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Out of the Ruins

By Preston Grassmann & Emily St. John Mandel &
Out of the Ruins by Preston Grassmann & Emily St. John Mandel &  digital book - Fable

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Publisher Description

18 short stories take us to the end of the world in this anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction featuring bestselling authors like Emily St. John Mandel, China Miéville, Samuel R. Delaney, Clive Barker, and more!

In the moments when it all comes crashing down, what will we value the most, and how will we save it? Featuring new and exclusive post-apocalyptic short stories, as well as classics of the genre, editor Preston Grassmann takes us through the fall and beyond—to the things that are created after. This anthology includes stories by:
 
• China Miéville
• Emily St. John Mandel
• Clive Barker
• Carmen Maria Machado
• Charlie Jane Anders
• Samuel R. Delaney
• Ramsey Campbell,
• Lavie Tidhar
• Kaaron Warrern
• Anna Tambour
• Nina Allan
• Jeffrey Thomas
• Paul Di Filippo
• Ron Drummond
• Nikhil Singh
• John Skipp
• Autumn Christian
• Chris Kelso
• Rumi Kaneko
• Nick Mamatas
• D.R.G. Sugawara
 
Calling on the finest traditions of post-apocalyptic fiction, this anthology asks us what makes us human, and who we will be when we emerge out of the ruins?

About Preston Grassmann

Preston Grassmann is a Shirley Jackson Award-nominated editor, writer, and translator. He was born in California and spent part of his life on the same block as Philip K. Dick. He began working for Locus in 1998, as one of the youngest reviewers to work at the magazine, and returned as a contributing editor after a hiatus in Egypt and the UK. His most recent work has been published in Nature Magazine, Strange Horizons, PS Publishing, Apex, Shoreline of Infinity, and Futures 2 (Tor). One of his short-stories – “Cael’s Continuum” – was nominated for a Reader’s Choice Award at Tor.com. His non-fiction work and various interviews have appeared in publications such as Nature Magazine, New York Review of Science Fiction, and Bull Spec. He is a regular contributor to Nature and currently lives in Japan, where he is working on several new projects, including a book of illustrated stories with Yoshika Nagata.

Ron Drummond

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