The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection
- List Price: $17.95
- Edition: 0015
- Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Gardner Dozois, Science Fiction's foremost editor, consistently selects the field's best work each year with this showcase anthology. This year's collection presents sterling work from veterans and newcomers alike, including Stephen Baxter Alan Brennert Carolyn Ives Gilman James Patrick Kelly Geoffrey A. Landis Paul J. McAuley Robert Reed William Sanders Howard Waldrop, and many others. Rounded out with Dozois's insightful Summation of the Year in SF and a long list of Honorable Mentions, this anthology is "the" book for every science fiction fan.
" But be prepared." While this book is packed with the best stories of 1997, it weighs in at 1.3MB in size. You'll need to make sure that you've got plenty of room on your PDA before you try to sync up this one. But, if you do, you can be sure that it'll be worth the space.
"Essential reading for short-story fans."
"Capacious, conscientious, and cogent, the annual volume is eagerly awaited."
"WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD"
"Provides something for every taste...An absolute must."
"Dozois's lengthy and personally punctuated Summation of the Year is the rich icing on the cake."
"For anyone who stopped reading sci-fi years ago because it seemed intelligent fare had been swept aside by novelizations and jokey kid stuff, this anthology is an eye-opener."
"DALLAS MORNING NEWS"
Cover illustration, "Star Cluster Solitaire, " by John Foster