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instincts of cows. In short, morons. So it isn’t all that special, this NOO YAWK of ours. And yet. And yet and yet and yet. Maybe there’s something to it. Hard to believe, hard to admit, pain-in-the-ass place that it is, bunch of arrogant ...more

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This is a terrific anthology, edited by the late, great Gardner Dozois. It’s long too, chock full of stories by many different, and very diverse, authors, so you’ll get plenty of bang for your buck.

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