Books tagged: david brin

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The Loom of Thessaly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Who guides our fate? And can we ever hope to wrest control for ourselves? In this novella, David Brin merges classical mythology with impudent modern spirit in a science fiction legend that speculates upon the nature of reality. With an afterword by the author.
Stones of Significance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Singularity -- when our skill & knowledge & immense computing power transform us into... well... godlike beings. From a writer's perspective, it presents a problem. One can write stories leading up to the Singularity, about problems like rebellious AI. But how do you write a tale set after the singularity has happened? That's the topic of Stones of Significance.
The Giving Plague
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Price: Free! Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Not all villains succeed at being evil. Not all diseases deserve the word plague. Fate can be ironic indeed. The chilling short story, The Giving Plague, follows microbiologist Forry, a self-proclaimed cynic, as he encounters a virus transmitted by blood donations that could alter humanity for good, forcing him to wrestle with his own inner demons.
Heart of the Comet
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 173,050. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
By DAVID BRIN and GREGORY BENFORD -- David Brin and Gregory Benford come together again to issue a new edition of their bold collaboration about our near human future in space, planting our boots . . . and staking our destiny . . . on becoming the People of the Comet. Prescient and scientifically accurate, Heart of the Comet is known as one of the great "hard sf" novels of the 1980s.
Piecework
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
Otherness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,120. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An extraordinary collection of tales and essays about the near and distant future, as humans encounter the secrets of the cosmos – and their own existence. What if education were extended into the womb? What happens when an archaeologist discovers a terrible secret under the landfills of Los Angeles? Will ‘natural’ humans still have a role when cybernetic humans surpass them in nearly all ways?
Interzone 242 Sept - Oct 2012
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hard SF by CW Johnson and recent Hugo winner Ken Liu accompany, as this was out for Halloween, a ghost story, to keep readers quivering, from one of Debbie Urbanski, Lavie Tidhar, Priya Sharma, making her Interzone debut, or Karl Bunker but why spoil it by saying which? Jim Steel interviews David Brin in the book reviews. Ben Baldwin continues his tarot inpired cover series with The Priestess.