Book List in Order: 56 titles


  • Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction gives an insider's view of the strange and wonderful world of science fiction, by one of the most respected editors in the field, David G. Hartwell (1941-2016). David G. Hartwell edited sc...




  • Once again, the finest SF short stories of the year have been collected in a single volume. With Year’s Best SF 18, acclaimed, award-winning editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell demonstrates the amazing depth and power of contemporary specul...



  • This is an enormous anthology - close to 250,000 words - edited by two of the most prestigious and award-winning editors in the SF field, featuring recent stories from some of science fiction's greatest up-and-coming authors, including many award-win...



  • Blood will flow, heads will roll, dragons will soar, and the dead shall rise. Journey to ancient cities ruled by sinister mages, storm-tossed seas where monsters dwell, mysterious towers full of ancient secrets, and dark dungeons with untold treasure...



  • Once again, the finest short-form sf offerings of the year have been collected in a single volume. With Year's Best SF 17, acclaimed, award-winning editors and anthologists David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer demonstrate the amazing depth and power ...



  • Five stories inspired by the same painting. Contributors include Gene Wolfe, L. E. Modesitt, Jr., Gregory Benford, Michael Swanwick, and James Morrow.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DR...



  • This volume, covering the period from the 1890s to the future, includes stories from founding fathers of the field like H. G. Wells and C. S. Lewis; beloved mainstays of the genre, such as Philip Jose Farmer, Roger Zelazny and Jack Vance; notable fem...



  • A dazzling new collection of the finest short form science fiction from the previous year, compiled once again by World Fantasy and Hugo Award-winning editors by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, Year’s Best SF 16 features some of the brightest...







  • Who knows what awaits us tomorrow? Much of the most innovative and exhilarating work performed in the boundary-less arena of SF is being done in the short form. This year's magnificent harvest -- gathered, as always, by acclaimed award-winning edi...



  • Travel to the Farthest Reaches of the Imagination Acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell is back with his fourth annual high-powered collection of the year's most inventive, entertaining, and awe-inspiring science fiction. In short, the ...



  • Experience New Realms Acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell returns with this fifth annual collection of the year's most imaginative, entertaining, and mind-expanding science fiction. Here are works from some of today's most acclaimed...



  • Undreamed-Of Wonders From The Farthest Reaches Of Imagination In this second volume of the previous year's finest short fantastic fiction, acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell showcases new works by stellar literary artists -- acknowle...



  • There is magic in our world . . . and in others. The fertile imagination can cultivate wondrous things, aided by ancient myths and memory, enduring childhood dreams and desires, and the power of cultural archetypes. Once again, award-winning editors...



  • Magic lives in remarkable realms -- and in the short fiction of today's top fantasists. In this fifth breathtaking volume of the year's best flights of the fantastic, award-winning editors David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer present a dazzling new a...



  • This is the best short form science fiction of 2005, selected by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, two of the most respected editors in the field. The short story is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas in science fiction today. It is where th...



  • Once again, the year's finest flights of speculative imagination are gathered in one extraordinary volume, compiled by acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell. From some of the most renowned visionaries of contemporary SF -- as well as new...



  • The best science fiction short stories of 2002 and 2003, selected by David G. Hartwell, one of the most respected editors in the field. The short story is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas in science fiction today. It is where the hot new...



  • The Future Boldly Imagined From Breathtaking New Perspectives The world as we will know it is far different from the future once predicted in simpler times. For this newest collection of the finest short form SF to appear in print over the precedin...







  • Unique visions and astonishments—new stories by:Tobias S. Buckell and Karl SchroederCory DoctorowNeil GaimanKathleen Ann GoonanAlastair Reynolds Michael Swanwick Last year's best short-form SF—selected by acclaimed, award-winning editors and anth...



  • The door to fantastic worlds, skewed realities, and breathtaking other realms is opened wide to you once more in this third anthology of the finest short fantasy fiction to emerge over the past year, compiled by acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell. Ra...



  • Building on the unprecedented success of last season's Year's Best, award-winning editor David G. Hartwell has once again scoured the magazines and anthologies to bring together the very best of today's edgy, audacious, and innovative SF. Here are ma...



  • Enjoy today's most awesome and innovative science fiction, chosen by acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell from the best short fiction published over the last year. Like its two distinguished processors, Year's Best SF 3 is a cybercopia of astonishi...



  • The thirteenth annual collection of the previous year's finest short-form sf is at hand. Once again, award-winning editors and anthologists David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer have gathered together a stunning array of science fiction that spans a v...



  • "Space opera", once a derisive term for cheap pulp adventure, has come to mean something more in modern SF: compelling adventure stories told against a broad canvas, and written to the highest level of skill. Indeed, it can be argued that the "new sp...



  • The legendary editing team of David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer return with the much-anticipated seventh installment of their popular anthology series showcasing the best-selling authors and rising stars of fantasy fiction. This engaging volume co...



  • "Science fiction is the characteristic literary genre of the century. It is the genre that stands in opposition to literary modernism." -David G. Hartwell, from the IntroductionFirst published in hardcover in 1997, The Science Fiction Century was an ...



  • Award-winning editors David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer know fantasy. This engaging anthology series, now in its sixth year, has become mandatory reading for fantasy devotees. Featuring a diverse lineup of best-selling authors and rising stars, Ye...



  • "Science fiction is the characteristic literary genre of the century. It is the genre that stands in opposition to literary modernism." David G. Hartwell, from the IntroductionFirst published in hardcover in 1997, "The Science Fiction Century "was an...







  • A banner year for speculative fiction has yielded a crop of superb short form SF. Now the very best to appear over the past twelve months has been amassed into one extraordinary volume by acclaimed editors and anthologists David G. Hartwell and Kathr...



  • Tales As Deep As Legend And As New As Dawn Acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell has gathered a harvest of shimmering beauty and powerful writing in this inaugural volume of the very best fantasy from the last year. Established masters rub elbows wit...



  • Get Ready To Expand Your Mind...Acclaimed editor and anthologist David G. Hartwell is back with the sixth annual collection of the year's most impressive, thought-provoking, and just plain great science fiction.Year's Best SF 6 includes contributions...



  • An original anthology of works from writers living down-under includes pieces by Peter Carey, Terry Dowling, Rosaleen Love, Sean McMullen, George Turner, Lucy Sussex, Greg Egan, Phillippa C. Maddern and A. Bertram Chandler. 15,000 first printing....



  • A surprising cast of contributors graces this fascinating collection of scifi stories, including Margaret Atwood, Robertson Davis, W. P. Kinsella, Geoff Ryman, John Clute, Scott Mackay, and Nancy Kilpatrick, among others. Reprint....



  • "Science fiction is the characteristic literary genre of the century. It is the genre that stands in opposition to literary modernism." So says David G. Hartwell in his introduction to The Science Fiction Century, an anthology spanning a hundred year...



  • Thirteen terrifying tales to take you on a heart-pounding journey to the dark side! Including:Bodies of the Dead by Ambrose Bierce: Is it your worst fear to be buried alive? Live your greatest nightmare in these four chilling tales. The Golden Rat by...



  • For years, those bringing SF into the classroom have had to improvise their course materials from anthologies and collections not designed for classwork. Now, David G. Hartwell, award-winning anthologist, and Professor Milton T. Wolf, Vice President ...



  • WORLD-ALTERING SCIENCE FICTIONTales of wonder and adventure, set on distant planets or in the future of our ownStories that go beyond the limits of Space and Time David G. Hartwell has brought together only the best of this year's new SF from establi...



  • A collection of holiday chillers--by Charles Dickens, Gene Wolfe, Michael Bishop, and others--follows the stories of a doctor who makes a house call to a ghost, a psychic detective who must exorcise a well-known holiday icon, and a boy who learns a f...










  • A collection of holiday stories features the works of today's most popular fantasy and science fiction authors and includes the tale of a little girl's quest to become one of Santa's elves, a boy's discovery of Santa's tenth reindeer, and more. Origi...



  • A collection of stories, compiled by a World Fantasy Award-winning anthologist and a Canadian scholar, displays the talents of William Gibson, Charles de Lint, Spider Robinson, and many other Canadian fantasy writers, and includes introductory essays...



  • The second volume of the acclaimed anthology is a rare and haunting collection including "Aura" by Carlos Fuentes, "Barbara of the House of Grebe" by Thomas Hardy, and "Torturing Mr. Amberwell" by Thomas M. Disch." Reprint....



  • Featuring more than sixty groundbreaking short stories by modern science fiction's most important and influential writers, The Ascent of Wonder offers a definitive and incisive exploration of the SF genre's visionary core.From Poe to Pohl, Wells to W...





  • Christmas is a time for miracle, scientific and otherwise, and for amazing surprises that can only occur at this very special time of the year. But what marvels will the holidays bring to the far future--and alien worlds light-years from the North Po...








  • Originally published as part of The Dark Descent, this splendid collection of horror fiction deals with humanity's most powerful emotions--fear, love, and hope. Writers include Robert Aickman, Philip K. Dick, Charles Dickens, Stephen King, Joyce Caro...




  • In the first entry of the Dark Descent series, Hugo Award winning editor David G. Hartwell presents The Color of Evil, an anthology of nineteen superb stories of dark fantasy and horror from writing legends such as Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, and Shi...




  • Forty-four tales of fantasy and the fantastic include works by Robert Heinlein, Theodore Sturgeon, Ray Bradbury, Samuel Delany, Poul Anderson, Ursula Le Guin, L. Frank Baum, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Mark Twain...



  • Traces the evolution of the horror story by presenting an anthology of works from the past and from current writers, with contributions from Stephen King, H.P. Lovecraft, Harlan Ellison, Charles L. Grant, and Clive Barker...



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    Horror fiction is a special and enduring pleasure, invoking fear and wonder. For centuries, writers have struggled to achieve the sublime through these tales, at times creating works of enduring interest. Horror novels have become one of the major be...