The Year's Best Science Fiction (Paperback)
The twenty-eight stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now. Included here are the works of masters of the form and of bright new talents, including:
* Cory Doctorow * Robert Charles Wilson * Michael Swanwick * Ian McDonald * Benjamin Rosenbaum * Kage Baker * Bruce McAllister * Alastair Reynolds * Jay Lake * Ruth Nestvold * Gregory Benford * Justin Stanchfield * Walter Jon Williams * Greg Van Eekhout * Robert Reed * David D. Levine * Paul J. McAuley * Mary Rosenblum * Daryl Gregory * Jack Skillingstead * Paolo Bacigalupi * Greg Egan * Elizabeth Bear * Sarah Monette * Ken MacLeod * Stephen Baxter * Carolyn Ives Gilman * John Barnes * A.M. Dellamonica
Supplementing the stories are the editor's insightful summation of the year's events and a list of honorable mentions, making this book a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.
About the Author
GARDNER DOZOIS has been working in the science fiction field for more than thirty years. For twenty years he was the editor of "Asimov's Science Fiction," during which time he received the Hugo Award for Best Editor fifteen times.
Praise for THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL COLLECTION:
"For a broad and eclectic overview of SF and its varieties, Dozois's huge anthology remains essential." -Gary K. Wolf, LOCUS Magazine
"Gardner Dozois is of course the granddaddy of the annual anthology...His housebrick of a collection…is the closest thing the field has to a single 'canon-forming' volume." -Strange Horizons magazine