Table of Contents

Introduction:
The Writer as Philosopher
by Gregory Benford

The Word Sweep

Starcrossed

The Eichmann Variations

This Life and Later Ones

The City of Thought and Steel

Gödel's Doom

Lenin in Odessa

Sacred Fire

Stooges

Bridge of Silence

Swift Thoughts

The Idea Trap

Behind the Night

Wound the Wind

Rope of Glass

In the Distance,
and Ahead in Time

Lesser Beasts

The Number of the Sand

Let Time Shape

Shrinkers & Movers

Augie

The Last Science Fiction Story
of the 20th Century

Catch the Sleep Ship:
The First Science Fiction Story
of the 21st Century

The Holdouts


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