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This volume showcases superior short stories by the major writers in the field--with each story in print here for the first time anywhere...chosen by one of the best science fiction editors of the 1970s. Stories include: The Birch Clump Cylinder by Clifford D. Simak; Fusion by Milton A. Rothman; A Miricle of Small Fishes by Alan Dean Foster; The Whirligig of Time by Vernor Vinge; Schwartz Between the Galaxies by Robert Silverberg; Mr. Hamadryad by R. A. Lafferty; Singularities Make Me Nervous by Larry Niven; The Logical Life by Hal Clement; and Twig by Gordon R. Dickson.
A classy centaur, a really rich robot and a terrific turtle starring in eight great tales of here, there and beyond. This book includes the stories: Custom Fitting by James White; Stuck With It by Hal Clement; Songs of Dying Swans by Jack C. Haldemann II; Mistake by Larry Niven; Bicentennial Man by Isaac Asimov; Tindar-B by Patrick G. Conner; Sic Transit...? A Shaggy Hairless-Dog Story by Steven Utley & Howard Waldrop; Unsilent Spring by Richard S. Simak & Clifford D. Simak
This book includes eleven short science fiction stories first published in this anthology including: No Hiding Place by Jack L. Chalker; Salty's Sweep by Arsen Darney; The Book of Padraig by Mildred Downey Broxon; When You Wish Upon a Star by Gene DeWeese; An Error in Punctuation by B. Lee Cooper & Larry S. Haverkos; The Thirteenth Labor by Steve Utley; The People Who Could Not Kill by Bill Starr; We Hold These Rights... by Henry Melton; Chasing Shadows by Jeffrey M. Wallmann; Metafusion by Charles W. Runyon and Auk House by Clifford D. Simak
6 sci-fi stories from James Tiptree Jr., Stephen R. Donaldson, Alan Dean Foster, Ben Bova, Charles Sheffield, James P. Hogan
This collection of science fiction stories includes: The Sword of Damocles by James P Hogan; Chains of Air, Beb of Aether by Philip K Dick; Grimm's Law by L Neil Smith; Corpus Cryptic by Lee Killough; Elbow Room by Marion Zimmer Bradley; The Nobel Laureate by Robert H Curtis; All That Glitters by G C Edmondson; The Subtle Serpent by Charles Sheffield.
One poem and eight science fiction stories including: 5980 A.D. by Robert Zend, Till Death Us Do Part by James P. Hogan, ...All Ye Who Enter Here by Jack Williamson, A Gift of Space by Margaret C. Hewitt, The Cerebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras III by Martha Dodson and Robert L. Forward, Cinderella Switch by Anne McCaffrey, Byte Your Tongue! by Clifford D. Simak, Grandfather Clause by L. Neil Smith, The Slow-Death Corridor by Mark J. McGarry. Some characters in Grandfather Clause have an Elmer Fudd accent making for some unusual spelling of words.
This book is a collection of short science fiction stories including Making Light by James P. Hogan; Horn of Plenty by Terry Carr and Leanne Frahm; Exclusion Fare by James Tiptree Jr; War Movie by Larry Niven; Folger's Factor by L. Niel Smith; Pelangus by Rick Rapahel; The Mystery of the Duplicate Diamonds by Paul A. Carter; The Two Tsaddiks by Ira Herman; Identity Crisis by James P. Hogan; all edited by Judy-Lynn Del Rey.
This is a collection of three short science fiction novels including: The Mortal and the Monster by Gordon R. Dickson (a delightful story of Nessie), The Greenhouse Defect by Andrew J. Offutt (science fiction locked room mystery cum ecological mayhem), and Oceans Away by Robert S. Weinstein (is it the aliens on a planet circling Alpha Centuri or the octopi being bred to communicate with them that are the most mysterious?)
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