xvii, 452 pages ; 21 cm.
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Introduction by Robert Silverberg -- The Eternal Adam / by Jules Verne -- The Last generation / by James Elroy Flecker -- Finis / by Frank Lillie Pollock -- The Coming of the ice / by G. Peyton Wertenbaker -- N Day / by Philip Latham -- Guyal of Sfere / by Jack Vance -- A Pail of air / by Fritz Leiber -- Who can replace a man? by Brian W. Aldiss -- Heresies of the huge God / by Brain W. Aldiss -- The New Atlantis / by Ursula K. Le Guin -- When we went to see the end of the world / by Robert Silverberg -- The Wind and the rain / by Robert Silverberg -- The Screwfly solution / by James Tiptree Jr. -- After-images / by Malcolm Edwards -- Daisy, in the sun / by Connie Willis -- Three days after / by Karen Haber -- The Rain at the end of the world as we know it / by Dale Bailey -- Final Exam / by Megan Arkenberg -- Prayers to the sun by a dying person / by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro -- Last and first men / by Olaf Stapledon.
A collection of stories about the not-too-distant demise of the earth as we know it.
Silverberg, Robert, editor of compilation.