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Widely acclaimed because the benchmark annual anthology for technological know-how fiction enthusiasts, The large e-book of top New SF is now in its twenty second profitable 12 months. Best SF 22 contains over dozen wonderful new items from the world's most sensible writers of technology fiction.

This assortment encompasses each point of the style: smooth, demanding, cyberpunk, cyber noir, anthropological, army, and experience. As ever, an advantage additional is an insightful evaluation of the year's most sensible books and an intensive record of prompt interpreting. Gardner Dozois is the world's prime SF anthologist, and has gained the Hugo Award for most sensible Editor fifteen occasions.

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