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    DescriptionFor over twenty years THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION has been recognized as the best collection of short science fiction writing in the universe and an essential resource for every science fiction fan. Now, with hundreds of stories and dozens of authors who have gone on to become some of the most esteemed practitioners of the form, Hugo Award-winning editor Gardner Dozois looks back on two decades of stories to bring readers the ultimate science fiction anthology. With such notable authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Michael Swanwick, Bruce Sterling, Connie Willis, Nancy Kress, William Gibson, Greg Bear, Joe Haldeman, Gene Wolfe, Robert Silverberg, Stephen Baxter and many more, BEST OF THE BEST will be the most significant science fiction short story anthology published in years.


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    Title
    Best of the Best
    Subtitle
    20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Gardner Dozois, Foreword by Robert Silverberg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 672
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 726 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312336561
    ISBN 10: 031233656X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: DQ, FL
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21300
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 80
    Ingram Subject Code: FS
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Libri: I-FS
    DC22: 823.08762080914
    B&T Approval Code: A23305040
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 720
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    B&T Approval Code: A23440000
    DC22: 813/.0876608
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    LC classification: PS648.S3 B499 2005
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000
    Thema V1.0: DNT, FL
    Edition statement
    First.
    Publisher
    Griffin Publishing
    Imprint name
    Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 February 2005
    Publication City/Country
    California
    Author Information
    Gardner Dozois has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor twelve times. The editor of Asimov's "SF" magazine since 1986, he lives in Philadelphia, Peensylvania.
    Review quote
    "Gardner Dozois's Year's Best Science Fiction anthology, an annual volume of gigantic size and awesome range, has after twenty years become a wondrous trove of great stories and an archive that has immeasurable historical significance. Now Dozois has selected the best of the best."- Robert Silverberg "If a science fiction fan from 1984 chanced to stumble into a time warp and pop up in the here and now, and wanted to know what had been happening in his favorite genre in the last twenty years, all you'd need to do was hand him a copy of Gardner Dozois's "Best of the Best." This is two decades of the best that science fiction has to offer, chosen by the most respected editor in the field...a copy belongs on the shelf of every SF reader."- George R. R. Martin, bestselling author of "A Game of Thrones" "The short story is the heart of science fiction, and editor Gardner Dozois understands more about the short story and about science fiction than anybody else, which is what's made this series so terrific! But now, to have Gardner's picks for "The Best of the Best" collected all in one volume is beyond terrific! It'll make nonreaders of science fiction realize why the genre has so many devoted fans, and the readers of science fiction hyperventilate. This is the cream of the cream of the crop! And all in one place! I cannot wait to read it!"- Connie Willis, winner of many Hugo and Nebula awards "For more than a quarter century, Gardner Dozois's "TheYear's Best Science Fiction" has defined the field. It is the most important anthology, not only annually but overall."- Charles N. Brown, publisher of "Locus Magazine" "The title says it all. If you like science fiction, you need this book! Gardner Dozois is the savviest editor alive, and his picks are brilliant, thought-provoking, and immensely entertaining. Sell your grandmother if you must, but buy this book!"- Michael Swanwick, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and The