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Year's Best SF 17 Once again, the finest short form sf offerings of the year have been collected in a single volume With Year s Best SF , acclaimed, award winning editors and anthologists David G Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer demonstrate the amazing depth and power of contemporary speculative fiction, showcasing astonishing stories from some of the genre s most respected names as well as exciting new writers to watch Prepare to travel light years from the ordinary into a tomorrow at once breathtaking, frightening, and possible, with tales of wonder from Elizabeth Bear Gregory Benford Neil Gaiman Nancy Kress Michael Swanwick and othersContentsxi Introduction Year s Best SFessay by David G Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer The Best Science Fiction of the Year Threeshortfiction by Ken MacLeod Dollyshortstory by Elizabeth Bear Altogether Elsewhere, Vast Herds of Reindeershortstory by Ken Liu Tetheredshortfiction by Mercurio D Rivera Wahalashortfiction by Nnedi Okorafor Laika s Ghostnovelette by Karl Schroeder Ragnarokpoem by Paul Park Six Months, Three Daysnovelette by Charlie Anders as by Charlie Jane AndersAnd Weep Like Alexandershortfiction by Neil Gaiman The Middle of Somewhereshortfiction by Judith Moffett Merciesnovelette by Gregory Benford The Education of Junior NumberMachine Dynastiesshortfiction by Madeline Ashby Our Candidateshortstory by Robert Reed Thick Watershortfiction by Karen Heuler The War Artistshortstory by Tony Ballantyne The Master of the Aviaryshortfiction by Bruce Sterling Home Sweet Bi omenovelette by Pat MacEwen For I Have Lain Me Down on the Stone of Loneliness and I ll Not Be Back Againshortstory by Michael Swanwick The Ki annanovelette by Gwyneth Jones Eliot Wroteshortstory by Nancy Kress The Nearest Thingnovelette by Genevieve Valentine A Vector Alphabet of Interstellar Travelshortstory by Yoon Ha Lee The Ice Owlnovella by Carolyn Ives Gilman

About the Author: David G. Hartwell

David Geddes Hartwell was an American editor of science fiction and fantasy He worked for Signet 1971 1973 , Berkley Putnam 1973 1978 , Pocket where he founded the Timescape imprint, 1978 1983, and created the Pocket Books Star Trek publishing line , and Tor where he spearheaded Tor s Canadian publishing initiative, and was also influential in bringing many Australian writers to the US market, 1984 date , and has published numerous anthologies He chaired the board of directors of the World Fantasy Convention and, with Gordon Van Gelder, was the administrator of the Philip K Dick Award He held a Ph.D in comparative medieval literature.He lived in Pleasantville, New York with his wife Kathryn Cramer and their two children.

10 thoughts on “Year's Best SF 17

  1. David David says:

    Great stories, and not a clunker in the bunch Some stronger than others, but that s normal with every anthology, even a Best of Far too many stories had t

  2. Jan Jan says:

    Half of the writers in this collection are female and gifted storytellers Can t wait to see what some of the authors do next Recommend this short story scif

  3. Andrewcharles420 Andrewcharles420 says:

    Generally too long too many stories I no longer remember the first third of the book, probably, though I only read it over the course of a month I should have

  4. Gardy (Elisa G) Gardy (Elisa G) says:

    Corposo Urania Millemondi che propone per intero Year s Best SF 17, annata 2011.Rispetto ad altre annate molto pi facile individuare un filo rosso nell intera r

  5. Althea Ann Althea Ann says:

    The Best Science Fiction of the Year Three Ken MacLeod In a totalitarian future, an editor purports to be seeking contributions to a new anthology But why is he d

  6. Philip Philip says:

    Found this at The Dollar Store, which probably should have told me something Didn t like it nearly as much as the previous year s book SF 16 , which I gave 3 stars

  7. Jaq Jaq says:

    This book is exciting for me, I grew up reading science fiction written by men for a mostly male audience I still read it even though as a female, my sex was barely r

  8. Zeke171 Zeke171 says:

    Enjoyable collection of shorts A nice variety of writing styles and a whole bunch cool ideas throughout Sci fi shorts that throw you right into the action then end abru

  9. Karen Karen says:

    Lately I get frustrated with short stories, because they end so quickly I barely have time to enter into the perspective of the world main character whatever So, although

  10. Timothy Crane Timothy Crane says:

    A nice, eclectic selection of various, short sci fi Most completely new to me, with only a few I had run across before.Definitely a easy read, with various themes explored,

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