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The Year’s Best SF and Fantasy, 2010 Recommended Reading, Part 4

This month, Fantasy Magazine will continue to present all the recommended reading listed in The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2010 Edition, edited by Rich Horton, forthcoming in June from Prime Books, posting a section each Friday. Here’s part 4:

Tim Pratt, “A Programmatic Approach to Perfect Happiness” (Futurismic, April)
Tim Pratt, “Unexpected Outcomes” (Interzone, June)
Tim Pratt, “Another End of the Empire” (Strange Horizons, June 22)
Tim Pratt, “Silver Linings” (, September)
David Prill, “The Heaven and Hell of Robert Flud” (Poe)
Robert Reed, “Firehorn” (F&SF, June-July)
Leonard Richardson, “Let Us Now Praise Awesome Dinosaurs” (Strange Horizons, July 23)
Madeleine E. Robins, “Writ of Exception” (Lace and Blade 2)
Justina Robson, “Crackglegrackle” (The New Space Opera 2)
Mary Rosenblum, “Lion Walk” (Asimov’s, January)
Mary Rosenblum, “My She” (Federations)
Mary Rosenblum, “Blood Ice” (Rage of the Behemoth)
Rudy Rucker and Bruce Sterling, “Colliding Branes” (Asimov’s, February)
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, “Broken Windchimes” (Asimov’s, September)
Patricia Russo, “The Men Burned All the Boats” (Fantasy, February)
Geoff Ryman, “Blocked” (F&SF, October-November)
Ken Scholes, “A Weeping Czar Beholds the Fallen Moon” (, February)
Grace Seybold, “Unrest” (Beneath Ceaseless Skies, March 12)
Lucius Shepard, “Halloween Town” (F&SF, October-November)
Delia Sherman, “Wizard’s Apprentice” (Troll’s Eye View)
Brian Stableford, “The Highway Code” (We Think Therefore We Are)
Justin Stanchfield, “The Buzz” (Fictitious Force #6)
Bruce Sterling, “Black Swan” (Interzone, April)
Charles Stross, “Palimpsest” (Wireless)
Laura L. Sullivan, “A Man of Kiri Maru” (GUD, Spring)
Mark Sumner, “St. George and the Antriders” (Black Gate, Spring)
Rachel Swirsky, “Great Golden Wings” (Beneath Ceaseless Skies, October 22)
Lavie Tidhar, “The Dying World” (Clarkesworld, April)
Lavie Tidhar, “The Shangri-La Affair” (Strange Horizons, January 19-26)
Jeremiah Tolbert, “The Culture Archivist” (Federations)
Mary Turzillo, “The Sugar” (Sky Whales and Other Wonders)
Lisa Tuttle “Ragged Claws” (Postscripts #20/21)
Catherynne M. Valente, “Golubash, or Wine-Blood-War-Elegy” (Federations)
Elliott Wells, “This Must Be the Place” (Strange Horizons, February 2)
Chris Willrich, “Sails the Morne” (Asimov’s, June)
Daniel H. Wilson, “The Nostalgist” (, July)
Robert Charles Wilson, “Utriusque Cosmi” (The New Space Opera 2)
Paul Witcover, “Everland” (Everland)
John C. Wright, “One Bright Star to Guide Them” (F&SF, April-May)