348g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1933065397
  • 9781933065397
  • 326,798

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"Di Filippo has garnered a reputation as one of the genre's most inventive and quirky stylists." "Booklist""
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About Damien Broderick

Damien Broderick is a writer whose works include the novel "The Judas Mandala" and critical studies "Ferocious Minds "and "X, Y, Z, T: Dimensions of Science Fiction." He is a five-time recipient of the Australian SF Ditmar Award and a runner-up for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. He lives in San Antonio, Texas. Paul Di Filippo is a two-time Nebula Awardfinalist and a Philip K. Dick finalist. He is the author of "Creature from the Black Lagoon," "Ribofunk," "The Steampunk Trilogy," and "Top Ten: Beyond the Farthest Precinct "and the editor of "Freaks in a Box: The Myths of Media." He lives in Providence, Rhode Island. David Pringle is a writer and editor. He is the author of several guides, including "Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels," " Science Fiction" "The 100 Best Novels," and "The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction." He served as the editor of "Foundation," an academic journal, and founded the English science magazine "Interzone.""
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