The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels

Titles in bold are on the Classics of Science Fiction Short Stories v2 list.

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
"Beggars in Spain" Nancy Kress 1991
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1992The Year's Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"The Cost to Be Wise" Maureen F. McHugh 1996
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1997The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
"Forgiveness Day" Ursula K. Le Guin 1994
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
Sturgeon winner
1995The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"Griffin's Egg" Michael Swanwick 1991
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1993The Year's Best Science Fiction: Tenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
"The Hemingway Hoax" Joe Haldeman 1990
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"Mr. Boy" James Patrick Kelly 1990
Nebula finalist - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1994Modern Classic Short Novels of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"New Light on the Drake Equation" Ian R. MacLeod 2001
Sturgeon finalist
2002The Year's Best Science Fiction: Nineteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Oceanic" Greg Egan 1998
Hugo winner - story
1999The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"Outnumbering the Dead" Frederik Pohl 1991
1993The Year's Best Science Fiction: Tenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
"Sailing to Byzantium" Robert Silverberg 1985
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1986The 1986 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1986Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #15 edited by Terry Carr
1986The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1994Modern Classic Short Novels of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Surfacing" Walter Jon Williams 1988
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1989The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
"Tendeléo's Story" Ian McDonald 2000
Sturgeon winner
2001The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
"Turquoise Days" Alastair Reynolds 2002
2003The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twentieth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
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