When mankind moves out to the stars, the colonists of the future will remake the worlds they inhabit in their image. Included here are twenty stories from the most imaginative writers in the field, including:
Poul Anderson * Stephen Baxter * Gregory Benford * Arthur C. Clarke * Greg Egan * Joe Haldeman * Philip Jennings * William H. Kieth * Geoffrey A. Landis * Ian McDonald * Richard McKenna * Laura Mixon * G. David Nordley * Robert Reed * Kim Stanley Robinson * Pamela Sargent * Cordwainer Smith * Bruce Sterling * John Varley * Roger Zelazny
These are the stories of the explorers and pioneers who transform their destinations in the image of their distant home--exciting tales of alien landscapes and the struggle to make them suit human desires.
Hugo-winner Gardner Dozois offers a sizable anthology of classic tales of man's efforts to remake other worlds in Earth's image: Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming. Contributors of these vivid visions of space colonies include Arthur C. Clarke, Pamela Sargent, Poul Anderson and Kim Stanley Robinson.