Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story

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Title▲ Author/Editor Year
 
1 "24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai" Roger Zelazny 1985
2 "Air Raid" John Varley 1977
3 "All Summer in a Day" Ray Bradbury 1954
4 "All You Zombies—" Robert A. Heinlein 1959
5 "Allamagoosa" Eric Frank Russell 1955
6 "Alpha Ralpha Boulevard" Cordwainer Smith 1961
7 "… And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein 1941
8 "And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side" James Tiptree, Jr. 1972
9 "… And Then There Were None" Eric Frank Russell 1951
10 "Arena" Fredric Brown 1944
11 "Aye, and Gomorrah …" Samuel R. Delany 1967
12 "Baby Is Three" Theodore Sturgeon 1952
13 "The Ballad of Lost C'Mell" Cordwainer Smith 1962
14 "Bears Discover Fire" Terry Bisson 1990
15 "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" Harlan Ellison 1968
16 "Beggars in Spain" Nancy Kress 1991
17 "Behold the Man" Michael Moorcock 1966
18 "The Bicentennial Man" Isaac Asimov 1976
19 "The Big Front Yard" Clifford D. Simak 1958
20 "Black Destroyer" A. E. van Vogt 1939
21 "Blood Music" Greg Bear 1983
22 "Bloodchild" Octavia E. Butler 1984
23 "Born with the Dead" Robert Silverberg 1974
24 "A Boy and His Dog" Harlan Ellison 1969
25 "The Brave Little Toaster" Thomas M. Disch 1980
26 "Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight" Ursula K. Le Guin 1987
27 "Burning Chrome" William Gibson 1982
28 "By His Bootstraps" Robert A. Heinlein 1941
29 "The Calorie Man" Paolo Bacigalupi 2005
30 "A Canticle for Leibowitz" Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1955
31 "The Cold Equations" Tom Godwin 1954
32 "The Colour Out of Space" H. P. Lovecraft 1927
33 "Coming Attraction" Fritz Leiber 1950
34 "The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight 1956
35 "Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed" Ray Bradbury 1949
36 "The Day Before the Revolution" Ursula K. Le Guin 1974
37 "Day Million" Frederik Pohl 1966
38 "The Death of Doctor Island" Gene Wolfe 1973
39 "The Deathbird" Harlan Ellison 1973
40 "A Descent into the Maelström" Edgar Allan Poe 1841
41 "Desertion" Clifford D. Simak 1944
42 "The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth" Roger Zelazny 1965
43 "The Dragon Masters" Jack Vance 1962
44 "E for Effort" T. L. Sherred 1947
45 "Ender's Game" Orson Scott Card 1977
46 "Enemy Mine" Barry B. Longyear 1979
47 "Even the Queen" Connie Willis 1992
48 "Exhalation" Ted Chiang 2008
49 "Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick 1967
50 "Fast Times at Fairmont High" Vernor Vinge 2001
51 "The Fifth Head of Cerberus" Gene Wolfe 1972
52 "Fire Watch" Connie Willis 1982
53 "First Contact" Murray Leinster 1945
54 "Flowers for Algernon" Daniel Keyes 1959
55 "Fondly Fahrenheit" Alfred Bester 1954
56 "For a Breath I Tarry" Roger Zelazny 1966
57 "Forgiveness Day" Ursula K. Le Guin 1994
58 "Foundation" Isaac Asimov 1942
59 "The Game of Rat and Dragon" Cordwainer Smith 1955
60 "The Girl Who Was Plugged In" James Tiptree, Jr. 1973
61 "The Gold at the Starbow's End" Frederik Pohl 1972
62 "Gonna Roll the Bones" Fritz Leiber 1967
63 "Great Work of Time" John Crowley 1989
64 "Green Days in Brunei" Bruce Sterling 1985
65 "The Green Hills of Earth" Robert A. Heinlein 1947
66 "A Gun for Dinosaur" L. Sprague de Camp 1956
67 "Hardfought" Greg Bear 1983
68 "Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1961
69 "Hawksbill Station" Robert Silverberg 1967
70 "He Who Shapes" Roger Zelazny 1965
71 "The Heat Death of the Universe" Pamela Zoline 1967
72 "Hell Is the Absence of God" Ted Chiang 2001
73 "The Hemingway Hoax" Joe Haldeman 1990
74 "Home Is the Hangman" Roger Zelazny 1975
75 "Hothouse" Brian W. Aldiss 1961
76 "Houston, Houston, Do You Read?" James Tiptree, Jr. 1976
77 "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" Neil Gaiman 2006
78 "I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream" Harlan Ellison 1967
79 "Inconstant Moon" Larry Niven 1971
80 "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories" Gene Wolfe 1970
81 "It's a Good Life" Jerome Bixby 1953
82 "Jeffty Is Five" Harlan Ellison 1977
83 "Johnny Mnemonic" William Gibson 1981
84 "The Keys to December" Roger Zelazny 1966
85 "Killdozer!" Theodore Sturgeon 1944
86 "The Last Castle" Jack Vance 1966
87 "The Last of the Winnebagos" Connie Willis 1988
88 "The Last Question" Isaac Asimov 1956
89 "Learning to Be Me" Greg Egan 1990
90 "A Letter from the Clearys" Connie Willis 1982
91 "Liar!" Isaac Asimov 1941
92 "Light of Other Days" Bob Shaw 1966
93 "Liking What You See: A Documentary" Ted Chiang 2002
94 "The Little Black Bag" C. M. Kornbluth 1950
95 "A Little Something for Us Tempunauts" Philip K. Dick 1974
96 "Lobsters" Charles Stross 2001
97 "The Lottery" Shirley Jackson 1948
98 "Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death" James Tiptree, Jr. 1973
99 "The Machine Stops" E. M. Forster 1909
100 "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" H. G. Wells 1898
101 "The Man Who Sold the Moon" Robert A. Heinlein 1950
102 "The Man Who Walked Home" James Tiptree, Jr. 1972
103 "The Marching Morons" C. M. Kornbluth 1951
104 "A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum 1934
105 "The Martian Way" Isaac Asimov 1952
106 "A Meeting with Medusa" Arthur C. Clarke 1971
107 "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed" Alfred Bester 1958
108 "The Menace from Earth" Robert A. Heinlein 1957
109 "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate" Ted Chiang 2007
110 "Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon 1941
111 "The Million-Year Picnic" Ray Bradbury 1946
112 "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore 1943
113 "A Momentary Taste of Being" James Tiptree, Jr. 1975
114 "The Moon Moth" Jack Vance 1961
115 "The Mountains of Mourning" Lois McMaster Bujold 1989
116 "Mr. Boy" James Patrick Kelly 1990
117 "Neutron Star" Larry Niven 1966
118 "New Light on the Drake Equation" Ian R. MacLeod 2001
119 "Nightfall" Isaac Asimov 1941
120 "Nightflyers" George R. R. Martin 1980
121 "Nightwings" Robert Silverberg 1968
122 "The Nine Billion Names of God" Arthur C. Clarke 1953
123 "Nine Lives" Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
124 "Oceanic" Greg Egan 1998
125 "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" Ursula K. Le Guin 1973
126 "Or All the Seas with Oysters" Avram Davidson 1958
127 "A Pail of Air" Fritz Leiber 1951
128 "Paladin of the Lost Hour" Harlan Ellison 1985
129 "Palimpsest" Charles Stross 2009
130 "Passengers" Robert Silverberg 1968
131 "The People of Sand and Slag" Paolo Bacigalupi 2004
132 "The Persistence of Vision" John Varley 1978
133 "A Planet Named Shayol" Cordwainer Smith 1961
134 "The Postman" David Brin 1982
135 "Press ENTER ■" John Varley 1984
136 "The Queen of Air and Darkness" Poul Anderson 1971
137 "R & R" Lucius Shepard 1986
138 "Rachel in Love" Pat Murphy 1987
139 ""Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman" Harlan Ellison 1965
140 "Requiem" Robert A. Heinlein 1940
141 "Rescue Party" Arthur C. Clarke 1946
142 "Riders of the Purple Wage" Philip José Farmer 1967
143 "The Roads Must Roll" Robert A. Heinlein 1940
144 "Robbie" Isaac Asimov 1940
145 "A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny 1963
146 "Sailing to Byzantium" Robert Silverberg 1985
147 "Sandkings" George R. R. Martin 1979
148 "A Saucer of Loneliness" Theodore Sturgeon 1953
149 "Scanners Live in Vain" Cordwainer Smith 1950
150 "The Screwfly Solution" James Tiptree, Jr. 1977
151 "Second Variety" Philip K. Dick 1953
152 "The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
153 "Seven American Nights" Gene Wolfe 1978
154 "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" Mike Resnick 1994
155 "Seventy-Two Letters" Ted Chiang 2000
156 "Shambleau" C. L. Moore 1933
157 "The Ship Who Sang" Anne McCaffrey 1961
158 "Sidewise in Time" Murray Leinster 1934
159 "Slow Sculpture" Theodore Sturgeon 1970
160 "Soldier, Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
161 "Solution Unsatisfactory" Robert A. Heinlein 1941
162 "A Song for Lya" George R. R. Martin 1974
163 "Souls" Joanna Russ 1982
164 "A Sound of Thunder" Ray Bradbury 1952
165 "Space-Time for Springers" Fritz Leiber 1958
166 "Speech Sounds" Octavia E. Butler 1983
167 "The Star" Arthur C. Clarke 1955
168 "The Star Pit" Samuel R. Delany 1967
169 "Stardance" Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson 1977
170 "Story of Your Life" Ted Chiang 1998
171 "Surface Tension" James Blish 1952
172 "Swarm" Bruce Sterling 1982
173 "The Terminal Beach" J. G. Ballard 1964
174 "There Will Come Soft Rains" Ray Bradbury 1950
175 "The Things" Peter Watts 2010
176 "Think Like a Dinosaur" James Patrick Kelly 1995
177 "Thunder and Roses" Theodore Sturgeon 1947
178 "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" Samuel R. Delany 1968
179 "Tower of Babylon" Ted Chiang 1990
180 "True Names" Vernor Vinge 1981
181 "The Tunnel Under the World" Frederik Pohl 1955
182 "The Ugly Chickens" Howard Waldrop 1980
183 "The Ugly Little Boy" Isaac Asimov 1958
184 "Unaccompanied Sonata" Orson Scott Card 1979
185 "Understand" Ted Chiang 1991
186 "Universe" Robert A. Heinlein 1941
187 "The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag" Robert A. Heinlein 1942
188 "Vaster Than Empires and More Slow" Ursula K. Le Guin 1971
189 "The Veldt" Ray Bradbury 1950
190 "Vintage Season" Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore 1946
191 "A Walk in the Sun" Geoffrey A. Landis 1991
192 "The Way of Cross and Dragon" George R. R. Martin 1979
193 "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale" Philip K. Dick 1966
194 "The Weapon Shop" A. E. van Vogt 1942
195 "When It Changed" Joanna Russ 1972
196 "Who Goes There?" John W. Campbell, Jr. 1938
197 "With Morning Comes Mistfall" George R. R. Martin 1973
198 "The Women Men Don't See" James Tiptree, Jr. 1973
199 "The Word for World Is Forest" Ursula K. Le Guin 1972
200 "The Year of the Jackpot" Robert A. Heinlein 1952