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Year's Best SF 5 (Year's Best SF #05)

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Publisher Comments:

Experience New Realms

Acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell returns with this fifth annual collection of the year's most imaginative, entertaining, and mind-expanding science fiction.

Here are works from some of today's most acclaimed authors, as well as visionary new talents, that will introduce you to new ideas, offer unusual perspectives, and take you to places beyond your wildest imaginings. Contributors to The Year's Best SF 5 include:

  • Brian Aldiss
  • Stephen Baxter
  • Michael Bishop
  • Terry Bisson
  • Greg Egan
  • Robert Reed
  • Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Hiroe Suga
  • Michael Swanwick
  • Gene Wolfe
  • and many more...

Review:

"An impressive roster of authors." Locus Magazine

Review:

"The finest modern science fiction writing." Pittsburgh Tribune

Synopsis:

An anthology of the finest science fiction stories of the past year features the work of both new and established writers.

Synopsis:

Experience New Realms

Acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell returns with this fifth annual collection of the year's most imaginative, entertaining, and mind-expanding science fiction.

Here are works from some of today's most acclaimed authors, as well as visionary new talents, that will introduce you to new ideas, offer unusual perspectives, and take you to places beyond your wildest imaginings. Contributors to The Year's Best SF 5 include:

Brian Aldiss

Stephen Baxter

Michael Bishop

Terry Bisson

Greg Egan

Robert Reed

Kim Stanley Robinson

Hiroe Suga

Michael Swanwick

Gene Wolfe

and many more...

About the Author

David G. Hartwell is a Senior Editor at Tor/Forge Books. He is the proprietor of Dragon Press, publisher and bookseller, which publishes The New York Review of Science Fiction. He is the author of Age of Wonders and the editor of many anthologies, including The Dark Descent, Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment, The World Treasury of Science Fiction, Northern Stars, The Ascent of Wonder (co-edited with Kathryn Cramer), and a number of Christmas anthologies. Recently he edited his sixth annual paperback volume of Year's Best SF and co-edited the new Year's Best Fantasy. He has won the Eaton Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the Science Fiction Chronicle Poll, and has been nominated for the Hugo Award twenty-four times to date.

Table of Contents

  • Everywhere / Geoff Ryman
  • Evolution never sleeps / Elisabeth Malartre
  • Sexual dimorphism / Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Game of the century / Robert Reed
  • Secrets of the alien reliquary / Michael Bishop
  • Kinds of strangers / Sarah Zettel
  • Visit the sins / Cory Doctorow
  • Border guards / Greg Egan
  • Macs / Terry Bisson
  • Written in blood / Chris Lawson
  • Has anybody seen Junie Moon? / Gene Wolfe
  • The blue planet / Robert J. Sawyer
  • Lifework / Mary Soon Lee
  • Rosetta stone / Fred Lerner
  • An Apollo asteroid / Brian Aldiss
  • 100 candles / Curt Wohleber
  • Democritus' violin / G. David Nordley
  • Fossil games / Tom Purdon
  • Valour / Chris Beckett
  • Huddle / Stephen Baxter
  • Ashes and tombstones / Brian M. Stableford
  • Ancient engines / Michel Swanwick
  • Freckled figure / Hiroe Suga
  • Shiva / Barry N. Malzberg
  • The Queen of Erewhon / Lucy Sussex
  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780061020544
    Editor:
    Hartwell, David G.
    Publisher:
    Harper Voyager
    Editor:
    Hartwell, David G.
    Author:
    Hartwell, David G.
    Location:
    New York :
    Subject:
    Science Fiction - General
    Subject:
    Science fiction
    Subject:
    Anthologies (multiple authors)
    Subject:
    Anthologies
    Subject:
    Science Fiction - Anthologies
    Subject:
    Science fiction, american
    Subject:
    Science / General
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Mass Market PB
    Series:
    Year's Best SF
    Series Volume:
    05
    Publication Date:
    June 2000
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Yes
    Pages:
    512
    Dimensions:
    6.75x4.20x1.15 in. .53 lbs.

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    Product details 512 pages Eos - English 9780061020544 Reviews:
    "Review" by , "An impressive roster of authors."
    "Review" by , "The finest modern science fiction writing."
    "Synopsis" by , An anthology of the finest science fiction stories of the past year features the work of both new and established writers.
    "Synopsis" by ,

    Experience New Realms

    Acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell returns with this fifth annual collection of the year's most imaginative, entertaining, and mind-expanding science fiction.

    Here are works from some of today's most acclaimed authors, as well as visionary new talents, that will introduce you to new ideas, offer unusual perspectives, and take you to places beyond your wildest imaginings. Contributors to The Year's Best SF 5 include:

    Brian Aldiss

    Stephen Baxter

    Michael Bishop

    Terry Bisson

    Greg Egan

    Robert Reed

    Kim Stanley Robinson

    Hiroe Suga

    Michael Swanwick

    Gene Wolfe

    and many more...

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