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The year's best science fiction : thirty-fourth annual collection

Author: Gardner R Dozois
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Presents some of the best science fiction short stories written in 2016.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Short stories
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Year's best science fiction.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2017
(OCoLC)960237906
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gardner R Dozois
ISBN: 9781250119254 1250119251
OCLC Number: 993625056
Notes: Includes list of honorable mentions.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxix, 660 pages)
Contents: Terminal / Lavie Tidhar --
Touring with the alien / Carolyn Ives Gilman --
Patience lake / Matthew Claxton --
Jonas and the fox / Rich Larson --
Prodigal / Gord Sellar --
Kit: some assembly required / Kathe Koja & Carter Scholz --
Vortex / Gregory Benford --
Elves of Antarctica / Paul McAuley --
The baby eaters / Ian McHugh --
A salvaging of ghosts / Aliette de Bodard --
Those shadows laugh / Geoff Ryman --
Redking / Craig DeLancey --
Things with beards / Sam J. Miller --
Fieldwork / Shariann Lewitt --
The further adventures of Mr. Costello / David Gerrold --
Innumerable glimmering lights / Rich Larson --
Fifty shades of grays / Steven Barnes --
Sixteen questions for Kamala Chatterjee / Alastair Reynolds --
Cold comfort / Pat Murphy & Paul Doherty --
The art of space travel / Nina Allan --
Flight from the ages / Derek Kusken --
My generations shall praise / Samantha Henderson --
Mars abides / Stephen Baxter --
The visitor from Taured / Ian R. MacLeod --
When the stone eagle flies / Bill Johnson. The vanishing kind / Lavie Tidhar --
One sister, two sisters, three / James Patrick Kelly --
Dispatches from the cradle: the hermit - forty-eight hours in the sea of Massachusetts / Ken Liu --
Checkerboard planet / Eleanor Arnason --
They have all one breath / Karl Bunker --
Mika model / Paolo Bacigalupi --
That game we played during the war / Carrie Vaughn --
Because change was the ocean and we lived by her mercy / Charlie Jane Anders --
The one who isn't / Ted Kosmatka --
Those brighter stars / Mercurio D. Rivera --
A tower for the coming world / Maggie Clark --
Firstborn, lastborn / Melissa Scott --
Women's Christmas / Ian McDonald --
The iron tactician / Alastair Reynolds.
Responsibility: edited by Gardner Dozois.

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"Vortex" by Gregory Benford - On Mars Julia, an Australian, is married to a Russian Viktor and they have strained relations with a Chinese astronaut named Liang as the geopolitical situation on Earth destabilizes. They are researching a planetary carpet-like life form on Mars which lives in caves...
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