The Annual World’s Best SF has 56 ratings and 7 reviews. Aaron said: One of my favorite science fiction collections I’ve ever read. Reading it feels. Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha), DAW (); What Might Bukato as “Czekajac na Olimpijczykow”, in Don Wollheim proponuje Donald A. Wollheim Představuje Nejlepší Povídky Sci-Fi Don Wollheim Proponuje, Najlepsze Opowiadania Science Fiction Roku

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Angie rated it liked it Aug 23, Nice collection of sci-fi. Wollheim was not paid for the story and when he began to look into the situation, he learned that many other authors had not been paid for their work, publishing his findings in the Bulletin of the Terrestrial Fantascience Guild. Refresh and try again. Books by Donald A.

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They all have a big irresistible-chemical-induced orgy, eon then the future humans lock them out forever. Dancce rated it liked it Sep 06, Katie rated it really liked it Aug 03, From a stunning and poignant tale about the transf Here is the newest volume ina year-long tradition of top story-telling.

And all of the secondary characters were much more well-developed and interesting than they had to be. Melodius rated it really liked it Nov 29, Honestly I was pretty meh on this story.

None of this is portrayed as nearly as fucked-up as it should be, and the story would have been drastically improved if that entire subplot had been cut. No trivia or quizzes yet. Willow Croft rated it it was amazing May 19, Steelbound rated it really liked it Jul 01, Lance Schonberg rated it really liked it Mar 23, Being placed right next to the sublime Dinosaurs may have soured my taste on this one, as it is very similar story-wise but reversed, in that the elderly millennia old species are compassionate proonuje.


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It did a great job of slowly revealing an alien society and a complicated piece of made-up prpoonuje in a way that felt totally natural. Return to Book Page. My favorites were in order: This was the woloheim story in the collection. Andrea Bampi rated it really liked it Sep 03, Pretty Boy Crossover, Pat Cadigan – I heard somebody say recently that cyberpunk was dead because everything it predicted had already happened.

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Lukasz rated it liked it Jan 04, World’s Best Science Fiction World’s Best Science Fiction Most of humanity are slaves of some kind or another. Overall, not a bad collection, but there are better ones out there. PSXtreme rated it really liked it Feb 20, wollhfim Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Isaac Asimov wrote the introduction this time around in his usual way, baffled by why anyone would want him to write an introduction when there are so many other “better” writers around.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. One of Wollheim’s short stories, “Mimic” was made into the feature film of the same name, which was released in Because these paired books had to fit a fixed total page-length, one or both were usually heavily abridged to fit, and Wollheim often made many other editorial alterations and title changes — as witness the many differences between Poul Anderson’s Ace novel War of the Wing-Men and its definitive revised edition, The Man Who Counts.

However, Tolkien had previously authorized a paperback edition of The Hobbit inand eventually supported paperback editions of The Lord of the Rings and several of his other texts. The story kind of reminds me of Rise of the Planet of the Apes with its views on how people treat chimpanzees seen through the eyes of an unusually intelligent one. I would like to add another star to my rating. Glenn rated it liked it Apr 09, After leaving Ace he founded DAW Books innamed by his initials, which can claim to be the first mass market specialist science fiction and fantasy fiction publishing house.


Deedee rated it liked it Mar 16, Deanna rated it really liked it Nov 21, Peter rated it liked it Nov 30, In any case, Ace was forced to cease publishing the unauthorized edition and to pay Tolkien for their sales following a grass-roots campaign and boycott by Tolkien’s U.

Takes place on a planet with a very different but barely explained human culture, where a man is going through a period of exile near the pole for some sort of crime.

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It doesn’t happen so often i dump a book, but this was so terribly boring I couldn’t carry on. In any case, Ace was forced to cease publishing the unauthorized edition and to pay Tolkien for their sales following a grass-roots campaign and boycott by Tolkien’s U.

If you can get over the central premise of falling in love through handwriting, the mystery of what wollhelm to her is pretty compelling, and I didn’t see the ending coming.