Imagine an infinite number of universes, an infinite number of parallel Earths. Time isn't always constant, some have space-travel, other realities are blending and invading others. These represent my favorite (and little explored) possibilities inside science fiction.
In this collection of twenty stories, fifteen have a unique riff on inter-reality travel, communication, or merging. A couple won major awards like the Hugo. Even if you don't normally go for short stories, if you like cross-reality traffic, you'll enjoy this collection.
Stories Included: Paranoid Fantasy #1, Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers, A Flying Saucer with Minnesota Plates, An Infinity of Karen, The Drifter, Storm Trooper, One-Shot, "Truth, Justice, and the American Way," Real Time, New Works, One Night at a Local Bar, Science Fiction, Watching New York Melt (with Julie Evans), Monster Kidnaps Girl at Mad Scientist's Command!, Windwagon Smith and the Martians, The Rune and the Dragon, The Palace of the al-Tir al-Abtan, The Final Folly of Captain Dancy, After the Dragon is Dead.
A book I'm glad to own.