This is the fifth annual collection of the year's most imaginative, entertaining, and mind-expanding science fiction. Here are works from some of today's most acclaimed authors, as well as visionary new talents, that will introduce you to new ideas, offer unusual perspectives, and take you to places beyond your wildest imaginings. Contributors to 'The Year's Best SF 5' include: Brian Aldiss, Stephen Baxter, Michael Bishop, Terry Bisson, Greg Evan, Robert Reed, Kim Stanley Robinson, Hiroe Suga, Michael Swanwick, Gene Wolfe and many more . . .