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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection

Year's Best Science Fiction (Volume 18)

Gardner Dozois

St. Martin's Griffin



The twenty-three stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our being, 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:

Stephen Baxter, M.Shayne Bell, Rick Cook, Albert E. Cowdrey, Tananarive Due, Greg Egan, Eliot Fintushel, Peter F. Hamilton, Earnest Hogan, John Kessel, Nancy Kress, Ursula K. Le Guin, Paul J. McAuley, Ian McDonald, Susan Palwick, Severna Park, Alastair Reynolds, Lucius Shepard, Brian Stableford, Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Steven Utley, Robert Charles Wilson

Supplementing the stories is the editor's insightful summation of the year's events and lengthy 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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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection

Summation: 2000
Well, the millennium is definitely at hand (cue the swell of ominous, Apocalyptic music in the background), and even calendar purists can no longer...

Praise for The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection

“Once again, Dozois delivers an exemplary volume of exemplary SF.” —Publishers Weekly

“The book that has to be read every's silly to pick favorites among so many good stories.” —Fred Cleaver, The Denver Post

“This series has become an institution, and deservedly so.” —Clinton Lawrence, Science Fiction Weekly

“I can't open the copy on my desk without wanting to reread whichever story pops up. Transport your physical self to a bookstore. Heft the volume. At list price, it's still the best value for top-notch SF, by the page of by the pound.” —Jim Hopper, San Diego Union-Tribune


Gardner Dozois

Gardner Dozois (1947-2018), one of the most acclaimed editors in science-fiction, has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor 15 times. He was the editor of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine for 20 years. He is the editor of The Year’s Best Science Fiction anthologies and co-editor of the Warrior anthologies, Songs of the Dying Earth, and many others. As a writer, Dozois twice won the Nebula Award for best short story. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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