Synopses & Reviews
The twenty-three stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our being, 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:
Stephen Baxter, M.Shayne Bell, Rick Cook, Albert E. Cowdrey, Tananarive Due, Greg Egan, Eliot Fintushel, Peter F. Hamilton, Earnest Hogan, John Kessel, Nancy Kress, Ursula K. Le Guin, Paul J. McAuley, Ian McDonald, Susan Palwick, Severna Park, Alastair Reynolds, Lucius Shepard, Brian Stableford, Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Steven Utley, Robert Charles Wilson
Supplementing the stories is the editor's insightful summation of the year's events and lengthy 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.
"Once again, Dozois delivers an exemplary volume of exemplary SF." --Publishers Weekly
"The book that has to be read every year...it's silly to pick favorites among so many good stories." --Fred Cleaver, The Denver Post
"This series has become an institution, and deservedly so." --Clinton Lawrence, Science Fiction Weekly
"I can't open the copy on my desk without wanting to reread whichever story pops up. Transport your physical self to a bookstore. Heft the volume. At list price, it's still the best value for top-notch SF, by the page of by the pound." --Jim Hopper, San Diego Union-Tribune
Widely regarded as the essential book for sci-fi fans, this year's collectioncontains over two dozen stories.
About the Author
has been the editor of Asmiov's Science Fiction Magazine
since 1985 and has received the Hugo Award for best editor eleven times. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.