Little Dystopias by Kyle AisteachLittle Dystopias by Kyle Aisteach

Little Dystopias

byKyle Aisteach

Paperback | October 13, 2015

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Kyle Aisteach is one of the most promising new speculative fiction writers to emerge this decade. We present here 17 of his stories – 8 never before published – along with captivating essays that take a look behind the magic (and the science). This collection includes: "Another Generation's Problems," "Clockman," "Eternal Love," "Eternity Undone," "A Fairy Tale," "Final Voices," "The Folklorist's Notebook," "Man of Water," "Nobody Watches," "Nobody’s Ancestor," "Pressure and the Argument Tree," "Promised," "The Survivors' Menagerie," "Too Close for Comfort," "Unforgivable," "Ward and Protector," and "The Wrong Dog."

"Little Dystopias is a fascinating collection of short speculative fiction and short nonfiction that explores the overlap between what Einstein called "thought experiments" and what Michel de Montaigne meant by essais. Highly recommended." -- Howard V. Hendrix

Little Dystopias is a fascinating and eclectic mix of science fiction, essay, and sheer experimentation.  The stories brim with high-concept SFnal ideas and characters that will touch your heart and stay with you for a long time. This first collection makes Kyle Aisteach a writer to watch.” -- Robin Wayne Bailey

Title:Little DystopiasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.57 inPublished:October 13, 2015Publisher:Kyle James KellerLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943305013

ISBN - 13:9781943305018


Table of Contents

'That One' - An Essay'Too Close for Comfort' - A Short Story'Research Fail' - An Essay'The Survivors' Menagerie' - A Novelette'Little Dystopias' - An Essay'Pressure and the Argument Tree' - A Short Story'Breaking Rules' - An Essay'Final Voices' - A Short Story'The Real Wrong Dog' - An Essay'The Wrong Dog' - A Short Story'Taking Chances' - An Essay'Eternal Love' - A Short Story'Slushpile Nightmares' - An Essay'Clockman' - A Narrative'I Blame Ann Leckie' - An Essay'A Fairy Tale' - A Novelette'This Is My Story' - An Essay'Nobody's Ancestor' - A Short Story'Changing Visions' - An Essay'Eternity Undone' - A Short Story'Tabloid Weird' - An Essay'Promised' - A Short Story'Ideas Aren't the Hard Part' - An Essay'Unforgivable' - A Short Story'Interesting' - An Essay'The Folklorist's Notebook' - A Short Story'All the Tropes' - An Essay'Another Generation's Problems' - A Short Story'Writing What You Know' - An Essay'Ward and Protector' - A Short Story'Do I Make You Uncomfortable?' - An Essay'Nobody Watches' - A Short Story'Revisions' - An Essay'Man of Water' - A Short Story