The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction: 17th Annual Collection: No.17 by Gardner Dozois
Widely regarded as the essential book for every science fiction fan, The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 17 continues to uphold its standard of excellence with more than two dozen stories from the previous year. This year's volume includes not just a host of established masters, but also many bright young talents of science fiction. It embrace every aspect of the genre - soft, hard, cyberpunk, cyber noir, anthropological, military and adventure. Plus the usual thorough summations of the year and a recommended reading list.