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1 36371 I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream Harlan Ellison
2 25625 The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas Ursula K. Le Guin
3 20345 "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman Harlan Ellison
4 20025 Story of Your Life Ted Chiang
5 16594 The Road Not Taken Harry Turtledove
6 15065 "All You Zombies ..." Robert A. Heinlein
7 13855 The Last Question Isaac Asimov
8 13841 We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Philip K. Dick
9 13709 There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
10 13169 The Langoliers Stephen King
11 12928 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C. Clarke
12 12900 By His Bootstraps Robert A. Heinlein
13 10911 The Lady or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton
14 9263 The Girl in the Golden Atom Ray Cummings
15 9231 Adjustment Team Philip K. Dick
16 8898 A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury
17 8752 The Minority Report Philip K. Dick
18 8722 Impostor Philip K. Dick
19 8495 The Golden Man Philip K. Dick
20 7953 The Veldt Ray Bradbury
21 7087 All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
22 7013 Nightfall Isaac Asimov
23 6472 First Contact Murray Leinster
24 6399 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Lewis Padgett
25 6351 Call Me Joe Poul Anderson
26 5869 Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson
27 5856 The Electric Ant Philip K. Dick
28 5662 The Call of Cthulhu H. P. Lovecraft
29 5637 The Star Arthur C. Clarke
30 5526 Light of Other Days Bob Shaw
31 5478 Blood of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
32 5477 Arena Fredric Brown
33 5444 Space, Time, and the Incurable Romantic J. Michael Straczynski
34 5357 Business as Usual, During Alterations Ralph Williams
35 5314 Pandora's Millions George O. Smith
36 5294 The Screwfly Solution James Tiptree, Jr.
37 5271 The Fun They Had Isaac Asimov
38 5231 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
39 5100 Houston, Houston, Do You Read? James Tiptree, Jr.
40 5053 The Fog Horn Ray Bradbury
41 5040 The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe
42 4866 A Shady Plot Elsie Brown
43 4830 The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
44 4808 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde
45 4802 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
46 4784 Gulf Robert A. Heinlein
47 4758 The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline Isaac Asimov
48 4695 If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? Theodore Sturgeon
49 4650 The Ugly Little Boy Isaac Asimov
50 4508 Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
51 4476 The Tower Room Sara Douglass
52 4474 Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones Samuel R. Delany
53 4401 Mr. Goober's Show Howard Waldrop
54 4335 Allamagoosa Eric Frank Russell
55 4335 Roog Philip K. Dick
56 4268 The Wind Cap Jane Yolen
57 4250 Hell Is the Absence of God Ted Chiang
58 4236 Second Variety Philip K. Dick
59 4227 Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Ray Bradbury
60 4207 The Cold Equations Tom Godwin
61 4187 Surface Tension James Blish
62 4126 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag Robert A. Heinlein
63 4104 Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers Lawrence Watt-Evans
64 4104 Black Destroyer A. E. van Vogt
65 4076 True Names Vernor Vinge
66 4074 Faith of Our Fathers Philip K. Dick
67 4058 The Sentinel Arthur C. Clarke
68 4051 The Crystal Spheres David Brin
69 4019 The Man Who Sold the Moon Robert A. Heinlein
70 4003 Passengers Robert Silverberg
71 3991 The Star Ducks Bill Brown
72 3983 Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death James Tiptree, Jr.
73 3974 The Pedestrian Ray Bradbury
74 3913 The Big Front Yard Clifford D. Simak
75 3889 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai Roger Zelazny
76 3845 Aye, and Gomorrah... Samuel R. Delany
77 3844 The Game of Rat and Dragon Cordwainer Smith
78 3837 Who Can Replace a Man? Brian W. Aldiss
79 3834 When It Changed Joanna Russ
80 3815 Weyr Search Anne McCaffrey
81 3802 Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption Stephen King
82 3794 "—And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein
83 3784 The Proud Robot Henry Kuttner
84 3760 No Truce With Kings Poul Anderson
85 3756 The Word for World Is Forest Ursula K. Le Guin
86 3753 The Variable Man Philip K. Dick
87 3732 The Little Black Bag C. M. Kornbluth
88 3709 The Days of Solomon Gursky Ian McDonald
89 3690 Reason Isaac Asimov
90 3678 Across Three Millennia Emily Smith
91 3668 Grotto of the Dancing Deer Clifford D. Simak
92 3650 Or All the Seas with Oysters Avram Davidson
93 3646 Life-Line Robert A. Heinlein
94 3637 A Meeting With Medusa Arthur C. Clarke
95 3623 The Tunnel Ahead Alice Glaser
96 3622 Answer Fredric Brown
97 3618 The Chaser John Collier
98 3590 Speech Sounds Octavia E. Butler
99 3577 Fondly Fahrenheit Alfred Bester
100 3566 Nightwings Robert Silverberg
101 3564 Telenapota Abishkar Premendra Mitra
102 3554 The Queen of Air and Darkness Poul Anderson
103 3544 The Saturn Game Poul Anderson
104 3541 The Menace from Earth Robert A. Heinlein
105 3522 Beyond Lies the Wub Philip K. Dick
106 3508 Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson
107 3505 The Moon Moth Jack Vance
108 3465 The Father-Thing Philip K. Dick
109 3445 No Woman Born C. L. Moore
110 3439 The Last Castle Jack Vance
111 3431 Understand Ted Chiang
112 3421 The Women Men Don't See James Tiptree, Jr.
113 3413 The Colour Out of Space H. P. Lovecraft
114 3412 The Matter of Seggri Ursula K. Le Guin
115 3406 Mars Is Heaven! Ray Bradbury
116 3404 Rescue Party Arthur C. Clarke
117 3401 Requiem Robert A. Heinlein
118 3400 Runaround Isaac Asimov
119 3383 Cheat! Allan Baillie
120 3380 Bloodchild Octavia E. Butler
121 3346 The Marching Morons C. M. Kornbluth
122 3345 Blowups Happen Robert A. Heinlein
123 3334 The Longest Voyage Poul Anderson
124 3328 The Voices of Time J. G. Ballard
125 3301 The Roads Must Roll Robert A. Heinlein
126 3282 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
127 3273 Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin
128 3263 A Planet Named Shayol Cordwainer Smith
129 3263 The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov
130 3246 Who Goes There? John W. Campbell, Jr.
131 3219 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
132 3212 Inconstant Moon Larry Niven
133 3199 Thor Meets Captain America David Brin
134 3195 Sandkings George R. R. Martin
135 3194 The Mountains of Mourning Lois McMaster Bujold
136 3190 A Martian Odyssey Stanley G. Weinbaum
137 3171 Waldo Robert A. Heinlein
138 3164 Farewell to the Master Harry Bates
139 3148 Nine Lives Ursula K. Le Guin
140 3147 The George Business Roger Zelazny
141 3145 Omnilingual H. Beam Piper
142 3143 Gilgamesh in the Outback Robert Silverberg
143 3139 The Liberation of Earth William Tenn
144 3126 Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear
145 3121 The Crystal Egg H. G. Wells
146 3090 The Great God Pan Arthur Machen
147 3089 Liar! Isaac Asimov
148 3054 The Hedge Knight George R. R. Martin
149 3050 The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey
150 3041 And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side James Tiptree, Jr.
151 3032 Herbig-Haro Harry Turtledove
152 3023 Marionettes, Inc. Ray Bradbury
153 3017 Exploration Team Murray Leinster
154 3014 The Thing About Cassandra Neil Gaiman
155 3012 The Dragon Masters Jack Vance
156 3006 That Only a Mother Judith Merril
157 3005 Telek Jack Vance
158 3003 Adam and No Eve Alfred Bester
159 2992 A Colder War Charles Stross
160 2959 Etaoin Shrdlu Fredric Brown
161 2955 The Weapon Fredric Brown
162 2943 The Nameless City H. P. Lovecraft
163 2940 Vaster Than Empires and More Slow Ursula K. Le Guin
164 2930 The April Witch Ray Bradbury
165 2924 The Man Who Came Early Poul Anderson
166 2914 The Day Before the Revolution Ursula K. Le Guin
167 2906 Cassandra C. J. Cherryh
168 2905 The State of the Art Iain M. Banks
169 2904 The Whimper of Whipped Dogs Harlan Ellison
170 2899 Delenda Est Poul Anderson
171 2894 Riders of the Purple Wage Philip José Farmer
172 2893 Superiority Arthur C. Clarke
173 2892 The Feeling of Power Isaac Asimov
174 2892 A Pail of Air Fritz Leiber
175 2891 Goat Song Poul Anderson
176 2889 Scanners Live in Vain Cordwainer Smith
177 2875 The Underhandler Christopher Anvil
178 2869 The Human Operators Harlan Ellison and A. E. van Vogt
179 2841 The Tunnel Under the World Frederik Pohl
180 2839 Strange Playfellow Isaac Asimov
181 2834 Enchantress of Venus Leigh Brackett
182 2834 That Hell-Bound Train Robert Bloch
183 2826 Press Enter [] John Varley
184 2821 The Defenders Philip K. Dick
185 2813 The Lucky Strike Kim Stanley Robinson
186 2811 The Gun Without a Bang Robert Sheckley
187 2810 A Song for Lya George R. R. Martin
188 2808 Enchanted Village A. E. van Vogt
189 2807 Exhalation Ted Chiang
190 2805 The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate Ted Chiang
191 2797 Someday Isaac Asimov
192 2795 The Martian Way Isaac Asimov
193 2792 Null-O Philip K. Dick
194 2782 The Girl Who Was Plugged In James Tiptree, Jr.
195 2782 City Clifford D. Simak
196 2781 What the Dead Men Say Philip K. Dick
197 2777 Jeffty Is Five Harlan Ellison
198 2772 The Flying Machine Ray Bradbury
199 2751 M.Y.T.H. Inc. Instructions Robert Asprin and Jody Lynn Nye
200 2749 The Small Assassin Ray Bradbury
201 2745 Dacey's Patent Automatic Nanny Ted Chiang
202 2743 Born with the Dead Robert Silverberg
203 2743 The Conquest of Gola Leslie F. Stone
204 2739 Path of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
205 2732 The Country of the Kind Damon Knight
206 2720 Tower of Babylon Ted Chiang
207 2719 Sucker Bait Isaac Asimov
208 2712 Neutron Star Larry Niven
209 2707 Rachel in Love Pat Murphy
210 2706 The Hemingway Hoax Joe Haldeman
211 2699 All the Troubles of the World Isaac Asimov
212 2698 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
213 2697 Blood Music Greg Bear
214 2697 The Commuter Philip K. Dick
215 2696 Evidence Isaac Asimov
216 2693 The Mystery Knight: A Tale of the Seven Kingdoms George R. R. Martin
217 2687 Resurrection A. E. van Vogt
218 2682 The Cookie Monster Vernor Vinge
219 2674 The Star Plunderer Poul Anderson
220 2671 Helen O'Loy Lester del Rey
221 2671 Crusade Arthur C. Clarke
222 2666 Sales Pitch Philip K. Dick
223 2665 Gonna Roll the Bones Fritz Leiber
224 2658 Microcosmic God Theodore Sturgeon
225 2655 Gold Isaac Asimov
226 2653 Frost and Fire Ray Bradbury
227 2652 The Man Who Lost the Sea Theodore Sturgeon
228 2645 Oceanic Greg Egan
229 2639 August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
230 2636 The Green Hills of Earth Robert A. Heinlein
231 2635 Shambleau C. L. Moore
232 2630 Solution Unsatisfactory Robert A. Heinlein
233 2624 The Death-Trap Saki
234 2621 It's a Good Life Jerome Bixby
235 2621 Mirror Image Isaac Asimov
236 2621 The Streets of Ashkelon Harry Harrison
237 2620 Desertion Clifford D. Simak
238 2618 The Dead Past Isaac Asimov
239 2617 Fire Watch Connie Willis
240 2616 Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge Mike Resnick
241 2615 The Gun Philip K. Dick
242 2601 First Law Isaac Asimov
243 2600 Time Patrol Poul Anderson
244 2597 Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein
245 2591 Fermi and Frost Frederik Pohl
246 2589 The Darfsteller Walter M. Miller, Jr.
247 2581 The Sharing of Flesh Poul Anderson
248 2575 Placet Is a Crazy Place Fredric Brown
249 2571 Colony Philip K. Dick
250 2567 Vault of the Beast A. E. van Vogt
251 2564 The Year of the Jackpot Robert A. Heinlein
252 2563 The New Accelerator H. G. Wells
253 2557 Kaleidoscope Ray Bradbury
254 2557 Coming Attraction Fritz Leiber
255 2551 When We Went to See the End of the World Robert Silverberg
256 2549 Specialist Robert Sheckley
257 2541 The Only Neat Thing to Do James Tiptree, Jr.
258 2531 Locomotive 38, the Ojibway William Saroyan
259 2531 The Lifecycle of Software Objects Ted Chiang
260 2530 Little Lost Robot Isaac Asimov
261 2528 Coming of Age in Karhide Ursula K. Le Guin
262 2527 Orphans of the Helix Dan Simmons
263 2517 The Snows of Ganymede Poul Anderson
264 2516 The Twelfth Album Stephen Baxter
265 2511 Death and the Senator Arthur C. Clarke
266 2509 Seventh Victim Robert Sheckley
267 2508 Dear Pen Pal A. E. van Vogt
268 2504 Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Cordwainer Smith
269 2498 Two Minutes Forty-Five Seconds Dan Simmons
270 2494 What's Expected of Us Ted Chiang
271 2487 5,271,009 Alfred Bester
272 2485 Far Centaurus A. E. van Vogt
273 2479 Computers Don't Argue Gordon R. Dickson
274 2479 The Evening and the Morning and the Night Octavia E. Butler
275 2477 Of Missing Persons Jack Finney
276 2477 The Calorie Man Paolo Bacigalupi
277 2475 The Rule of Names Ursula K. Le Guin
278 2473 The Monkey's Paw W. W. Jacobs
279 2472 The Jigsaw Man Larry Niven
280 2472 Always Karen Joy Fowler
281 2471 A Rose for Ecclesiastes Roger Zelazny
282 2465 The Last of the Masters Philip K. Dick
283 2461 Knock Fredric Brown
284 2461 The Evitable Conflict Isaac Asimov
285 2459 Satisfaction Guaranteed Isaac Asimov
286 2457 Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand Vonda N. McIntyre
287 2455 Long Shot Vernor Vinge
288 2453 Poor Little Warrior! Brian W. Aldiss
289 2447 The King of the Elves Philip K. Dick
290 2436 The Coldest Place Larry Niven
291 2433 The Man Who Could Work Miracles H. G. Wells
292 2432 With Folded Hands ... Jack Williamson
293 2431 Dial "F" for Frankenstein Arthur C. Clarke
294 2427 Paycheck Philip K. Dick
295 2424 Two Sought Adventure Fritz Leiber
296 2421 Profession Isaac Asimov
297 2420 Franchise Isaac Asimov
298 2418 The Skull Philip K. Dick
299 2415 The Cat Gene Wolfe
300 2415 Successful Operation Robert A. Heinlein
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