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Year's Best SF 16

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

A dazzling new collection of the finest short form science fiction from the previous year, compiled once again by World Fantasy and Hugo Award-winning editors by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, Year’s...


Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories

by Stephen Brennan Talos (August 05, 2014)

The stories of Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne paved the way for the fantastic science fiction literature that we all enjoy today. However, full appreciation of these contemporary works is impossible...


Burning Chrome

by William Gibson Harper Voyager (April 15, 2014)

Best-known for his seminal sf novel Neuromancer, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface...


Tony And The Beetles

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (January 07, 2014)

A commentary on racism, “Tony and the Beetles” takes place in a colony world where Terra has been oppressing the Beetles of Orion for decades. But when Terra suffers a major defeat at the hands of the Beetles,...


Beyond The Door

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (January 07, 2014)

When Larry Thomas purchases a cuckoo clock for his wife he finds that he is woefully unprepared for what awaits beyond the door of the clock.

Philip K. Dick was an American science-fiction novelist, short-story...


Hieroglyph

by Ed Finn & Kathryn Cramer William Morrow (September 09, 2014)

Inspired by New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson, an anthology of stories, set in the near future, from some of today’s leading writers, thinkers, and visionaries that reignites the iconic and...


Songs of Love and Death: All-Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love

by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois Gallery Books (November 16, 2010)

IN this star-studded cross-genre anthology, seventeen of the greatest modern authors of fantasy, science fiction, and romance explore the borderlands of their genres with brand-new tales of ill-fated love. From...


The Skull

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (December 31, 2013)

Conger is given a chance to be released from prison on the condition that he completes one job—he must travel back in time and kill a man who, if allowed to live, will later change the world.

Philip K. Dick...


Mr. Spaceship

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (December 31, 2013)

In a distant future where humans are at war with an alien species called the Yuks, scientists have developed the ultimate weapon—a spacecraft controlled by a human brain.

Philip K. Dick was an American science-fiction...


The Variable Man

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (December 31, 2013)

A man is brought into the future during the midst of an intergalactic war, when government computers can predict the outcome of the conflict. However, when this man from the past is factored into the computers...


Year's Best SF 15

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer HarperCollins e-books (May 25, 2010)

An annual celebration of the finest short form science fiction of the past year, editors David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer’s Year’s Best science fiction anthologies are widely acclaimed and eagerly awaited—and...


Year's Best SF 11

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer HarperCollins e-books (October 20, 2009)

This is the best short form science fiction of 2005, selected by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, two of the most respected editors in the field. The short story is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas...


Year's Best SF 8

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The best science fiction short stories of 2002 and 2003, selected by David G. Hartwell, one of the most respected editors in the field.

The short story is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas in science...


Worlds Enough & Time

by Dan Simmons HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

An extraordinary artist with few rivals in his chosen arena, Dan Simmons possesses a restless talent that continually presses boundaries while tantalizing the mind and touching the soul. Now he offers us a superb...


Year's Best SF 14

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer HarperCollins e-books (May 26, 2009)

Unique visions and astonishments—new stories by:

Tobias S. Buckell and Karl Schroeder

Cory Doctorow

Neil Gaiman

Kathleen Ann Goonan

Alastair Reynolds

Michael Swanwick

Last year's best short-form SF—selected by...


Bradbury Stories

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (May 21, 2013)

For more than sixty years, the imagination of Ray Bradbury has opened doors into remarkable places, ushering us across unexplored territories of the heart and mind while leading us inexorably toward a profound...


I Sing the Body Electric

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (May 21, 2013)

The mind of Ray Bradbury is a wonder-filled carnival of delight and terror that stretches from the verdant Irish countryside to the coldest reaches of outer space. Yet all his work is united by one common thread:...


The Martian Chronicles

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (May 21, 2013)

Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves... Each wave different, and each wave stronger.

The Martian Chronicles

Ray Bradbury is a storyteller without peer, a poet of the possible, and, indisputably,...


A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (May 21, 2013)

With his disarmingly simple style and complex imagination, Ray Bradbury has seized the minds of American readers for decades.This collection showcases thirty-two of Bradbury's most famous tales in which he lays...


A Pleasure to Burn

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (May 21, 2013)

Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 is an enduring masterwork of twentieth-century American literature—a chilling vision of a dystopian future built on the foundations of ignorance, censorship, and brutal...


The Cat's Pajamas

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (April 30, 2013)

Ray Bradbury is, indisputably, one of America's greatest storytellers. The recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, he ranks among the most beloved...


The October Country

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (April 30, 2013)

Welcome to a land Ray Bradbury calls "the Undiscovered Country" of his imagination--that vast territory of ideas, concepts, notions and conceits where the stories you now hold were born. America's premier living...


Quicker Than the Eye

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (April 30, 2013)

The internationally acclaimed author of The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, and Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury is a magician at the height of his powers, displaying his sorcerer's skill with twenty-one...


A Medicine for Melancholy and Other Stories

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (April 30, 2013)

Ray Bradbury is a painter who uses words rather than brushes--for he created lasting visual images that, once observed, are impossible to forget. Sinister mushrooms growing in a dank cellar. A family's first...


One More for the Road

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (April 16, 2013)

From Ray Bradbury, the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal comes a magical collection of short fiction.

Ray Bradbury is one of the most celebrated fiction writers of the 20th century. He is...


Now and Forever

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (April 16, 2013)

A journalist bearing terrible news leaps from a still-moving train into a small town of wonderful, impossible secrets . . .

The doomed crew of a starship follows their blind, mad captain on a quest into deepest...


Vampire Stories

by Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Eighteen-Bisang & Martin H. Greenberg Skyhorse (October 01, 2009)

Who would suspect that the same mind that created the most famous literary detective of all time also took on the eternally popular genre of vampires? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a contemporary of Bram Stoker, gave...


House 23

by Eli Yance Skyhorse (September 06, 2016)

A psychological thriller that pits a community against a man, and that man against himself.

Joseph Lee lost his wife, the love of his life. She was slain in their home, right under his nose. As if the grief weren’t...


Tomorrow Factory

by Rich Larson Talos (October 16, 2018)

Twenty-three stories from one of science fiction’s up-and-coming stars, Pushcart and Journey Prize-nominated author Rich Larson.

Welcome to the Tomorrow Factory.

On your left, post-human hedonists on a distant...


Year's Best SF 17

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer Harper Voyager (May 29, 2012)

The Year’s Best SF 17 is a showcase of the best short form science fiction of 2011, selected by World Fantasy Award winners David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, two of the most respected editors in the field...


More Human Than Human: Stories of Androids, Robots, and Manufactured Humanity

by Neil Clarke Night Shade Books (November 07, 2017)

The idea of creating an artificial human is an old one. One of the earliest science-fictional novels, Frankenstein, concerned itself primarily with the hubris of creation, and one’s relationship to one’s...


The Golden Apples of the Sun

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (August 22, 2017)

Ray Bradbury is a modern cultural treasure. His disarming simplicity of style underlies a towering body of work unmatched in metaphorical power by any other American storyteller. And here, presented in a new...


The Good Trip

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Masters

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Field of Vision

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


Nine Lives

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


Semley's Necklace

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


Things

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


Vaster than Empires and More Slow

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


A Trip to the Head

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


Entropy in Bloom

by Jeremy Robert Johnson Night Shade Books (April 24, 2017)

For more than a decade, Jeremy Robert Johnson has been bubbling under the surface of both literary and genre fiction. His short stories present a brilliantly dark and audaciously weird realm where cosmic nightmares...


A World Apart

by Sam Merwin, Jr. Start Publishing LLC (October 20, 2016)

Most men of middle age would welcome a chance to live their lives a second time. But Coulter did not.


The Hohokam Dig

by Theodore Pratt Start Publishing LLC (October 20, 2016)

From where had these attacking Indians come? Out of a long forgotten and dim past? Had their medicine man seen the one supreme vision?


Galactic Empires

by Neil Clarke Night Shade Books (January 17, 2017)

Neil Clarke, publisher of the award-winning Clarkesworld magazine, presents a collection of thought-provoking and galaxy-spanning array of galactic short science fiction.

From E. E. "Doc" Smith’s Lensman,...


Each Man Kills

by Victoria Glad Start Publishing LLC (October 19, 2016)

Eve’s lips parted, showing the even white teeth—those slightly pointed teeth. “You’re quite sane, my dear,” She said calmly. “You are now one of us; a revenant, even as I, and to live you must feed...


Spider Mansion

by Fritz Leiber Start Publishing LLC (October 19, 2016)

“So the last fly has obligingly walked into the spider’s parlor,” he murmured, with a laugh.


The Death of Ilalotha

by Clark Ashton Smith Start Publishing LLC (October 19, 2016)

It was quite impossible for him to believe that Ilalotha had died from a fatal passion: since, in his experience, passion was never fatal.


The Diamond Lens

by Fitz-James O’Brien Start Publishing LLC (October 19, 2016)

How I longed to discover the secret of some perfect lens, whose magnifying power should be limited only by the resolvability of the object, and which at the same time should be free from spherical and chromatic...


The Disc Recorder

by August Derleth Start Publishing LLC (October 19, 2016)

What caught Harcourt’s eye almost immediately was a disc recorder standing near the desk, together with stacks of discs, some manifestly used, others clearly not yet touched, ready for anyone who might care...


The Doors of Death

by Arthur B. Waltermire Start Publishing LLC (October 19, 2016)

A strange and curious story is this, about a banker whose only fear was that he might be buried alive, like his grandfather before him.