Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories

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

Title Author/Editor↥ Year Citations
"Who Can Replace a Man?" Brian W. Aldiss 1958
1962A Century of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1963Best SF Five edited by Edmund Crispin
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Terminal Beach" J. G. Ballard 1964
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1981Barry Malzberg Recommended Short Stories
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Tideline" Elizabeth Bear 2007
Hugo winner - story
Sturgeon winner
2008The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2013Twenty-First Century Science Fiction edited by David G. Hartwell and Patrick Nielsen Hayden
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"They Don't Make Life Like They Used To" Alfred Bester 1963
1964The 9th Annual of the Year's Best SF edited by Judith Merril
1981Barry Malzberg Recommended Short Stories
1992The Great SF Stories 25 (1963) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Common Time" James Blish 1953
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1986The Great SF Stories 15 (1953) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"And the Rock Cried Out" Ray Bradbury 1953
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Sources of the Nile" Avram Davidson 1961
Richard Lupoff Recommended Short Stories
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Faith of Our Fathers" Philip K. Dick 1967
Hugo finalist - story
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1999Locus All Time Poll
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Morning Child" Gardner Dozois 1984
Nebula winner - story
1985Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #14 edited by Terry Carr
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Day at the Beach" Carol Emshwiller 1959
1960The 5th Annual of the Year's Best S-F edited by Judith Merril
1990The Great SF Stories 21 (1959) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Sail On! Sail On!" Philip José Farmer 1952
1962A Century of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1986The Great SF Stories 14 (1952) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Echo" Elizabeth Hand 2005
Nebula winner - story
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"They" Robert A. Heinlein 1941
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Through a Glass - Darkly" Zenna Henderson 1970
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Summer People" Shirley Jackson 1950
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Man Who Bridged the Mist" Kij Johnson 2011
Nebula winner - story
Sturgeon finalist
Hugo winner - story
2012The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2012 edited by Rich Horton
2012The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Six edited by Jonathan Strahan
2012The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Battle of Long Island" Nancy Kress 1993
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Rainbird" R. A. Lafferty 1961
1991The Great SF Stories 23 (1961) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Ripples in the Dirac Sea" Geoffrey A. Landis 1988
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
1989The 1989 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Ether, OR" Ursula K. Le Guin 1995
2007Asimov's Science Fiction: 30th Anniversary Anthology edited by Sheila Williams
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Man Who Never Grew Young" Fritz Leiber 1947
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Meathouse Man" George R. R. Martin 1976
1977The Best Science Fiction of the Year #6 edited by Terry Carr
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Useless Things" Maureen F. McHugh 2009
2010The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
2019The Very Best of the Best: 35 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
"Crucifixus Etiam" Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1953
1954The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1954 edited by Everett F. Bleiler and T. E. Dikty
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1986The Great SF Stories 15 (1953) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"On Sequoia Time" Daniel Keys Moran 1996
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Longtooth" Edgar Pangborn 1970
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Roxie" Robert Reed 2007
2008The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Store of the Worlds" Robert Sheckley 1959
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1990The Great SF Stories 21 (1959) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Sailing to Byzantium" Robert Silverberg 1985
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1986The 1986 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
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
1994Modern Classic Short Novels of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2007The Best of the Best Volume 2: 20 Years of the Best Short Science Fiction Novels edited by Gardner Dozois
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Dori Bangs" Bruce Sterling 1989
Sturgeon finalist
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1990The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three edited by David S. Garnett
1990The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"The Man Who Lost the Sea" Theodore Sturgeon 1959
Hugo finalist - story
1960The 5th Annual of the Year's Best S-F edited by Judith Merril
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1990The Great SF Stories 21 (1959) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"The Very Slow Time Machine" Ian Watson 1978
Hugo finalist - story
Richard Lupoff Recommended Short Stories
1979The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Chance" Connie Willis 1986
1987The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Forlesen" Gene Wolfe 1974
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"This Moment of the Storm" Roger Zelazny 1966
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
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