Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction

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

Title Author/Editor Year↥ Citations
"Mellonta Tauta" Edgar Allan Poe 1849
1966Future Perfect edited by H. Bruce Franklin
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Time Machine" H. G. Wells 1895
1962A Century of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1973The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A edited by Ben Bova
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Thing from—Outside" George Allan England 1923
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Red Brain" Donald Wandrei 1927
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Armageddon—2419 A.D." Philip Francis Nowlan 1928
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Metal Man" Jack Williamson 1928
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Diabolical Drug" Clare Winger Harris 1929
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Gostak and the Doshes" Miles J. Breuer, M.D. 1930
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
"The Sargasso of Space" Edmond Hamilton 1931
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Pirates of the Gorm" Nat Schachner 1932
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Man Who Awoke" Laurence Manning 1933
1974Before the Golden Age edited by Isaac Asimov
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Shambleau" C. L. Moore 1933
Richard Lupoff Recommended Short Stories
2005The World Turned Upside Down edited by Drake, Baen, and Flint
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"A Martian Odyssey" Stanley G. Weinbaum 1934
1943The Pocket Book of Science-Fiction edited by Donald A. Wollheim
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
1999Locus All Time Poll
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
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
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Old Faithful" Raymond Z. Gallun 1934
1974Before the Golden Age edited by Isaac Asimov
1977The Best Science Fiction Stories edited by Michael Stapleton
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"At the Mountains of Madness" H. P. Lovecraft 1936
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Who Goes There?" John W. Campbell, Jr. 1938
Hugo winner - story
1946Adventures in Time and Space edited by Healy and McComas
1973The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A edited by Ben Bova
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1999Locus All Time Poll
2005The World Turned Upside Down edited by Drake, Baen, and Flint
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
"Almuric" Robert E. Howard 1939
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Black Destroyer" A. E. van Vogt 1939
1946Adventures in Time and Space edited by Healy and McComas
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1979The Great SF Stories 1 (1939) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1999Locus All Time Poll
2005The World Turned Upside Down edited by Drake, Baen, and Flint
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Microcosmic God" Theodore Sturgeon 1941
1943The Pocket Book of Science-Fiction edited by Donald A. Wollheim
1965Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction edited by Sam Moskowitz
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1978Classic Science Fiction: The First Golden Age edited by Terry Carr
1980The Great SF Stories 3 (1941) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1999Locus All Time Poll
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
"Nightfall" Isaac Asimov 1941
1946Adventures in Time and Space edited by Healy and McComas
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
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
1978Classic Science Fiction: The First Golden Age edited by Terry Carr
1980The Great SF Stories 3 (1941) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1999Locus All Time Poll
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
"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
"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
"First Contact" Murray Leinster 1945
Hugo winner - story
Richard Lupoff Recommended Short Stories
1946The Best of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1982The Great SF Stories 7 (1945) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
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
"Uncommon Sense" Hal Clement 1945
Hugo winner - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Green Hills of Earth" Robert A. Heinlein 1947
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
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
"That Only a Mother" Judith Merril 1948
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Pohl, Greenberg, and Olander
1983The Great SF Stories 10 (1948) 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
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018The Future is Female! edited by Lisa Yaszek
"The Witches of Karres" James H. Schmitz 1949
1973The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B edited by Ben Bova
1984The Great SF Stories 11 (1949) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Born of Man and Woman" Richard Matheson 1950
Hugo finalist - story
1951The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1951 edited by Everett F. Bleiler and T. E. Dikty
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1984The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"The Little Black Bag" C. M. Kornbluth 1950
Hugo winner - story
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1984The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Duel on Syrtis" Poul Anderson 1951
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Quest for Saint Aquin" Anthony Boucher 1951
1963Best SF Five edited by Edmund Crispin
1968One Hundred Years of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1985The Great SF Stories 13 (1951) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Sentinel" Arthur C. Clarke 1951
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1985The Great SF Stories 13 (1951) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
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
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Bring the Jubilee" Ward Moore 1952
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Last Days of Shandakor" Leigh Brackett 1952
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Martian Way" Isaac Asimov 1952
1973The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B edited by Ben Bova
1986The Great SF Stories 14 (1952) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
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
"Surface Tension" James Blish 1952
1953Year's Best Science Fiction Novels: 1953 edited by Everett F. Bleiler and T. E. Dikty
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
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
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"All Cats Are Gray" Andre Norton 1953
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018The Future is Female! edited by Lisa Yaszek
"A Bad Day for Sales" Fritz Leiber 1953
1954The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1954 edited by Everett F. Bleiler and T. E. Dikty
1978Anthologies edited by Pohl, Greenberg, and Olander
1986The Great SF Stories 15 (1953) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Defenders" Philip K. Dick 1953
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Loo Ree" Zenna Henderson 1953
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Cold Equations" Tom Godwin 1954
1955The Best Science Fiction Stories and Novels: 1955 edited by T. E. Dikty
1958Best SF Three: Science Fiction Stories edited by Edmund Crispin
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1987The Great SF Stories 16 (1954) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2005The World Turned Upside Down edited by Drake, Baen, and Flint
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
"Death of a Spaceman" Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1954
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Fondly Fahrenheit" Alfred Bester 1954
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1981Barry Malzberg Recommended Short Stories
1987The Great SF Stories 16 (1954) 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
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
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Allamagoosa" Eric Frank Russell 1955
Hugo winner - story
1988The Great SF Stories 17 (1955) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
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
"The Game of Rat and Dragon" Cordwainer Smith 1955
Hugo finalist - story
1956Best Science Fiction Stories and Novels: 1956 edited by T. E. Dikty
1958Best SF Three: Science Fiction Stories edited by Edmund Crispin
1972A Science Fiction Argosy edited by Damon Knight
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1988The Great SF Stories 17 (1955) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
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
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Rat Race" Frank Herbert 1955
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Country of the Kind" Damon Knight 1956
1956S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy edited by Judith Merril
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1978Anthologies edited by Pohl, Greenberg, and Olander
1988The Great SF Stories 18 (1956) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
1999Locus All Time Poll
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
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"A Gun for Dinosaur" L. Sprague de Camp 1956
Hugo finalist - story
2005The World Turned Upside Down edited by Drake, Baen, and Flint
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Graveyard of Dreams" H. Beam Piper 1958
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Or All the Seas with Oysters" Avram Davidson 1958
Hugo winner - story
1959SF:'59: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy edited by Judith Merril
1990The Great SF Stories 20 (1958) 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
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"The Prize of Peril" Robert Sheckley 1958
1959SF:'59: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy edited by Judith Merril
1990The Great SF Stories 20 (1958) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Stoker and the Stars" Algis Budrys 1959
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Door Through Space" Marion Zimmer Bradley 1961
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"2 B R 0 2 B" Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1962
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
"The Golden Horn" Edgar Pangborn 1962
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Next Logical Step" Ben Bova 1962
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Yillian Way" Keith Laumer 1962
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Demi-Urge" Thomas M. Disch 1963
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"A Rose for Ecclesiastes" Roger Zelazny 1963
Hugo finalist - story
196510th Annual Edition: The Year's Best SF edited by Judith Merril
1970The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1992The Great SF Stories 25 (1963) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Sail 25" Jack Vance 1964
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Soldier, Ask Not" Gordon R. Dickson 1964
Hugo winner - story
1999Locus All Time Poll
2001The Great SF Stories (1964) edited by Robert Silverberg and Martin H. Greenberg
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Man in His Time" Brian W. Aldiss 1965
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1972A Science Fiction Argosy edited by Damon Knight
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Day Million" Frederik Pohl 1966
1967World's Best Science Fiction: 1967 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
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
"The Lady Margaret" Keith Roberts 1966
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Neutron Star" Larry Niven 1966
Hugo winner - story
1999Locus All Time Poll
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
"Riverworld" Philip José Farmer 1966
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Driftglass" Samuel R. Delany 1967
Nebula finalist - story
1968World's Best Science Fiction: 1968 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
"Thus We Frustrate Charlemagne" R. A. Lafferty 1967
1968World's Best Science Fiction: 1968 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Weyr Search" Anne McCaffrey 1967
Nebula finalist - story
Hugo winner - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Passengers" Robert Silverberg 1968
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
1982The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III edited by Arthur C. Clarke and George W. Proctor
1999Locus All Time Poll
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
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
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"No Direction Home" Norman Spinrad 1971
1972The Best Science Fiction of the Year edited by Terry Carr
1972Best SF: 1971 edited by Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Hero" Joe Haldeman 1972
Hugo finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1973The Best Science Fiction of the Year #2 edited by Terry Carr
1973Best SF: 1972 edited by Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"If This Is Winnetka, You Must Be Judy" F. M. Busby 1974
1975Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Fourth Annual Collection edited by Lester del Rey
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Ranks of Bronze" David Drake 1975
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Jeffty Is Five" Harlan Ellison 1977
Hugo winner - story
Nebula winner - story
1978The 1978 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1999Locus All Time Poll
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"The Persistence of Vision" John Varley 1978
Nebula winner - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
Hugo winner - story
1979The 1979 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1979Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1979The Best Science Fiction Novellas of the Year #1 edited by Terry Carr
1999Locus All Time Poll
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
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
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Seven American Nights" Gene Wolfe 1978
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1979The Best Science Fiction Novellas of the Year #1 edited by Terry Carr
1979Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"The Grotto of the Dancing Deer" Clifford D. Simak 1980
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1981The Best Science Fiction of the Year #10 edited by Terry Carr
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"The Ugly Chickens" Howard Waldrop 1980
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
1981The Best Science Fiction of the Year #10 edited by Terry Carr
1981Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Tenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1981The 1981 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"Going Under" Jack Dann 1981
Nebula finalist - story
1982The Best Science Fiction of the Year #11 edited by Terry Carr
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"A Letter from the Clearys" Connie Willis 1982
Nebula winner - story
1983The 1983 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Melancholy Elephants" Spider Robinson 1982
Hugo winner - story
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Souls" Joanna Russ 1982
Nebula finalist - story
Hugo winner - story
1983The Best Science Fiction of the Year #12 edited by Terry Carr
1983The 1983 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1994Modern Classic Short Novels of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Blood Music" Greg Bear 1983
Hugo winner - story
Nebula winner - story
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1984The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1984The 1984 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Bloodchild" Octavia E. Butler 1984
Hugo winner - story
Nebula winner - story
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1985Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #14 edited by Terry Carr
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1999Locus All Time Poll
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"The Lucky Strike" Kim Stanley Robinson 1984
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
"The Only Neat Thing to Do" James Tiptree, Jr. 1985
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
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Fiddling for Waterbuffaloes" S. P. Somtow 1986
1987The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Pretty Boy Crossover" Pat Cadigan 1986
Sturgeon finalist
Nebula finalist - story
1987The 1987 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1987The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Senses Three and Six" David Brin 1986
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Rachel in Love" Pat Murphy 1987
Sturgeon winner
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula winner - story
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1988The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1988The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook 1 edited by David S. Garnett
1988The 1988 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1999Locus All Time Poll
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Dogwalker" Orson Scott Card 1989
Hugo finalist - story
1990The 1990 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1990The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three edited by David S. Garnett
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Edge of the World" Michael Swanwick 1989
Hugo finalist - story
Sturgeon winner
1990The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"For I Have Touched the Sky" Mike Resnick 1989
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1990The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Little Worker" Paul Di Filippo 1989
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Mountains of Mourning" Lois McMaster Bujold 1989
Hugo winner - story
Nebula winner - story
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Bears Discover Fire" Terry Bisson 1990
Nebula winner - story
Sturgeon winner
Hugo winner - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
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
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Buffalo" John Kessel 1991
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
Sturgeon winner
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"City of Truth" James Morrow 1991
Nebula winner - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"They're Made Out of Meat" Terry Bisson 1991
Nebula finalist - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Barnacle Bill the Spacer" Lucius Shepard 1992
Nebula finalist - story
Hugo winner - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"The First Contact with the Gorgonids" Ursula K. Le Guin 1992
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Uncle Joshua and the Grooglemen" Debra DoyleJames D. MacDonald 1993
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Good with Rice" John Brunner 1994
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Split Light" Lisa Goldstein 1994
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1995The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Hand to Hand" Elizabeth Moon 1995
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Lincoln Train" Maureen F. McHugh 1995
Nebula finalist - story
Hugo winner - story
1996The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"Microbe" Joan Slonczewski 1995
1996Year's Best SF edited by David G. Hartwell
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Think Like a Dinosaur" James Patrick Kelly 1995
Nebula finalist - story
Hugo winner - story
1996Year's Best SF edited by David G. Hartwell
1996The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
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
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Bicycle Repairman" Bruce Sterling 1996
Hugo winner - story
1997Year's Best SF 2 edited by David G. Hartwell
1997The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"A Habit of Waste" Nalo Hopkinson 1996
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Hardened Criminals" Jonathan Lethem 1996
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Firefly Tree" Jack Williamson 1997
1998Year's Best SF 3 edited by David G. Hartwell
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Noble Mold" Kage Baker 1997
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Standing Room Only" Karen Joy Fowler 1997
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Three Hearings on the Existence of Snakes in the Human Bloodstream" James Alan Gardner 1997
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Muffin Migration" Alan Dean Foster 2000
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"A Roll of the Dice" Catherine Asaro 2000
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Fast Times at Fairmont High" Vernor Vinge 2001
Hugo winner - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Hell Is the Absence of God" Ted Chiang 2001
Nebula winner - story
Sturgeon finalist
Hugo winner - story
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Lobsters" Charles Stross 2001
Sturgeon finalist
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
2002The Year's Best Science Fiction: Nineteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2007Asimov's Science Fiction: 30th Anniversary Anthology edited by Sheila Williams
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Madonna of the Maquiladora" Gregory Frost 2002
Sturgeon finalist
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"The Sandman, the Tinman and the Betty B" C. J. Cherryh 2002
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Death and What Comes Next" Terry Pratchett 2004
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Griots of the Galaxy" Andrea Hairston 2004
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"My Mother Dancing" Nancy Kress 2004
Nebula finalist - story
2005Science Fiction: The Best of 2004 edited by Karen Haber and Jonathan Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Little Faces" Vonda N. McIntyre 2005
Sturgeon finalist
Nebula finalist - story
2006Science Fiction: The Very Best of 2005 edited by Jonathan Strahan
2006The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Third Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Bow Shock" Gregory Benford 2006
2007The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Flashes" Robert J. Sawyer 2006
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth" Cory Doctorow 2006
2007Year's Best SF 12 edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
"What Wolves Know" Kit Reed 2007
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Evil Robot Monkey" Mary Robinette Kowal 2008
Hugo finalist - story
2009The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2010The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2009 edited by Rich Horton
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2013Twenty-First Century Science Fiction edited by David G. Hartwell and Patrick Nielsen Hayden
"The Star and the Rockets" Harry Turtledove 2009
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
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