An alien spore infects a homeless alcoholic, first steps towards infecting and dominating the world… but it expected to face a hive-mind, not a species of individuals.
In a near-future Nigeria, beneath the emergence of a strange alien dome, a psychic working for the government sets out to find why others of his kind are dying.
Clifford Simak’s cerebral fixup novel that takes humanity out of its far-future cities, to the stars, and beyond humanity itself.
Three short novels of science fiction dealing with religious transcendence, circa 1973. Authors: Robert Silverberg, Roger Zelazny, and Edgar Pangborn. Editor: Terry Carr.
Abelard Lindsay, disgraced Shaper diplomat, sets out on a grand tour of the posthuman solar system, showcasing some extreme changes in our far-flung future.
A collection of the greatest science fiction stories and novellas from the year 1943, with notes by Asimov. A great selection, with many excellent authors and stories represented.
For the first time in billions of years, a new human is born. More importantly, he’s the first person in billions of years with the driving curiosity to leave his utopian city.
Silverberg’s magnificent tale of science-fiction post-colonialism, and an effective homage to Joseph Conrad to boot. Not to be missed.
Genius biochemist gives cells sentience, injects them into his body rather than pitch them like his boss ordered. Hilarity ensues. Chilling look at the apocalypse and/or transcendence of the human body.