An anthology of stories
Extreme sports. Extreme future. Extreme collection.
Science fiction's most expert dreamers envision the computerized, high-risk games of the future in this winning collection. Features Robert Sheckley, Cory Doctorow, Kate Wilhelm, Alastair Reynolds, Vernor Vinge, Jonathan Letham, Gwyneth Jones, William Browning Spencer, Allen Steele, Terry Dowling, and Jason Stoddard.
This stellar collection of Jewish science fiction and fantasy carries on in the tradition of its companion volume—the enduring classic Wandering Stars—breaking new ground with every story.
Trouble with mothers; invading aliens and demons; the arrival of the long-awaited Messiah… all these phenomena and more are tackled in these tales from a creative group of extraordinary writers. We go to the edges of the universe, finding humor, pain and humanity in the unlikeliest of places and situations. Filled with wit, vigor and sharp insight, this is a fantastic feast for the imagination that will intrigue and delight everyone who picks it up, Jew and non-Jew alike.
Welcome To The Frightmare Lands…
Imagination can be a terrible revenge when a storybook character takes on a life of his own….
Trick or treat suddenly takes on a whole new meaning for one doctor who has long been exercising his powers over life and death….
When two boys' existences and identities somehow become intertwined, is one the dreamer and the other a dream?
She thought she'd found the ideal apartment until it began to take on an eerie life of its own….
These are just a few of the twenty-six dwelling places of terror you'll visit in…
The first time in a science fiction and fantasy collection that the Jewish People—and the richness of their particular points of view—appear without a mask. A showpiece of Jewish wit, culture, and lore, blending humor and sadness, cynicism and faith.