Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold by Jeff VanderMeer, Jane Yolen, Catherynne M. Valente, Octavia Cade, Margo Lanagan, Rachel Swirsky, Kirstyn McDermott, Peter S. Beagle, Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Bear, Holly Black, Peter Straub, Priya Sharma, Paula Guran, Gene Wolfe, Charles de Lint, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Nalo Hopkinson, Gardner Dozois, Yoon Ha Lee, Tanith Lee, Veronica Schanoes, Theodora Goss, Kelly Link, Shveta Thakrar, Steve Duffy, Ken Liu, Richard Bowes, Neil Gaiman, Angela Slatter

496 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

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Once upon a time, the stories that came to be known as “fairy tales” were cultivated to entertain adults more than children; it was only later that they were tamed and pruned into less thorny versions intended for youngsters. But in truth, they ha...

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