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

Year's Best Science Fiction

Gardner Dozois

St. Martin's Griffin



Trade Paperback

704 Pages



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Winner of the Locus Award

The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow blurring the line between life and art. In The Year’s Best Science Fiction Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection the very best science fiction authors explore ideas of a new world.

This venerable collection brings together award winning authors and masters of the field such as Robert Reed, Ian McDonald, Stephen Baxter, Michael Swanwick, Paolo Bacigalupi, Kage Baker, Walter Jon Williams, Alastair Reynolds, and Charles Stross. With an extensive recommended reading guide and a summation of the year in science fiction, this annual compilation has become the definitive must read anthology for all science fiction fans and readers interested in breaking into the genre.


Praise for The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection

“A wondrous trove of great stories and an archive that has immeasurable historical significance.”—Robert Silverberg

“The best that science fiction has to offer, chosen by the most respected editor in the field...a copy belongs of the shelf of every [science fiction] reader.”—George R.R. Martin, bestselling author of Game Of Thrones

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Year's Best Science Fiction, 25th Ed.
FinisterraDAVID MOLESNew writer David Moles has sold fiction to Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Polyphony, Strange Horizons, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Say, Flytrap, and elsewhere. He coedited with Jay Lake, 2004's well-received "retro-pulp" anthology All-Star Zeppelin Adventure Stories, as well as coediting with Susan Marie Groppi the original anthology Twenty Epics. He's had stories in our Twenty-second, Twenty-third, and Twenty-fourth Annual Collections.In the vivid and fast-paced story that follows, he
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  • Gardner Dozois

  • 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 he received the Hugo Award for Best Editor fifteen times.
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