Sunday, February 06, 2011

The Rough Guide to Space Opera: Jonathan Strahan - Blue Tyson

Jonathan Strahan is an editor of science fiction and fantasy, first producing the magazine Eidolon, then some Year's Beast Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy volumes, and now has many other considerable books to his credit, including four volumes of a Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the year series of his own. He has edited a number of anthologies of great subgenre interest.




The New Space Opera and its sequel are original anthologies designed to deliver stories influenced by the style of writing termed New Space Opera from the nineties onward.

New Space Opera : Saving Tiamaat – Gwyneth Jones
New Space Opera : Verthandi’s Ring – Ian McDonald
New Space Opera : Hatch – Robert Reed
New Space Opera : Winning Peace – Paul J. McAuley
New Space Opera : Glory – Greg Egan
New Space Opera : Maelstrom – Kage Baker
New Space Opera : Blessed by an Angel – Peter F. Hamilton
New Space Opera : Who’s Afraid of Wolf 359? – Ken MacLeod
New Space Opera : The Valley of the Gardens – Tony Daniel
New Space Opera : Dividing the Sustain – James Patrick Kelly
New Space Opera : Minla’s Flowers – Alastair Reynolds
New Space Opera : Splinters of Glass – Mary Rosenblum
New Space Opera : Remembrance – Stephen Baxter
New Space Opera : The Emperor and the Maula – Robert Silverberg
New Space Opera : The Worm Turns – Gregory Benford
New Space Opera : Send Them Flowers – Walter Jon Williams
New Space Opera : Art of War – Nancy Kress
New Space Opera : Muse of Fire – Dan Simmons

New Space Opera 2 : Utriusque Cosmi – Robert Charles Wilson
New Space Opera 2 : The Island – Peter Watts
New Space Opera 2 : Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance – John Kessel
New Space Opera 2 : To Go Boldly – Cory Doctorow
New Space Opera 2 : The Lost Princess Man – John Barnes
New Space Opera 2 : Defect – Kristine Kathryn Rusch
New Space Opera 2 : To Raise A Mutiny Betwixt Yourselves – Jay Lake
New Space Opera 2 : Shell Game – Neal Asher
New Space Opera 2 : Punctuality – Garth Nix
New Space Opera 2 : Inevitable – Sean Williams
New Space Opera 2 : Join The Navy and See the Worlds – Bruce Sterling
New Space Opera 2 : Fearless Space Pirates of the Outer Rings – Bill Willingham
New Space Opera 2 : From the Heart – John Meaney
New Space Opera 2 : Chameleons – Elizabeth Moon
New Space Opera 2 : The Tenth Muse – Tad Williams
New Space Opera 2 : Cracklegrackle – Justina Robson
New Space Opera 2 : The Tale of the Wicked – John Scalzi
New Space Opera 2 : Catastrophe Baker and a Canticle for Leibowitz – Mike Resnick
New Space Opera 2 : The Far End of History – John C. Wright

This is a rare beast, a novella anthology with several great stories.

Godlike Machines : Return to Titan - Stephen Baxter
Godlike Machines : There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow/Now is the Best Time of Your Life - Cory Doctorow
Godlike Machines : Hot Rock - Greg Egan
Godlike Machines : Alone - Robert Reed
Godlike Machines : Troika - Alastair Reynolds
Godlike Machines : A Glimpse of the Marvellous Structure [and the Threat it Entails] - Sean Williams



The New Space Opera Discussion has a link to the editor's discussion with some authors and others about New Space Opera, capitalised version.



The New Space Opera

The New Space Opera 2


The New Space Opera Discussion

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