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9780312336608

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312336608

  • ISBN10:

    0312336608

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-07-01
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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Summary

Widely regarded as the one essential book for every science fiction fan,The Year's Best Science Fiction(Winner of the 2004 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. The stories in this collection imaginatively take readers far across the universe, into the very core of their beings, to the realm of the Gods, and to the moment just after now. Included are the works of masters of the form and the bright new talents of tomorrow. This book is 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.

Author Biography

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, Pensylvania.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
SUMMATION: 2004 xi
INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
Pat Murphy
1(21)
START THE CLOCK
Benjamin Rosenbaum
22(12)
THE THIRD PARTY
David Moles
34(24)
THE VOLUNTARY STATE
Christopher Rowe
58(26)
SHIVA IN SHADOW
Nancy Kress
84(38)
THE PEOPLE OF SAND AND SLAG
Paolo Bacigalupi
122(15)
THE CLAPPING HANDS OF GOD
Michael F. Flynn
137(33)
TOURISM
M. John Harrison
170(12)
SCOUT'S HONOR
Terry Bisson
182(14)
MEN ARE TROUBLE
James Patrick Kelly
196(31)
MOTHER AEGYPT
Kage Baker
227(52)
SYNTHETIC SERENDIPITY
Vernor Vinge
279(14)
SKIN DEEP
Mary Rosenblum
293(18)
DELHI
Vandana Singh
311(13)
THE TRIBES OF BELA
Albert E. Cowdrey
324(48)
SITKA
William Sanders
372(11)
LEVIATHAN WEPT
Daniel Abraham
383(17)
THE DEFENDERS
Colin P. Davies
400(4)
MAYFLOWER II
Stephen Baxter
404(46)
RIDING THE WHITE BULL
Caitlin R. Kiernan
450(21)
FALLING STAR
Brendan DuBois
471(13)
THE DRAGONS OF SUMMER GULCH
Robert Reed
484(21)
THE OCEAN OF THE BLIND
James L. Cambias
505(16)
THE GARDEN: A HWARHATH SCIENCE FICTIONAL ROMANCE
Eleanor Arnason
521(31)
FOOTVOTE
Peter F. Hamilton
552(15)
SISYPHUS AND THE STRANGER
Paul Di Filippo
567(10)
TEN SIGMAS
Paul Melko
577(7)
INVESTMENTS
Walter Jon Williams
584(69)
HONORABLE MENTIONS: 2004 653

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