The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection
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|Author||Edited by Gardner Dozois|
|Series||The Year's Best Science Fiction|
|Genre||Science fiction anthology|
|Publisher||St. Martin's Griffin|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover and Paperback)|
ISBN 978-0-312-19033-0 (paperback)
|Preceded by||The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection|
|Followed by||The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection|
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection is a science fiction anthology edited by Gardner Dozois that was published in 1999. It is the 15th in The Year's Best Science Fiction series.
The book includes a 49-page summation by Dozois; 28 stories, all that first appeared in 1997, and each with a two-paragraph introduction by Dozois; and a seven-page referenced list of honorable mentions for the year. The stories are as follows.
- Robert Silverberg: "Beauty in the Night"
- Paul J. McAuley: "Second Skin"
- Nancy Kress: "Steamship Soldier on the Information Front"
- Greg Egan: "Reasons to Be Cheerful"
- Stephen Baxter: "Moon Six"
- Bill Johnson: "We Will Drink a Fish Together..."
- Peter F. Hamilton: "Escape Route"
- James Patrick Kelly: "Itsy Bitsy Spider"
- Alastair Reynolds: "A Spy in Europa"
- William Sanders: "The Undiscovered"
- Alan Brennert: "Echoes"
- David Marusek: "Getting to Know You"
- Gwyneth Jones: "Balinese Dancer"
- Robert Reed: "Marrow"
- Howard Waldrop: "Heart of Whitenesse"
- Michael Swanwick: "The Wisdom of Old Earth"
- Brian Stableford: "The Pipes of Pan"
- G. David Nordley: "Crossing Chao Meng Fu"
- Greg Egan: "Yeyuka"
- Carolyn Ives Gilman: "Frost Painting"
- Walter Jon Williams: "Lethe"
- Geoffrey A. Landis: "Winter Fire"
- Ian R. MacLeod: "Nevermore"
- Simon Ings: "Open Veins"
- Ian McDonald: "After Kerry"
- Sean Williams and Simon Brown: "The Masque of Agamemnon"
- John Kessel: "Gulliver at Home"
- Gregory Benford and Elisabeth Malartre: "A Cold Dry Cradle"