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The Very Best of the Best: 35 Years of The Year's Best Science Fiction

by Gardner Dozois (Editor)

Other authors: Eleanor Arnason (Contributor), Kage Baker (Contributor), John Barnes (Contributor), Stephen Baxter (Contributor), Elizabeth Bear (Contributor)34 more, RS Benedict (Contributor), Pat Cadigan (Contributor), James S.A. Corey (Contributor), Indrapramit Das (Contributor), Aliette De Bodard (Contributor), Greg Egan (Contributor), Daryl Gregory (Contributor), Gwyneth Jones (Contributor), James Patrick Kelly (Contributor), John Kessel (Contributor), Kathe Koja (Contributor), Nancy Kress (Contributor), Rich Larson (Contributor), Yoon Ha Lee (Contributor), Ken Liu (Contributor), Ian R. MacLeod (Contributor), Paul McAuley (Contributor), Ian McDonald (Contributor), Maureen McHugh (Contributor), Sam J. Miller (Contributor), David Moles (Contributor), Sarah Monette (Contributor), Ray Nayler (Contributor), Robert Reed (Contributor), Alastair Reynolds (Contributor), Adam Roberts (Contributor), Carter Scholz (Contributor), Allen M. Steele (Contributor), Charles Stross (Contributor), Michael Swanwick (Contributor), Lavie Tidhar (Contributor), Carrie Vaughn (Contributor), Peter Watts (Contributor), Robert Charles Wilson (Contributor)

Series: The Best of the Best (2003-2017)

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"For the first time in a decade, a compilation of the very best in science fiction, from a world authority on the genre. For decades, the Year's Best Science Fiction has been the most widely read short science fiction anthology of its kind. Now, after thirty-five annual collections. comes the ultimate in science fiction anthologies. In The Very Best of the Best, legendary editor Gardner Dozois selects the finest short stories for this landmark collection."--Publisher's description.… (more)
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Dozois, GardnerEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Arnason, EleanorContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baker, KageContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barnes, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baxter, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bear, ElizabethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Benedict, RSContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cadigan, PatContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Corey, James S.A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Das, IndrapramitContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
De Bodard, AlietteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Egan, GregContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gregory, DarylContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, GwynethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kelly, James PatrickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kessel, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Koja, KatheContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kress, NancyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Larson, RichContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lee, Yoon HaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Liu, KenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
MacLeod, Ian R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McAuley, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McDonald, IanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McHugh, MaureenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, Sam J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moles, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Monette, SarahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nayler, RayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reed, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reynolds, AlastairContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberts, AdamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scholz, CarterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steele, Allen M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stross, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Swanwick, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tidhar, LavieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vaughn, CarrieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Watts, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, Robert CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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"For the first time in a decade, a compilation of the very best in science fiction, from a world authority on the genre. For decades, the Year's Best Science Fiction has been the most widely read short science fiction anthology of its kind. Now, after thirty-five annual collections. comes the ultimate in science fiction anthologies. In The Very Best of the Best, legendary editor Gardner Dozois selects the finest short stories for this landmark collection."--Publisher's description.

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Anthology contains:
  • The Potter of Bones / Eleanor Arnason
  • Rogue Farm / Charles Stross
  • The Little Goddess / Ian McDonald
  • Dead Men Walking / Paul McAuley
  • Tin Marsh / Michael Swanwick
  • Good Mountain / Robert Reed
  • Where the Golden Apples Grow / Kage Baker
  • The Sledge-Maker's Daughter / Alastair Reynolds
  • Glory / Greg Egan
  • Finisterra / David Moles
  • The Illustrated Biography of Lord Grimm / Daryl Gregory
  • Utriusque Cosmi / Robert Charles Wilson
  • Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance / John Kessel
  • Useless Things / Maureen McHugh
  • Mongoose / Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear
  • Hair / Adam Roberts
  • The Things / Peter Watts
  • The Emperor of Mars / Allen M. Steele
  • Flower, Mercy, Needle, Chain / Yoon Ha Lee
  • Martian Heart / John Barnes
  • The Invasion of Venus / Stephen Baxter
  • Weep for Day / Indrapramit Das
  • The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi / Pat Cadigan
  • The Memcordist / Lavie Tidhar
  • The Best We Can / Carrie Vaughn
  • The Discovered Country / Ian R. MacLeod
  • Pathways / Nancy Kress
  • The Hand is Quicker ... / Elizabeth Bear
  • Someday / James Patrick Kelly
  • The Long Haul, from The Annals of Transportation, The Pacific Monthly, May 2009 / Ken Liu
  • Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight / Aliette de Bodard
  • Calved / Sam J. Miller
  • Emergence / Gwyneth Jones
  • Rates of Change / James S.A. Corey
  • Jonas and the Fox / Rich Larson
  • Kit: Some Assembly Required / Kathe Koja and Carter Scholz
  • Winter Timeshare / Ray Nayler
  • My English Name / R.S. Benedict
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