The Big Book of Science Fiction, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
"Big" is no understatement. The VanderMeers, a husband-and-wife team who have become contemporary sci-fi legends, collect over 1,200 pages of speculative fiction, featuring authors such as H.G. Wells, Ursula K. LeGuin, Ted Chiang, and even W.E.B. DuBois. This anthology will keep you occupied for a long time, and there’s something for everyone in its pages, whether you consider yourself a science fiction fan or not.