The Year s Best Science Fiction Twentieth Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Twentieth Annual Collection

This year's volume includes Ian R. MacLeod, Nancy Kress, Greg Egan, Maureen F. McHugh, Robert Reed, Paul McAuley, Michael Swanwick, Robert Silverberg, Charles Stross, John Kessel, Gregory Benford and many other talented authors of SF, as ...

Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 0312308604

Category: Fiction

Page: 672

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Widely regarded as the one essential book for every science fiction fan, The Year's Best Science Fiction (Winner of the 2002 Locus Award for Best Anthology) continues to uphold its standard of excellence with more than two dozen stories representing the previous year's best SF writing. This year's volume includes Ian R. MacLeod, Nancy Kress, Greg Egan, Maureen F. McHugh, Robert Reed, Paul McAuley, Michael Swanwick, Robert Silverberg, Charles Stross, John Kessel, Gregory Benford and many other talented authors of SF, as well as thorough summations of the year and a recommended reading list.
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Science Fiction and the Prediction of the Future

Science Fiction and the Prediction of the Future

Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuffis Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Free Press, 1998. _____. “Introduction: On Saving the World. ... The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twentieth Annual Edition. Ed. Dozois.

Author: Gary Westfahl,

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786484768

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 271

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Science fiction has always challenged readers with depictions of the future. Can the genre actually provide glimpses of the world of tomorrow? This collection of fifteen international and interdisciplinary essays examines the genre’s predictions and breaks new ground by considering the prophetic functions of science fiction films as well as SF literature. Among the texts and topics examined are classic stories by Murray Leinster, C. L. Moore, and Cordwainer Smith; 2001: A Space Odyssey and its sequels, Japanese anime and Hong Kong cinema; and electronic fiction.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Contemporary Science Fiction Authors

Contemporary Science Fiction Authors

She was Book Editor, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. ... 1962 1963 18) 1963 1964 19) 1964 20) 1965 17A) 1965 21) 1966 19A) 1966 22) 1967 23) 1968 24) 1968 25) 1968 Pyramid S&S ... (P) 6th Annual Edition the Year's Best S-F.

Author: Robert Reginald

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 9781434478573

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Page: 384

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This bio-bibliography of the golden age of the science fiction field includes 308 biographies compiled from questionnaires sent to the authors, and chronological lists of 483 writers' published works. This facsimile reprint of the 1975 edition includes a title index, introduction, and minor corrections. A now-classic guide to the major and minor SF writers active in the early 1970s.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Sixteenth Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Sixteenth Annual Collection

Perhaps because of the “boom” that seems to be taking place in the Australian science fiction world, ... this year out of a scheduled four, and which is soon going to be available in a fullsize semiannual “American edition” from DNA ...

Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9780312264741

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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The past through tomorrow are boldly imagined and reinvented in the twenty-five stories collected in this showcase anthology. Many of the field's finest practitioners are represented here, along with stories from promising newcomers, including: William Barton * Rob Chilson * Tony Daniel * Cory Doctorow * Jim Grimsley * Gwyneth Jones * Chris Lawson * Ian McDonald * Robert Reed * William Browning Spencer * Allen Steele * Michael Swanwick * Howard Waldrop * Cherry Wilder * Liz Williams A useful list of honorable mentions and Dozois's insightful summation of the year in sf round out this anthology, making it indispensable for anyone interested in SF today.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Twenty Second Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Twenty Second Annual Collection

Unicorns 2 Twenty-second Annual collection Edited by Gardner Dozois i i St. ALSO BY GARDNER DOZOIS ANTHOLOGIES A Day in the Like Another World Best Science Fiction Stories oe the Year. #6-10 The Best of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction ...

Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781429903868

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

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Widely regarded as the one essential book for every science fiction fan, The Year's Best Science Fiction (Winner of the 2004 Locus Award for Best Anthology) continues to uphold its standard of excellence with more than two dozen stories representing the previous year's best SF writing. The stories in this collection imaginatively take readers far across the universe, into the very core of their beings, to the realm of the Gods, and to the moment just after now. Included are the works of masters of the form and the bright new talents of tomorrow. This book is a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Twenty Ninth Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Twenty Ninth Annual Collection

A miniseries version of Kim Stanley Robinson's Red Mars has been promised for a couple ofyears now, but has yet to ... The 69th World Science Fiction Convention, Renovation, was held in Reno, Nevada, from August 17 to August 21, 2011.

Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781250009784

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

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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: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world. This venerable collection brings together short stories from 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.
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A Companion to Science Fiction

A Companion to Science Fiction

MacLeod, Ken (2004) “Does Science Fiction Have to Be About the Present?” New York Review of Science Fiction 185, 14. Merril, Judith (1962) “Summation: S-F, 1961,” in 7th Annual Edition The Year's Best S-F, (ed.) Judith Merril.

Author: David Seed

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470797013

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 632

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A Companion to Science Fiction assembles essays by aninternational range of scholars which discuss the contexts, themesand methods used by science fiction writers. This Companion conveys the scale and variety of sciencefiction. Shows how science fiction has been used as a means of debatingcultural issues. Essays by an international range of scholars discuss thecontexts, themes and methods used by science fiction writers. Addresses general topics, such as the history and origins ofthe genre, its engagement with science and gender, and nationalvariations of science fiction around the English-speakingworld. Maps out connections between science fiction, television, thecinema, virtual reality technology, and other aspects of theculture. Includes a section focusing on major figures, such as H.G.Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, and Ursula Le Guin. Offers close readings of particular novels, from MaryShelley’s Frankenstein to Margaret Atwood’sThe Handmaid’s Tale.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Thirty Second Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Thirty Second Annual Collection

Writing nonfiction about fictional worlds is a peculiar notion, but there were a number of such “nonfiction ... latest in a long-running “best of the year” series for fantastic art, Spectrum 21: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art ...

Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781466870482

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

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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-Second Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world. 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.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Third Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Third Annual Collection

Hesubsequently placed stories in Orbit 19 and Orbit 21, and in the last few years has gone on to become a frequent contributor to Universe andThe Magazineof Fantasy andScience Fiction. His quietly evocative story “Venice Drowned” was ...

Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781466829947

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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The best gets better and bigger. The two-time Nebula Award winning author and recently named editor of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine has compiled an awesome collection of science fiction from 1985. It includes eleven current Nebula Award Finalists, and works by such best-selling and award-winning authors as Orson Scott Card, John Crowley, Avram Davidson, William Gibson, Joe Haldeman, R.A. Lafferty, George R.R. Martin, Frederik Pohl, Kim Stanley Robinson, Robert Silverberg, James Tiptree, Jr., and Howard Waldrop. The finest new writers in the field are also represented, including recent Hugo and Nebula Award nominees such as James P. Blaylock, James Patrick Kelly, Nancy Kress, Lucius Shepard, Lewis Shiner, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, and Walter Jon Williams. More than ever, this massive and satisfying book is the best buy in science fiction.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Seventh Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Seventh Annual Collection

I figured there were plenty of people on Earth already, though a lot less than there had been at the start of the 21st century; and people who've been in combat can make bad parents. The camp had a school. I learned all the education ...

Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781466829466

Category: Fiction

Page: 598

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Reaching from the sky to the edge of the world, science fiction is the literature of the imagination, and this year's collection gathers into one volume the most imaginative, exciting, and intelligent fiction of 1989. This year's collection features works by many of science fiction's greatest writers--both veterans and newcomers--including: Neal Barret, Jr., Gregory Benford, Alan Brennert, John Crowley, Avram Davidson, Alexander Jablokov, Janet Kagan, William King, Kathe Koja, Nancy Kress, Megan Lindholm, Judith Moffett, Steven Popkes, Mike Resnick, Robert Sampson, Charles Sheffield, Lucius Shepard, Robert Silverberg, S.P. Somtow, Brian Stableford, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, John Varley, Connie Willis.
Categories: Fiction