The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth 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)|
|Preceded by||The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Third Annual Collection|
|Followed by||The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection|
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection (ISBN 978-0312363345) is a science fiction anthology edited by Gardner Dozois that was published in 2007. It is the 24th in The Year's Best Science Fiction series.
The book includes a 29-page summation by Dozois; 28 stories, all that first appeared in 2006, and each with a two-paragraph introduction by Dozois; and a ten-page referenced list of honorable mentions for the year. For the second year in a row, this book includes two stories by Alastair Reynolds. The stories are as follows.
- Cory Doctorow: "I, Row-boat"
- Robert Charles Wilson: "Julian: A Christmas Story"
- Michael Swanwick: Tin Marsh"
- Ian McDonald: "The Djinn's Wife"
- Benjamin Rosenbaum: "The House Beyond Your Sky"
- Kage Baker: "Where the Golden Apples Grow"
- Bruce McAllister: "Kin"
- Alastair Reynolds: "Signal To Noise"
- Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold: "The Big Ice"
- Gregory Benford: "Bow Shock"
- Justin Stanchfield: "In the River"
- Walter Jon Williams: "Incarnation Day"
- Greg van Eekhout: "Far As You Can Go"
- Robert Reed: "Good Mountain"
- David D. Levine: "I Hold My Father's Paws"
- Paul J. McAuley: "Dead Men Walking"
- Mary Rosenblum: "Home Movies"
- Daryl Gregory: "Damascus"
- Jack Skillingstead: "Life On the Reservation"
- Paolo Bacigalupi: "Yellow Card Man"
- Greg Egan: "Riding the Crocodile"
- Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette: "The Ile of Dogges"
- Ken MacLeod: "The Highway Men"
- Stephen Baxter: "The Pacific Mystery"
- Carolyn Ives Gilman: "Okanoggan Falls"
- John Barnes: "Every Hole Is Outlined"
- A. M. Dellamonica: "The Town On Blighted Sea"
- Alastair Reynolds: "Nightingale"
- Review and synopsis by Brad Shorr