Best Science Fiction of the Year 15

Best Science Fiction of the Year 15
Author: Terry Carr
Language English
Pages: 384
ISBN10: 0812532678
Genre: Science Fiction
Series Best Science Fiction of the Year Carr
Goodreads Rating: 3.86
ISBN13: 9780812532678
Published: August 28th 1986 by Tor Books

Presenting Hugo Award-winner Terry Carr's fifteenth annual selection of the best short science fiction of the year. This all-new collection covers the year 1985, and contains stories by Gregory Benford, Michael Bishop, John Crowley, Karen Joy Fowler, Robert Silverberg, Lucius Shepard, James Tiptree, Jr., Harry Turtledove, Howard Waldrop, Ian Watson, Connie Willis, and David Zindell. Contents: * 9 • Introduction (Best SF of the Year 15) • (1986) • essay by Terry Carr * 13 • Sailing to Byzantium • (1985) • novella by Robert Silverberg * 78 • Flying Saucer Rock & Roll • (1985) • novelette by Howard Waldrop * 99 • Bluff • (1985) • novelette by Harry Turtledove * 130 • A Spanish on • (1985) • novelette by Lucius Shepard * 166 • Snow • (1985) • shortstory by John Crowley * 183 • Shanidar • (1985) • novelette by David Zindell * 206 • All My Darling Daughters • (1985) • novelette by Connie Willis * 229 • Of Space-Time and the River • (1985) • novelette by Gregory Benford * 261 • A Gift from the GrayLanders • (1985) • novelette by Michael Bishop * 281 • Praxis • (1985) • shortstory by Karen Joy Fowler * 293 • The People on the Precipice • (1985) • shortstory by Ian Watson * 306 • The Only Neat Thing to Do • [Rift] • (1985) • novella by James Tiptree, Jr. * 363 • 1985, the SF Year in Review • (1986) • essay by Charles N. Brown * 377 • Recommended Reading (Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #15) • (1986) • essay by Terry Carr