Meeting Infinity

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THE FUTURE IS OURSELVES

The world is rapidly changing. We surf future-shock every day, as the progress of technology races ever on. Increasingly we are asking: how do we change to live in the world to come?

Whether it’s climate change, inundated coastlines and drowned cities; the cramped confines of a tin can hurtling through space to the outer reaches of our Solar System; or the rush of being uploaded into cyberspace, our minds and bodies are going to have to drastically alter.

Multi-award winning editor Jonathan Strahan brings us another incredible volume in his much praised science-fiction anthology series, featuring stories by Madeline Ashby, John Barnes, James S. A. Corey, Gregory Benford, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, Simon Ings, Kameron Hurley, Nancy Kress, Gwyneth Jones, Yoon Ha Lee, Bruce Sterling, Sean Williams, Aliette de Bodard, Ramez Naam, An Owomoyela and Ian McDonald.

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About the author

Jonathan Strahan is an editor and anthologist. He has edited or co-edited more than twenty anthologies since 1997, including Eclipse One, Two and Three, both volumes of The New Space Opera, and Godlike Machines, as well as the Infinity Project and the New Solaris Book of Fantasy for Solaris. He lives in Perth, Western Australia with his wife and their two daughters. www.jonathanstrahan.com.au

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Publisher
Solaris
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Published on
Dec 1, 2015
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781849979221
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Language
English
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Fiction / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies
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