The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Seven by Jonathan Strahan

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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!
 

About Jonathan Strahan

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Jonathan Strahan has edited numerous acclaimed anthologies, including The Locus Awards (with Charles N. Brown), The New Space Opera (with Gardner Dozois), and Swords and Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery (with Lou Anders
 
Published April 18, 2013 by Night Shade Books. 600 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Book Reporter

I confess to never having been enamored with his work (his stories have won every award existing in the field, while Beagle himself has earned the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement, so I am obviouslyde minimis in this regard), but his “Underbridge” is a very solid story, set in the Sea...

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SF Site

So I shall pass it over and move, at last, to the outright best story in this collection, a story which interestingly Strahan also labels "the best science fiction story of the year": "The Little Goddess" by Ian McDonald.

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SF Signal

Strahan has included stories all over the genre map (including stories that read like mainstream and horror).

Oct 29 2007 | Read Full Review of The Best Science Fiction and ...

SF Signal

A science fiction blog featuring science fiction book reviews and with frequent ramblings on fantasy, computers and the web.

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Strange Horizons

The claim that a volume contains the Year's Best of anything all but invites a skeptical reaction, and in his introduction to The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, volume 3 Jonathan Strahan is appropriately modest, claiming to have "only seen and considered a healthy sampling of the s...

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