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The Long Utopia

The Long Utopia


Stephen Baxter
Terry Pratchett

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Year of publication: 2015

The Long Utopia About the Book It is the middle of the 21st century. After the cataclysmic upheavals of Step Day and the Yellowstone eruption, humanity is spreading further into the Long Earth. Society, on a battered Datum Earth and beyond, continues to evolve. And new challenges emerge. Now an elderly and cantankerous AI, Lobsang is living with Agnes in an exotic, far-distant world. Hes determined to lead a normal life in New Springfield they even adopt a child. But there are rumours, strange ...

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The Long Mars

The Long Mars


Stephen Baxter
Terry Pratchett

ISBN: 9780062297297
Year of publication: 2014

The Long Mars Terry Pratchett Stephen Baxter Richard Shailer Dedication For Lyn and Rhianna, as always T.P. For Sandra S.B. 1 The High Meggers: Remote worlds, most still unpopulated, even in the year 2045, thirty years after Step Day. Up there you could be utterly alone. One soul in an entire world. It did funny things to the mind, thought Joshua Valient. After a few months alone you got so sensitive that you thought you could tell if another human, even just a single person, arrived to share ...

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Xeelee: Endurance

Xeelee: Endurance


Stephen Baxter

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Year of publication: 2015

Xeelee:Endurance It was the fourth millennium. Earth was restored. Great engineering projects had stabilised and preserved the planets fragile ecosystem: Earth was the first planet to be terraformed. Meanwhile, the Solar System was opened up. Based in the orbit of Jupiter, an engineer called Michael Poole industriously took microscopic wormholes natural flaws in spacetime and expanded them to make transit links big enough to pass spaceships, enabling the inner System to be traversed in a ...

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Project Hades

Project Hades


Stephen Baxter

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Year of publication: 2010

Project Hades by Stephen Baxter 1 Sunday 30th October, 1960. 2210. Clare Baines parked her motorcycle outside the Reivers Arms and climbed off. She took off her helmet, replacing it with her police cap. The October night was pitch black, and a wind moaned off the moor. When she opened the pub door she was dazzled by the bright light. Sweaty, smoky air spilled out, and a jangle of overamplified guitar music: Johnny Kidd and the Pirates. She braced herself and walked in. A punter, brimming pint in ...

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Resplendent

Resplendent


Stephen Baxter

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Year of publication: 0

Resplendent For my grandfathers, Private Frederick William Richmond, 20th Battalion the Kings Regiment the Liverpool Pals, 1914-1917, and Company Sergeant-Major William Henry Baxter, Kings Own Shropshire Light Infantry, 1903-1919. My name is Luru Parz. I was born in the year AD 5279, as humans once counted time. Now I have lived so long that such dates have no meaning. We have lost the years, lost them in orders of magnitude. Nevertheless, I am still here. I was born on Earth. But Earth was not ...

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The Long War

The Long War


Stephen Baxter
Terry Pratchett

ISBN: 9780062067777
Year of publication: 2013

Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter The Long War Dedication For Lyn and Rhianna, as always T.P. For Sandra S.B. 1 On an alternate world, two million steps from Earth: The troll female was called Mary by her handlers, Monica Jansson read on the rolling caption on the video clip. No one knew what the troll called herself. Now two of those handlers, both men, one in a kind of spacesuit, faced Mary as she cowered in a corner of what looked like a high-tech laboratoryif a beast built like a brick wall ...

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Starfall

Starfall


Stephen Baxter

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Year of publication: 0

Stephen Baxter Starfall AD 4771 Starfall minus 49 years Between Sol and Alpha Centauri Minya and Huul stood together on the comets observation deck, in freefall, gently embraced by smart webbing. Beneath their feet lay the bulk of the comet nucleus, a fifty-kilometres-deep frozen ocean of dirty water ice. Above their heads was the fine carapace of the observation blister, and above that nothing but stars, a field of jewels. Huul drank in the view, for he knew he had only moments left to enjoy ...

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The Science of Avatar

The Science of Avatar


Stephen Baxter

ISBN: 9780316224017
Year of publication: 2012

Stephen Baxter THE SCIENCE OF AVATAR PROLOGUE What lab experience do you have I dissected a frog once. Dr. Grace Augustine and Jake Sully This book is about the science behind James Camerons movie Avatar. And to explore that science well access behind-the-scenes secrets of James Cameron and his team. But an awful lot of the science in Avatar is right up there on the movie screen. All you have to do is observe it. Imagine its the year 2154, and youre on Pandora, moon of the gas giant Polyphemus, ...

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Last and First Contacts

Last and First Contacts


Stephen Baxter

ISBN: 9781907069406
Year of publication: 2012

Stephen Baxter LAST AND FIRST CONTACTS In Praise of Associations An Introduction Ian Whates Stephen Baxter is one of the most respected science fiction writers of the current age. With degrees in mathematics and engineering, it is perhaps unsurprising that his work tends to be technically convincing as well as imaginative, intelligent and, on occasion, challenging. He has been entertaining and impressing readers and critics alike for more than two decades now, and his work has won him a hatful ...

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Other Worlds Than These

Other Worlds Than These


Carrie Vaughn
Stephen Baxter
Stephen King
Robert Silverberg
Pat Cadigan
John Joseph Adams
Michael Swanwick
Ian McDonald
Orson Scott Card
Ursula K Le Guin
Gregory Benford
George RR Martin
Kelly Link
Joyce Carol Oates
Ross E Lockhart
Alastair Reynolds
Lev Grossman
Paul McAuley
Catherynne M Valente
Tim Pratt
Paul Melko
Robert Reed
Seanan McGuire
John R Fultz
E Catherine Tobler
David Barr Kirtley
Yoon Ha Lee
Jeff VanderMeer
Mercurio D Rivera
Vandana Singh
William Alexander
Simon McCaffery
Christie Yant

ISBN: 9781597804349
Year of publication: 2012

OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE Stories of Parallel Worlds edited by John Joseph Adams Go then, there are other worlds than these. Jake Chambers, to Roland Deschain of Gilead from The Gunslinger by Stephen King FOREWORD LEV GROSSMAN When I read The Chronicles of Narnia as a child, it didnt so much introduce me to the idea that there was another world as confirm my already grave suspicions on the subject. Even at the tender age of eight I wasas I suspect you were, and are, if youre reading this bookone ...

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Bronze Summer

Bronze Summer


Stephen Baxter

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Year of publication: 0

Stephen Baxter Bronze Summer ONE 1 Once the ice had covered continents. The silence of the world had been profound. Eventually, grudgingly, the ice retreated to its fastnesses in the mountains and at the poles. Humans spread northward, colonising the recovering land. They lived sparsely, their lives brief. Soon the ice was remembered only in myth. Yet the world around them continued to endure significant changes. The land rose and flexed as it was relieved of the burden of the weight of the ice, ...

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Iron Winter

Iron Winter


Stephen Baxter

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Stephen Baxter Iron Winter ONE 1 Once the ice sheets had covered continents. The silence of the world had been profound. At last the ancient ice receded, and life tentatively took back the exposed landscapes. Northland was a neck of land that connected the peninsula the people called Albia to the Continent. As the ice melted and sea levels rose steadily, from north and south the ocean probed continually at the dry land, seeking to sever that neck only to be defied by the people who had come to ...

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Flood

Flood


Stephen Baxter

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Stephen Baxter Flood One 2016 Mean sea-level rise above 2010 datum: 1-5m 1 July 2016 Every pothole and every crevice in the road was flooded. As the truck swerved through the streets of Barcelona the water sprayed up over Lily in her pallet under the chassis, stinking, oily stuff that worked its way under the parcel tape that covered her eyes and mouth. It was raining, too, a hard persistent rain that hammered on the trucks metal roof, adding to the engines roar and the distant rattle of ...

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Ark

Ark


Stephen Baxter

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Year of publication: 0

Stephen Baxter Ark One 2041 1 August 2041 Gordo Alonzo and Thandie Jones had rustled up a helicopter to take the Ark Three party back to the ragged Colorado shore. All of them but Grace Gray, who wasnt going anywhere. Grace, her arm held firmly by Gordo Alonzo, watched the bird come down over Cripple Creek, scattering some of the flimsier shanties that crowded the narrow streets. The town had once been a mining settlement, and then a tourist trap. Now, in the age of the flood, with the sea that ...

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The Year's Best Science Fiction, Volume 29

The Year's Best Science Fiction, Volume 29


Stephen Baxter
Pat Cadigan
Elizabeth Bear
Maureen F McHugh
Peter S Beagle
Michael Swanwick
Ian McDonald
Ken MacLeod
Gardner Dozois
Michael F Flynn
Geoff Ryman
Karl Schroeder
Alastair Reynolds
Gwyneth Jones
Kij Johnson
Paul McAuley
Catherynne M Valente
Jay Lake
Tobias S Buckell
Ian R MacLeod
Robert Reed
Lavie Tidhar
Damien Broderick
Yoon Ha Lee
Carolyn Ives Gilman
David Moles
John Barnes
Paul Cornell
Dave Hutchinson
Tom Purdom
David Klecha
Jim Hawkins
Alec Nevala-Lee
Peter M Ball
Chris Lawson

ISBN: 9781250003546
Year of publication: 2012

THE YEARS BEST SCIENCE FICTION Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection Edited by Gardner Dozois Summation: 2011 Like last year, the big story in 2011 continues to be the explosion in e-book sales, which have been dramatic enough, and accrued fast enough, to make some commentators speculate that e-books will eventually drive physical print books out of existence altogether. I dont think thats going to happen anytime soon, if it ever does, but the e-book revolution has been impressive nevertheless, and ...

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