A press release from Michael Molcher of Solaris Books:
“One giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong’s immortal words have echoed down the decades – heralding the moment the human race’s destiny became to reach out to eternity.
Solaris is delighted to unveil Edge of Infinity – an exhilarating new SF anthology, featuring some of the biggest names in SF today, including Hannu Rajaniemi, Alastair Reynolds, and Stephen Baxter.
Brought to you by the creators of acclaimed anthology Engineering Infinity, Edge of Infinity (edited by Jonathan Strahan) looks at the next giant leap for humankind: into the Solar System. From the eerie transformations in Pat Cadigan’s “The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” to the grandiose vision of Alastair Reynolds’ “Vainglory”; the thirteen stories span the whole of the human condition in its race to colonise Earth’s nearest neighbours.
Featuring stories by Hannu Rajaniemi, Alastair Reynolds, James S. A. Corey, John Barnes, Stephen Baxter, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Elizabeth Bear, Pat Cadigan, Gwyneth Jones, Paul McAuley, Sandra McDonald, Stephen D. Covey, An Owomoyela, and Bruce Sterling, Edge of Infinity is hard SF adventure at its best and most exhilarating.
Table of contents:
Introduction by Jonathan Strahan
“The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” by Pat Cadigan
“The Deeps of the Sky” by Elizabeth Bear
“Drive” by James S.A. Corey
“The Road to NPS” by Sandra McDonald and Stephen D. Covey
“Swift as a Dream and Fleeting as a Sigh” by John Barnes
“Macy Minnot’s Last Christmas on Dione, Ring Racing, Fiddler’s Green, the Potter’s Garden” by Paul McAuley
“Safety Tests” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
“Bricks, Sticks, Straw” by Gwyneth Jones
“Tyche and the Ants” by Hannu Rajaniemi
“Obelisk” by Stephen Baxter
“Vainglory” by Alastair Reynolds
“Water Rights” by An Owomoyela
“The Peak of Eternal Light” by Bruce Sterling