Made to Order: Robots and Revolution

Made to Order: Robots and Revolution

Made to Order: Robots and Revolution

Made to Order: Robots and Revolution


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A cutting-edge anthology, published on the 100th anniversary of the word “Robot”, exploring the possibilities and place of robots in society going forwards.

100 years after Karel Capek coined the word, “robots” are an everyday idea, and the inspiration for countless stories in books, film, TV and games.

They are often among the least privileged, most unfairly used of us, and the more robots are like humans, the more interesting they become. This collection of stories is where robots stand in for us, where both we and they are disadvantaged, and where hope and optimism shines through.

Including stories by: Brooke Bolander · John Chu · Daryl Gregory · Peter F. Hamilton · Saad Z. Hossain · Rich Larson · Ken Liu · Ian R. Macleod · Annalee Newitz · Tochi Onyebuchi · Suzanne Palmer · Sarah Pinsker · Vina Jie-Min Prasad · Alastair Reynolds · Sofia Samatar · Peter Watts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781087879
Publisher: Solaris
Publication date: 03/17/2020
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 671,646
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Strahan is a World Fantasy Award award-winning editor, anthologist, and podcaster. He has edited more than 70 books, is reviews editor for Locus, a consulting editor for, and co-host and producer of the Hugo-nominated Coode Street Podcast.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Making the Other We Need, Jonathan Strahan
  • A Guide for Working Breeds, Vina Jie-Min Prasad
  • Test 4 Echo, Peter Watts
  • The Endless, Saad Z. Hossain
  • Brother Rifle, Daryl Gregory
  • The Hurt Pattern, Tochi Onyebuchi
  • Idols, Ken Liu
  • Bigger Fish, Sarah Pinsker
  • Sonnie’s Union, Peter F. Hamilton
  • Dancing with Death, John Chu
  • Polished Performance, Alastair Reynolds
  • An Elephant Never Forgets, Rich Larson
  • The Translator, Annalee Newitz
  • Sin Eater, Ian R. MacLeod
  • Fairy Tales for Robots, Sofia Samatar
  • Chiaroscuro in Red, Suzanne Palmer
  • A Glossary of Radicalization, Brooke Bolander
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