An Alternate History of the 21st Century: Stories | William Shunn

An Alternate History of the 21st Century: Stories

Chapbook originally published by Spilt Milk Press with an introduction by Cory Doctorow and illustrations by Mattias Adolfsson, Summer 2007. Reprinted in ebook format by Sinister Regard Publishers, 3 September 2019.

A collection of six near-future SF stories—two of which have never before seen print—spanning the breadth of both William Shunn's career and a fictional 21st century. Includes an introduction by Cory Doctorow and illustrations by Mattias Adolfsson. Available now for only five bucks, including US shipping!

"William Shunn is one of those SF writers who, because they specialize in short fiction, are not given quite the recognition they deserve—no novels, no mass-market publication, so only the plaudits of the cognoscenti of the short form. Yet Shunn is a fine writer; ingenious, stylish, closely in touch with current global trends and expert in producing thought-provoking near-future SF, and at last he has a collection to show off that keen ability, even if it is only of chapbook length. [It] contains six stories, including two impressive original novelettes."
—Nick Gevers, Locus
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