Year's Best SF

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 496 pages
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WORLD-ALTERING
SCIENCE FICTION
  • Tales of wonder and adventure, set on distant planets or in the future of our own
  • Stories that go beyond the limits of Space and Time
  • David G. Hartwell has brought together only the best of this year's new SF from established pros and audacious newcomers, selecting only those that share the universal quality of great science fiction.

Our familiar world will look a little less familiar after you read one.

Includes storiesby:
Joe Haldeman
Ursula K. Le Guin
Robert Silverberg
Roper Zelazny

 

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Contents

Introduction
Think Like a Dinosaur
Wonders of the Invisible World
Hot Times in Magma City
Gossamer
A Worm in the Well
DownloadingMidnight
For White Hill
Coming of Agein Karhide
The Three Descents of Jeremy Baker
Evolution
The Day the Aliens Came
Microbe
The Ziggurat
About the Editor
Edited by David G Hartwell

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About the author (2009)

David G. Hartwell is a senior editor of Tor/Forge Books. His doctorate is in Comparative Medieval Literature. He is the proprietor of Dragon Press, publisher and bookseller, which publishes The New York Review of Science Fiction, and the president of David G. Hartwell, Inc. He is the author of Age of Wonders and the editor of many anthologies, including The Dark Descent, The World Treasury of Science Fiction, The Hard SF Renaissance, The Space Opera Renaissance, and a number of Christmas anthologies, among others. Recently he co-edited his fifteenth annual paperback volume of Year's Best SF, and co-edited the ninth Year's Best Fantasy. John Updike, reviewing The World Treasury of Science Fiction in The New Yorker, characterized him as a "loving expert." He is on the board of the IAFA, is co-chairman of the board of the World Fantasy Convention, and an administrator of the Philip K. Dick Award. He has won the Eaton Award, the World Fantasy Award, and has been nominated for the Hugo Award forty times to date, winning as Best Editor in 2006, 2008, and 2009.

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