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Announcing The Apex Book of World SF 2!

I’m delighted to announce that The Apex Book of World SF 2 is, at long last, available for pre-orders!

And we get to reveal the fabulous cover, by Mexican artist  Raúl Cruz.

*Preorder and receive the first volume of The Apex Book of World SF for only $5*

Scheduled release date of April, 2012

An expedition to an alien planet; Lenin rising from the dead; a superhero so secret he does not exist; inThe Apex Book of World SF 2, World Fantasy Award nominated editor Lavie Tidhar brings together a unique collection of stories from around the world. Quiet horror from Cuba and Australia; surrealist fantasy from Russia and epic fantasy from Poland; near-future tales from Mexico and Finland, or cyberpunk from South Africa: in this anthology one gets a glimpse of the complex and fascinating world of genre fiction – from all over our world. Featuring work from noted international authors such as Will Elliot, Hannu Rajaniemi, Shweta Narayan, Lauren Bukes, Ekaterina Sedia, Nnedi Okorafor, and Andrzej Sapkowski.

Don’t miss the first volume of great international fiction in volume one of The Apex Book of World SF edited by Lavie Tidhar.

Table of Contents:
“Alternate Girl’s Expatriate Life” by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
“Mr. Goop” by Ivor W. Hartmann
“Trees of Bone” by Daliso Chaponda
“The First Peruvian in Space” by Daniel Salvo (translated by Jose B. Adolph)
“Eyes in the Vastness of Forever” by Gustavo Bondoni
“The Tomb” by Chen Qiufan (translated by the author)
“The Sound of Breaking Glass” by Joyce Chng
“A Single Year” by Csilla Kleinheincz (translated by the author)
“The Secret Origin of Spin-Man” by Andrew Drilon
“Borrowed Time” by Anabel Enríquez Piñeiro (translated by Daniel W. Koon)
“Branded” by Lauren Beukes
“December 8th” by Raúl Flores (translated by Daniel W. Koon)
“Hungry Man” by Will Elliott
“Nira and I” by Shweta Narayan
“Nothing Happened in 1999” by Fábio Fernandes
“Shadow” by Tade Thompson
“Shibuya no Love” by Hannu Rajaniemi
“Maquech” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
“The Glory of the World” by Sergey Gerasimov
“The New Neighbours” by Tim Jones
“From the Lost Diary of TreeFrog7” by Nnedi Okorafor
“The Slows” by Gail Hareven (translated by Yaacov Jeffrey Green)
“Zombie Lenin” by Ekaterina Sedia
“Electric Sonalika” by Samit Basu
“The Malady” by Andrzej Sapkowski (translated by Wiesiek Powaga)
“A Life Made Possible Behind The Barricades” by Jacques Barcia

Cover art “Santa Adela” by Raúl Cruz

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February 13, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

5 Comments

  1. [...] The Apex Book of World SF II is ready for pre-orders. [...]

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  2. [...] Tidhar has posted the cover and table of contents to the Apex Book of World SF 2. An expedition to an alien planet; Lenin rising from the dead; a [...]

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  3. Yum.

    Comment by debbiemoorhouse | February 20, 2012

  4. [...] Appex Book of World SF 2 es una compilación de cuentos realizada por el editor Lavie Tidhar. En esta compilación uno puede darse cuenta de la complejidad del género de ciencia ficción. Los cuentos son de distintas partes del mundo [...]

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  5. [...] Appex Book of World SF 2 es una compilación de cuentos realizada por el editor Lavie Tidhar. En esta compilación uno puede darse cuenta de la complejidad del género de ciencia ficción. Los cuentos son de distintas partes del mundo [...]

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