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Award-winning editor Paula Guran presents a diverse reprint anthology collecting classic myths and legends, retold by today’s top fantasy writers.

Myths and legends are the oldest of stories, part of our collective consciousness, and the source from which all fiction flows. Full of magic, supernatural powers, monsters, heroes, epic journeys, strange worlds, and vast imagin
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Paperback, 456 pages
Published May 14th 2019 by Night Shade
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This is a reprint anthology (with one original story) of modern variations on old myths. It was good to see some non-European myths included, from China, Africa, and other parts. These are reliable authors. I picked this up to cherry-pick authors I enjoy - Neil Gaiman, Elizabeth Hand, Ann Leckie, Yoon Ha Lee, Nisi Shawl, Mary Rickert, Rachel Swirsky, Ken Liu. I had already read the stories by Catherynne Valente and Sofia Samatar. The editor, Paula Guran, provides a helpful introduction that desc ...more
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Paula Guran is senior editor for Prime Books. She edited the Juno fantasy imprint from its small press inception through its incarnation as an imprint of Pocket Books. She is also senior editor of Prime's soon-to-launch digital imprint Masque Books. Guran edits the annual Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror series as well as a growing number of other anthologies. In an earlier life she produced we ...more