The Norton Book of Science Fiction

Titles in bold are on the Classics of Science Fiction Short Stories v2 list.

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
"2064, or Thereabouts" David R. Bunch 1964
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"After the Days of Dead-Eye 'Dee" Pat Cadigan 1985
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Alpha Ralpha Boulevard" Cordwainer Smith 1961
4
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"America" Orson Scott Card 1987
3
1988The 1988 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1988The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"And the Angels Sing" Kate Wilhelm 1990
2
1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"As Simple as That" Zenna Henderson 1971
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Aunt Parnetta's Electric Blisters" Diane Glancy 1990
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Balanced Ecology" James H. Schmitz 1965
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Nebula finalist - story
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Bob Dylan Tambourine Software & Satori Support Services Consortium, Ltd." Michael Bishop 1985
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Brains of Rats" Michael Blumlein 1986
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
"The Byrds" Michael G. Coney 1983
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Comes Now the Power" Roger Zelazny 1966
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Hugo finalist - story
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Day Million" Frederik Pohl 1966
14
1967World's Best Science Fiction: 1967 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1972A Science Fiction Argosy edited by Damon Knight
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Distant Signals" Andrew Weiner 1984
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Elbow Room" Marion Zimmer Bradley 1980
2
1981The 1981 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Exposures" Gregory Benford 1981
3
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Feather Tigers" Gene Wolfe 1973
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"For the Sake of Grace" Suzette Haden Elgin 1969
2
1970World's Best Science Fiction: 1970 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Frozen Journey" Philip K. Dick 1980
2
1981The Best Science Fiction of the Year #10 edited by Terry Carr
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Gather Blue Roses" Pamela Sargent 1972
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1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Gernsback Continuum" William Gibson 1981
1
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Good News from the Vatican" Robert Silverberg 1971
5
Nebula winner - story
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
1986The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV edited by Terry Carr
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
"Half-Life" Paul Preuss 1989
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Handler" Damon Knight 1960
3
1960The 5th Annual of the Year's Best S-F edited by Judith Merril
1991The Great SF Stories 22 (1960) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"High Weir" Samuel R. Delany 1968
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"His Vegetable Wife" Pat Murphy 1986
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Homelanding" Margaret Atwood 1989
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The House the Blakeneys Built" Avram Davidson 1965
2
Nebula finalist - story
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"How Beautiful with Banners" James Blish 1966
2
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Interlocking Pieces" Molly Gloss 1984
2
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Invaders" John Kessel 1990
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1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
"Kirinyaga" Mike Resnick 1988
7
Nebula finalist - story
Hugo winner - story
1989The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
"Kyrie" Poul Anderson 1968
5
Nebula finalist - story
1969World's Best Science Fiction: 1969 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Lake Was Full of Artificial Things" Karen Joy Fowler 1985
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1986The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
"(Learning About) Machine Sex" Candas Jane Dorsey 1988
1
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Life of Anybody" Robert Sheckley 1984
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Lollipop and the Tar Baby" John Varley 1977
2
1978The Best Science Fiction of the Year #7 edited by Terry Carr
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Lucky Strike" Kim Stanley Robinson 1984
8
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1985Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #14 edited by Terry Carr
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
"Making It All the Way Into the Future on Gaxton Falls of the Red Planet" Barry N. Malzberg 1974
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Midnight News" Lisa Goldstein 1990
2
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"A Midwinter's Tale" Michael Swanwick 1988
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Mountains of Sunset, the Mountains of Dawn" Vonda N. McIntyre 1974
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1975Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Fourth Annual Collection edited by Lester del Rey
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The New Atlantis" Ursula K. Le Guin 1975
4
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1976The Best Science Fiction of the Year #5 edited by Terry Carr
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Night-Rise" Katherine MacLean 1978
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Nine Hundred Grandmothers" R. A. Lafferty 1966
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1967World's Best Science Fiction: 1967 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
"Out of All Them Bright Stars" Nancy Kress 1985
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Nebula winner - story
1986The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Over the River and Through the Woods" Clifford D. Simak 1965
3
Nebula finalist - story
1966World's Best Science Fiction: 1966 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Precession" Edward Bryant 1980
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Private War of Private Jacob" Joe Haldeman 1974
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Rat" James Patrick Kelly 1986
5
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Schrödinger's Plague" Greg Bear 1982
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Schwarzschild Radius" Connie Willis 1987
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Nebula finalist - story
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Snow" John Crowley 1985
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Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1986Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #15 edited by Terry Carr
1986The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
"Speech Sounds" Octavia E. Butler 1983
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Hugo winner - story
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2007Asimov's Science Fiction: 30th Anniversary Anthology edited by Sheila Williams
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Stable Strategies for Middle Management" Eileen Gunn 1988
4
Hugo finalist - story
1989The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
"The Start of the End of the World" Carol Emshwiller 1981
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Strange Wine" Harlan Ellison 1976
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Tandy's Story" Theodore Sturgeon 1961
1
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"Tauf Aleph" Phyllis Gotlieb 1981
1
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The War at Home" Lewis Shiner 1985
2
1986The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Warlord of Saturn's Moons" Eleanor Arnason 1974
3
Nebula finalist - story
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"We See Things Differently" Bruce Sterling 1989
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1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"When I Was Miss Dow" Sonya Dorman 1966
5
1968SF 12 edited by Judith Merril
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
2018The Future is Female! edited by Lisa Yaszek
"The Winter Flies" Fritz Leiber 1967
2
1968SF 12 edited by Judith Merril
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Women Men Don't See" James Tiptree, Jr. 1973
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1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1974The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 edited by Terry Carr
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1975Best SF: 1974 edited by Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
""… The World As We Know't"" Howard Waldrop 1982
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1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
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