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This collection of 29 short stories from masters of science fiction—each tale chosen by the authors as the funniest they have ever written—presents wildly hilarious stories accompanied by prefaces written by the authors providing valuable insight into their selection and themselves. Featured contributors include David Brin, Esther Friesner, Harry Turtledove, Connie Willis, and many more, with stories such as “Amanda and the Alien,” “Franz Kafka, Superhero!,” “Space Rats of the CCC,” “The Soul Selects Her Own Society,” and ”Too Hot to Hoot”.

Book News Annotation:

Editor Resnick (a Hugo and Nebula Award winning science fiction author) has asked 29 of his fellow science fiction writers to select what they believe is their funniest story for this anthology. Authors included represent a range of science fiction generations, from older writers such as Joe Haldeman and Robert Silverberg to newer writers such as Connie Willis and Esther Friesner. Other well-known writers included in the anthology are Harry Harrison, Spider Robinson, Gardner Dozois, David Brin, and Harry Turtledove, to name just a few. Distributed in the US by IPG.
Annotation 2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Editor Resnick (a Hugo and Nebula Award winning science fiction author) has asked 29 of his fellow science fiction writers to select what they believe is their funniest story for this anthology. Authors included represent a range of science fiction generations, from older writers such as Joe Haldeman and Robert Silverberg to newer writers such as Connie Willis and Esther Friesner. Other well-known writers included in the anthology are Harry Harrison, Spider Robinson, Gardner Dozois, David Brin, and Harry Turtledove, to name just a few. Distributed in the US by IPG. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This collection of 29 short stories from masters of science fiction— each tale chosen by the authors as the funniest they have ever written— presents wildly hilarious stories accompanied by prefaces written by the authors providing valuable insight into their selection and themselves. Featured contributors include David Brin, Esther Friesner, Harry Turtledove, Connie Willis, and many more, with stories such as “ Amanda and the Alien, ” “ Franz Kafka, Superhero , ” “ Space Rats of the CCC, ” “ The Soul Selects Her Own Society, ” and ” Too Hot to Hoot” .

About the Author

Mike Resnick is the author of 45 science fiction novels, nine nonfiction books, 12 collections, 175 short stories, and two screenplays, and he is a four-time Hugo Award winner. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932100952
Author:
Resnick, Mike
Publisher:
Benbella Books
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Science fiction, american
Subject:
Science Fiction - Short Stories
Subject:
FIC028040
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Short Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
427
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 20.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This collection of 29 short stories from masters of science fiction— each tale chosen by the authors as the funniest they have ever written— presents wildly hilarious stories accompanied by prefaces written by the authors providing valuable insight into their selection and themselves. Featured contributors include David Brin, Esther Friesner, Harry Turtledove, Connie Willis, and many more, with stories such as “ Amanda and the Alien, ” “ Franz Kafka, Superhero , ” “ Space Rats of the CCC, ” “ The Soul Selects Her Own Society, ” and ” Too Hot to Hoot” .
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