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More human than human : stories of androids, robots, and manufactured humanity / edited by Neil Clarke.

Clarke, Neil, 1966- (editor.). Bear, Elizabeth. Dolly. (Added Author). Lowachee, Karin. A good home. (Added Author). McDonald, Ian, 1960- Djinn's wife. (Added Author). Finegold, Robert B. And the ends of the Earth for thy possession. (Added Author). Yang, JY. Patterns of a murmuration, in billions of data points. (Added Author). Barnes, John, 1957- Birds and the bees and the gasoline trees. (Added Author). VanderMeer, Jeff. Fixing Hanover. (Added Author). Swirsky, Rachel. Grand jeté (the great leap) (Added Author). Christopher, Adam, 1978- Brisk money. (Added Author). Johanabas, Fadzlishah. Act of faith. (Added Author). Liu, Ken, 1976- (translator.). Liu, Ken, 1976- Caretaker. (Added Author). McDonald, Sandra, 1966- Seven sexy cowboy robots. (Added Author). Lange, Sue. We, robots. (Added Author). Ashby, Madeline. Education of junior number 12. (Added Author). Xia, Jia, 1984- A hundred ghosts parade tonight. (Added Author). McAuley, Paul J. Man. (Added Author). Cooper, Brenda, 1960- Robot's girl. (Added Author). Tobler, E. Catherine. .identity. (Added Author). Reed, Robert, 1956- American cheetah. (Added Author). Kritzer, Naomi. Artifice. (Added Author). Valentine, Genevieve. Small medicine. (Added Author). Valente, Catherynne M., 1979- Silently and very fast. (Added Author). Doctorow, Cory. I, Robot. (Added Author). Stross, Charles. Bit rot. (Added Author). Reynolds, Alastair, 1966- Angels of ashes. (Added Author). Tidhar, Lavie. Old dispensation. (Added Author). Shoemaker, Martin L. Today I am Paul. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781597809146
  • ISBN: 1597809144
  • Physical Description: xii, 659 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Night Shade Books, [2017]

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Contents: Dolly / Elizabeth Bear-- A good home / Karin Lowachee -- The djinn's wife / Ian McDonald -- And the ends of the Earth for thy possession / Robert B. Finegold, M.D. -- Patterns of a murmuration, in billions of data points / Jy Yang -- The birds and the bees and the gasoline trees / John Barnes -- Fixing Hanover / Jeff Vandermeer -- Grand jeté (the great leap) / Rachel Swirsky -- Brisk money / Adam Christopher -- Act of faith / Fadzlishah Johanabas -- The caretaker / Ken Liu -- Seven sexy cowboy robots / Sandra McDonald -- We, robots / Sue Lange -- The education of junior number 12 / Madeline Ashby -- A hundred ghosts parade tonight / Xia Jia -- The man / Paul McAuley -- The robot's girl / Brenda Cooper -- .identity / E. Catherine Tobler -- American cheetah / Robert Reed -- Artifice / Naomi Kritzer -- Small medicine / Genevieve Valentine -- Silently and very fast / Catherynne M. Valente -- I, robot / Cory Doctorow -- Bit rot / Charles Stross -- Angels of ashes / Alastair Reynolds -- The old dispensation / Lavie Tidhar -- Today I am Paul / Martin L. Shoemaker.
Summary, etc.: The short stories in More human than human demonstrate the depth and breadth of artificial humanity in contemporary science fiction. Issues of passing, of what it is to be human, of autonomy and slavery and oppression, and yes, the hubris of creation; these ideas have fascinated us for at least two hundred years, and this selection of stories demonstrates why it is such an alluring and recurring conceit.
Subject: Science fiction.
Androids > Fiction.
Robots > Fiction.
Humanity > Fiction.
Human beings > Fiction.
Artificial intelligence > Fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) > Fiction.
FICTION / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies.
FICTION / Science Fiction / Cyberpunk.
FICTION / Science Fiction / Genetic Engineering.
Genre: Science fiction.
Short stories.
Science fiction.

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