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The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017

By John Joseph Adams & Charles Yu &
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 by John Joseph Adams & Charles Yu &  digital book - Fable

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Stories by N.K. Jemisin, Dale Bailey, Peter S. Beagle, and more: “Showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre.” —TheWashington Post

Science fiction and fantasy can encompass so much, from far-future deep-space sagas to quiet contemporary tales to unreal kingdoms and beasts. But what the best of these stories do is the same across the genres—they illuminate the whole gamut of the human experience, interrogating our hopes and our fears.
 
With a diverse selection of stories from major award winners, bestsellers, and rising stars, chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest editor Charles Yu, The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 continues to explore the ever- changing world of SFF today, with Yu bringing his unique view—literary, meta, and adventurous—to the series’ third edition.
 
“Superb…This mostly dystopic, sometimes darkly humorous collection of 20 hard-hitting stories feels timely, confronting contemporary cultural crises.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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“Good collection of stories, although there were too many that depended on identity too much for my taste. Got 2 new-to-me authors to follow on Goodreads!”

About John Joseph Adams

JOHN JOSEPH ADAMS is the series editor of The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy and is the editor of more than thirty anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead, and The Dystopia Triptych. He is also the editor the Hugo Award-winning Lightspeed, and is also publisher of Lightspeed as well as its sister-magazines Nightmare and Fantasy. For five years he was the editor of the John Joseph Adams Books novel imprint for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Dale Bailey

Dale Bailey lives in North Carolina with his family and has published three novels: The FallenHouse of Bones, and Sleeping Policemen (with Jack Slay Jr.). His short fiction, collected in The Resurrection Man’s Legacy and Other Stories, has won the International Horror Guild Award and has twice been nominated for the Nebula Award. You can find him online at www.dalebailey.com.

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