The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection

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The twenty-eight stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now.  Included here are the works of masters of the form and of bright new talents, including:
* Cory Doctorow * Robert Charles Wilson * Michael Swanwick * Ian McDonald * Benjamin Rosenbaum * Kage Baker * Bruce McAllister * Alastair Reynolds * Jay Lake * Ruth Nestvold * Gregory Benford * Justin Stanchfield * Walter Jon Williams * Greg Van Eekhout * Robert Reed * David D. Levine * Paul J. McAuley * Mary Rosenblum * Daryl Gregory * Jack Skillingstead * Paolo Bacigalupi * Greg Egan * Elizabeth Bear * Sarah Monette * Ken MacLeod * Stephen Baxter * Carolyn Ives Gilman * John Barnes * A.M. Dellamonica
Supplementing the stories are the editor's insightful summation of the year's events and a list of honorable mentions, making this book a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.

Contents
xiii • Summation: 2006 • (2007) • essay by Gardner Dozois
1 • I, Row-Boat • (2006) • novelette by Cory Doctorow
28 • Julian: A Christmas Story • (2006) • novella by Robert Charles Wilson
66 • Tin Marsh • (2006) • novelette by Michael Swanwick
81 • The Djinn's Wife • [India 2047] • (2006) • novelette by Ian McDonald
112 • The House Beyond Your Sky • (2006) • shortstory by Benjamin Rosenbaum
121 • Where the Golden Apples Grow • (2006) • novella by Kage Baker
164 • Kin • (2006) • shortstory by Bruce McAllister
172 • Signal to Noise • (2006) • novelette by Alastair Reynolds
204 • The Big Ice • (2006) • shortstory by Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold
221 • Bow Shock • (2006) • novelette by Gregory Benford
251 • In the River • (2006) • shortstory by Justin Stanchfield
266 • Incarnation Day • (2006) • novella by Walter Jon Williams
295 • Far As You Can Go • (2006) • shortstory by Greg van Eekhout
305 • Good Mountain • (2005) • novella by Robert Reed
350 • I Hold My Father's Paws • (2006) • shortstory by David D. Levine
360 • Dead Men Walking • (2006) • novelette by Paul J. McAuley
374 • Home Movies • (2006) • novelette by Mary Rosenblum
395 • Damascus • (2006) • novelette by Daryl Gregory
418 • Life on the Preservation • (2006) • shortstory by Jack Skillingstead
431 • Yellow Card Man • [The Windup Universe] • (2006) • novelette by Paolo Bacigalupi
457 • Riding the Crocodile • (2005) • novella by Greg Egan
492 • The Ile of Dogges • (2006) • shortstory by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette
499 • The Highway Men • (2006) • novelette by Ken MacLeod
524 • The Pacific Mystery • (2006) • shortstory by Stephen Baxter
540 • Okanoggan Falls • (2006) • novelette by Carolyn Ives Gilman
566 • Every Hole Is Outlined • (2006) • novelette by John Barnes
589 • The Town on Blighted Sea • (2006) • shortstory by A. M. Dellamonica
606 • Nightingale • [Revelation Space] • (2006) • novella by Alastair Reynolds
653 • Honorable Mentions: 2006 • (2007) • essay by Gardner Dozois

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