"The Things That Make Me Weak and Strange Get Engineered Away"

Title"The Things That Make Me Weak and Strange Get Engineered Away"
Year for Search2008
AuthorsDoctorow, Cory [Efram](b. 1971)
Date Published2008
KeywordsCanadian author, English author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia seen through the eyes of someone who has been a secular monk living inside a walled compound for sixteen years who has to go out into the world of an authoritarian dystopia where everyone must conform to unstated rules.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Year’s Best SF 14. Ed. David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer (New York: Eos, 2009), 202-46 with an editors’ note on 201; in Unplugged: The Web’s Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy: 2008 Download. Ed. Rich Horton ([Stirling, NJ]: Wyrm Publishing, 2009), 256-95; and in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 197-228.

URLhttp://www.tor.com/2008/08/06/weak-and-strange/
Holding Institutions

Merril

Author Note

The author (b. 1971) was born and raised in Canada, lived for many years in England and became a U. K. citizen, and moved to the U. S. in 2015.

Full Text

2008 Doctorow, Cory [Efram] (b. 1971). “The Things That Make Me Weak and Strange Get Engineered Away.” http://www. tor.com/2008/08/06/weak-and-strange/ Rpt. in Year’s Best SF 14. Ed. David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer (New York: Eos, 2009), 202-46 with an editors’ note on 201; in Unplugged: The Web’s Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy: 2008 Download. Ed. Rich Horton ([Stirling, NJ]: Wyrm Publishing, 2009), 256-95; and in Brave New Worlds. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2011), 197-228; 2nd ed. as Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories. Ed. John Joseph Adams (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2012), 197-228. Merril, PSt

Dystopia seen through the eyes of someone who has been a secular monk living inside a walled compound for sixteen years who has to go out into the world of an authoritarian dystopia where everyone must conform to unstated rules. The author was born and raised in Canada, lived for many years in England and became a U. K. citizen, and moved to the U. S. in 2015.