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Nebula Awards Showcase

(Nebula Awards #7)

3.70  ·  Rating details ·  69 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Each year, the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America(r) bestow the Nebula Awards to authors whose exemplary fiction represents the most thought-provoking and entertaining work the genre has to offer. Nebula Awards Showcase collects the year's most preeminent science fiction and fantasy in one essential volume. This year's winners include Lois ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Roc (first published 2006)
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Oct 30, 2007 rated it liked it
Not enough stories. What's the deal with essays from luminaries of the field? Thanks for all the valuable insight, Anne McCaffrey. NOT.
Mar 31, 2008 rated it it was amazing
The green leopard plague / Walter Jon Williams
Basement magic / Ellen Klages
Dry bones / William Sanders
The masters speak : introduction
Science fiction century / Jack Williamson
The way it was / Robert Silverberg
Teaching the art / Ursula K. Le Guin
Change and okay in all around I see / Brian W. Aldiss
Then and now / Frederik Pohl
The voluntary state / Christopher Rowe
Grand master Anne McCaffrey : an appreciation / Jody Lynn Nye
The ship who sang / Anne McCaffrey
Coming to terms / Eileen Gunn
Jul 16, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: people who like the word 'scientifiction'
Some of the short fiction in this collection is pretty cool, but there are two or three truly terrible stories, and a totally useless essay of the scifi films of 2006 (there were a lot!).
My rating isn't based on any of that, though. There's a series of fascinating essays by the living Grandmasters of Science Fiction about what writing in the genre is like, or was like. One of these guys first published a story in 1926, before there was even an accepted term for the genre- it was billed as
Richard Anderson
Oct 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
Fell a little flat, but a few good choices.
Nov 21, 2011 rated it really liked it
A solid collection of sci fi stories.
Feb 09, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2009, scifi-fantasy
This book is like a primer to current Sci-Fi and Fantasy stories. It was a fantastic read.
Maria Fitzpatrick
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Most of the stories were pretty good
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Gardner Raymond Dozois was an American science fiction author and editor. He was editor of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine from 1984 to 2004. He won multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, both as an editor and a writer of short fiction.
Wikipedia entry: Gardner Dozois

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