The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twentieth Annual Collection

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Macmillan, Jul 23, 2003 - Fiction - 672 pages
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Widely regarded as the one essential book for every science fiction fan, The Year's Best Science Fiction (Winner of the 2002 Locus Award for Best Anthology) continues to uphold its standard of excellence with more than two dozen stories representing the previous year's best SF writing. This year's volume includes Ian R. MacLeod, Nancy Kress, Greg Egan, Maureen F. McHugh, Robert Reed, Paul McAuley, Michael Swanwick, Robert Silverberg, Charles Stross, John Kessel, Gregory Benford and many other talented authors of SF, as well as thorough summations of the year and a recommended reading list.

 

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User Review  - SChant - LibraryThing

Paul McAuley: "The Choice" - dull David Moles: "A Soldier of the City" - OK Damien Broderick: "The Beancounter's Cat" - ok Elizabeth Bear: "Dolly" - good John Barnes: "Martian Heart" - good Ken ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alison C - Goodreads

I don't read nearly as much science fiction as I used to, my tastes having turned more toward the mystery genre in recent years, but one thing that I always make sure to buy each year is the volume of ... Read full review

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Contents

BREATHMOSS
1
THE MOST FAMOUS LITTLE GIRL IN THE WORLD
52
THE PASSENGER
71
THE POLITICAL OFFICER
95
LAMBING SEASON
135
COELACANTHS
145
PRESENCE
164
HALO
184
WINTERS ARE HARD
367
AT THE MONEY
390
AGENT PROVOCATEUR
417
SINGLETON
427
SLOW LIFE
467
A FLOCK OF BIRDS
486
THE POTTER OF BONES
501
THE WHISPER OF DISKS
538

IN PARADISE
212
THE OLD COSMONAUT AND THE CONSTRUCTION WORKER DREAM OF MARS
221
STORIES FOR MEN
243
TO BECOME A WARRIOR
302
THE CLEAR BLUE SEAS OF LUNA
313
VAO
339
THE HOTEL AT HARLANS LANDING
567
THE MILLENNIUM PARTY
578
TURQUOISE DAYS
581
2002
641
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Gardner Dozois has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor twelve times. The editor of Asimov's SF magazine since 1986, he lives in Philadelphia, Peensylvania.

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