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The year's best science fiction : thirty-fifth annual collection
The year's best science fiction : thirty-fifth annual collection
2018
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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-Fifth 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. 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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Edition:
First edition.
Imprint:
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2018.©2018.
Collation:
xxxvi, 679 pages ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes list of honorable mentions.
Contents:
Summation: 2017 -- The moon is not a battlefield / Indrapramit Das -- My English name / R. S. Benedict -- An evening with Severyn Grimes / Rich Larson -- Vanguard 2.0 / Carter Scholz -- Starlight express / Michael Swanwick -- The Martian obelisk / Linda Nagata -- We who live in the heart / Kelly Robson -- Winter timeshare / Ray Nayler -- Dear Sarah / Nancy Kress -- Night passage / Alastair Reynolds -- The dragon that flew out of the sun / Aliette de Bodard -- Waiting out the end of the world at Patty's Place Cafe / Naomi Kritzer -- The hunger after you're fed / James S. A. Corey -- Assassins / Jack Skillingstead and / Burt Courtier -- The Martian job / Jaine Fenn -- The road to the sea / Lavie Tidhar -- Uncanny valley / Greg Egan -- The wordless / Indrapramit Das -- Pan-humanism: hope and pragmatics / Jessica Barber and / Sara Saab -- Zigeuner / Harry Turtledove -- The proving ground / Alec Nevala-Lee -- Zen and the art of starship maintenance / Tobias S. Buckell -- The influence machine / Sean McMullen -- Canoe / Nancy Kress -- The history of the invasion told in five dogs / Kelly Jennings -- Prime medidian / Silvia Moreno-Garcia -- Triceratops / Ian McHugh -- Mines / Eleanor Arnason -- There used to be olive trees / Rich Larson -- Whending my way back home / Bill Johnson -- Death on Mars / Madeline Ashby -- Elephant on table / Bruce Sterling -- Number thirty-nine skink / Suzanne Palmer -- A series of steaks / Vina Jie-Min Prasad -- The last boat-builder in Ballyvoloon / Finbarr O'Reilly -- The residue of fire / Robert Reed -- Sidewalk / Maureen F. McHugh -- Nexus / Michael F. Flynn -- Honorable mentions: 2017.
ISBN:
9781250164636 (paperback)
Dewey class:
808.838762
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryFiction Sci-FiYEARAvailable
Brighton LibraryFiction Sci-FiYEAROnloan - Due: 26 Jul 2020
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