The Science Fiction Century

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

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
"2066: Election Day" Michael Shaara 1956
1958Best Science Fiction Stories and Novels: 9th Series edited by T. E. Dikty
1988The Great SF Stories 18 (1956) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"The Angel of Violence" Adam Wiśniewski-Snerg 1997
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Another World" J. -H. Rosny aîné 1895
1962A Century of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"As Easy as A.B.C." Rudyard Kipling 1912
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Beam Us Home" James Tiptree, Jr. 1969
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Beggars in Spain" Nancy Kress 1991
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1992The Year's Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
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
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"Blood's a Rover" Chad Oliver 1952
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Brightness Falls from the Air" Margaret St. Clair 1951
1952The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1952 edited by Everett F. Bleiler and T. E. Dikty
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Consider Her Ways" John Wyndham 1956
1963Best SF Five edited by Edmund Crispin
1972A Science Fiction Argosy edited by Damon Knight
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"The Dimple in Draco" R. S. Richardson 1967
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Drunkboat" Cordwainer Smith 1963
1964The 9th Annual of the Year's Best SF edited by Judith Merril
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Enchanted Village" A. E. van Vogt 1950
1965Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction edited by Sam Moskowitz
1984The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Fire Watch" Connie Willis 1982
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1983The Best Science Fiction of the Year #12 edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Ginungagap" Michael Swanwick 1980
Nebula finalist - story
1981The Best Science Fiction of the Year #10 edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Goat Song" Poul Anderson 1972
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1973The 1973 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1986The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Good Night, Sophie" Lino Aldani 1973
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Great Work of Time" John Crowley 1989
Nebula finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1990The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Greenslaves" Frank Herbert 1965
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"He Who Shapes" Roger Zelazny 1965
Nebula winner - story
1982The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III edited by Arthur C. Clarke and George W. Proctor
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
1999Locus All Time Poll
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Hot Planet" Hal Clement 1963
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1992The Great SF Stories 25 (1963) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"The Hounds of Tindalos" Frank Belknap Long 1929
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"I Still Call Australia Home" George Turner 1990
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"If the Stars Are Gods" Gregory BenfordGordon Eklund 1974
Nebula winner - story
1975The Best Science Fiction of the Year #4 edited by Terry Carr
1986The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Johnny Mnemonic" William Gibson 1981
Nebula finalist - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"The King and the Dollmaker" Wolfgang Jeschke 1970
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Liquid Sunshine" Alexander Kuprin 1982
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"The Machine Stops" E. M. Forster 1909
1973The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B edited by Ben Bova
1977The Best Science Fiction Stories edited by Michael Stapleton
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Minister Without Portfolio" Mildred Clingerman 1952
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Ministering Angels" C. S. Lewis 1955
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Mother" Philip José Farmer 1953
1965Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction edited by Sam Moskowitz
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"The Music Master of Babylon" Edgar Pangborn 1954
1970Best SF Seven: Science Fiction Stories edited by Edmund Crispin
1987The Great SF Stories 16 (1954) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Nobody Bothers Gus" Algis Budrys 1955
Hugo finalist - story
1956S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy edited by Judith Merril
1968One Hundred Years of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Pohl, Greenberg, and Olander
1988The Great SF Stories 17 (1955) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
""Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman" Harlan Ellison 1965
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1966World's Best Science Fiction: 1966 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1982The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III edited by Arthur C. Clarke and George W. Proctor
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
1999Locus All Time Poll
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
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 Most Viewed Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"The Rose" Charles L. Harness 1953
Hugo finalist - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Rumfuddle" Jack Vance 1973
1974The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Sail the Tide of Mourning" Richard A. Lupoff 1975
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1976The Best Science Fiction of the Year #5 edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"The Scarlet Plague" Jack London 1912
1952Omnibus of Science Fiction edited by Groff Conklin
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Something Ending" Eddy C. Bertin 1982
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"A Story of the Days to Come" H. G. Wells 1899
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Sundance" Robert Silverberg 1969
Richard Lupoff Recommended Short Stories
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1981Barry Malzberg Recommended Short Stories
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
1999Locus All Time Poll
"Swarm" Bruce Sterling 1982
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
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
1992The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories edited by Tom Shippey
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Time In Advance" William Tenn 1956
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"The Time Machine" Dino Buzzati 1952
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"Veritas" James Morrow 1987
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
"A Work of Art" James Blish 1956
1966Best SF Six edited by Edmund Crispin
1978Anthologies edited by Pohl, Greenberg, and Olander
1988The Great SF Stories 18 (1956) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1997The Science Fiction Century edited by David G. Hartwell
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
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