The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror: A Twenty Year Celebration

Stephen Jones
horror, anthology
The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror: A Twenty Year Celebration - Stephen Jones

Edited by Stephen Jones. With an introduction by Ramsey Campbell.

A Twenty Year Celebration of Best New Horror. For the past two decades the annual Best New Horror series has been the major showcase for superior short stories and novellas of horror and dark fantasy. The World Fantasy Award, British Fantasy Award and International Horror Guild Award-winning series has published more than 450 stories by around 200 of the genre's most famous and acclaimed authors, as well as those newcomers who are just starting out on their careers. To celebrate the anthology's twentieth anniversary, the editor has selected from each volume one story that represents some of horror's biggest names. The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror is introduced by Ramsey Campbell and includes an indispensible index detailing the entire contents of the series over all twenty volumes.

Contents:

  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • EDITOR'S FOREWORD by Stephen Jones
  • INTRODUCTION: BETTERING THE BEST by Ramsey Campbell
  • 1989: NO SHARKS IN THE MED by Brian Lumley
  • 1990: THE MAN WHO DREW CATS by Michael Marshall Smith
  • 1991: THE SAME IN ANY LANGUAGE by Ramsey Campbell
  • 1992: NORMAN WISDOM AND THE ANGEL OF DEATH by Christopher Fowler
  • 1993: MEFISTO IN ONYX by Harlan Ellison
  • 1994: THE TEMPTATION OF DR STEIN by Paul J. McAuley
  • 1995: QUEEN OF KNIVES by Neil Gaiman
  • 1996: THE BREAK by Terry Lamsley
  • 1997: EMPTINESS SPOKE ELOQUENT by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • 1998: MR. CLUBB AND MR. CUFF by Peter Straub
  • 1999: WHITE by Tim Lebbon
  • 2000: THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT: ANNO DRACULA, 1981 by Kim Newman
  • 2001: CLEOPATRA BRIMSTONE by Elizabeth Hand
  • 2002: 20TH CENTURY GHOST by Joe Hill
  • 2003: THE WHITE HANDS by Mark Samuels
  • 2004: MY DEATH by Lisa Tuttle
  • 2005: HAECKEL'S TALE by Clive Barker
  • 2006: DEVIL'S SMILE by Glen Hirshberg
  • 2007: THE CHURCH ON THE ISLAND by Simon Kurt Unsworth
  • 2008: THE NEW YORK TIMES AT SPECIAL BARGAIN RATES by Stephen King
  • INDEX TO TWENTY YEARS OF BEST NEW HORROR
    • I: Index by Contributor
    • II: Index by Title
    • III: Contents of Previous Omnibus Editions
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Release date: March 2010
Genres: horror, anthology
Updated: September 11, 2010

Best New Horror :: Series

Best New Horror (Best New Horror #1)
Best New Horror 2 (Best New Horror #2)
Best New Horror 3 (Best New Horror #3)
Best New Horror 4 (Best New Horror #4)
The Best New Horror 5 (Best New Horror #5)
The Best New Horror 6 (Best New Horror #6)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7 (Best New Horror #7)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 8 (Best New Horror #8)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 9 (Best New Horror #9)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10 (Best New Horror #10)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 11 (Best New Horror #11)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 (Best New Horror #12)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13 (Best New Horror #13)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 14 (Best New Horror #14)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 15 (Best New Horror #15)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16 (Best New Horror #16)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 17 (Best New Horror #17)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 18 (Best New Horror #18)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19 (Best New Horror #19)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 20 (Best New Horror #20)
The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror: A Twenty Year Celebration
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21 (Best New Horror #21)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 22 (Best New Horror #22)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 23 (Best New Horror #23)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 24 (Best New Horror #24)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 25 (Best New Horror #25)
Best New Horror 26 (Best New Horror #26)