Eleven fictional experiments in genetic engineering...

In this thought-provoking anthology, eleven cutting-edge science fiction writers explore both the promise and peril of genetic engineering.

"The Invisible Country" by Paul J. McAuley
"The Kindly Isle" by Frederik Pohl
"Chaff" by Greg Egan
"Stable Strategies for Middle Management" by Eileen Gunn
"Good With Rice" by John Brunner
"Sunken Gardens" by Bruce Sterling
"The Other Shore" by J. R. Dunn
"Written in Blood" by Chris Lawson
"The Pipes of Pan" by Brian Stableford
"Whiptail" by Robert Reed
"A Planet Named Shayol" by Cordwainer Smith

Cover Art by Walter Velez

This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental.

First printing, January 2001

Printed in the United States of America

eISBN: 978-1-62579-146-7

Copyright 2013 by Gardner Dozois and Jack Dann

All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form.

Electronic version by Baen Books