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The Eighteenth Annual Collection of The Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
I was reading stories in here when I finished one of Al Reynolds' books before time to turn the light out, so I finished it this week. It has stories from 2000, ten years back. Dozois does his usual summation at the front where I was reminded of places online that I helped with or frequented that are now gone.
The stories themselves were good, although in this book he's still getting a lot from Asimov's, and I have a subscription to that.
I always think the editions of this anthology are good; Dozois has an excellent eye for stories, and so while I probably shouldn't recommend this because it's out of print, you can always read the current one.
Williams talked about whether we can actually write beings that seem alien, Silverberg brings up rereading PKD, and Kelly gives us the news on the…
Here's the TOC, gifted by ISFDB: Introduction (The 1980 Annual World's Best SF) • (1980) • essay by Donald A. Wollheim The Way of Cross and…
Sheila Williams tells us that all the iThings are from Asimov's I, Robot. I'm not so sure. I didn't like a lot of the stories in this book, in…