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Year’s Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection, the (1989) [Anthology]
by Pat Cadigan George Alec Effinger Steven Gould Eileen Gunn James Patrick Kelly John Kessel Kathe Koja Stephen Kraus Nancy Kress James Lawson Bruce McAllister Judith Moffett Kim Newman Mike Resnick Kim Stanley Robinson Kristine Kathryn Rusch Lucius Shepard Lewis Shiner Robert Silverberg Brian M. Stableford Bruce Sterling Michael Swanwick Harry Turtledove Howard Waldrop Walter Jon Williams Connie Willis Rating: Weighted - 9.3 / Average - 10.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Year's Best Science Fiction
Part: 6

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Anthology of 28 stories with an introductory summation of 1988 by Dozois which draws heavily on Locus. The largest and best of the year’s bests, with many of the awards nominees and winners.


  • Surfacing by Walter Jon Williams
  • Homecoming by James Patrick Kelly
  • The Man Who Loved the Vampire Lady by Brian M. Stableford
  • Peaches for Mad Molly by Steven Gould
  • The Last Article by Harry Turtledove
  • Stable Strategies for Middle Management by Eileen Gunn
  • In Memoriam by Nancy Kress
  • Kirinyaga by Mike Resnick
  • The Girl Who Loved Animals by Bruce McAlister
  • The Last of the Winnebagos by Connie Willis
  • Love in Vain by Lewis Shiner
  • The Hob by Judith Moffett
  • Our Neural Chernobyl by Bruce Sterling
  • House of Bones by Robert Silverberg
  • Schrödinger’s Kitten by George Alec Effinger
  • Do Ya, Do Ya, Wanna Dance? by Howard Waldrop
  • The Growth of the House of Usher by Brian M. Stableford
  • Glacier by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Sanctuary by James Lawson
  • The Dragon Line by Michael Swanwick
  • Mrs. Shummel Exits a Winner by John Kessel
  • Emissary by Stephen Kraus
  • It Was the Heat by Pat Cadigan
  • Skin Deep by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Dying in Hull by David Alexander Smith
  • Distances by Kathe Koja
  • Famous Monsters by Kim Newman
  • The Scalehunter’s Beautiful Daughter by Lucius Shepard

Edited by Gardner R. Dozois.

Original title: The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Growth of the House of Usher, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Brian M. Stableford
     It Was the Heat (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Pat Cadigan
     Our Neural Chernobyl (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Bruce Sterling
     Famous Monsters (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Kim Newman
     Girl Who Loved Animals, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Bruce McAllister
     Emissary (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Stephen Kraus
     Last Article, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Harry Turtledove
     Glacier (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
     Surfacing (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Walter Jon Williams
     House of Bones (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Silverberg
     Scalehunter’s Beautiful Daughter, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Lucius Shepard
     Last of the Winnebagos, the (1988) [Novella]
      Author: Connie Willis
     Skin Deep (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Kristine Kathryn Rusch
     Stable Strategies for Middle Management (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Eileen Gunn
     Sanctuary (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: James Lawson
     Home Front (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: James Patrick Kelly
     Schrödinger’s Kitten (1988) [Novelette]
      Author: George Alec Effinger
     Love in Vain (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Lewis Shiner
     Dying in Hull (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: David Alexander Smith
     In Memoriam (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Kress
     Dragon Line, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael Swanwick
     Man Who Loved the Vampire Lady, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Brian M. Stableford
     Do Ya, Do Ya, Wanna Dance? (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Howard Waldrop
     Hob, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Judith Moffett
     Distances (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Kathe Koja
     Kirinyaga (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Mike Resnick
     Mrs. Shummel Exits a Winner (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: John Kessel
     Peaches for Mad Molly (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Steven Gould

Edition #1: Year’s Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection, the

Year’s Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection, the (1989)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Gardner R. Dozois
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Year’s Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection, the (1989)

ISBN: 0312030096

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