martes, 12 de julio de 2016

Novedad: The Big Book of Science Fiction, antología de Ann y Jeff VanderMeer

Hoy se pone a la venta The Big Book of Science Fiction, una monumental antología de ciencia ficción que ha sido seleccionada por Ann y Jeff VanderMeer.

Ésta es su sinopsis:
Quite possibly the "greatest" science fiction collection of "all time "past, present, and "future"! 
What if life was neverending? What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology? What if the pope were a robot? Spanning galaxies and millennia, this must-have anthology showcases classic contributions from H. G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia E. Butler, and Kurt Vonnegut, alongside a century of the eccentrics, rebels, and visionaries who have inspired generations of readers. Within its pages, you ll find beloved worlds of space opera, hard SF, cyberpunk, the New Wave, and more. Learn about the secret history of science fiction, from titans of literature who also wrote SF to less well-known authors from more than twenty-five countries, some never before translated into English. In "The Big Book of Science Fiction, "literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis, planet Earth to parts unknown. Immerse yourself in the genre that predicted electric cars, space tourism, and smartphones. Sit back, buckle up, and dial in the coordinates, as this stellar anthology has got worlds within worlds. 
Including: 
Legendary tales from Isaac Asimov and Ursula K. Le Guin
An unearthed sci-fi story from W. E. B. Du Bois
The first publication of the work of cybernetic visionary David R. Bunch in twenty years
A rare and brilliant novella by Chinese international sensation Cixin Liu 
Plus: 
Aliens!
Space battles!
Robots!
Technology gone wrong!
Technology gone right!

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