Detailed view for the Book: Mammoth Book of Best New SF 17, The (Anthology)

Blurb: 
The Mammoth Book of Best SF 17 continues to uphold the series' standard of excellence, with 29 stories from the previous year. It is regarded as the essential book for every science fiction fan.

This year's volume includes not just a host of established masters but also many bright young talents of science fiction. It embraces every aspect of the genre - soft, hard, cyberpunk, cyber noir, anthropological, military and adventure.

Also included are the editor's usual thorough summation of the year's events and a recommended reading list. Gardner Dozois has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor twelve times, guaranteeing the most comprehensive and entertaining SF collection around.

Contains:

Off on a Starship by William Barton
It's All True by John Kessel
Rogue Farm by Charles Stross
The Ice by Steven Popkes
Ej-Es by Nancy Kress
The Bellman by John Varley
The Bear's Baby by Judith Moffett
Calling Your Name by Howard Waldrop
June Sixteenth at Anna's by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
The Green Leopard Plague by Walter Jon Williams
The Fluted Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Dead Worlds by Jack Skillingstead
King Dragon by Michael Swanwick
Singletons in Love by Paul Melko
Anomalous Structures of My Dreams by M. Shayne Bell
The Cookie Monster by Vernor Vinge
Joe Steele by Harry Turtledove
Birth Days by Geoff Ryman
Awake in the Night by John C. Wright
The Long Way Home by James Van Pelt
The Eyes of America by Geoffrey A. Landis
Welcome to Olympus, Mr Hearst by Kage Baker
Night of Time by Robert Reed
Strong Medicine by William Shunn
Send Me a Mentagram by Dominic Green
And the Dish Ran Away With the Spoon by Paul Di Filippo
Flashmen by Terry Dowling
Dragonhead by Nick DiChario
Dear Abbey by Terry Bisson
Honorable Mentions: 2003

Edited by Gardner Dozois

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