Think Like a Dinosaur

And Other Stories

By James Patrick Kelly
(Golden Gryphon Press, Paperback, 9781930846203, 275pp.)

Publication Date: September 2003

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This first major retrospective collects James Patrick Kelly's finest short fiction and includes a dazzling array of work, from hard science fiction and "Twilight Zone--inspired fantasies to stark futuristic horror. The grim fable "Pogrom" presents a near-futuristic scenario in which internecine warfare has broken out between the aging boomer generation and a youthful dispossessed proletariat who must support them. The landmark novella "Mr. Boy" is the inventive tale of a genetically stunted 12-year-old who literally lives inside his mother, who has turned herself into a three-quarter-scale model of the Statue of Liberty. The now-famous title story, "Think Like a Dinosaur," is a tale of a transporter beam maintained by aliens, through which humanity can visit the stars.

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