The Shape of Space Author:Larry Niven As one of the top new writers in the science fiction field, Larry Niven has built a reputation--and a well-deserved one--for writing some of the best hardcore s.f. to come down the turnpike since Arthur Clarke. Mr. Niven, in fact, makes his own particular shapes in space, and they are very definite, wholly ingenious--and sometimes worrisomely re... more »al.
But Larry Niven has secrets that have nothing to do with space, and everything to do with being a writer. So this collection brings together some of the best hardcore material, and a happy sampling of stories strange, stories earthbound, and some just straight stories that belong in anybody's best.« less