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Well, this was a disappointment. There were only a handful of excellent stories. Most are just "meh." One good point in it's favor -- the cover image actually refers to a story in the anthology. Many sci-fi or speculative fiction anthologies just use a generic "spacey" image. The intro by Asimov is peculiar -- he seemed really pissed off that he has to write one. I also was disappointed to see so many typos in my edition. (I'm sure it was BLOCK and tackle and not BLACK and tackle, for example.) ...more
Martin Harry Greenberg was an American academic and speculative fiction anthologist. In all, he compiled 1,298 anthologies and commissioned over 8,200 original short stories. He founded Tekno Books, a packager of more than 2000 published books. In addition, he was a co-founder of the Sci-Fi Channel.More about Martin H. Greenberg...