The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirtieth Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world through their short stories. This venerable collection brings together award winning authors and masters of the field such as Robert Reed, Alastair Reynolds, Damien Broderick, Elizabeth Bear, Paul McAuley and John Barnes. And with an extensive recommended reading guide and a summation of the year in science fiction, this annual compilation has become the definitive must-read anthology for all science fiction fans and readers interested in breaking into the genre.
The multiple Locus Award-winning annual compilation of the year's best science fiction stories
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Product details

  • Paperback | 654 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 45mm | 739g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250029139
  • 9781250029133
  • 281,494

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"From Indrapramit Das's story of a frozen world eternally locked into a Nightside and a Dayside, to Robert Reed's novella about humans marooned on a planet where they are seen by the natives as monsters . . . lovers of science fiction of all kinds will enjoy this annual overview." --Library Journal

"There really is no better collection out there . . . Here's hoping that Dozois can keep it up for another thirty years." --SFRevu

"This smorgasbord of thought-provoking fiction ensures that any reader will likely find something appealing." --Publishers Weekly

"Gardner Dozois's long-running 'best of' series is rightly a favorite...Mr. Dozois picks fiction that deserves to be better known to a wide audience." --The Wall Street Journal
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About Gardner Dozois

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 was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2011 and has received the Skylark Award for Lifetime Achievement. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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