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John Joseph Adams
John Joseph Adams is the series editor of BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY. He is also the bestselling editor of many other anthologies, such as ROBOT UPRISINGS, DEAD MAN'S HAND, OZ REIMAGINED, THE MAD SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, EPIC: LEGENDS OF FANTASY, OTHER WORLDS THAN... show more



John Joseph Adams is the series editor of BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY. He is also the bestselling editor of many other anthologies, such as ROBOT UPRISINGS, DEAD MAN'S HAND, OZ REIMAGINED, THE MAD SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, EPIC: LEGENDS OF FANTASY, OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE, ARMORED, UNDER THE MOONS OF MARS, BRAVE NEW WORLDS, WASTELANDS, THE LIVING DEAD, THE LIVING DEAD 2, BY BLOOD WE LIVE, FEDERATIONS, THE IMPROBABLE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, and THE WAY OF THE WIZARD. He has been called "the reigning king of the anthology world" by Barnes & Noble, and he is a two-time winner of the Hugo Award (and has been nominated ten times) and a seven-time finalist for the World Fantasy Award. He is also the editor and publisher of LIGHTSPEED and NIGHTMARE, and is a producer for WIRED's THE GEEK'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY podcast. Recent anthologies include THE END IS NIGH (March 2014), THE END IS NOW (September 2014), THE END HAS COME (March 2015), LOOSED UPON THE WORLD (Saga, 2015), OPERATION ARCANA (Baen, 2015), PRESS START TO PLAY (Vintage, 2015), WASTELANDS 2 (Titan Books, 2015), and WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT? (Saga, 2016). In addition to his work in short fiction, he is now also the editor of John Joseph Adams Books, a new science fiction and fantasy imprint from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Find him online at johnjosephadams.com and on Twitter @JohnJosephAdams.

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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 5 months ago
Climate Change Fiction anthology that is horribly plausible, deeply frightening and that fills me with guilt about the mess the generation now in school will inherit from us. “Loosed Upon The World” is a collection of twenty-six short stories that imagine our future in a wo...
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Chris' Fish Place rated it 8 months ago
A little while ago, Donald Trump mentioned how colleges and universities could use their funding if they didn’t embrace freedom of speech and have challenged the beliefs of too many students. I think we are meant to read that as student republicans. On one hand, I can see the reason for making sure ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 9 months ago
Wow. What a great collection. I didn't give any story less than four stars. Some stories resonated with me very much because some of them read as things that could totally happen in a year or less with the ways things are going on in the United States right now. Other stories had a very strong fanta...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 2 years ago
Anthology. I'm going to read each author's work in this triptych. Starting with Volume 1, then Volume 2 and lastly Volume 3. I'm hoping that each story will give an extension of the beginning story. 3.79 stars average1. Bannerless by Carrie Vaughn. Fantastic story. Dystopian investigator finds out w...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 2 years ago
Anthology. I'm going to reach each author's work in this triptych. Starting with Volume 1, then Volume 2 and lastly Volume 3. I'm hoping that each story will give an extension of the beginning story. 3.85 stars average. A lot of really great stories in this anthology1. Herd Immunity by Tananarive Du...
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