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Beta-Life: Short Stories from an A-Life Future (Comma Science into Fiction) by Adam Roberts,Frank Cottrell-Boyce,Joanna Quinn,Adam Marek,Lucy Caldwell,Julian Gough,Robin Yassin-Kassab,Toby Litt