Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

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Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

by John Joseph Adams

Night Shade Books | August 9, 2013 | Trade Paperback

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Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon — these are our guides through the Wastelands... From the Book of Revelations to The Road Warrior; from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. Gathering together the best post-apocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today’s most renowned authors of speculative fiction, including George R.R. Martin, Gene Wolfe, Orson Scott Card, Carol Emshwiller, Jonathan Lethem, Octavia E. Butler, and Stephen King, Wastelands explores the scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means to remain human in the wake of Armageddon.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 pages, 8.67 × 6.1 × 0.92 in

Published: August 9, 2013

Publisher: Night Shade Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1597801054

ISBN - 13: 9781597801058

Found in: Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

by John Joseph Adams

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 pages, 8.67 × 6.1 × 0.92 in

Published: August 9, 2013

Publisher: Night Shade Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1597801054

ISBN - 13: 9781597801058

About the Book

Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, theharbingers of Armageddon these are our guides through the Wastelands...From the Book of Revelations to The Road Warrior; from ACanticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imaginedthe end of the world, weaving tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity.Gathering together the best post-apocalyptic literature of the last two decadesfrom many of today's most renowned authors of speculative fiction, including George R.R. Martin, Gene Wolfe, Orson Scott Card, Carol Emshwiller, Jonathan Lethem, Octavia E. Butler, and Stephen King, Wastelands exploresthe scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means toremain human in the wake of Armageddon

From the Publisher

Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon — these are our guides through the Wastelands... From the Book of Revelations to The Road Warrior; from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. Gathering together the best post-apocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today’s most renowned authors of speculative fiction, including George R.R. Martin, Gene Wolfe, Orson Scott Card, Carol Emshwiller, Jonathan Lethem, Octavia E. Butler, and Stephen King, Wastelands explores the scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means to remain human in the wake of Armageddon.

About the Author

JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS is the best-selling editor of numerous anthologies, including The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination, Armored, Brave New Worlds, Wastelands, and The Living Dead. Called “the reigning king of the anthology world” by Barnes & Noble, John is a winner of the Hugo Award (for which he has been nominated eight times) and is a six-time World Fantasy Award finalist. John is also the editor and publisher of the digital magazines Lightspeed and Nightmare, and is a producer for Wired’s The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast.