The Best Alternate History Stories of the Twentieth Century
(Del Rey, 2001) is an anthology edited by Harry Turtledove
with Martin H. Greenberg. It contains fourteen works of alternate history
, secret history, and/or science fiction
including Turtledove's own "Islands in the Sea
- Kim Stanley Robinson, "The Lucky Strike"
- Nicholas A. DiChario, "The Winterberry" (secret history)
- Harry Turtledove, "Islands in the Sea"
- Susan Shwartz, "Suppose They Gave a Peace"
- Larry Niven, "All the Myriad Ways"
- Greg Bear, "Through Road No Whither"
- Gregory Benford, "Manassas, Again"
- Jack L. Chalker, "Dance Band on the Titanic"
- Ward Moore, Bring the Jubilee (shorter novella version)
- Poul Anderson, "Eutopia"
- William Sanders, "The Undiscovered"
- Bruce Sterling & Lewis Shiner, "Mozart in Mirrorshades"
- Allen Steele, "The Death of Captain Future" (futuristic space opera with no alternate history)
- Brad Linaweaver, "Moon of Ice" (shorter novella version)