The New Hugo Winners Volume 2 Author:Isaac Asimov In the 1920s, an obscure editor named Hugo Gernsbach virtually invented modern-day Science Fiction. He filled his magazine, Amazing Stories, with extravagant tales of mad scientists, giant insects, lost civilizations and the like—stories that, to the horror of mothers everywhere, seemed to quench some long-submerged thirst in younger readers. — T... more »oday, the bug-eyed monsters are gone (for the most part), replaced by a varied landscape of fantasy and hard science speculation, social commentary, literary experimentation and thought-provoking ideas from some of the most adventurous and talented writers around. And Hugo's spirit lives on...
Here is the latest collection of stories that have won the Hugo Award, considered the highest achievement in the now-eminently -respectable field of SF - nine winners in the 3 categories of novella, novelette and short story for the years 1986, 87 and 88. Among them you'll find:
24 Views of Mt. Fuji, By Hokusai - by Roger Zelazny
Paladin of the Lost Hour - by Harlan Ellison
Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers - by Lawrence Watt Evans
and other tales by Ursula K. Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, Fredrick Pohl, Robert Silverberg and Greg Bear, plus a fascinating introduction by Isaac Asimov.« less