Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year

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

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations Reviews
"Autumntime" A. Lentini 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"Good News from the Vatican" Robert Silverberg 1971
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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
"Hot Potato" Burt K. Filer 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"The Human Operators" Harlan EllisonA. E. van Vogt 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
1980The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction edited by Robert Silverberg and Martin H. Greenberg
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"I'll Be Waiting for You when the Swimming Pool Is Empty" James Tiptree, Jr. 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"A Little Knowledge" Poul Anderson 1971
1972The 1972 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
1977The Best Science Fiction Stories edited by Michael Stapleton
"The Man Underneath" R. A. Lafferty 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"Occam's Scalpel" Theodore Sturgeon 1971
1972The 1972 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1972The Best Science Fiction of the Year edited by Terry Carr
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
1986Worlds of If: A Retrospective Anthology edited by Greenberg, Olander, Pohl
"Ornithanthropus" B. Alan Burhoe 1971
1972Best SF: 1971 edited by Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"The Power of the Sentence" David M. Locke 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"Rammer" Larry Niven 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
1977The Best Science Fiction Stories edited by Michael Stapleton
"The Sliced-Crosswise Only-On-Tuesday World" Philip José Farmer 1971
1972The Best Science Fiction of the Year edited by Terry Carr
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
1983The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces edited by Robert Silverberg and Martin H. Greenberg
"To Make a New Neanderthal" Wallace Macfarlane 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"When You Hear the Tone" Thomas N. Scortia 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
"The Wicked Flee" Harry Harrison 1971
1972Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Lester del Rey
1977The Best Science Fiction Stories edited by Michael Stapleton
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