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Hard SF Renaissance, the (2002) [Anthology]
by Poul Anderson Stephen Baxter Gregory Benford Ben Bova David Brin Ted Chiang Arthur C. Clarke Hal Clement Greg Egan Michael F. Flynn Joe Haldeman James P. Hogan James Patrick Kelly Nancy Kress Geoffrey A. Landis David Langford Paul Levinson Paul J. McAuley G. David Nordley Frederik Pohl Robert Reed Alastair Reynolds Kim Stanley Robinson Robert J. Sawyer Karl Schroeder Charles Sheffield Joan Slonczewski Brian M. Stableford Allen M. Steele Bruce Sterling Michael Swanwick Vernor Vinge Peter Watts Sarah Zettel Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Something exciting has been happening in modern SF. After decades of confusion, many of the field's best writers have been returning to the subgenre called, roughly, "hard SF"-science fiction focused on science and technology, often with strong adventure plots. Now, World Fantasy Award-winning editors David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer present an immense, authoritative anthology that maps the development and modern-day resurgence of this form, argues for its special virtues and present preeminence-and entertains us with some spectacular storytelling along the way.

Table of contents:

  • Gene Wars by Paul McAuley
  • Wang's Carpets by Greg Egan
  • Genesis by Poul Anderson
  • Arthur Sternbach Brings the Curveball to Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • On the Orion Line by Stephen Baxter
  • Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress
  • Matter's End by Gregory Benford
  • The Hammer of God by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Think Like a Dinosaur by James Patrick Kelly
  • Mount Olympus by Ben Bova
  • Marrow by Robert Reed
  • Microbe by Joan Slonczewski
  • The Lady Vanishes by Charles Sheffield
  • Bicycle Repairman by Bruce Sterling
  • An Ever-Reddening Glow by David Brin
  • Sexual Dimorphism by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Into the Miranda Rift by G. David Nordley
  • The Shoulders of Giants by Robert J. Sawyer
  • A Walk in the Sun by Geoffrey A. Landis:
  • For White Hilll by Joe Haldeman
  • A Career in Sexual Chemistry by Brian Stableford
  • Reef by Paul McAuley
  • Exchange Rate by Hal Clement
  • Reasons to Be Cheerful by Greg Egan
  • Griffin's Egg by Michael Swanwick
  • Great Wall of Mars by Alastair Reynolds
  • A Niche by Peter Watts
  • Gossamer by Stephen Baxter
  • Madam Butterfly by James P. Hogan
  • Understand by Ted Chiang
  • 0Halo by Karl Schroeder
  • Different Kinds of Darkness by David Langford
  • Fast Times at Fairmont High by Vernor Vinge
  • Reality Check by David Brin
  • The Mendelian Lamp Case by Paul Levinson
  • Kinds of Strangers by Sarah Zettel
  • The Good Rat by Allan Steele
  • Built Upon the Sands of Time by Michael Flynn
  • Taklamakan by Bruce Sterling
  • Hatching the Phoenix by Frederick Pohl
  • Immersion by Gregory Benford

Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionHard Science

The following works are contained within this one:
     Beggars in Spain (1991) [Novella]
      Author: Nancy Kress
     Wang's Carpets (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Greg Egan
     Bicycle Repairman (1996) [Novelette]
      Author: Bruce Sterling
     Reef (2000) [Short Story]
      Author: Paul J. McAuley
     Fast Times at Fairmont High (2001) [Novella]
      Author: Vernor Vinge

Edition #1: Hard SF Renaissance, the

Hard SF Renaissance, the (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Kathryn Cramer David G. Hartwell
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Hard SF Renaissance, the (c.October 1, 2003)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orb Books
ISBN: 9780312876364
Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 1.8 in
Pages: 960

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