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TOC: The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Of The Year Volume 1

Editor Jonathan Strahan has posted the table of contents for next year’s anthology The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Of The Year Volume 1 (the year being 2006), published by Night Shade.

  1. “How To Talk To Girls At Parties” by Neil Gaiman
  2. “El Regalo” by Peter S. Beagle
  3. “I, Row-Boat” by Cory Doctorow
  4. “In The House Of The Seven Librarians” by Ellen Klages
  5. “Another Word For Map Is Faith” by Christopher Rowe
  6. “Under Hell, Over Heaven” by Margo Lanagan
  7. “Incarnation Day” by Walter Jon Williams
  8. “The Night Whiskey” by Jeffrey Ford
  9. “A Siege Of Cranes” by Benjamin Rosenbaum
  10. “Halfway House” by Frances Hardinge
  11. “The Bible Repairman” by Tim Powers
  12. “Yellow Card Man” by Paolo Bacigalupi
  13. “Pol Pot’s Beautiful Daughter (Fantasy)” by Geoff Ryman
  14. “The American Dead” by Jay Lake
  15. “The Cartesian Theater” by Robert Charles Wilson
  16. “Journey Into The Kingdom” by M Rickert
  17. “Eight Episodes” by Robert Reed
  18. “The Wizards Of Perfil” by Kelly Link
  19. “The Saffron Gatherers” by Elizabeth Hand
  20. “D.A.” by Connie Willis
  21. “Femaville 29” by Paul Di Filippo
  22. “Sob In The Silence” by Gene Wolfe
  23. “The House Beyond Your Sky” by Benjamin Rosenbaum
  24. “The Djinn’s Wife” by Ian McDonald
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5 Comments on TOC: The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Of The Year Volume 1

  1. I don’t have any of the various “best of fantasy” collections, but looking at the SF contents, do we really year yet another best of SF collection? How long before we reach market saturation (and then some)?

  2. Apparently we do “really year yet another best of SF collection”.


  3. One should not blog before one has a chance in injest one’s coffee, obviously.


  4. Gah. Another ‘Best of the Year’ scifi and fantasy collection. Hartwell, Dozois, Horton, and Strahan. Why not just but all the fantasy/sci stories published in the last into one (or two) volume(s) and be done with it?

  5. Thinking small here people.

    The next obvious step is:

    “The Best of the Best SF & F Anthologies of the Year”

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