Collecting more than two dozen stories that originally appeared in the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction the premiere speculative fiction magazine this extraordinary anthology celebrates 60 years of top-notch genre fiction. Including All Summer in a Day,” Ray Bradbury’s lasting tale of what happened on one special day; Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes, describing what happened to Charlie Gordon when he was made into a genius; Harrison Bergeron,” Kurt Vonnegut’s absurdist cautionary tale of mandatory equality; and The Electric Ant” by Philip K. Dick, concerning what Garson Poole learned after the accident that hospitalized him. This remarkable collection also features some of the most highly acclaimed, award-winning authors, including Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison, Shirley Jackson, Peter S. Beagle, Karen Joy Fowler, Ursula K. Le Guin, Theodore Sturgeon, and Roger Zelazny. Hand-picked by the magazine’s current editor, this is an unmatched assemblage of appealing, first-rate fiction.
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Gordon Van Gelder is the editor of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF). He has been honored twice with the World Fantasy Award and twice with the Hugo Award. Under his leadership, F&SF has won the Locus Award for Best Magazine for eight consecutive years. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.Review:
"For sheer reading pleasure, this anthology is unparalleled." Publishers Weekly
"It’s obvious why F&SF has thrived while competitors have vanished. Eloquent, scintillating, often sublime." Kirkus Reviews
"The word 'classic' could justifiably be applied to many stories in this volume, which, as a tribute to the magazine and an introduction to some of the finest authors of fantasy, SF and horror, is a landmark anthology." Guardian
"There's something for everyone in this amazing anthology, and it will certainly provide hours of entertainment for anyone who reads it." San Francisco Book Review
"I cannot picture any fan of either fantasy or science fiction not liking this book." visionsofparadise
"The only thing that might be better than this anthology is a subscription for the next 60 years." Denver Post
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