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1 37750 I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream Harlan Ellison
2 27126 The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas Ursula K. Le Guin
3 21288 Story of Your Life Ted Chiang
4 20830 "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman Harlan Ellison
5 17225 The Road Not Taken Harry Turtledove
6 15999 "All You Zombies ..." Robert A. Heinlein
7 15182 The Last Question Isaac Asimov
8 15148 By His Bootstraps Robert A. Heinlein
9 15025 There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
10 14486 We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Philip K. Dick
11 13607 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C. Clarke
12 13346 The Langoliers Stephen King
13 11164 The Lady or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton
14 10020 A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury
15 9497 The Girl in the Golden Atom Ray Cummings
16 9452 Adjustment Team Philip K. Dick
17 9221 The Minority Report Philip K. Dick
18 9096 Impostor Philip K. Dick
19 8925 The Veldt Ray Bradbury
20 8765 The Golden Man Philip K. Dick
21 8112 All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
22 7905 Nightfall Isaac Asimov
23 6922 First Contact Murray Leinster
24 6752 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Lewis Padgett
25 6734 Call Me Joe Poul Anderson
26 6438 The Call of Cthulhu H. P. Lovecraft
27 6332 The Wind Cap Jane Yolen
28 6220 Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson
29 6130 The Fun They Had Isaac Asimov
30 6119 The Electric Ant Philip K. Dick
31 6074 The Star Arthur C. Clarke
32 5945 Light of Other Days Bob Shaw
33 5892 Arena Fredric Brown
34 5820 Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
35 5693 The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe
36 5647 Blood of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
37 5630 The Screwfly Solution James Tiptree, Jr.
38 5627 Space, Time, and the Incurable Romantic J. Michael Straczynski
39 5526 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde
40 5522 Houston, Houston, Do You Read? James Tiptree, Jr.
41 5510 Business as Usual, During Alterations Ralph Williams
42 5497 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
43 5429 The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
44 5427 Pandora's Millions George O. Smith
45 5360 The Fog Horn Ray Bradbury
46 5249 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
47 5244 The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline Isaac Asimov
48 5165 Gulf Robert A. Heinlein
49 5116 The Tower Room Sara Douglass
50 4972 The Star Ducks Bill Brown
51 4916 If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? Theodore Sturgeon
52 4912 A Shady Plot Elsie Brown
53 4908 The Sentinel Arthur C. Clarke
54 4845 The Ugly Little Boy Isaac Asimov
55 4799 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag Robert A. Heinlein
56 4797 Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones Samuel R. Delany
57 4760 Allamagoosa Eric Frank Russell
58 4747 Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Ray Bradbury
59 4683 The Cold Equations Tom Godwin
60 4626 Surface Tension James Blish
61 4609 The Miracle Merchant Saki
62 4590 Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption Stephen King
63 4575 Second Variety Philip K. Dick
64 4567 Hell Is the Absence of God Ted Chiang
65 4544 Roog Philip K. Dick
66 4544 Across Three Millennia Emily Smith
67 4531 Black Destroyer A. E. van Vogt
68 4513 The Pedestrian Ray Bradbury
69 4487 Telenapota Abishkar Premendra Mitra
70 4462 Mr. Goober's Show Howard Waldrop
71 4416 Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers Lawrence Watt-Evans
72 4393 Who Can Replace a Man? Brian W. Aldiss
73 4359 The Man Who Sold the Moon Robert A. Heinlein
74 4329 Passengers Robert Silverberg
75 4309 The Crystal Spheres David Brin
76 4299 Faith of Our Fathers Philip K. Dick
77 4297 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai Roger Zelazny
78 4294 The Big Front Yard Clifford D. Simak
79 4283 True Names Vernor Vinge
80 4283 The Chaser John Collier
81 4276 The Game of Rat and Dragon Cordwainer Smith
82 4252 "—And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein
83 4246 The Tunnel Ahead Alice Glaser
84 4242 Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death James Tiptree, Jr.
85 4221 Life-Line Robert A. Heinlein
86 4182 When It Changed Joanna Russ
87 4160 Weyr Search Anne McCaffrey
88 4139 The Word for World Is Forest Ursula K. Le Guin
89 4118 The Father-Thing Philip K. Dick
90 4108 The Matter of Seggri Ursula K. Le Guin
91 4101 No Truce With Kings Poul Anderson
92 4073 Fondly Fahrenheit Alfred Bester
93 4061 The Little Black Bag C. M. Kornbluth
94 4060 A Meeting With Medusa Arthur C. Clarke
95 4046 Aye, and Gomorrah... Samuel R. Delany
96 4006 Answer Fredric Brown
97 3997 The Colour Out of Space H. P. Lovecraft
98 3996 Reason Isaac Asimov
99 3993 Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson
100 3969 Or All the Seas with Oysters Avram Davidson
101 3950 Runaround Isaac Asimov
102 3946 The Variable Man Philip K. Dick
103 3919 Grotto of the Dancing Deer Clifford D. Simak
104 3918 The Proud Robot Henry Kuttner
105 3905 The Days of Solomon Gursky Ian McDonald
106 3886 Beyond Lies the Wub Philip K. Dick
107 3884 The Menace from Earth Robert A. Heinlein
108 3881 The Moon Moth Jack Vance
109 3874 The Queen of Air and Darkness Poul Anderson
110 3870 Speech Sounds Octavia E. Butler
111 3870 No Woman Born C. L. Moore
112 3858 The Saturn Game Poul Anderson
113 3857 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
114 3837 Who Goes There? John W. Campbell, Jr.
115 3833 Mars Is Heaven! Ray Bradbury
116 3823 Rescue Party Arthur C. Clarke
117 3813 Nightwings Robert Silverberg
118 3737 The Marching Morons C. M. Kornbluth
119 3735 Requiem Robert A. Heinlein
120 3731 Understand Ted Chiang
121 3703 Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin
122 3689 The Women Men Don't See James Tiptree, Jr.
123 3685 The Last Castle Jack Vance
124 3675 Farewell to the Master Harry Bates
125 3642 The Roads Must Roll Robert A. Heinlein
126 3638 The Voices of Time J. G. Ballard
127 3637 Blowups Happen Robert A. Heinlein
128 3632 The Longest Voyage Poul Anderson
129 3622 The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov
130 3607 Bloodchild Octavia E. Butler
131 3596 Locomotive 38, the Ojibway William Saroyan
132 3583 Cheat! Allan Baillie
133 3566 A Martian Odyssey Stanley G. Weinbaum
134 3565 Omnilingual H. Beam Piper
135 3563 A Planet Named Shayol Cordwainer Smith
136 3563 The Liberation of Earth William Tenn
137 3559 The Commuter Philip K. Dick
138 3549 The Death-Trap Saki
139 3532 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
140 3502 Sandkings George R. R. Martin
141 3497 Nine Lives Ursula K. Le Guin
142 3489 Vaster Than Empires and More Slow Ursula K. Le Guin
143 3483 Liar! Isaac Asimov
144 3463 Waldo Robert A. Heinlein
145 3459 Inconstant Moon Larry Niven
146 3457 That Only a Mother Judith Merril
147 3440 Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear
148 3431 Adam and No Eve Alfred Bester
149 3426 Superiority Arthur C. Clarke
150 3398 The Great God Pan Arthur Machen
151 3386 The Mountains of Mourning Lois McMaster Bujold
152 3373 Exploration Team Murray Leinster
153 3363 Gilgamesh in the Outback Robert Silverberg
154 3347 The Gun Without a Bang Robert Sheckley
155 3336 Marionettes, Inc. Ray Bradbury
156 3336 The Crystal Egg H. G. Wells
157 3334 Thor Meets Captain America David Brin
158 3331 The Day Before the Revolution Ursula K. Le Guin
159 3322 A Pail of Air Fritz Leiber
160 3317 Etaoin Shrdlu Fredric Brown
161 3313 The Martian Way Isaac Asimov
162 3309 And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side James Tiptree, Jr.
163 3304 Strange Playfellow Isaac Asimov
164 3295 Enchanted Village A. E. van Vogt
165 3285 The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey
166 3277 Herbig-Haro Harry Turtledove
167 3272 The Man Who Came Early Poul Anderson
168 3271 The Dragon Masters Jack Vance
169 3263 Delenda Est Poul Anderson
170 3255 The Feeling of Power Isaac Asimov
171 3208 The Hedge Knight George R. R. Martin
172 3207 Sales Pitch Philip K. Dick
173 3202 Scanners Live in Vain Cordwainer Smith
174 3201 Goat Song Poul Anderson
175 3190 The George Business Roger Zelazny
176 3182 The Nameless City H. P. Lovecraft
177 3180 The Weapon Fredric Brown
178 3178 Telek Jack Vance
179 3153 A Colder War Charles Stross
180 3141 The Whimper of Whipped Dogs Harlan Ellison
181 3137 The Thing About Cassandra Neil Gaiman
182 3134 The Tunnel Under the World Frederik Pohl
183 3130 The Conquest of Gola Leslie F. Stone
184 3129 Human Is Philip K. Dick
185 3127 The Underhandler Christopher Anvil
186 3125 A Song for Lya George R. R. Martin
187 3117 The April Witch Ray Bradbury
188 3116 Jeffty Is Five Harlan Ellison
189 3103 The State of the Art Iain M. Banks
190 3102 Born with the Dead Robert Silverberg
191 3099 Riders of the Purple Wage Philip José Farmer
192 3095 The Human Operators Harlan Ellison and A. E. van Vogt
193 3094 That Hell-Bound Train Robert Bloch
194 3076 City Clifford D. Simak
195 3074 Microcosmic God Theodore Sturgeon
196 3073 Dacey's Patent Automatic Nanny Ted Chiang
197 3068 Neutron Star Larry Niven
198 3062 The Girl Who Was Plugged In James Tiptree, Jr.
199 3062 Cassandra C. J. Cherryh
200 3058 The Lucky Strike Kim Stanley Robinson
201 3056 Dial "F" for Frankenstein Arthur C. Clarke
202 3050 The Flying Machine Ray Bradbury
203 3047 The Green Hills of Earth Robert A. Heinlein
204 3045 The Country of the Kind Damon Knight
205 3042 The Defenders Philip K. Dick
206 3036 The Boy, the Dog and the Spaceship Nicholas Fisk
207 3032 Desertion Clifford D. Simak
208 3030 Evidence Isaac Asimov
209 3024 Helen O'Loy Lester del Rey
210 3023 The Small Assassin Ray Bradbury
211 3020 Shambleau C. L. Moore
212 3020 Crusade Arthur C. Clarke
213 3016 Resurrection A. E. van Vogt
214 3007 Press Enter ▮? John Varley
215 3005 It's a Good Life Jerome Bixby
216 2994 The Monkey's Paw W. W. Jacobs
217 2993 Someday Isaac Asimov
218 2992 Enchantress of Venus Leigh Brackett
219 2986 The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate Ted Chiang
220 2984 Exhalation Ted Chiang
221 2983 Autofac Philip K. Dick
222 2982 What the Dead Men Say Philip K. Dick
223 2970 Tower of Babylon Ted Chiang
224 2966 M.Y.T.H. Inc. Instructions Robert Asprin and Jody Lynn Nye
225 2965 Placet Is a Crazy Place Fredric Brown
226 2962 Sucker Bait Isaac Asimov
227 2947 The Man Who Lost the Sea Theodore Sturgeon
228 2947 August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
229 2946 Null-O Philip K. Dick
230 2942 The Cookie Monster Vernor Vinge
231 2929 Coming Attraction Fritz Leiber
232 2923 Dear Pen Pal A. E. van Vogt
233 2912 The Dead Past Isaac Asimov
234 2906 Mirror Image Isaac Asimov
235 2903 The Streets of Ashkelon Harry Harrison
236 2902 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
237 2902 Little Lost Robot Isaac Asimov
238 2899 All the Troubles of the World Isaac Asimov
239 2895 Frost and Fire Ray Bradbury
240 2887 Gonna Roll the Bones Fritz Leiber
241 2883 The Sharing of Flesh Poul Anderson
242 2882 Far Centaurus A. E. van Vogt
243 2879 Coming of Age in Karhide Ursula K. Le Guin
244 2875 Solution Unsatisfactory Robert A. Heinlein
245 2874 The Hemingway Hoax Joe Haldeman
246 2869 Vault of the Beast A. E. van Vogt
247 2866 Death and the Senator Arthur C. Clarke
248 2860 Gold Isaac Asimov
249 2854 The New Accelerator H. G. Wells
250 2851 Colony Philip K. Dick
251 2849 The Star Plunderer Poul Anderson
252 2847 Fire Watch Connie Willis
253 2844 Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge Mike Resnick
254 2844 Blood Music Greg Bear
255 2842 Seventh Victim Robert Sheckley
256 2834 First Law Isaac Asimov
257 2829 Rachel in Love Pat Murphy
258 2826 Path of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
259 2823 Specialist Robert Sheckley
260 2823 The Gun Philip K. Dick
261 2819 Kaleidoscope Ray Bradbury
262 2817 Poor Little Warrior! Brian W. Aldiss
263 2808 Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein
264 2806 Oceanic Greg Egan
265 2797 Computers Don't Argue Gordon R. Dickson
266 2794 Foundation Isaac Asimov
267 2792 Victory Unintentional Isaac Asimov
268 2792 Time Patrol Poul Anderson
269 2791 A Rose for Ecclesiastes Roger Zelazny
270 2788 The Twelfth Album Stephen Baxter
271 2787 Knock Fredric Brown
272 2781 The Darfsteller Walter M. Miller, Jr.
273 2765 Universe Robert A. Heinlein
274 2763 The Mystery Knight: A Tale of the Seven Kingdoms George R. R. Martin
275 2757 When We Went to See the End of the World Robert Silverberg
276 2757 Profession Isaac Asimov
277 2757 The Year of the Jackpot Robert A. Heinlein
278 2753 The Weapon Shop A. E. van Vogt
279 2749 Brooklyn Project William Tenn
280 2746 The Snows of Ganymede Poul Anderson
281 2741 Orphans of the Helix Dan Simmons
282 2739 Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Cordwainer Smith
283 2739 The Only Neat Thing to Do James Tiptree, Jr.
284 2738 Fermi and Frost Frederik Pohl
285 2726 Satisfaction Guaranteed Isaac Asimov
286 2722 The Rule of Names Ursula K. Le Guin
287 2718 The Coldest Place Larry Niven
288 2714 Misfit Robert A. Heinlein
289 2712 5,271,009 Alfred Bester
290 2709 The Evitable Conflict Isaac Asimov
291 2708 The Impossible Planet Philip K. Dick
292 2708 With Folded Hands ... Jack Williamson
293 2697 The Lifecycle of Software Objects Ted Chiang
294 2694 The Jigsaw Man Larry Niven
295 2694 Of Missing Persons Jack Finney
296 2682 Before Eden Arthur C. Clarke
297 2679 The Calorie Man Paolo Bacigalupi
298 2675 Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand Vonda N. McIntyre
299 2665 The Evening and the Morning and the Night Octavia E. Butler
300 2663 Tabby's Table-Cloth Louisa May Alcott
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