Once again, the finest SF short stories of the year have been collected in a single volume.
With Year's Best SF 18, acclaimed, award-winning editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell demonstrates the amazing depth and power of contemporary speculative fiction, showcasing astonishing stories from some of science fiction's most respected names as well as exciting new writers to watch. In this anthology, prepare to travel light years from the ordinary into a tomorrow at once breathtaking, frightening, and possible with some of the greatest tales of wonder published in 2012.
In The News
“An editor extraordinaire.” —Publishers Weekly on David Hartwell
“We are in the hands of a loving expert.” —John Updike on The Hard SF Rennaissance
“Hartwell has produced a pool of anthologies that attempt to stand as definitive volumes. The Science Fiction Century is another such successful landmark collection.” —Publishers Weekly
“This ranks as one of the definitive anthologies of the genre--and it makes the perfect introduction to the field of science fiction. . . . The Science Fiction Century shows great breadth and range. . . . Editor Hartwell succeeds by including a wide range of authors, styles, and themes.” —The Des Moines Register on The Science Fiction Century