Science Fiction

  • Beggars and Choosers Beggars and ChoosersIn Beggars and Choosers, Kress returns to the same future world created in her earlier work, an America strangely altered by genetic modifications. Millions of ordinary people are supported by the efforts of the handsome and intellectually superior gene-modified, who are in turn ... Read more
  • Beggars In Spain Beggars in SpainLeisha Camden is genetically engineered to not need sleep. So are sixteen other children in the United States, and they are just the beginning. But the Sleepless represent a challenge to the social order: Their extra daily time and extended life span confer ... Read more
  • Trinity and Other Stories Trinity and Other Stories"Explanations Inc.," Kress' wonderful reply to those who insist on ultimate rationality, is just one of the ideas presented in this gourmet delicacy of a book. The stories concern basic human perceptions and desires; their simple twists neatly reveal the confusion of the ... Read more