Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Table of Contents: Distant Early Warnings

Canada's Best Science Fiction
edited by Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer Books [Red Deer Press],
trade paperback, August 2009

[Award wins cited are for the stories listed; all the short-story authors have won or been nominated for the Hugo or Nebula, or have won the long-form Aurora]

Table of Contents
  • "Copyright Notice, 2525" by David Clink [poem]
Introduction by Robert J. Sawyer
  • "In Spirit" by Paddy Forde [AnLab winner; Hugo finalist]
  • "The Ray-Gun: A Love Story" by James Alan Gardner [Sturgeon Award winner; Hugo and Nebula finalist]
  • "Bubbles and Boxes" by Julie E. Czerneda
  • "Shed Skin" by Robert J. Sawyer [AnLab winner; Hugo finalist]
  • "Halo" by Karl Schroeder
  • "The Eyes of God" by Peter Watts
  • "You Don't Know my Heart" by Spider Robinson
  • "A Raggy Dog, a Shaggy Dog" by Nalo Hopkinson
  • "The Cartesian Theatre" by Robert Charles Wilson [Sturgeon winner]
Lightning Round [short-short stories]
  • "Ars Longa, Vita Brevis" by James Alan Gardner
  • "Men Sell Not Such In Any Town" by Nalo Hopkinson
  • "The Abdication of Pope Mary III" by Robert J. Sawyer
  • "Repeating the Past" by Peter Watts
  • "The Great Goodbye" by Robert Charles Wilson

  • "Stars" by Carolyn Clink [poem]

  • Award-Winning Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy [annotated list]
  • Online Resources

Visit The Robert J. Sawyer Web Site
and WakeWatchWonder.com

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