Year's Best SF Author:David G. Hartwell David Hartwell has selected 14 stories that share the universal quality of great science fiction. — Visit a city with a hellish idea of community service in Robert Silverberg's "Hot Times in Magma City." — Meet a miner from Mercury who risks her life for the ultimate reward in Gregory Benford's "A Worm in the Well." — Marvel at the ways of a race o... more »f hermaphrodites in Ursula Le Guin's "Coming of Age in Karhide."
Roger Zelazny, Nancy Kress, Gene Wolfe, Joe Haldeman, Joan Slonczewski and 6 others explore the limits of space, time and being (human, alien or AI) in this premiere collection of a brand new annual showcase.« less