by Joan Slonczewski
Creatures that evolved with
triplex DNA and exotic amino acids.
A world so alien that only
children can be lifeshaped to live there . . . .
York Times SF List, 1998
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Door into Ocean, Campbell Award
winner, the Sharers develop symbiotic bacteria
to help them breathe and swim underwater.
They engineer flying fish
and other exotic organisms on their
planet, covered entirely by ocean.
To be reissued
this fall by Tor Books
The ocean world a thousand years later
Elysium -- floating cities of "immortals,"
whose machines keep them forever young.
But what if the the machines wake up,
and demand "human rights"?
In The Wall
around Eden, polyhedral aliens with free-floating
infrared "eyes" save humans from destruction--by
them in inside-out four-dimensional
biospheres. But what happens
when the infrared "eyes" take up with the humans?