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Future Power: Nine Extraordinary Science Fiction Stories
Future Power Nine Extraordinary Science Fiction Stories Author:Edited by Jack Dann and Gardner R. Dozois Who will rule your future? — As drastically as science and technology have changed the quality of our everyday lives, they have also created new ways to power, and new powers. There are techniques for the invasion of privacy in use today that far outstrip 1984's telescreens, and today's specialists in psychological warfare and media manipulation ... more »might well consider Brave New World's Newspeak childishly crude.
Here, some of the most renowned science-fiction writers of all time - Ursula K. Le Guin, Damon Knight, James Tiptree, Jr., R.A. Laggerty, Gene Wolfe - as well as a selection of talented new stars - George Alex Effinger, Vonda N. McIntyre, Felix C. Gotschalk, A.K. Jorgensson - send us advance reports on the many possible worlds of a strange and complex future. With compelling skill, these expert dreamers show us worlds of nightmare, of sybaritic pleasure, of fantastic adventure, of bleak conformity, of bizarre humor, of amazing hope. Worlds that may be just around the corner, or so far in remote and alien future that we can no longer recognize man as man. Worlds that we may or may not wish to inhabit, but that we will almost certainly have to face.« less