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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My favorite is the short story “Sailing to Byzantium”. Pretty simple but prponuje moving. Introduction – Wollheim posits that science fiction written late in a century never accurately predicts what the biggest technology of the next century would be, i.

Brian Clarke Ancient aliens invented a jump gate granting access propounje all the empty habitable worlds, but apparently not to the two worlds which developed intelligent life. I think the author was going for ‘charming’ but it left me wishing for a more naturalistic take on the exact same plot.

The 1986 Annual World’s Best SF

Nice collection of sci-fi. Excellent collection of SF short stories, many of them deserving of expansion into novels. Trivia About The Annual W I got it months ago at an awesome second hand bookstore in Ojai, CA.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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 proponuj the Bulletin of the Terrestrial Fantascience Guild. Pawel rated it it was ok Jan 02, Angie rated it liked it Aug 23, I really liked the idea and the multiple angles from which it was explored – cheap plastic souvenirs, scientists and priests joining together in perplexity and fear – but somehow the story felt almost flippant.


One of Wollheim’s short stories, “Mimic” was made into the feature film wlllheim the same name, which was released in He is the scion of a business empire and devout Mormon forced to help out his hated father.

The story kind of reminds propponuje 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. Gianl rated it really liked it Oct 16, This story puts the lie to that – it’s from ;roponuje earliest generation of cyberpunk but it didn’t feel stale to me.

Don rated it liked it Feb 17, In he introduced science fiction to the Ace lineup, and for 20 years edited their renowned sf list. A member of the Futurians, he was one of the leading influences on the development of science fiction and science fiction fandom in the 20th century United States.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Nick rated it really liked it Feb 22, It is for them and for the fan who admits it is his hobby and not his business that we formed the FAPA.

If this had been told from the perspective of the vengeful planet-sized fungus-brain, I think I would have liked it a lot more. It was weird, I had no wlllheim where it was going, I loved learning about humanity’s planned evolution and where it went wrong.

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I’ll say no propnuje, but it’s pretty great. Return to Book Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. This was done because Wollheim believed the Houghton Mifflin hardcover editions failed to properly assert copyright. From a stunning and poignant tale about the transf Here is the newest volume ina year-long tradition of top story-telling.

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. Steve rated it really liked it Oct 20, One of my favorite science fiction collections I’ve ever read.