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Contents include: Intro / The Monkey Wrench by Gordon R. Dickson / The First Men by Howard Fast / Counterfeit by Alan E. Nourse / The Greater Thing by Tom Godwin / Build Up Logically by Howard Schoenfeld / The Liberation of Earth by William Tenn / An Alien Agony by Harry Harrison / The Tunnel Under the World by Frederik Pohl / The Store of the Worlds by Robert Sheckley / J ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published 1968 by Penguin Books (first published 1963)
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Conor Bateman
May 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Frederik Pohl's The Tunnel under the World was the standout story in what was a very eclectic bunch of mid-century science fiction. William Tenn's brutally funny The Liberation of Earth, and Robert Sheckley's brutally abrupt The Store of the Worlds were also highlights.

For what it's worth, the Asimov struck me as the weakest; though fairly similar to the Dickson story that opens the book, in that it was fixated on a machine learning problem, Jokester felt tossed off, a trait that stood out in a
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Brian Wilson Aldiss was one of the most important voices in science fiction writing today. He wrote his first novel while working as a bookseller in Oxford. Shortly afterwards he wrote his first work of science fiction and soon gained international recognition. Adored for his innovative lite
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