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1 34417 I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream Harlan Ellison
2 23681 The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas Ursula K. Le Guin
3 19395 "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman Harlan Ellison
4 15547 Story of Your Life Ted Chiang
5 15203 The Road Not Taken Harry Turtledove
6 13694 "All You Zombies ..." Robert A. Heinlein
7 12811 The Langoliers Stephen King
8 12761 We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Philip K. Dick
9 11976 The Last Question Isaac Asimov
10 11851 There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
11 11850 By His Bootstraps Robert A. Heinlein
12 11816 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C. Clarke
13 10380 The Lady or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton
14 8934 The Girl in the Golden Atom Ray Cummings
15 8829 Adjustment Team Philip K. Dick
16 8234 Impostor Philip K. Dick
17 8010 The Golden Man Philip K. Dick
18 7938 The Minority Report Philip K. Dick
19 7118 A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury
20 6350 The Veldt Ray Bradbury
21 5958 First Contact Murray Leinster
22 5947 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Lewis Padgett
23 5826 Call Me Joe Poul Anderson
24 5776 All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
25 5683 Nightfall Isaac Asimov
26 5390 The Electric Ant Philip K. Dick
27 5339 Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson
28 5169 Space, Time, and the Incurable Romantic J. Michael Straczynski
29 5161 Blood of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
30 5061 Pandora's Millions George O. Smith
31 5051 Business as Usual, During Alterations Ralph Williams
32 5030 The Star Arthur C. Clarke
33 4858 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
34 4738 Light of Other Days Bob Shaw
35 4712 The Screwfly Solution James Tiptree, Jr.
36 4657 A Shady Plot Elsie Brown
37 4635 Arena Fredric Brown
38 4563 The Fog Horn Ray Bradbury
39 4471 Houston, Houston, Do You Read? James Tiptree, Jr.
40 4343 If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? Theodore Sturgeon
41 4341 Mr. Goober's Show Howard Waldrop
42 4289 Gulf Robert A. Heinlein
43 4241 The Ugly Little Boy Isaac Asimov
44 4239 The Call of Cthulhu H. P. Lovecraft
45 4237 The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe
46 4231 The Fun They Had Isaac Asimov
47 4109 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
48 4028 The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
49 3953 Roog Philip K. Dick
50 3920 Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones Samuel R. Delany
51 3901 The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline Isaac Asimov
52 3747 Allamagoosa Eric Frank Russell
53 3728 Second Variety Philip K. Dick
54 3717 The Cold Equations Tom Godwin
55 3661 True Names Vernor Vinge
56 3651 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag Robert A. Heinlein
57 3648 The Crystal Spheres David Brin
58 3641 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde
59 3593 Surface Tension James Blish
60 3593 The Proud Robot Henry Kuttner
61 3582 Faith of Our Fathers Philip K. Dick
62 3568 Hell Is the Absence of God Ted Chiang
63 3564 Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers Lawrence Watt-Evans
64 3564 The Man Who Sold the Moon Robert A. Heinlein
65 3552 Black Destroyer A. E. van Vogt
66 3552 Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death James Tiptree, Jr.
67 3454 Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Ray Bradbury
68 3428 Passengers Robert Silverberg
69 3420 Weyr Search Anne McCaffrey
70 3416 The Big Front Yard Clifford D. Simak
71 3395 The Variable Man Philip K. Dick
72 3379 Aye, and Gomorrah... Samuel R. Delany
73 3361 When It Changed Joanna Russ
74 3318 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai Roger Zelazny
75 3318 The Little Black Bag C. M. Kornbluth
76 3294 The Days of Solomon Gursky Ian McDonald
77 3276 No Truce With Kings Poul Anderson
78 3275 The Tower Room Sara Douglass
79 3261 Or All the Seas with Oysters Avram Davidson
80 3250 The Pedestrian Ray Bradbury
81 3245 The Game of Rat and Dragon Cordwainer Smith
82 3231 Grotto of the Dancing Deer Clifford D. Simak
83 3229 Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
84 3228 Who Can Replace a Man? Brian W. Aldiss
85 3208 Speech Sounds Octavia E. Butler
86 3168 Answer Fredric Brown
87 3156 Nightwings Robert Silverberg
88 3137 The Word for World Is Forest Ursula K. Le Guin
89 3134 Life-Line Robert A. Heinlein
90 3130 The Wind Cap Jane Yolen
91 3112 The Saturn Game Poul Anderson
92 3085 The Sentinel Arthur C. Clarke
93 3082 Reason Isaac Asimov
94 3063 The Moon Moth Jack Vance
95 3054 "—And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein
96 3047 The George Business Roger Zelazny
97 3040 The Queen of Air and Darkness Poul Anderson
98 3031 Bloodchild Octavia E. Butler
99 3030 The Father-Thing Philip K. Dick
100 3014 The Last Castle Jack Vance
101 3007 A Meeting With Medusa Arthur C. Clarke
102 2982 The Star Ducks Bill Brown
103 2976 No Woman Born C. L. Moore
104 2971 Beyond Lies the Wub Philip K. Dick
105 2966 Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption Stephen King
106 2962 Requiem Robert A. Heinlein
107 2953 Cheat! Allan Baillie
108 2949 The Voices of Time J. G. Ballard
109 2939 Thor Meets Captain America David Brin
110 2929 The Menace from Earth Robert A. Heinlein
111 2905 The Longest Voyage Poul Anderson
112 2901 Blowups Happen Robert A. Heinlein
113 2899 A Planet Named Shayol Cordwainer Smith
114 2890 The Women Men Don't See James Tiptree, Jr.
115 2889 Inconstant Moon Larry Niven
116 2863 The Mountains of Mourning Lois McMaster Bujold
117 2819 Waldo Robert A. Heinlein
118 2816 Rescue Party Arthur C. Clarke
119 2797 Understand Ted Chiang
120 2795 The Hedge Knight George R. R. Martin
121 2768 Mars Is Heaven! Ray Bradbury
122 2765 Gilgamesh in the Outback Robert Silverberg
123 2757 Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin
124 2756 Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson
125 2739 Sandkings George R. R. Martin
126 2735 The Marching Morons C. M. Kornbluth
127 2733 The Thing About Cassandra Neil Gaiman
128 2726 Fondly Fahrenheit Alfred Bester
129 2722 The Weapon Fredric Brown
130 2709 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
131 2704 The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov
132 2704 The Crystal Egg H. G. Wells
133 2695 The Colour Out of Space H. P. Lovecraft
134 2661 The Roads Must Roll Robert A. Heinlein
135 2661 The Liberation of Earth William Tenn
136 2660 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
137 2659 A Colder War Charles Stross
138 2656 The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey
139 2651 The Tunnel Ahead Alice Glaser
140 2648 Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear
141 2646 The Great God Pan Arthur Machen
142 2624 Nine Lives Ursula K. Le Guin
143 2619 Omnilingual H. Beam Piper
144 2606 The Chaser John Collier
145 2605 A Martian Odyssey Stanley G. Weinbaum
146 2592 Runaround Isaac Asimov
147 2584 Exploration Team Murray Leinster
148 2583 Marionettes, Inc. Ray Bradbury
149 2583 The April Witch Ray Bradbury
150 2576 Null-O Philip K. Dick
151 2572 And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side James Tiptree, Jr.
152 2566 Etaoin Shrdlu Fredric Brown
153 2566 The Nameless City H. P. Lovecraft
154 2544 The Dragon Masters Jack Vance
155 2543 The Matter of Seggri Ursula K. Le Guin
156 2539 Riders of the Purple Wage Philip José Farmer
157 2536 That Only a Mother Judith Merril
158 2536 Path of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
159 2529 Adam and No Eve Alfred Bester
160 2523 Liar! Isaac Asimov
161 2517 The Whimper of Whipped Dogs Harlan Ellison
162 2517 Herbig-Haro Harry Turtledove
163 2509 Farewell to the Master Harry Bates
164 2497 The Mystery Knight: A Tale of the Seven Kingdoms George R. R. Martin
165 2490 Scanners Live in Vain Cordwainer Smith
166 2490 Across Three Millennia Emily Smith
167 2489 Press Enter [] John Varley
168 2485 The State of the Art Iain M. Banks
169 2478 The Hemingway Hoax Joe Haldeman
170 2444 Goat Song Poul Anderson
171 2444 The Country of the Kind Damon Knight
172 2444 The Human Operators Harlan Ellison and A. E. van Vogt
173 2443 Enchantress of Venus Leigh Brackett
174 2438 What the Dead Men Say Philip K. Dick
175 2437 The Tunnel Under the World Frederik Pohl
176 2437 Cassandra C. J. Cherryh
177 2419 Rachel in Love Pat Murphy
178 2417 The Man Who Came Early Poul Anderson
179 2417 The Girl Who Was Plugged In James Tiptree, Jr.
180 2411 The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate Ted Chiang
181 2408 Someday Isaac Asimov
182 2406 M.Y.T.H. Inc. Instructions Robert Asprin and Jody Lynn Nye
183 2400 Who Goes There? John W. Campbell, Jr.
184 2389 The Lucky Strike Kim Stanley Robinson
185 2389 The Underhandler Christopher Anvil
186 2387 A Pail of Air Fritz Leiber
187 2381 The Defenders Philip K. Dick
188 2381 The Day Before the Revolution Ursula K. Le Guin
189 2374 Blood Music Greg Bear
190 2351 The Star Plunderer Poul Anderson
191 2349 Delenda Est Poul Anderson
192 2347 Two Minutes Forty-Five Seconds Dan Simmons
193 2347 A Song for Lya George R. R. Martin
194 2344 The Darfsteller Walter M. Miller, Jr.
195 2342 City Clifford D. Simak
196 2342 Exhalation Ted Chiang
197 2319 The Conquest of Gola Leslie F. Stone
198 2306 The Small Assassin Ray Bradbury
199 2303 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
200 2301 Sucker Bait Isaac Asimov
201 2298 Gold Isaac Asimov
202 2297 All the Troubles of the World Isaac Asimov
203 2296 The Feeling of Power Isaac Asimov
204 2294 The Flying Machine Ray Bradbury
205 2290 Crusade Arthur C. Clarke
206 2286 Fermi and Frost Frederik Pohl
207 2285 The Diploids Katherine MacLean
208 2279 The Gun Without a Bang Robert Sheckley
209 2279 Always Karen Joy Fowler
210 2270 Microcosmic God Theodore Sturgeon
211 2265 It's a Good Life Jerome Bixby
212 2265 First Law Isaac Asimov
213 2261 Fire Watch Connie Willis
214 2261 Enchanted Village A. E. van Vogt
215 2261 Oceanic Greg Egan
216 2256 Gonna Roll the Bones Fritz Leiber
217 2254 The Last of the Masters Philip K. Dick
218 2252 The Streets of Ashkelon Harry Harrison
219 2247 Vaster Than Empires and More Slow Ursula K. Le Guin
220 2242 That Hell-Bound Train Robert Bloch
221 2241 The Year of the Jackpot Robert A. Heinlein
222 2239 The Sharing of Flesh Poul Anderson
223 2237 Frost and Fire Ray Bradbury
224 2237 Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein
225 2237 The Cookie Monster Vernor Vinge
226 2236 Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Cordwainer Smith
227 2232 Jeffty Is Five Harlan Ellison
228 2228 Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge Mike Resnick
229 2227 Tower of Babylon Ted Chiang
230 2227 The Martian Way Isaac Asimov
231 2221 Resurrection A. E. van Vogt
232 2219 The Snows of Ganymede Poul Anderson
233 2202 The Man Who Lost the Sea Theodore Sturgeon
234 2196 August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
235 2193 Superiority Arthur C. Clarke
236 2193 Orphans of the Helix Dan Simmons
237 2192 The Gun Philip K. Dick
238 2191 Dacey's Patent Automatic Nanny Ted Chiang
239 2186 Shambleau C. L. Moore
240 2186 The Green Hills of Earth Robert A. Heinlein
241 2180 Neutron Star Larry Niven
242 2176 Helen O'Loy Lester del Rey
243 2172 Strange Playfellow Isaac Asimov
244 2169 Evidence Isaac Asimov
245 2164 What's Expected of Us Ted Chiang
246 2161 Of Missing Persons Jack Finney
247 2160 Colony Philip K. Dick
248 2157 When We Went to See the End of the World Robert Silverberg
249 2157 The Calorie Man Paolo Bacigalupi
250 2156 Coming Attraction Fritz Leiber
251 2155 Time Patrol Poul Anderson
252 2152 Vault of the Beast A. E. van Vogt
253 2148 The Thorns of Barevi Anne McCaffrey
254 2145 5,271,009 Alfred Bester
255 2140 The Cat Gene Wolfe
256 2132 Solution Unsatisfactory Robert A. Heinlein
257 2132 The Evening and the Morning and the Night Octavia E. Butler
258 2128 Two Sought Adventure Fritz Leiber
259 2127 The Blabber Vernor Vinge
260 2124 Mirror Image Isaac Asimov
261 2124 In Value Deceived H. B. Fyfe
262 2117 Specialist Robert Sheckley
263 2115 A Rose for Ecclesiastes Roger Zelazny
264 2113 The Skull Philip K. Dick
265 2112 Inside Job Connie Willis
266 2110 The New Accelerator H. G. Wells
267 2106 Sales Pitch Philip K. Dick
268 2104 Coming of Age in Karhide Ursula K. Le Guin
269 2097 Kaleidoscope Ray Bradbury
270 2097 The Word of Unbinding Ursula K. Le Guin
271 2093 Successful Operation Robert A. Heinlein
272 2087 The Rule of Names Ursula K. Le Guin
273 2086 The King of the Elves Philip K. Dick
274 2081 The Other Side of the Sky Arthur C. Clarke
275 2074 Bicycle Repairman Bruce Sterling
276 2074 Seventh Victim Robert Sheckley
277 2073 Death and the Senator Arthur C. Clarke
278 2071 The Jigsaw Man Larry Niven
279 2070 The Crime and the Glory of Commander Suzdal Cordwainer Smith
280 2070 Riding the Bullet Stephen King
281 2069 With Folded Hands ... Jack Williamson
282 2066 Desertion Clifford D. Simak
283 2063 All Cats Are Gray Andre Norton
284 2062 Placet Is a Crazy Place Fredric Brown
285 2058 Born with the Dead Robert Silverberg
286 2055 The Only Neat Thing to Do James Tiptree, Jr.
287 2053 The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories Gene Wolfe
288 2053 Imposter Philip K. Dick
289 2052 The People of Sand and Slag Paolo Bacigalupi
290 2050 The Star Pit Samuel R. Delany
291 2050 The Dead Past Isaac Asimov
292 2049 The Planet Savers Marion Zimmer Bradley
293 2049 Down in the Bottomlands Harry Turtledove
294 2049 Beyond the Door Philip K. Dick
295 2048 The Twelfth Album Stephen Baxter
296 2047 Slow Life Michael Swanwick
297 2046 And Seven Times Never Kill Man George R. R. Martin
298 2046 The Lifecycle of Software Objects Ted Chiang
299 2044 The Possessed Arthur C. Clarke
300 2035 A Boy and His Dog Harlan Ellison
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