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1 35538 I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream Harlan Ellison
2 24719 The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas Ursula K. Le Guin
3 19988 "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman Harlan Ellison
4 18800 Story of Your Life Ted Chiang
5 16093 The Road Not Taken Harry Turtledove
6 14455 "All You Zombies ..." Robert A. Heinlein
7 13371 We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Philip K. Dick
8 13107 The Last Question Isaac Asimov
9 12988 The Langoliers Stephen King
10 12761 There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
11 12444 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C. Clarke
12 12417 By His Bootstraps Robert A. Heinlein
13 10692 The Lady or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton
14 9153 The Girl in the Golden Atom Ray Cummings
15 9056 Adjustment Team Philip K. Dick
16 8529 Impostor Philip K. Dick
17 8425 The Minority Report Philip K. Dick
18 8333 The Golden Man Philip K. Dick
19 8045 A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury
20 7229 The Veldt Ray Bradbury
21 6501 Nightfall Isaac Asimov
22 6453 All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
23 6328 First Contact Murray Leinster
24 6232 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Lewis Padgett
25 6151 Call Me Joe Poul Anderson
26 5668 Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson
27 5664 The Electric Ant Philip K. Dick
28 5354 Blood of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
29 5352 The Star Arthur C. Clarke
30 5340 Space, Time, and the Incurable Romantic J. Michael Straczynski
31 5258 Business as Usual, During Alterations Ralph Williams
32 5247 Light of Other Days Bob Shaw
33 5234 Pandora's Millions George O. Smith
34 5200 Arena Fredric Brown
35 5109 The Call of Cthulhu H. P. Lovecraft
36 5080 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
37 5050 The Screwfly Solution James Tiptree, Jr.
38 4879 Houston, Houston, Do You Read? James Tiptree, Jr.
39 4850 The Fun They Had Isaac Asimov
40 4837 The Fog Horn Ray Bradbury
41 4757 A Shady Plot Elsie Brown
42 4609 The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe
43 4578 Gulf Robert A. Heinlein
44 4551 If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? Theodore Sturgeon
45 4551 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
46 4488 The Ugly Little Boy Isaac Asimov
47 4393 The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
48 4377 Mr. Goober's Show Howard Waldrop
49 4373 The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline Isaac Asimov
50 4267 Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones Samuel R. Delany
51 4249 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde
52 4191 Roog Philip K. Dick
53 4119 Allamagoosa Eric Frank Russell
54 4021 Second Variety Philip K. Dick
55 4008 The Cold Equations Tom Godwin
56 3968 Hell Is the Absence of God Ted Chiang
57 3948 Surface Tension James Blish
58 3941 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag Robert A. Heinlein
59 3918 True Names Vernor Vinge
60 3909 The Crystal Spheres David Brin
61 3907 Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers Lawrence Watt-Evans
62 3905 Black Destroyer A. E. van Vogt
63 3902 Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Ray Bradbury
64 3884 Faith of Our Fathers Philip K. Dick
65 3838 The Man Who Sold the Moon Robert A. Heinlein
66 3815 Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death James Tiptree, Jr.
67 3793 Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
68 3790 Passengers Robert Silverberg
69 3781 The Tower Room Sara Douglass
70 3737 The Wind Cap Jane Yolen
71 3724 The Proud Robot Henry Kuttner
72 3699 The Big Front Yard Clifford D. Simak
73 3684 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai Roger Zelazny
74 3666 When It Changed Joanna Russ
75 3662 The Sentinel Arthur C. Clarke
76 3662 Aye, and Gomorrah... Samuel R. Delany
77 3642 The Pedestrian Ray Bradbury
78 3631 Weyr Search Anne McCaffrey
79 3628 The Variable Man Philip K. Dick
80 3618 No Truce With Kings Poul Anderson
81 3587 The Star Ducks Bill Brown
82 3563 The Game of Rat and Dragon Cordwainer Smith
83 3553 The Little Black Bag C. M. Kornbluth
84 3542 The Days of Solomon Gursky Ian McDonald
85 3528 Who Can Replace a Man? Brian W. Aldiss
86 3527 The Word for World Is Forest Ursula K. Le Guin
87 3520 Grotto of the Dancing Deer Clifford D. Simak
88 3494 "—And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein
89 3491 Reason Isaac Asimov
90 3489 Or All the Seas with Oysters Avram Davidson
91 3456 Answer Fredric Brown
92 3455 Speech Sounds Octavia E. Butler
93 3420 Nightwings Robert Silverberg
94 3417 Life-Line Robert A. Heinlein
95 3372 A Meeting With Medusa Arthur C. Clarke
96 3365 The Queen of Air and Darkness Poul Anderson
97 3360 The Saturn Game Poul Anderson
98 3332 The Moon Moth Jack Vance
99 3325 Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption Stephen King
100 3324 The Menace from Earth Robert A. Heinlein
101 3315 Beyond Lies the Wub Philip K. Dick
102 3289 The Last Castle Jack Vance
103 3285 Fondly Fahrenheit Alfred Bester
104 3261 The Father-Thing Philip K. Dick
105 3239 Bloodchild Octavia E. Butler
106 3236 No Woman Born C. L. Moore
107 3217 Understand Ted Chiang
108 3215 Requiem Robert A. Heinlein
109 3214 Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson
110 3195 The Tunnel Ahead Alice Glaser
111 3185 The Longest Voyage Poul Anderson
112 3178 The Women Men Don't See James Tiptree, Jr.
113 3178 Cheat! Allan Baillie
114 3177 The Voices of Time J. G. Ballard
115 3161 Rescue Party Arthur C. Clarke
116 3158 Blowups Happen Robert A. Heinlein
117 3131 Runaround Isaac Asimov
118 3115 Thor Meets Captain America David Brin
119 3109 A Planet Named Shayol Cordwainer Smith
120 3104 The George Business Roger Zelazny
121 3098 Inconstant Moon Larry Niven
122 3089 Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin
123 3088 The Colour Out of Space H. P. Lovecraft
124 3088 The Mountains of Mourning Lois McMaster Bujold
125 3086 The Marching Morons C. M. Kornbluth
126 3085 The Roads Must Roll Robert A. Heinlein
127 3081 The Chaser John Collier
128 3056 The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov
129 3055 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
130 3042 The Matter of Seggri Ursula K. Le Guin
131 3034 Waldo Robert A. Heinlein
132 3028 Mars Is Heaven! Ray Bradbury
133 3027 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
134 3020 A Martian Odyssey Stanley G. Weinbaum
135 3013 Sandkings George R. R. Martin
136 2998 The Crystal Egg H. G. Wells
137 2996 Gilgamesh in the Outback Robert Silverberg
138 2981 The Liberation of Earth William Tenn
139 2956 Nine Lives Ursula K. Le Guin
140 2954 Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear
141 2948 The Hedge Knight George R. R. Martin
142 2928 The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey
143 2922 The Great God Pan Arthur Machen
144 2917 Who Goes There? John W. Campbell, Jr.
145 2914 Omnilingual H. Beam Piper
146 2912 Farewell to the Master Harry Bates
147 2905 The Thing About Cassandra Neil Gaiman
148 2884 Exploration Team Murray Leinster
149 2881 Liar! Isaac Asimov
150 2879 Herbig-Haro Harry Turtledove
151 2864 The Weapon Fredric Brown
152 2863 A Colder War Charles Stross
153 2833 That Only a Mother Judith Merril
154 2832 The Dragon Masters Jack Vance
155 2827 Marionettes, Inc. Ray Bradbury
156 2818 Etaoin Shrdlu Fredric Brown
157 2817 Across Three Millennia Emily Smith
158 2808 And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side James Tiptree, Jr.
159 2808 Telek Jack Vance
160 2806 Adam and No Eve Alfred Bester
161 2805 The Nameless City H. P. Lovecraft
162 2800 The April Witch Ray Bradbury
163 2768 The State of the Art Iain M. Banks
164 2764 Cassandra C. J. Cherryh
165 2762 The Whimper of Whipped Dogs Harlan Ellison
166 2759 The Man Who Came Early Poul Anderson
167 2754 Telenapota Abishkar Premendra Mitra
168 2748 Scanners Live in Vain Cordwainer Smith
169 2742 Riders of the Purple Wage Philip José Farmer
170 2740 The Human Operators Harlan Ellison and A. E. van Vogt
171 2726 The Day Before the Revolution Ursula K. Le Guin
172 2708 Delenda Est Poul Anderson
173 2707 Null-O Philip K. Dick
174 2702 A Pail of Air Fritz Leiber
175 2698 Press Enter [] John Varley
176 2697 Enchantress of Venus Leigh Brackett
177 2697 Goat Song Poul Anderson
178 2697 The Underhandler Christopher Anvil
179 2685 Someday Isaac Asimov
180 2678 The Tunnel Under the World Frederik Pohl
181 2678 What the Dead Men Say Philip K. Dick
182 2673 The Defenders Philip K. Dick
183 2662 The Feeling of Power Isaac Asimov
184 2658 Vaster Than Empires and More Slow Ursula K. Le Guin
185 2648 Path of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
186 2642 The Girl Who Was Plugged In James Tiptree, Jr.
187 2640 The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate Ted Chiang
188 2635 The Lucky Strike Kim Stanley Robinson
189 2630 Exhalation Ted Chiang
190 2625 That Hell-Bound Train Robert Bloch
191 2624 The Hemingway Hoax Joe Haldeman
192 2619 The Mystery Knight: A Tale of the Seven Kingdoms George R. R. Martin
193 2608 The Country of the Kind Damon Knight
194 2606 Superiority Arthur C. Clarke
195 2591 Blood Music Greg Bear
196 2587 City Clifford D. Simak
197 2586 Strange Playfellow Isaac Asimov
198 2586 Rachel in Love Pat Murphy
199 2578 Enchanted Village A. E. van Vogt
200 2574 The Conquest of Gola Leslie F. Stone
201 2574 The Flying Machine Ray Bradbury
202 2571 The Star Plunderer Poul Anderson
203 2567 M.Y.T.H. Inc. Instructions Robert Asprin and Jody Lynn Nye
204 2562 The Small Assassin Ray Bradbury
205 2559 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
206 2558 The Martian Way Isaac Asimov
207 2556 A Song for Lya George R. R. Martin
208 2553 Jeffty Is Five Harlan Ellison
209 2552 Sucker Bait Isaac Asimov
210 2541 Neutron Star Larry Niven
211 2538 All the Troubles of the World Isaac Asimov
212 2536 Born with the Dead Robert Silverberg
213 2527 The Cookie Monster Vernor Vinge
214 2524 Gold Isaac Asimov
215 2523 Microcosmic God Theodore Sturgeon
216 2522 Tower of Babylon Ted Chiang
217 2520 Crusade Arthur C. Clarke
218 2515 The Gun Without a Bang Robert Sheckley
219 2514 Evidence Isaac Asimov
220 2514 Oceanic Greg Egan
221 2513 Frost and Fire Ray Bradbury
222 2509 Gonna Roll the Bones Fritz Leiber
223 2504 Dacey's Patent Automatic Nanny Ted Chiang
224 2500 The Darfsteller Walter M. Miller, Jr.
225 2482 Fermi and Frost Frederik Pohl
226 2482 Resurrection A. E. van Vogt
227 2477 Solution Unsatisfactory Robert A. Heinlein
228 2477 The Gun Philip K. Dick
229 2474 Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge Mike Resnick
230 2473 The Man Who Lost the Sea Theodore Sturgeon
231 2470 Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein
232 2469 Helen O'Loy Lester del Rey
233 2467 It's a Good Life Jerome Bixby
234 2467 Fire Watch Connie Willis
235 2466 The Sharing of Flesh Poul Anderson
236 2464 The Streets of Ashkelon Harry Harrison
237 2462 Mirror Image Isaac Asimov
238 2459 First Law Isaac Asimov
239 2456 Time Patrol Poul Anderson
240 2451 Shambleau C. L. Moore
241 2441 The Year of the Jackpot Robert A. Heinlein
242 2438 Two Minutes Forty-Five Seconds Dan Simmons
243 2436 Colony Philip K. Dick
244 2426 Vault of the Beast A. E. van Vogt
245 2424 The Green Hills of Earth Robert A. Heinlein
246 2424 The Dead Past Isaac Asimov
247 2418 Specialist Robert Sheckley
248 2415 Coming Attraction Fritz Leiber
249 2413 The Only Neat Thing to Do James Tiptree, Jr.
250 2409 Always Karen Joy Fowler
251 2408 Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Cordwainer Smith
252 2407 The Snows of Ganymede Poul Anderson
253 2400 August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
254 2396 The New Accelerator H. G. Wells
255 2385 The Last of the Masters Philip K. Dick
256 2375 Orphans of the Helix Dan Simmons
257 2372 Placet Is a Crazy Place Fredric Brown
258 2369 When We Went to See the End of the World Robert Silverberg
259 2369 Desertion Clifford D. Simak
260 2365 Of Missing Persons Jack Finney
261 2361 The Twelfth Album Stephen Baxter
262 2359 Kaleidoscope Ray Bradbury
263 2359 What's Expected of Us Ted Chiang
264 2353 The Lifecycle of Software Objects Ted Chiang
265 2351 Seventh Victim Robert Sheckley
266 2349 The Evening and the Morning and the Night Octavia E. Butler
267 2348 5,271,009 Alfred Bester
268 2343 A Rose for Ecclesiastes Roger Zelazny
269 2340 Coming of Age in Karhide Ursula K. Le Guin
270 2337 The Calorie Man Paolo Bacigalupi
271 2334 Long Shot Vernor Vinge
272 2333 Dear Pen Pal A. E. van Vogt
273 2329 Death and the Senator Arthur C. Clarke
274 2324 Little Lost Robot Isaac Asimov
275 2324 The Cat Gene Wolfe
276 2318 The Diploids Katherine MacLean
277 2313 The Jigsaw Man Larry Niven
278 2313 The King of the Elves Philip K. Dick
279 2312 Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand Vonda N. McIntyre
280 2308 The Rule of Names Ursula K. Le Guin
281 2293 Sales Pitch Philip K. Dick
282 2291 The Evitable Conflict Isaac Asimov
283 2289 Computers Don't Argue Gordon R. Dickson
284 2288 Knock Fredric Brown
285 2288 Far Centaurus A. E. van Vogt
286 2286 The Skull Philip K. Dick
287 2285 Two Sought Adventure Fritz Leiber
288 2285 With Folded Hands ... Jack Williamson
289 2283 In Value Deceived H. B. Fyfe
290 2283 The Other Side of the Sky Arthur C. Clarke
291 2279 Paycheck Philip K. Dick
292 2274 Franchise Isaac Asimov
293 2273 All Cats Are Gray Andre Norton
294 2269 Satisfaction Guaranteed Isaac Asimov
295 2267 The Thorns of Barevi Anne McCaffrey
296 2263 The Coldest Place Larry Niven
297 2261 Riding the Bullet Stephen King
298 2260 The Blabber Vernor Vinge
299 2254 The Word of Unbinding Ursula K. Le Guin
300 2250 Successful Operation Robert A. Heinlein
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