This new edition of Brian Aldiss's classic anthology brings
together a diverse selection of science fiction spanning over sixty
years, from Isaac Asimov's 'Nightfall', first published in 1941, to
the 2006 story 'Friends in Need' by Eliza Blair.
Poet, playwright, critic, fiction and science-fiction writer Brian Aldiss was born in 1925 in Dereham, Norfolk, and is the author of more than seventy-five books. He lives in Oxford and was awarded an OBE in 2005 for Services to Literature.