The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection

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Gardner Dozois
St. Martin's Press, Jul 10, 2007 - Fiction - 704 pages
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The twenty-eight stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, 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:
* Cory Doctorow * Robert Charles Wilson * Michael Swanwick * Ian McDonald * Benjamin Rosenbaum * Kage Baker * Bruce McAllister * Alastair Reynolds * Jay Lake * Ruth Nestvold * Gregory Benford * Justin Stanchfield * Walter Jon Williams * Greg Van Eekhout * Robert Reed * David D. Levine * Paul J. McAuley * Mary Rosenblum * Daryl Gregory * Jack Skillingstead * Paolo Bacigalupi * Greg Egan * Elizabeth Bear * Sarah Monette * Ken MacLeod * Stephen Baxter * Carolyn Ives Gilman * John Barnes * A.M. Dellamonica
Supplementing the stories are the editor's insightful summation of the year's events and a 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.

 

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I've been reading this series for a while now, on and off since the tenth edition. As always happens with this kind of anthology, this book contains a number of gems and a number of duds. My personal ... Read full review

Contents

I ROWBOAT
1
JULIAN A CHRISTMAS STORY
28
TIN MARSH
66
THE DJINNS WIFE
81
THE HOUSE BEYOND YOUR SKY
112
WHERE THE GOLDEN APPLES GROW
121
KIN
164
SIGNAL TO NOISE
172
DEAD MEN WALKING
360
HOME MOVIES
374
DAMASCUS
395
LIFE ON THE PRESERVATION
418
YELLOW CARD MAN
431
RIDING THE CROCODILE
457
THE ILE OF DOGGES
492
THE HIGHWAY MEN
499

THE BIG ICE
204
BOW SHOCK
221
IN THE RIVER
251
INCARNATION DAY
266
FAR AS YOU CAN GO
295
GOOD MOUNTAIN
305
I HOLD MY FATHERS PAWS
350
THE PACIFIC MYSTERY
524
OKANOGGAN FALLS
540
EVERY HOLE IS OUTLINED
566
THE TOWN ON BLIGHTED SEA
589
NIGHTINGALE
606
HONORABLE MENTIONS 2006
653
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GARDNER DOZOIS has been working in the science fiction field for more than thirty years. For twenty years he was the editor of Asimov's Science Fiction, during which time he received the Hugo Award for Best Editor fifteen times.

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