The Year's Best Science Fiction
Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection
By Gardner Dozois (Editor)
(St. Martin's Griffin, Paperback, 9780312608989, 688pp.)
Publication Date: July 6, 2010
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The thirty-two stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, 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:
John Barnes, Elizabeth Bear, Damien Broderick, Karl Bunker, Paul Cornell, Albert E. Cowdrey, Ian Creasey, Steven Gould, Dominic Green, Nicola Griffith, Alexander Irvine, John Kessel, Ted Kosmatka, Nancy Kress, Jay Lake, Rand B. Lee, Paul McAuley, Ian McDonald, Maureen F. McHugh, Sarah Monette, Michael Poore, Robert Reed, Adam Roberts, Chris Roberson, Mary Rosenblum, Geoff Ryman, Vandana Singh, Bruce Sterling, Lavie Tidhar, James Van Pelt, Jo Walton, Peter Watts, Robert Charles Wilson, and John C. Wright.
Supplementing the stories are the editor’s insightful summation of the year’s events and a lengthy list of honorable mentions, making this book both a valuable resource and the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination, and the heart.
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 time he received the Hugo Award for Best Editor fifteen times.
Praise for The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection:
“This smorgasbord of thought-provoking fiction ensures that any reader will likely find something appealing.” --Publishers Weekly"Gardner Dozois's long-running "best of" series is rightly a favorite...The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection, for all its bulk, is charmingly eclectic...Mr. Dozois picks fiction that deserves to be better known to a wide audience." --The Wall Street Journal
Praise for Gardner Dozois and The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-sixth Annual Collection:
“This is a worthy addition to a venerable series.” –Publishers Weekly
"For more than a quarter century, Gardner Dozois's The Year’s Best Science Fiction has defined the field. It is the most important anthology, not only annually, but overall."
--Charles N. Brown, publisher of Locus Magazine