Saturday, 3 March 2012

THE BEST OF ANALOG

Ace paperback, 1978. Cover by Alex Schomburg.

"What? Another Anthology? 
Editor BEN BOVA offers two good reasons: 
This book represents the best stories of the past five years of Analog magazine - adjudged by many to be the best science fiction magazine on the market. 
These stories have been written by the brightest authors in the SF game. 
ROGER ZELAZNY. LARRY NIVEN. GEORGE R. R. MARTIN. JOE HALDEMAN. VONDA MCINTYRE. GORDON R. DICKSON 
...All of our Best and Brightest. 
And the best reason of all: 
This one is fun to read. Enjoy! 
-From his introduction"

Contents:

Persephone and Hades by Scott W. Schumack
Common Denominator by David Lewis
The Four-Hour Fugue by Alfred Bester
How I Lost The Second World War and Helped Turn Back the German Invasion by Gene Wolf
A Song For Lya by George R. R. Martin
Unlimited Warfare by Hayford Pierce
Tricentennial by Joe Haldeman
The Present State of Igneos Research by Gordon R. Dickson
Child of All Ages by P. J. Playger
The Hole Man by Larry Niven
Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand by Vonda N. McIntyre
A Thing of Beauty by Norman Spinrad
When I Was In Your Mind by Joe Allred
Unified Field Theory by Tim Joseph
Home is the Hangman by Roger Zelazny
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