Big Book of Science Fiction

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

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
"Arena" Fredric Brown 1944
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1981The Great SF Stories 6 (1944) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1999Locus All Time Poll
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Contact, Incorporated" Robertson Osborne 1949
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Culture" Jerry Shelton 1944
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Dear Devil" Eric Frank Russell 1950
Hugo finalist - story
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1984The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
"Defense Mechanism" Katherine MacLean 1949
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1984The Great SF Stories 11 (1949) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
"Desertion" Clifford D. Simak 1944
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1981The Great SF Stories 6 (1944) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1983Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology edited by Eric S. Rabkin
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"The Diminishing Draft" Waldemar Kaempffert 1918
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"E for Effort" T. L. Sherred 1947
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1964A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Damon Knight
1973The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B edited by Ben Bova
1981Barry Malzberg Recommended Short Stories
1983The Great SF Stories 9 (1947) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Emergency Landing" Ralph Williams 1940
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Forever and the Earth" Ray Bradbury 1950
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"In the Year 2889" Jules Verne 1889
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
"Isolationist" Mack Reynolds 1950
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"The Long Dawn" Noel Loomis 1950
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"The Man with the Strange Head" Miles J. Breuer, M.D. 1927
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Manna" Peter Phillips 1949
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1972A Science Fiction Argosy edited by Damon Knight
1984The Great SF Stories 11 (1949) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
"Margin for Error" Henry KuttnerC. L. Moore 1947
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"A Matter of Form" H. L. Gold 1938
Hugo finalist - story
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Mewhu's Jet" Theodore Sturgeon 1946
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1982The Great SF Stories 8 (1946) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
"The Miniature" John D. MacDonald 1949
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Mr. Murphy of New York" Thomas McMorrow 1930
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1968One Hundred Years of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
"Nobody Saw the Ship" Murray Leinster 1950
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Not with a Bang" Damon Knight 1950
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1966Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science edited by Terry Carr
1984The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
"One Leg Too Many" W. Alexander 1929
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"The Only Thing We Learn" C. M. Kornbluth 1949
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1984The Great SF Stories 11 (1949) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2005The World Turned Upside Down edited by Drake, Baen, and Flint
"The Outer Limit" Graham Doar 1949
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Peacebringer" Ward Moore 1950
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"The Planetoid of Doom" Morrison Colladay 1932
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Rat Race" Dorothy De CourcyJohn de Courcy 1948
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"The Roger Bacon Formula" Fletcher Pratt 1929
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"Sanity" Fritz Leiber 1944
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1968One Hundred Years of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1981The Great SF Stories 6 (1944) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
"The Ship That Turned Aside" G. Peyton Wertenbaker 1930
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
"The Wings of Night" Lester del Rey 1942
1950Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1980The Great SF Stories 4 (1942) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
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