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An annual celebration of the year's best science fiction short stories and novellas
For decades now, Gardner Dozois has been presenting his undisputed heavyweight champion annual selection of the very best of recently published short science fiction, both by acknowledged masters of the genre and by exceptional up-and-coming writers deserving of a wider audience. It has been voted Year's Best Anthology by the readers of Locus magazine an incomparable nineteen times.
Unerringly, Dozois pinpoints the previous year's most exciting and most ambitious science fiction, showcasing truly outstanding contemporary writing. This year's collection is no exception, comprising 30 fantastic stories by writers such as Pat Cadigan, Indrapramit Das, Sean McMullen, Linda Nagata, Hannu Rajaniemi, Lavie Tidhar and Carrie Vaughn.
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 26 includes, as ever, Dozois's incisive, illuminating and indispensable summation of the year in SF.
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