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Top 100 SCIFI Short Stories

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  1. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

    Dec 6, 2004
    Gulf Coast

    Top 100 SF Short Stories
    The Top 100 sci-fi short stories, novelettes, and novellas
    Ender's Game
    Orson Scott Card 1977

    Isaac Asimo 1941

    The Bicentennial Man
    Isaac Asimov 1976

    Flowers For Algernon
    Daniel Keyes 1959

    The Nine Billion Names Of God
    Arthur C Clark 1953

    The Last Question
    Isaac Asimov 1956

    The Man Who Sold the Moon
    Robert A Heinlein 1950

    I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream
    Harlan Ellison 1967

    The Green Hills Of Earth
    Robert A Heinlein 1947

    A Sound Of Thunder
    Ray Bradbury 1952

    A Boy and His Dog
    Harlan Ellison 1969

    A Rose For Ecclesiastes
    Roger Zelazny 1963

    Johnny Mnemonic
    William Gibson 1981

    'Repent Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman
    Harlan Ellison 1965

    A Canticle for Leibowitz
    Walter M Miller 1955

    The Star
    Arthur C Clarke 1955

    There Will Come Soft Rains
    Ray Bradbury 1950

    Isaac Asimov 1940

    ...Where Angels Fear to Tread
    Allen Steele 1997

    The Roads Must Roll
    Robert A Heinlein 1940

    Neutron Star
    Larry Niven 1966

    Blood Music
    Greg Bear 1983

    George R R Martin 1979

    We Can Remember It For You Wholesale
    Philip K **** 1966

    Burning Chrome
    William Gibson 1982

    Who Goes There?
    John W Campbell 1938

    Harrison Bergeron
    Kurt Vonnegut 1961

    The Veldt
    Ray Bradbury 1950

    All You Zombies
    Robert A Heinlein 1959

    Enemy Mine
    Barry Longyear 1979

    Microcosmic God
    Theodore Sturgeon 1941

    Jeffty Is Five
    Harlan Ellison 1977

    The Dog Said Bow-Wow
    Michael Swanwick 2001

    The Persistence of Vision
    John Varley 1978

    Hell Is the Absence of God
    Ted Chiang 2001

    The Empress of Mars
    Kage Baker 2003

    Unaccompanied Sonata
    Orson Scott Card 1979

    John Varley 1985

    The Ugly Little Boy
    Isaac Asimov 1958

    The Word for World is Forest
    Ursula K Le Guin 1972

    The Cold Equations
    Tom Godwin 1954

    The Chief Designer
    Andy Duncan 2001

    By His Bootstraps
    Robert A Heinlein 1941

    The Dead Past
    Isaac Asimov 1956

    Robert A Heinlein 1940

    Fondly Fahrenheit
    Alfred Bester 1954

    It's a Good Life
    Jerome Bixby 1953

    The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
    Ursula K Le Guin 1973

    And He Built a Crooked House
    Robert A Heinlein 1941

    The Martian Way
    Isaac Asimov 1952

    Story of Your Life
    Ted Chiang 1998

    The Deathbird
    Harlan Ellison 1973

    Houston, Houston, Do You Read?
    James Tiptree Jr 1976

    Bears Discover Fire
    Terry Bisson 1990

    The Lottery
    Shirley Jackson 1948

    For a Breath I Tarry
    Roger Zelazny 1966

    The Sentinel
    Arthur C Clarke 1951

    The Fifth Head Of Cerberus
    Gene Wolfe 1972

    The Cookie Monster
    Vernor Vinge 2003

    The Star
    H G Wells 1897

    Vintage Season
    Moore & Kuttner 1976

    A Martian Odyssey
    Stanley Weinbaum 1934

    The Mountains Of Mourning
    Lois M Bujold 1989

    Death On the Nile
    Connie Willis 1993

    The Game Of Rat and Dragon
    Cordwainer Smith 1955

    Forgiveness Day
    Ursula K Le Guin 1994

    Rachel In Love
    Pat Murphy 1987

    Home Is the Hangman
    Roger Zelazny 1975

    The Big Front Yard
    Clifford D Simak 1958

    Beggars In Spain
    Nancy Kress 1991

    Inconstant Moon
    Larry Niven 1971

    Mimsy Were the Borogoves
    Kuttner & Moore 1943

    Day Million
    Frederik Pohl 1966

    He Who Shapes
    Roger Zelazny 1965

    Of Mist, Grass and Sand
    Vonda N McIntyre 1973

    Think Like a Dinosaur
    James Patrick Kelly 1995

    None So Blind
    Joe Haldeman 1994

    Mars Is Heaven! (The Third Expediton)
    Ray Bradbury 1948

    Paladin Of the Lost Hour
    Harlan Ellison 1985

    Even the Queen
    Connie Willis 1992

    Behold the Man
    Michael Moorcock 1966

    Bruce Sterling 1998

    Scanners Live In Vain
    Cordwainer Smith 1950

    Aye, and Gomorrah
    Samuel Delany 1967

    The Last Of the Winnebagos
    Connie Willis 1988

    The Moon Moth
    Jack Vance 1961

    Second Variety
    Philip K **** 1953

    Light of Other Days
    Bob Shaw 1966

    Sergeant Chip
    Bradley Denton 2004

    The Little Black Bag
    C M Kornbluth 1950

    The Screwfly Solution
    James Tiptree Jr 1977

    The Doors Of His Face, the Lamps Of His Mouth
    Roger Zelazny 1965

    Time Considered as a Helix
    Samuel Delany 1968

    The Long Watch
    Robert A Heinlein 1949

    Faith of Our Fathers
    Philip K **** 1967

    Robert Silverberg 1968

    Green Mars
    Kim Stanley Robinson 1985

    That Hell-Bound Train
    Robert Bloch 1958

    Eye for Eye
    Orson Scott Card 1987

    Mike Resnick 1988

    Many thanks to SciFi Lists for the info. This is a nice reading reminder of stories I missed and stories I want to reread.
  2. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

    Dec 6, 2004
    Gulf Coast

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