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The Year's Best Science Fiction

Thirty-First Annual Collection

Gardner Dozois (Editor)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/1/2002)
Hardcover (7/1/2002)
Hardcover (6/23/2009)
Paperback (7/3/2012)
Hardcover (7/15/2014)


In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world in the year's best short stories. This venerable collection brings together award winning authors and masters of the field such as Robert Reed, Alastair Reynolds, Damien Broderick, Elizabeth Bear, Paul McAuley and John Barnes. And with an extensive recommended reading guide and a summation of the year in science fiction, this annual compilation has become the definitive must-read anthology for all science fiction fans and readers interested in breaking into the genre.

Praise For The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection

“The Dozois annual is as hefty, excellent, and nearly indispensable as ever.” —Booklist

“[One] of the best annuals.” —Chicago Tribune

“All the stories are exceptional.... I really can't recommend this anthology too highly.” —Amazing Stories Magazine

“The great granddaddy of [science fiction anthologies]….the most comprehensive and the most irreplaceable.” —Black Gate

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250046215, 752pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2014

About the Author

Gardner Dozois (1947-2018), one of the most acclaimed editors in science-fiction, won the Hugo Award for Best Editor 15 times. He was the editor of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine for 20 years. He also served as the editor of The Year’s Best Science Fiction anthologies and co-editor of the Warrior anthologies, Songs of the Dying Earth, and many others. As a writer, Dozois twice won the Nebula Award for best short story. He was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2011 and received the Skylark Award for Lifetime Achievement. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.