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Time Traveller's Almanac, the (2013) [Anthology]
by Douglas Adams Dean Francis Alfar Isaac Asimov Kage Baker Barrington J. Bayley Elizabeth Bear Max Beerbohm Steve Bein E. F. Benson Richard Bowes Ray Bradbury Molly Brown Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud C. J. Cherryh John Chu Peter Crowther Rjurik Davidson Greg Egan William Gibson Karen Haber Jason Heller Nalo Hopkinson Langdon Jones Garry D. Kilworth Alice Sola Kim Ellen Klages Henry Kuttner Geoffrey A. Landis David Langford Joe R. Lansdale Ursula K. Le Guin Tanith Lee Bob Leman Rosaleen Love Stan Love George R. R. Martin David I. Masson Richard Matheson Edward Page Mitchell Michael Moorcock Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore Tamsyn Muir Kim Newman Tony Pi Adam Roberts Kristine Kathryn Rusch Eric Frank Russell Pamela Sargent Eric Schaller Robert Silverberg Vandana Singh Cordwainer Smith Norman Spinrad Charles Stross Theodore Sturgeon Michael Swanwick Adrian Tchaikovsky Karin Tidbeck Harry Turtledove Steven Utley Genevieve Valentine H. G. Wells Connie Willis Gene Wolfe Charles Yu Rating: Weighted - 6.2 / Average - 5.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

You are about to embark on a journey that will take you from the beginning of time to its very end. Reality will be warped, wormholes and rifts will pull you into strange and terrifying futures, maroon you in distant, hostile pasts and threaten - beware the Butterfly Effect! - to transform the era from whence you came forever.

The Time Traveller's Almanac is the largest, most definitive collection of time travel stories ever assembled. Gathered into one volume by intrepid chrononauts and word-renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, here is over a century's worth of literary travels into both past and future.

Including stories from Douglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, William Gibson, George R R Martin, Ursula K Le Guin, Michael Moorcock and, of course, HG Wells, here are beloved classics and cutting-edge contemporary examples of the genre.

Because, the truth is, fiction is the most effective time travel machine in the universe and always has been.


  • Preface by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
  • Introduction by Rian Johnson
  • Top Ten Tips for Time Travellers by Charles Yu
  • Experiments
    • Death Ship by Richard Matheson
    • Ripples in the Dirac Sea by Geoffrey Landis
    • Needle in a Timestack by Robert Silverberg
    • Another Story or A Fisherman of the Inland Sea by Ursula Le Guin
    • Hwang's Billion Brilliant Daughters by Alice Sola Kim
    • How the Future Got Better by Eric Schaller
    • Pale Roses by Michael Moorcock
    • The Gernsback Continuum by William Gibson
    • The Threads of Time by CJ Cherryh
    • Triceratops Summer by Michael Swanwick
    • The Most Important Thing in the World by Steve Bein
    • Himself in Anachron by Cordwainer Smith
    • The Time Machine by HG Wells
    • Young Zaphod Plays It Safe by Douglas Adams
  • Time Travel in theory and Practice by Stan Love
  • Reactionaries and Revolutionaries
    • A Sound of Thunder by ray Bradbury
    • Vintage Season by Henry Kuttner and CL Moore
    • Thirty Seconds from Now by John Chu
    • Fort, Counting Down by Harry Turtledove
    • The Final Days by David Langford
    • Fire Watch by Connie Willis
    • Noble Mold by Kage Baker
    • Under Seige by George RR Martin
    • Where or When by Steven Utley
    • Time Gypsy by Ellen Klages
    • On the Watchtower at Plataea by
    • Alexia nd Graham Bell by Rosaleen Love
    • A Night on the Barbary Coast by Kage Baker
    • This Tragic Glass by Elizabeth Bear
    • The Gulf of the Years by George-Olivier Châteaureynaud
    • Enoch Soames: a Memory of the Eighteen-Nineties by Max Beerbohm
  • Trousseau: Fashion for Time Travellers by Genevieve Valentine
  • Mazes and Traps
    • The Clock That Went backward by Edward Page Mitchell
    • Yesterday Was Monday by Theodore Sturgeon
    • Is There Anybody There? by Kim Newman
    • Fish Night by Joe Lansdale
    • The Lost Pilgrim by Gene Wolfe
    • Palindromic by Peter Crowther
    • Augusta Prima by Karin Tidbeck
    • Life Trap by Barrington J Bayley
    • Lost Continent by Greg Egan
    • The Mouse Ran Down by Adrian Tchaikovsky
    • The Great Clock by Langdon Jones
    • Traveller's Rest by David I Masson
    • Delhi by Vandana Singh
    • Come-From-Aways by Tony Pi
    • Terminós by Dean Francis Alfar
    • The Weed of Time by Norman Spinrad
    • The Waitabits by Eric Frank Russell
  • Music for Time Travellers
  • Communiqués
    • What If Isaac Asimov
    • As Time Goes By by Tanith Lee
    • At Dorado by Geoffrey Landis
    • 3 Rms, Good View by Karen Haber
    • Twenty-One, Counting Up by Harry Turtledove
    • Loob by Bob Leman
    • The House that Made the Sixteen Loops of Time by Tamsyn Muir
    • Against the Lafayette Escadrille by Gene Wolfe
    • Swing Time by Carrie Vaughn
    • The Mask of the Rex by Richard Bowes
    • Message in a Bottle by Nalo Hopkinson
    • The Time Telephone by Adam Roberts
    • Red Letter day by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    • Domine by Rjurik Davidson
    • In the Tube EF Benson
    • Bad Timing by Molly Brown
    • If Ever I Should Leave You by Pamela Sargent
    • Palimpsest by Charles Stross
  • Acknowledgements
  • About the Editors and Contibutors
  • Extended Copyright

Original title: The Time Traveller's Almanac
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsTime Travel

The following works are contained within this one:
     Enoch Soames (1919) [Novelette]
      Author: Max Beerbohm
     Yesterday Was Monday (1941) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Vintage Season (1946) [Novella]
      Authors: Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore
     Sound of Thunder, a (1952) [Short Story]
      Author: Ray Bradbury
     Death Ship (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Richard Matheson
     If Ever I Should Leave You (1974) [Short Story]
      Author: Pamela Sargent
     Fire Watch (1982) [Novelette]
      Author: Connie Willis
     As Time Goes By (1983) [Short Story]
      Author: Tanith Lee
     Under Siege (1985) [Short Story]
      Author: George R. R. Martin
     Young Zaphod Plays it Safe (1986) [Short Story]
      Author: Douglas Adams
     Ripples in the Dirac Sea (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Geoffrey A. Landis
     Himself in Anachron (1993) [Short Story]
      Authors: Cordwainer Smith , Genevieve Linebarger
     Another Story or a Fisherman of the Inland Sea (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
     Noble Mold (1997) [Short Story]
      Author: Kage Baker
     This Tragic Glass (2004) [Short Story]
      Author: Elizabeth Bear
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Time Machine, the (1895) [Novel]
      Author: H. G. Wells

Edition #1: The Time Traveller's Almanac

The Time Traveller's Almanac (2013)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Jeff VanderMeer Ann VanderMeer
Introduction by: Rian Johnson
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The Time Traveller's Almanac (2013)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London, UK

ISBN: 9781781853900
Dimensions: 6.8 x 9.8 x 2.6 in
Pages: 948

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