"A compulsively readable collection" of short fiction from the author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe (Publishers Weekly).
With deadpan humor and originality, Charles Yu spins Kafkaesque tales of modern identity and insecurity in this whip-smart debut. In 401(k), a couple living in the Luxury Car Commercial subdivision are disappointed when their exotic vacation turns into a Life Insurance/Asset
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7) Shadow Show
Stories by N.K. Jemisin, Dale Bailey, Peter S. Beagle, and more: "Showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre." —TheWashington Post
Science fiction and fantasy can encompass so much, from far-future deep-space sagas to quiet contemporary tales to unreal kingdoms and beasts. But what the best of these stories do is the same across the genres—they illuminate the whole gamut