Reach for Infinity by Ken MacLeod audiobook

Reach for Infinity

By Courtney Patterson  and Jonathan Strahan
Read by Michael Welch , Denice Stradling , Alex Wyndham , Michael Orenstein  and Vyvy Nguyen

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HUMANITY AMONG THE STARS What happens when we reach out into the vastness of space? What hope for us amongst the stars? Multi-award winning editor Jonathan Strahan brings us fourteen new tales of the future, from some of the finest science fiction writers in the field. The fourteen startling stories in this anthology feature the work of Greg Egan, Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald, Karl Schroeder, Pat Cadigan, Karen Lord, Ellen Klages, Adam Roberts, Linda Nagata, Hannu Rajaniemi, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Ken MacLeod, Alastair Reynolds and Peter Watts. Author bio: Jonathan Strahan is a multiple award-winning editor and anthologist. He is also the reviews editor of Locus. He lives in Perth, Western Australia with his wife and their two daughters. He has previously edited two SF anthologies: Engineering Infinity and Edge of Infinity, and he also publishes the celebrated fantasy anthology series Fearsome.

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HUMANITY AMONG THE STARS What happens when we reach out into the vastness of space? What hope for us amongst the stars? Multi-award winning editor Jonathan Strahan brings us fourteen new tales of the future, from some of the finest science fiction writers in the field. The fourteen startling stories in this anthology feature the work of Greg Egan, Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald, Karl Schroeder, Pat Cadigan, Karen Lord, Ellen Klages, Adam Roberts, Linda Nagata, Hannu Rajaniemi, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Ken MacLeod, Alastair Reynolds and Peter Watts. Author bio: Jonathan Strahan is a multiple award-winning editor and anthologist. He is also the reviews editor of Locus. He lives in Perth, Western Australia with his wife and their two daughters. He has previously edited two SF anthologies: Engineering Infinity and Edge of Infinity, and he also publishes the celebrated fantasy anthology series Fearsome.

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Author Bio: Ken MacLeod

Author Bio: Ken MacLeod

Ken MacLeod is an award-winning science fiction writer. His novels have won the Prometheus Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award and have been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He is the author of more than a dozen novels. He graduated from Glasgow University with a degree in zoology and in 2009 was writer in residence at the ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum at Edinburgh University.

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Author Bio: Karen Lord

Author Bio: Karen Lord

Karen Lord was born in Barbados in 1968. She holds a science degree from the University of Toronto and a PhD in the sociology of religion from the University of Wales.

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Author Bio: Jonathan Strahan

Author Bio: Jonathan Strahan

Jonathan Strahan is the editor of more than forty books, including the Locus and Aurealis award–winning anthologies The Starry Rift, Life on Mars, The New Space Opera (Vols. 1 & 2), the bestselling The Locus Awards (with Charles N. Brown), and the Eclipse and the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year anthology series. He won the World Fantasy Award for his editing in 2010 and has been nominated four times for the Hugo Award for editing. He has also won the Aurealis Award three times, the Ditmar Award five times, and is a recipient of the William Atheling Award for his criticism and review. He has been the reviews editor for Locus: The Magazine of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Field since 2002.

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Author Bio: Ian McDonald

Author Bio: Ian McDonald

Ian McDonald is the author of highly acclaimed science fiction novels. He has been a three-time winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award and has won the Locus Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and others. His book Time Was was a finalist for the 2019 Philip K. Dick Award for distinguished science fiction.

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Author Bio: Greg Egan

Author Bio: Greg Egan Greg Egan is a computer programmer and the author of the acclaimed science fiction novels Permutation City, Diaspora, Teranesia, Quarantine, and the Orthogonal trilogy. He has won the Hugo Award as well as the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Greg’s short fiction has been published in Interzone, Asimov’s, Nature, and elsewhere. He lives in Australia.

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Author Bio: Hannu Rajaniemi

Author Bio: Hannu Rajaniemi

Hannu Rajaniemi was born and raised in Finland, but now lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he is a founding director of a financial consultancy, ThinkTank Maths. He is the holder of several advanced degrees in mathematics and physics. Multilingual from an early age, he writes his science fiction in English.

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Author Bio: Peter Watts

Author Bio: Peter Watts

Peter Watts is a science fiction writer and a marine-mammal biologist. In addition to a number of accolades for science fiction—including the Aurora, Hugo, and Shirley Jackson Awards—Watts has won minor awards in fields as diverse as marine mammal research and documentary filmmaking. He lives in Toronto.

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Author Bio: Karl Schroeder

Author Bio: Karl Schroeder

Karl Schroeder was born in Brandon, Manitoba, and is the second science fiction writer to come out of the small community. He now lives in Toronto with his wife and their daughter.

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Author Bio: Aliette de Bodard

Author Bio: Aliette de Bodard

Aliette de Bodard is an award-winning author. Her novellette Children of Thorns, Children of Water was a finalist for the 2018 Hugo Award. She is a half-French, half-Vietnamese computer and history geek who lives in Paris and has a special interest in ancient non-Western civilizations, particularly those of Vietnam, China, and Mesoamerica.

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Author Bio: Adam Roberts

Author Bio: Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts is a staff correspondent for the Economist. For four years he was the publication’s Johannesburg bureau chief, reporting from Madagascar, Congo, South Africa, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, and—illegally—from Zimbabwe, as well as from many areas in between. He has also reported from Southeast Asia, the Balkans, Europe, and the United States. A former student of international politics at Oxford University and the London School of Economics, he is now based in London.

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Author Bio: Linda Nagata

Author Bio: Linda Nagata

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Author Bio: Pat Cadigan

Author Bio: Pat Cadigan

Pat Cadigan is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer, a three-time winner of the Locus Award, a two-time winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and a winner of the Hugo Award. Cadigan wrote the novelizations of Cellular, Jason X, Lost in Space, and two episodes of The Twilight Zone. She lives in Schenectady, New York.

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Author Bio: Ellen Klages

Author Bio: Ellen Klages

Ellen Klages is the author of two acclaimed historical novels, The Green Glass Sea, which won the Scott O’Dell Award and the New Mexico Book Award, and White Sands, Red Menace, which won the California and New Mexico Book awards. Her story, “Basement Magic,” won a Nebula Award, and “Wakulla Springs,” co-authored with Andy Duncan, which was nominated for the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus awards, won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novella.

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Author Bio: Kathleen Ann Goonan

Author Bio: Kathleen Ann Goonan

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Author Bio: Alastair Reynolds

Author Bio: Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds is a bestselling author and has been awarded the British Science Fiction Award and the Locus Award, along with being shortlisted for the Hugo Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and the Theodore Sturgeon Award. He was born in Barry, South Wales, and studied at Newcastle and St. Andrew’s Universities to ultimately earn a PhD in astronomy. A former astrophysicist for the European Space Agency, he lives in the Netherlands, near Leiden.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 10.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English