Detailed view for the Book: Mammoth Book of Best New SF 11, The (Anthology)

The best science fiction stories from the year 1997 as picked by Gardner Dozois along with a summation of the state of the genre and a list of honourable mentions.

The anthology contains the following stories

Summation 1997
Beauty in the Night by Robert Silverberg
Second Skin by Paul McAuley
Steamship Soldier on the Information Front by Nancy Kress
Reasons to be Cheerful by Greg Egan
Moon Six by Stephen Baxter
We Will Drink a Fish Together by Bill Johnson
Escape Route by Peter F. Hamilton
Itsy Bitsy Spider by James Patrick Kelly
A Spy in Europa by Alastair Reynolds
The Undiscovered by William Sanders
Echoes by Alan Brennert
Getting to Know You by David Marusek
Balinese Dancer by Gwyneth Jones
Marrow by Robert Reed
Heart of Whiteness by Howard Waldrop
The Wisdom of Old Earth by Michael Swanwick
The Pipes of Pan by Brian Stableford
Crossing Chao Meng Fu by G. David Nordley
Yeyuka by Greg Egan
Frost Painting by Carolyn Ives Gilman
Lethe by Walter Jon Williams
Winter Fire by Geoffrey A. Landis
Nevermore by Ian R. MacLeod
Open Veins by Simon Ings
After Kerry by Ian McDonald
The Masque of Agamemnon by Sean Williams and Simon Brown
Gulliver at Home by John Kessel
A Cold, Dry Cradle by Gregory Benford and Elisabeth Malartre
Honorable Mentions