Jason Stoddard. Far Horizon. Stoddard continues his run of strong stories in Interzone, in this
The Suspect Genome. Peter F. Hamilton. Futuristic crime fiction. Not quite a locked room mystery,
Paolo Bacigalupi. Yellow Card Man. Bacigalupi’s ‘The Calorie Man’ appeared in Fantasy & Science Fiction’s
This is a good collection featuring some strong stories by many of the biggest names in British SF.
Stories by : Ken W. Purdy, Brian W. Aldiss, James E. Gunn, Jonathan Ela, Keith Roberts, Robert F. Young, Andre Carneiro, Alex Hamilton, Howard L. Myers, Victor Sabah, Christopher Priest, Joe W Haldeman.
The second, and last, in Carr’s abortive attempt to run a Year’s Best SF Novellas alongside his established short SF anthology. Stories by : Barry B. Longyear, Christopher Priest, Donald Kinsbury, Orson Scott Card, Ted Reynolds.
Prior to the launching of Gardner Dozois’ jumbo-sized ‘Years Best SF’ series in 1984, the annual anthology market had consisted of considerably slimmer volumes which could squeeze in nine or ten stories at best. Terry Carr was several years into his annual collection series, which had started in 1972, when he experimented with a companion publication, consisting of half a dozen novellas. The series lasted only two years. Stories by : Christopher Priest, Donald Kingsbury, Gene Wolfe, Joan D. Vinge, John Varley, Michael Bishop.
Stories by : Christopher Priest, Damon Knight, Fritz Leiber, Gene Wolfe., George R. R. Martin, Harlan Ellison, Isaac Asimov, Jack Williamson, James Tiptree Jr, John Varley, Steven Utley and Howard Waldrop.
With the SF community having being served for two decades by the Dozois annual collection, producing an anthology with only a dozen stories is going to be challenging. The Silverberg/Haber collection makes it even more difficult as the majority of the stories are from the first half of 2002.
After co-editing a Year’s Best series with Terry Carr for several years, the pair went