(From the publisher):
"Silhouette," by Gene Wolfe takes you on a spaceship seeking a new home for earthlings. The humans on this pathfinder are lulled by routine into apathy until strange shadows come aboard, and violence erupts!
"The New Atlantis," by Ursula K. Le Guin draws you into a scarcity-oriented, totalitarian society as ecological disaster threatens to destroy the Earth. Then a scientist taps an unlimited power source that can free men from want.
"A Momentary Taste of Being," by James Tiptree, Jr. beams you aboard an exploring spaceship that has just discovered a planet that seems to demand colonization. One of an advance survey party returns from its surface with a report that is glowing—too glowing.
Original title: The New Atlantis and other Novellas of Science Fiction
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction
The following works are contained within this one:
Momentary Taste of Being, a (1975) [Novella]
Author: James Tiptree, Jr.
New Atlantis, the (1975) [Novella]
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin