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The New Space Opera 2 by Gardner R. Dozois
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Jul 07, 2010

really liked it
Read from July 07 to 12, 2010

This is kind of a mixed bag of short stories. Most of the authors here are well established SF writers, and they generally created very engaging worlds, though I found the plots and characters somewhat more lackluster. Standouts included "The Island" by Peter Watts, "To Raise a Mutiny Betwixt Yourselves" by Jay Lake (great universe and characters, somewhat flat story), and the hilarious "Catastrophe Baker and a Canticle for Leibowitz" by Mike Resnick. Overall very enjoyable, if somewhat uneven and not particularly deep.
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