Detailed view for the Book: Year's Best Science Fiction, The: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection

In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world.

This venerable collection brings together award winning authors and masters of the field. And with an extensive recommended reading guide and a summation of the year in science fiction, this annual compilation has become the definitive must read anthology for all science fiction fans and readers interested in breaking into the genre.


Finisterra by David Moles
Lighting Out by Ken MacLeod
A Ocean is a Snowflake, Four Billion Miles Away by John Barnes
Saving Tiamaat by Gwyneth Jones
Of Late I Dreamt of Venus by James Van Pelt
Verthandi's Ring by Ian McDonald
Sea Change by Una McCormack
The Sky is Large and the Earth is Small by Chris Roberson
Glory by Greg Egan
Against the Current by Robert Silverberg
Alien Archeology by Neal Asher
The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate by Ted Chiang
Beyond the Wall by Justin Stanchfield
Kiosk by Bruce Sterling
Last Contact by Stephen Baxter
The Sledge-Maker's Daughter by Alastair Reynolds
Sanjeev and Robotwallah by Ian McDonald
The Skysailor's Tale by Michael Swanwick
Of Love and Other Monsters by Vandana Singh
Steve Fever by Greg Egan
Hellfire at Twilight by Kage Baker
The Immortals of Atlantis by Brian Stableford
Nothing Personal by Pat Cadigan
Tideline by Elizabeth Bear
The Accord by Keith Brooke
Laws of Survival by Nancy Kress
The Mists of Time by Tom Purdom
Craters by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
The Prophet of Flores by Ted Kosmatka
Stray by Benjamin Rosenbaum and David Ackert
Roxie by Robert Reed
Dark Heaven by Gregory Benford

Edited by Gardner Dozois