The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 9

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 9

Author: Jonathan Strahan

Format: Paperback

Pages: 624 pages

Language: English

ISBN: 9781781083093

Published: May 12th 2015

Science fiction and fantasy has never been more diverse or vibrant, and 2014 has provided a bountiful crop of extraordinary stories. These stories are about the future, worlds beyond our own, the realms of our imaginations and dreams but, more importantly, they are the stories of ourselves. Featuring best-selling writers and emerging talents, here are some of the most exciting genre writers working today.

Multi-award winning editor Jonathan Strahan once again brings you the best stories from the past year. Within you will find twenty-eight amazing tales from authors across the globe, displaying why science fiction and fantasy are genres increasingly relevant to our turbulent world.

“Tough Times All Over”, Joe Abercrombie
“The Scrivener”, Eleanor Arnason
“Moriabe’s Children”, Paolo Bacigalupi
“Covenant”, Elizabeth Bear
“Slipping”, Lauren Beukes
“Ten Rules for Being an Intergalactic Smuggler (The Successful Kind)”, Holly Black
“Shadow Flock”, Greg Egan
“The Truth About Owls”, Amal El-Mohtar
“Cimmeria: From the Journal of Imaginary Anthropology”, Theodora Goss
“Cold Wind”, Nicola Griffith
“Someday”, James Patrick Kelly
“Interstate Love Song (Murder Ballad No.8)”, Caitlin R Kiernan
“Mothers, Lock Up Your Daughters Because They are Terrifying”, Alice Sola Kim
“Amicae Aeternum”, Ellen Klages
“Calligo Lane”, Ellen Klages
“The Lady and the Fox”, Kelly Link
“The Long Haul From the ANNALS OF TRANSPORTATION”, The Pacific Monthly, May 2009”, Ken Liu
“The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family”, Usman T Mailk
“Four Days of Christmas”, Tim Maughan
“The Fifth Dragon”, Ian McDonald
“Shay Corsham Worsted”, Garth Nix
“I Met a Man Who Wasn’t There”, K. J. Parker
“Kheldyu”, Karl Schroeder
“Tawny Petticoats”, Michael Swanwick
“Grand Jeté (The Great Leap)”, Rachel Swirsky
“The Insects of Love”, Genevieve Valentine
“Collateral”, Peter Watts
“The Devil in America”, Kai Ashante Wilson