Here in one affordable volume is the best short science fiction of the year as selected from magazines, anthologies and journals. It includes stories by Michael Swanwick, Nancy Kress, Stephen Baxter and many more. It is the first in a prestigious new series from ibooks.|
Robert Silverberg, a multiple winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards as a writer, has compiled a distinguished record as an anthologist over the past 35 years. Among the famous books he has edited are The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, the New Dimensions, Universe, and Alpha series, and the best-selling original collections, Legends and Far Horizons. His long list of well-known science fiction and fantasy novels includes such titles as Dying Inside, The Book of Skulls, Downward to the Earth, The Alien Years, and the six volumes of the Majipoor Cycle, which began with the classic Lord Valentine's Castle.
Karen Haber is the co-author of Science of the X-Men, editor of Meditations on Middle Earth and author of eight science fiction novels, including the four-volume Mutant Season series. With Robert Silverberg, she edited the Universe anthology series of original science fiction stories.