The Time Traveler's Almanac

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The Time Traveler's Almanac

By Ann VanderMeer (Editor); Jeff VanderMeer (Editor); Tessa Kum (Contribution by)

Tor Books, Hardcover, 9780765374219, 948pp.

Publication Date: March 18, 2014

Description

"The Time Traveler's Almanac" is the largest and most definitive collection of time travel stories ever assembled. Gathered into one volume by intrepid chrononauts and world-renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, this book compiles more than a century's worth of literary travels into the past and the future that will serve to reacquaint readers with beloved classics of the time travel genre and introduce them to thrilling contemporary innovations.

This marvelous volume includes nearly seventy journeys through time from authors such as Douglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, William Gibson, Ursula K. Le Guin, George R. R. Martin, Michael Moorcock, H. G. Wells, and Connie Willis, as well as helpful non-fiction articles original to this volume (such as Charles Yu's "Top Ten Tips For Time Travelers").

In fact, this book is like a time machine of its very own, covering millions of years of Earth's history from the age of the dinosaurs through to strange and fascinating futures, spanning the ages from the beginning of time to its very end. "The Time Traveler's Almanac" is the ultimate anthology for the time traveler in "your" life.



About the Author
ANN VANDERMEER is the Hugo Award winning former editor of "Weird Tales "magazine and has worked with her husband, Hugo nominated and World Fantasy Award winning writer JEFF VANDERMEER on the genre-defining anthologies "The New Weird," "Steampunk," and "The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities," and the World Fantasy Award winning "The Weird." They live in Tallahassee, Florida."


Praise For The Time Traveler's Almanac

A new anthology from the editors of The Weird (Winner of the World Fantasy Award and British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology, Publishers Weekly Top 10 SF&F Books of 2012, Amazon Top 10 SF&F Books of 2012)

“No popular-fiction library should not have this treasure trove.”
—Booklist, starred review on The Weird

“This standard-setting compilation is a deeply affectionate and respectful history of speculative fiction’s blurry edges, and its stunning diversity, excellent quality, and extremely reasonable price point will entice a wide variety of readers—including those who think they don’t like ‘weird.’”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review on The Weird



NPR
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014

The new Time Traveler's Almanac is a vast collection of chronological chronicles. Co-editor Ann VanderMeer says she was surprised to find that most time travelers just want to fix their love lives. More at NPR.org

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