The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection by Gardner Dozois

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312363352
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 07/10/2007
Series: Year's Best Science Fiction Series , #24
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.55(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Gardner Dozois (1947-2018), one of the most acclaimed editors in science-fiction, has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor 15 times. He was the editor of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine for 20 years. He is the editor of The Year’s Best Science Fiction anthologies and co-editor of the Warrior anthologies, Songs of the Dying Earth, and many others. As a writer, Dozois twice won the Nebula Award for best short story. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Summation: 1998xi
Oceanic1
Approaching Perimelasma37
Craphound56
Jedella Ghost72
Taklamakan87
The Island of the Immortals118
Sea Change, with Monsters126
Divided By Infinity161
US181
The Days of Solomon Gursky191
The Cuckoo's Boys234
The Halfway House at the Heart of Darkness277
The Very Pulse of the Machine289
Story of Your Life304
Voivodoi339
Saddlepoint: Roughneck349
This Side of Independence393
Unborn Again404
Grist416
La Cenerentola462
Down in the Dark476
Free in Asveroth510
The Dancing Floor524
The Summer Isles544
Honorable Mentions: 1998603

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