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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year
By Jonathan Strahan (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Nightshade Book
Publication date February 22, 2011
Pages 536
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781597801720
ISBN-10 1597801720
Dimensions 1.55 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Published in Canada
Original list price $19.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before. A multitude of astonishingly creative and gifted writers are boldly exploring the mythic past, the paranormal present, and the promises and perils of myriad alternate worlds and futures. There are almost too many new and intriguing stories published every year for any reader to be able to experience them all. So how to make sure you haven’t missed any future classics?

Award-winning editor and anthologist Jonathan Strahan has surveyed the expanding universes of modern sf and fantasy to find the brightest stars in today’s dazzling literary firmament. From the latest masterworks by the acknowledged titans of the field to fresh visions from exciting new talents, this outstanding collection is a comprehensive showcase for the current state of the art in both science fiction and fantasy. Anyone who wants to know where the future of imaginative short fiction is going, and treat themselves to dozens of unforgettable stories, will find this year’s edition of Best Science Fiction and Fantasy to be just what they’re looking for!

The depth and breadth of what science fiction and fantasy fiction is changes with every passing year. The twenty-nine stories chosen for this book by award-winning anthologist Jonathan Strahan carefully maps this evolution, giving readers a captivating and always-entertaining look at the very best the genre has to offer.

Jonathan Strahan has edited more than twenty anthologies and collections, including The Locus Awards, The New Space Opera, The Jack Vance Treasury, and a number of year's best annuals. He has won the Ditmar, William J. Atheling Jr., and Peter McNamara Awards for his work as an anthologist, and is the reviews editor for Locus.

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Paperback
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With Neil Gaiman, Jeffrey Ford, Elizabeth Bear, Paolo Bacigalupi | from Solaris (May 17, 2016); titled "The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year"
9781781084373 | details & prices | 608 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 2.00 in. | 1.49 lbs | List price $19.99
About: The best of the year's Science Fiction and Fantasy stories as selected by the multiple award-winning editor Jonathan StrahanDISTANT WORLDS, TIME TRAVEL, EPIC ADVENTURE, UNSEEN WONDERS AND MUCH MORE!
from Solaris (May 12, 2015)
9781781083093 | details & prices | 609 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 2.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $19.99
About: The best of the year's Science Fiction and Fantasy stories as selected by the multiple award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan.
from Solaris (May 13, 2014); titled "The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year"
9781781082164 | details & prices | 614 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.36 lbs | List price $19.99
About: The best of the year's Science Fiction and Fantasy stories as selected by the multiple award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan.
from Nightshade Book (April 18, 2013)
9781597804592 | details & prices | 629 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.75 in. | 1.68 lbs | List price $19.99
About: In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before.
from Nightshade Book (March 27, 2012)
9781597803458 | details & prices | 594 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $19.99
About: In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before.
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from Nightshade Book (February 22, 2011)
9781597801720 | details & prices | 536 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.55 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $19.99
About: In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before.
from Nightshade Book (March 1, 2009)
9781597801492 | details & prices | 511 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.75 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $19.95
About: In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before.
from Nightshade Book (March 1, 2008)
9781597801249 | details & prices | 457 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $19.95
About: In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before.
from Nightshade Book (March 15, 2007)
9781597800686 | details & prices | 500 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Gathers stories by such writers as Neil Gaiman, Peter S.

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