Year's Best SF 18 (Year's Best SF Series #18) (Paperback)
Tor Books, 9780765338204, 416pp.
Publication Date: December 10, 2013
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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.
About the Author
David G. Hartwell, called "an editor extraordinaire" by Publishers Weekly, is one of science fiction's most experienced and influential editors. As an editor with Berkley Books, Pocket Books, William Morrow, and Tor Books, he has worked with many of the field's best authors and edited many award-winning works. He is the author of Age of Wonders, a nonfiction study of the science fiction field. Among his many anthologies are the bestselling World Treasury of Science Fiction and the World Fantasy Award winner The Dark Descent. He is the holder of a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Columbia University, a winner of the Eaton Award, and has won three Hugo Awards for his editorial work.
Praise For Year's Best SF 18 (Year's Best SF Series #18)…
“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