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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gardner Dozois, Jonathan Strahan Narrator: Carrington MacDuffie, Caroline Shaffer, Paul Michael Garcia, Tom Weiner, Cat Gould, Tom Taylorson, Peter Macon, Carlos Lopez, Kevin Kenerly, Pamela Garelick, Erica Sullivan, Tristan Morris Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2013 ISBN: 9781482913897
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This dazzling anthology includes epic interstellar adventures, tales of space and wonder, from some of the brightest names in science fiction. Authors include

Kage Baker
Stephen Baxter
Gregory Benford
Tony Daniel
Greg Egan
Peter F. Hamilton
Gwyneth Jones
James Patrick Kelly
Nancy Kress
Ken Macleod
Paul J. McAuley
Ian McDonald
Robert Reed
Alastair Reynolds
Mary Rosenblum
Robert Silverberg
Dan Simmons
Walter Jon Williams

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Inside the science fiction I love the best, there is a rip-roaring space opera just waiting to take me for a ride. This anthology is a reminder of why science fiction captured the hearts and minds of generations of readers.”

    Orson Scott Card

  • “Dozois and Strahan bring together some of the finest writers in the field.”

    Vernor Vinge, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Highly recommended!”

    Greg Bear, New York Times bestselling author

  • “In sheer breathtaking, mind-expanding scope, this collection…delivers hours of exhilarating reading.”

    Booklist

  • “One of the best anthologies ever assembled by this most prolific of science fiction editors.”

    Joe Haldeman, Hugo Award–winning author of The Forever War

  • “The new space opera shares with the old the interstellar sweep of events and exotic locales, but Dozois and Strahan’s all-original anthology shows how the genre’s purveyors have updated it, with rigorous science, well-drawn characters, and excellent writing.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Dynamic and exciting, The New Space Opera is…an essential road map to the cutting edge of SF today.”

    Charles Stross, Hugo Award–winning author

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About the Author

Gardner Dozois, one of the most acclaimed editors in science fiction, has won the Hugo Award for Best Professional Editor fifteen times. He was the editor of Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine for twenty years, is the editor of the Year’s Best Science Fiction anthologies, and is coeditor of the Warriors anthologies, Songs of the Dying Earth, and many others. As a writer, Dozois twice won the Nebula Award for Best Short Story. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About the Narrators

Carrington MacDuffie is a voice actor and recording artist who has narrated over two hundred audiobooks, received numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards, and has been a frequent finalist for the Audie Award, including for her original audiobook, Many Things Invisible. Alongside her narration work, she has released a new album of original songs, Only an Angel.

Caroline Shaffer is an AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator. A former company member at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for nineteen years, she received an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater.

Paul Michael Garcia, an AudioFile Earphones Award winner and former company member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, received his classical training in theater from Southern Oregon University, where he worked as an actor, director, and designer.

Tom Weiner, a dialogue director and voice artist best known for his roles in video games and television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Transformers, is an Earphones Award winner and Audie Award finalist. He is a former member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Tom Taylorson is a three-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award. He is a Chicago-based actor with over a decade of stage experience. In that time he also built a voice-over career and now primarily works as a voice actor. He is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia College Chicago, teaching voice-over for interactive media.

Peter Macon is an Emmy Award–winning actor. He has spent three seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and has had roles in various films and television shows, including Dexter, Law & Order, Without a Trace, Supernatural, and The Shield.

Kevin Kenerly is an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator. He earned a BA at Olivet College. A longtime member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, he has acted in fifteen seasons, playing dozens of roles.

Pamela Garelick was born in England. She acted in fringe theater there before coming to the United States, where she has worked as a voice-over artist in television and radio and as an audiobook narrator. Now living and working in Greece, she records, translates, and edits voice-overs from all over the world as well as narrating audiobooks in a small studio in her Mediterranean garden. She also paints silk clothing, bakes for the local cafés, and teaches newcomers the Greek language.

Erica Sullivan is a professional actress of both stage and screen and holds her MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Currently a company member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, she has performed in New York and regionally with such companies as the Lincoln Center, Soho Repertory Theatre, and New Dramatists. She makes her home in Ashland, OR with her family.

Tristan Morris hails from Seattle, Washington, and currently lives in Denver, Colorado. He received his MFA in acting from the New School for Drama in New York City after studying theater and philosophy at Pacific Lutheran University. His work as a voice actor began in 2011 after training with master teachers Scott Brick, Pat Fraley, and Nancy Wolfson. Tristan works in New York City and Denver creating new theatrical works.