Search Results: "Gardner Dozois"


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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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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 GOOD OLD STUFF by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 1998

"Don't let these Golden Oldies disappear into limbo: adopt some today."
A substantial collection of 16 grand old adventure yarns'space operas, more or less—written between 1948 and —71 and compiled by editor Dozois (the annual Year's Best Science Fiction anthology, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE GOOD NEW STUFF by Gardner Dozois
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 1999

"Splendid yarns, but still, while Dozois's desire to wrap things up in a neat package is understandable, his rather specious justifications grate nonetheless."
Companion volume to The Good Old Stuff (p. 1339), that being a selection of golden oldie adventure stories/space operas from the 1940s through the 1960s. Read full book review >

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ROGUES by George R.R. Martin
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 17, 2014

"Rambunctious, rowdy and occasionally R-rated: a worthy entertainment, without a dud in the bunch, that easily moves from swords and sorcery to hard-boiled Chandler-esque."
Avast, ye varlets, intergalactic and otherwise: There are new bad boys and girls afoot on Mars and in Middle Earth, and you'll like them, even if you'll count your silverware after they leave. 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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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 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: 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 16, 2003

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