Search Results: "Gardner Dozois"


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WORLDMAKERS by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"A varied, interesting, and worthy examination of human characters whose need to change their environment is inextricably linked to their need to change themselves."
Twenty previously published stories, assembled by SF's most prolific editor, in which writers old and new imagine how other planets might be shaped into havens for human life. Read full book review >

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THE FURTHEST HORIZON by Gardner Dozois
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2000

"Diverse and remarkable speculations on futures so remote as to be all but beyond conjecture."
Seventeen stories, 1950-98, arranged chronologically. Read full book review >

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Released: July 1, 1991

"Pity the price has gone into orbit, though."
Another bumper crop of 25 tales culled from 1990's output, with no real standouts but maintaining a high standard overall. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2007

"No question as to the quality of the material here; the drawback is overfamiliarity."
Stories that couldn't be squeezed into 2005's Volume 1: a baker's dozen of novellas and short novels, 1985-2002, arranged chronologically. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 16, 2003

"For all libraries, absolutely."
Without question, the Dozois SF annuals deserve rosettes. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 23, 2002

"The pure stuff."
As ever, Dozois leads his anthology with a homerun by Ian R. MacLeod and follows it with a second MacLeod, "Isabel of the Fall." Read full book review >

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THE YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Fancy runs wondrously amok here."
In his strong anthology of last year's best SF, editor Dozois leads with a dizzyingly well-done tale that at first seems clogged with excess detail, until you realize that the story is in the detail. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"Perhaps it was a slow year for short science fiction, but whatever the reason, this installment in Dozois's eminent series is a disappointment."
The latest in this admirable annual series features one less story (23 vs. 24) than last year's, and it might have been better if had included even fewer. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1998

"For anyone interested in sf short stories, this is the best—indeed, the only—place to start."
paper 0-312-19033-6 Another mind-bogglingly huge compendium of 28 stories that first appeared in 1997, sniffed out by editor Dozois, whose nose for a good yarn is as keen as ever. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 1997

"Essential reading for short story fans: The tireless Dozois triumphs again."
Twenty-eight tales from 1996, expertly selected by editor Dozois (his secret? ``He picks the stories he likes best,'' the blurb trumpets), plus the customary overview (not seen). Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Long may Dozois retain his energy and enthusiasm."
The redoubtable Dozois's annual labor of love: 27 substantial tales drawn from 1999's output, along with Dozois's own summation and a list of honorable mentions. Read full book review >