Federations by Doug Beason, Mary Rosenblum, John Joseph Adams, Catherynne M. Valente, S.L. Gilbow, Trent Hergenrader, John C. Wright, George Guthridge, Harry Turtledove, Genevieve Valentine, Jeremiah Tolbert, James Alan Gardner, Robert Silverberg, Alastair Reynolds, Yoon Ha Lee, L.E. Modesitt Jr., Lois McMaster Bujold, Alan Dean Foster, George R.R. Martin, Orson Scott Card, Georgina Li, Anne McCaffrey, Allen M. Steele, Robert J. Sawyer, Kevin J. Anderson, K. Tempest Bradford

379 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction science fiction short stories adventurous slow-paced


From Star Trek to Star Wars, from Dune to Foundation, science fiction has a rich history of exploring the idea of vast intergalactic societies, and the challenges facing those living in or trying to manage such societies. The stories in Federation...

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