The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2009 edited by Rich Horton (E-book)

The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2009 edited by Rich Horton (E-book)

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ISBN: 9781607012689
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The first volume of The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy features over a quarter million words of fiction by some of the genre's greatest authors, including Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Bear, Jay Lake, Ian McDonald, Sarah Monette, Garth Nix, Naomi Novik, Robert Reed, Patrick Rothfuss, and many more, as selected by Rich Horton, a well-known and well-received contributor to many of the field's most respected magazines.


  • Kij Johnson, "26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss" (Asimov's, July)
  • Elizabeth Bear, "Shoggoths in Bloom" (Asimov's, March)
  • Daryl Gregory, "Glass" (MIT Technology Review, November/December)
  • Christopher Golden, "The Hiss of Escaping Air" (PS Publishing
  • Naomi Novik, "Araminta, or, The Wreck of the Amphidrake" (Fast Ships, Black Sails)
  • Alice Sola Kim, "We Love Deena" (Strange Horizons, February 11)
  • Ted Kosmatka, "The Art of Alchemy" (F&SF, June)
  • Eugene Mirabelli, "Falling Angel" (F&SF, December)
  • Margo Lanagan, "The Fifth Star in the Southern Cross" (Dreaming Again)
  • Peter S. Beagle, "King Pelles the Sure" (Strange Roads)
  • Robert Reed, "Character Flu" (F&SF, June)
  • Delia Sherman, "Gift from a Spring" (Realms of Fantasy, April)
  • Rivka Galchen, "The Region of Unlikeness" (The New Yorker, March 17)
  • Jeffrey Ford, "Daltharee" (The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy)
  • James Alan Gardner, "The Ray-Gun: A Love Story" (Asimov's, February)
  • Ann Leckie, "The God of Au" (Helix #8, Spring)
  • Will McIntosh, "The Fantasy Jumper" (Black Static, February)
  • Meghan McCarron, "The Magician's House" (Strange Horizons, July 14-21)
  • James L. Cambias, "Balancing Accounts" (F&SF, February)
  • Charlie Anders, "Suicide Drive" (Helix #7, January)
  • Holly Phillips, "The Small Door" (Fantasy, May)
  • Peter Watts, "The Eyes of God" (The Solaris Book of New SF, Volume 2)
  • Alex Jeffers, "Firooz and His Brother" (F&SF, May)
  • Garth Nix, "Infestation" (The Starry Rift)
  • Jay Lake, "A Water Matter" (
  • Beth Bernobich, "The Golden Octopus" (Postscripts, Summer))
  • Erik Amundsen, "Blue Vervain Murder Ballad #2: Jack of Diamonds" (Not One of Us, October)
  • Patrick Rothfuss, "The Road to Levinshir" (Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy)
  • Jeff VanderMeer, "Fixing Hanover" (Extraordinary Engines)
  • Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette, "Boojum" (Fast Ships, Black Sails)
  • Karen Heuler, "The Difficulties of Evolution" (Weird Tales, July/August)
  • Paul Cornell, "Catherine Drewe" (Fast Forward 2)
  • James Maxey, "Silent as Dust" (Intergalactic Medicine Show #7, January)
  • Mary Robinette Kowal, "Evil Robot Monkey (The Solaris Book of New SF, Volume 2)
  • Richard Bowes, "If Angels Fight" (F&SF, February)
  • Liz Williams, "Spiderhorse" (Realms of Fantasy, August)
  • Ian McDonald, "The Tear" (Galactic Empires)

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"The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2009, has a lot to offer if you are looking for a new author or want to read a few quick but fascinating stories from some of the best in the business."

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isbn: 9781607012689
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