Tales from Super-Science Fiction by Robert Silverberg

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Table of Contents Introduction by Robert Silverberg "Catch 'em All Alive" by Robert Silverberg "Who Am I?" by Henry Slesar "Every Day is Christmas" by James E. Gunn "I'll Take Over" by A.Bertram Chandler "Song of the Axe" by Don Berry "Broomstick Ride" by Robert Bloch "Worlds of Origin" by Jack Vance "The Tool of Creation" by J.F. Bone "I Want to Go Home" by Robert Moore Williams "Hostile Life-Form" by Daniel L. Galouye "The Gift of Numbers" by Alan E. Nourse "First Man in a Satellite" by Charles W. Runyon "A Place Beyond the Stars" by Tom Godwin "The Loathsome Beasts" by Dan Malcolm (aka Silverberg)

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James Gunn, emeritus professor of English at the University of Kansas, has published 36 books and nearly 100 short stories. His novels include "The Immortals", "The Joy Makers", "The Listeners", and "The Dreamers". He has published seven collections of short stories, including "Future Imperfect" and "Breaking Point". As a professor, he taught fiction writing and science fiction, including a long-running intensive Writers Workshop in Science Fiction. His books about science fiction include "Alternate Worlds: The Illustrated History of Science Fiction"," Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction", "Inside Science Fiction", and the six-volume "The Road to Science Fiction". He has now pulled together his experience in writing science fiction and helping others write fiction into "The Science of Science-Fiction Writing". He lives in Lawrence, Kansas. John Holbrook Vance (August 28, 1916 - May 26, 2013) was an American mystery, fantasy and science fiction writer. Most of his work was published under the name Jack Vance. He also wrote 11 mystery novels as John Holbrook Vance and three as Ellery Queen, and once each used pseudonyms Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See, and Jay Kavanse. Vance won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1984. The Science Fiction Hall of Fame inducted him in 2001. Among his awards for particular works were: Hugo Awards, in 1963 for The Dragon Masters, in 1967 for The Last Castle, and in 2010 for his memoir This is Me, Jack Vance!; a Nebula Award in 1966, also for The Last Castle; the Jupiter Award in 1975; the World Fantasy Award in 1990 for Lyonesse: Madouc. He also won an Edgar (the mystery equivalent of the Nebula) for the best first mystery novel in 1961 for The Man in the Cage. He died at his home in Oakland, California, on May 26, 2013, aged 96.
Published April 4, 2012 by Haffner Press. 400 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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This collection from Haffner Press opens with the very first story that appeared in the new title, “Catch ’em All Alive.” As editor Silverberg recalls in his introduction, he had originally titled the story “Collecting Team.” Even with the name change, the story has gone on to become a classic in...

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“. . . required reading for fans not only of science fiction, but of the short story form as well.”

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