The Third Galaxy Reader Author:H. L. Gold, Editor These tales - weird, macabre, humorous, always exciting - orbit around such absorbing subjects as an extraordinary extraterrestrial baking contest, an unfortunate dentist captured by enemy aliens, and a frightening alliance of man and cat versus cosmic dragons. — They are the short stories published over the past three years in Galaxy Magazine - ... more »the most widely read science fiction magazine in the world. As editor of Galaxy Magazine, H.L. Gold has brought an unerring judgement and a special knowledge of interplanetary ways and means to this thrilling and timely collection.
Various authors including Cordwainer Smith, Damon Knight, Clifford D. Simak, Avram Davidson and many others.« less