Science Fiction: The Best of the Year

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Rich Horton
Prime Books, 2006 - Fiction - 320 pages
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  • The best stories of the year: here is a collection of the best science fiction prose written in 2005, by some of the genre's greatest authors, and selected by Rich Horton, a contributing reviewer to many of the field's most respected magazines. In this volume you'll find stories by James Patrick Kelly, Wil McCarthy, Susan Palwick, Tom Purdom, Robert Reed, Michael Swanwick, James Van Pelt, Howard Waldrop, Alastair Reynolds, Ian McDonald, Mary Rosenblum, Stephen Leigh and Joe Haldeman.

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The problem with collections like this is the probability that I will have read most of the best short fiction in this book already. What distinguishes a fine collection is the more rare stories. If ... Read full review

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User Review  - CKmtl - LibraryThing

I didn't particularly care for either Purdom's economics-based story, or Lain's take on the "New Yorker Coffee Cup Story", but most of these stories were pretty good. I've made a mental note to check ... Read full review


The Year In Science Fiction by Rich Horton
Bank Run by Tom Purdom
A Coffee CupAlien Invasion Story by Douglas Lain

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