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1 35202 I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream Harlan Ellison
2 24504 The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas Ursula K. Le Guin
3 19860 "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman Harlan Ellison
4 18327 Story of Your Life Ted Chiang
5 15792 The Road Not Taken Harry Turtledove
6 14242 "All You Zombies ..." Robert A. Heinlein
7 13156 We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Philip K. Dick
8 12924 The Langoliers Stephen King
9 12813 The Last Question Isaac Asimov
10 12539 There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
11 12270 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C. Clarke
12 12243 By His Bootstraps Robert A. Heinlein
13 10618 The Lady or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton
14 9082 The Girl in the Golden Atom Ray Cummings
15 8990 Adjustment Team Philip K. Dick
16 8443 Impostor Philip K. Dick
17 8296 The Minority Report Philip K. Dick
18 8238 The Golden Man Philip K. Dick
19 7837 A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury
20 7034 The Veldt Ray Bradbury
21 6248 First Contact Murray Leinster
22 6234 All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
23 6194 Nightfall Isaac Asimov
24 6131 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Lewis Padgett
25 6047 Call Me Joe Poul Anderson
26 5594 The Electric Ant Philip K. Dick
27 5572 Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson
28 5288 Blood of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
29 5288 Space, Time, and the Incurable Romantic J. Michael Straczynski
30 5260 The Star Arthur C. Clarke
31 5194 Business as Usual, During Alterations Ralph Williams
32 5181 Pandora's Millions George O. Smith
33 5106 Light of Other Days Bob Shaw
34 5012 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
35 4995 Arena Fredric Brown
36 4964 The Screwfly Solution James Tiptree, Jr.
37 4863 The Call of Cthulhu H. P. Lovecraft
38 4785 Houston, Houston, Do You Read? James Tiptree, Jr.
39 4779 The Fog Horn Ray Bradbury
40 4704 A Shady Plot Elsie Brown
41 4593 The Fun They Had Isaac Asimov
42 4500 The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe
43 4493 Gulf Robert A. Heinlein
44 4475 If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? Theodore Sturgeon
45 4403 The Ugly Little Boy Isaac Asimov
46 4400 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
47 4369 Mr. Goober's Show Howard Waldrop
48 4311 The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
49 4237 The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline Isaac Asimov
50 4181 Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones Samuel R. Delany
51 4103 Roog Philip K. Dick
52 4034 Allamagoosa Eric Frank Russell
53 4025 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde
54 3934 Second Variety Philip K. Dick
55 3900 The Cold Equations Tom Godwin
56 3860 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag Robert A. Heinlein
57 3848 The Crystal Spheres David Brin
58 3843 Hell Is the Absence of God Ted Chiang
59 3841 Surface Tension James Blish
60 3832 True Names Vernor Vinge
61 3810 Black Destroyer A. E. van Vogt
62 3803 Faith of Our Fathers Philip K. Dick
63 3785 Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers Lawrence Watt-Evans
64 3782 Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Ray Bradbury
65 3766 The Man Who Sold the Moon Robert A. Heinlein
66 3745 Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death James Tiptree, Jr.
67 3695 Passengers Robert Silverberg
68 3686 The Proud Robot Henry Kuttner
69 3669 The Tower Room Sara Douglass
70 3654 Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
71 3649 The Wind Cap Jane Yolen
72 3607 The Big Front Yard Clifford D. Simak
73 3575 Weyr Search Anne McCaffrey
74 3574 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai Roger Zelazny
75 3568 When It Changed Joanna Russ
76 3568 Aye, and Gomorrah... Samuel R. Delany
77 3558 The Variable Man Philip K. Dick
78 3541 The Pedestrian Ray Bradbury
79 3533 No Truce With Kings Poul Anderson
80 3510 The Sentinel Arthur C. Clarke
81 3472 The Little Black Bag C. M. Kornbluth
82 3464 The Game of Rat and Dragon Cordwainer Smith
83 3454 The Days of Solomon Gursky Ian McDonald
84 3441 Who Can Replace a Man? Brian W. Aldiss
85 3429 The Word for World Is Forest Ursula K. Le Guin
86 3426 Grotto of the Dancing Deer Clifford D. Simak
87 3411 Or All the Seas with Oysters Avram Davidson
88 3398 Reason Isaac Asimov
89 3391 The Star Ducks Bill Brown
90 3389 Speech Sounds Octavia E. Butler
91 3381 Answer Fredric Brown
92 3362 "—And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein
93 3342 Nightwings Robert Silverberg
94 3326 Life-Line Robert A. Heinlein
95 3278 The Saturn Game Poul Anderson
96 3254 The Queen of Air and Darkness Poul Anderson
97 3250 A Meeting With Medusa Arthur C. Clarke
98 3247 The Moon Moth Jack Vance
99 3222 Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption Stephen King
100 3215 Beyond Lies the Wub Philip K. Dick
101 3209 The Menace from Earth Robert A. Heinlein
102 3198 The Last Castle Jack Vance
103 3192 The Father-Thing Philip K. Dick
104 3172 Bloodchild Octavia E. Butler
105 3168 No Woman Born C. L. Moore
106 3141 Cheat! Allan Baillie
107 3137 Requiem Robert A. Heinlein
108 3117 Fondly Fahrenheit Alfred Bester
109 3115 The Women Men Don't See James Tiptree, Jr.
110 3109 Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson
111 3101 The Voices of Time J. G. Ballard
112 3098 Blowups Happen Robert A. Heinlein
113 3094 Understand Ted Chiang
114 3093 The Longest Voyage Poul Anderson
115 3084 The George Business Roger Zelazny
116 3071 Rescue Party Arthur C. Clarke
117 3057 Thor Meets Captain America David Brin
118 3057 The Tunnel Ahead Alice Glaser
119 3052 A Planet Named Shayol Cordwainer Smith
120 3041 Inconstant Moon Larry Niven
121 3040 The Mountains of Mourning Lois McMaster Bujold
122 3022 Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin
123 2998 The Roads Must Roll Robert A. Heinlein
124 2989 Runaround Isaac Asimov
125 2983 The Marching Morons C. M. Kornbluth
126 2970 The Colour Out of Space H. P. Lovecraft
127 2970 The Chaser John Collier
128 2966 The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov
129 2963 Waldo Robert A. Heinlein
130 2963 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
131 2957 Mars Is Heaven! Ray Bradbury
132 2951 The Matter of Seggri Ursula K. Le Guin
133 2929 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
134 2927 Gilgamesh in the Outback Robert Silverberg
135 2926 Sandkings George R. R. Martin
136 2926 The Crystal Egg H. G. Wells
137 2924 A Martian Odyssey Stanley G. Weinbaum
138 2924 The Liberation of Earth William Tenn
139 2897 The Hedge Knight George R. R. Martin
140 2876 Nine Lives Ursula K. Le Guin
141 2876 Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear
142 2870 The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey
143 2841 The Great God Pan Arthur Machen
144 2836 The Thing About Cassandra Neil Gaiman
145 2828 The Weapon Fredric Brown
146 2823 Omnilingual H. Beam Piper
147 2816 A Colder War Charles Stross
148 2815 Farewell to the Master Harry Bates
149 2801 Exploration Team Murray Leinster
150 2791 Liar! Isaac Asimov
151 2766 Marionettes, Inc. Ray Bradbury
152 2762 Who Goes There? John W. Campbell, Jr.
153 2755 That Only a Mother Judith Merril
154 2753 Etaoin Shrdlu Fredric Brown
155 2746 And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side James Tiptree, Jr.
156 2744 The April Witch Ray Bradbury
157 2741 The Nameless City H. P. Lovecraft
158 2736 The Dragon Masters Jack Vance
159 2721 Adam and No Eve Alfred Bester
160 2705 Cassandra C. J. Cherryh
161 2684 The State of the Art Iain M. Banks
162 2682 The Man Who Came Early Poul Anderson
163 2680 Herbig-Haro Harry Turtledove
164 2668 Scanners Live in Vain Cordwainer Smith
165 2667 The Human Operators Harlan Ellison and A. E. van Vogt
166 2664 Riders of the Purple Wage Philip José Farmer
167 2664 Null-O Philip K. Dick
168 2663 The Whimper of Whipped Dogs Harlan Ellison
169 2657 Across Three Millennia Emily Smith
170 2648 Enchantress of Venus Leigh Brackett
171 2640 Press Enter [] John Varley
172 2631 The Day Before the Revolution Ursula K. Le Guin
173 2631 What the Dead Men Say Philip K. Dick
174 2624 Someday Isaac Asimov
175 2621 Delenda Est Poul Anderson
176 2617 The Underhandler Christopher Anvil
177 2610 Goat Song Poul Anderson
178 2609 Path of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
179 2606 The Defenders Philip K. Dick
180 2603 The Tunnel Under the World Frederik Pohl
181 2599 Telek Jack Vance
182 2593 A Pail of Air Fritz Leiber
183 2575 The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate Ted Chiang
184 2573 The Mystery Knight: A Tale of the Seven Kingdoms George R. R. Martin
185 2568 The Hemingway Hoax Joe Haldeman
186 2562 The Girl Who Was Plugged In James Tiptree, Jr.
187 2549 The Country of the Kind Damon Knight
188 2540 Vaster Than Empires and More Slow Ursula K. Le Guin
189 2540 The Feeling of Power Isaac Asimov
190 2528 M.Y.T.H. Inc. Instructions Robert Asprin and Jody Lynn Nye
191 2521 Rachel in Love Pat Murphy
192 2521 Exhalation Ted Chiang
193 2516 The Lucky Strike Kim Stanley Robinson
194 2515 Blood Music Greg Bear
195 2508 Superiority Arthur C. Clarke
196 2506 The Star Plunderer Poul Anderson
197 2501 The Conquest of Gola Leslie F. Stone
198 2501 The Flying Machine Ray Bradbury
199 2498 Enchanted Village A. E. van Vogt
200 2496 That Hell-Bound Train Robert Bloch
201 2494 A Song for Lya George R. R. Martin
202 2493 Strange Playfellow Isaac Asimov
203 2485 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
204 2482 City Clifford D. Simak
205 2475 The Small Assassin Ray Bradbury
206 2464 Sucker Bait Isaac Asimov
207 2461 Oceanic Greg Egan
208 2460 All the Troubles of the World Isaac Asimov
209 2457 Jeffty Is Five Harlan Ellison
210 2453 Neutron Star Larry Niven
211 2453 The Martian Way Isaac Asimov
212 2451 Crusade Arthur C. Clarke
213 2450 The Gun Without a Bang Robert Sheckley
214 2449 The Darfsteller Walter M. Miller, Jr.
215 2445 Microcosmic God Theodore Sturgeon
216 2438 The Cookie Monster Vernor Vinge
217 2433 Gold Isaac Asimov
218 2432 Gonna Roll the Bones Fritz Leiber
219 2426 Evidence Isaac Asimov
220 2420 Fire Watch Connie Willis
221 2417 The Gun Philip K. Dick
222 2417 Frost and Fire Ray Bradbury
223 2416 Fermi and Frost Frederik Pohl
224 2414 Solution Unsatisfactory Robert A. Heinlein
225 2410 Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein
226 2407 The Streets of Ashkelon Harry Harrison
227 2405 Tower of Babylon Ted Chiang
228 2405 Born with the Dead Robert Silverberg
229 2404 Two Minutes Forty-Five Seconds Dan Simmons
230 2399 The Sharing of Flesh Poul Anderson
231 2399 Resurrection A. E. van Vogt
232 2397 First Law Isaac Asimov
233 2393 It's a Good Life Jerome Bixby
234 2393 Time Patrol Poul Anderson
235 2393 Dacey's Patent Automatic Nanny Ted Chiang
236 2389 The Man Who Lost the Sea Theodore Sturgeon
237 2388 Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge Mike Resnick
238 2380 The Year of the Jackpot Robert A. Heinlein
239 2378 Mirror Image Isaac Asimov
240 2377 Always Karen Joy Fowler
241 2372 Colony Philip K. Dick
242 2369 Helen O'Loy Lester del Rey
243 2368 Shambleau C. L. Moore
244 2360 The Snows of Ganymede Poul Anderson
245 2358 Vault of the Beast A. E. van Vogt
246 2358 Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Cordwainer Smith
247 2357 Specialist Robert Sheckley
248 2354 The Only Neat Thing to Do James Tiptree, Jr.
249 2353 The Last of the Masters Philip K. Dick
250 2351 August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
251 2349 Coming Attraction Fritz Leiber
252 2336 The Green Hills of Earth Robert A. Heinlein
253 2336 The Dead Past Isaac Asimov
254 2318 Telenapota Abishkar Premendra Mitra
255 2314 The New Accelerator H. G. Wells
256 2312 Of Missing Persons Jack Finney
257 2312 What's Expected of Us Ted Chiang
258 2310 Placet Is a Crazy Place Fredric Brown
259 2310 The Diploids Katherine MacLean
260 2300 When We Went to See the End of the World Robert Silverberg
261 2297 Kaleidoscope Ray Bradbury
262 2297 The Evening and the Morning and the Night Octavia E. Butler
263 2284 Seventh Victim Robert Sheckley
264 2284 Orphans of the Helix Dan Simmons
265 2282 Dear Pen Pal A. E. van Vogt
266 2280 5,271,009 Alfred Bester
267 2268 The Calorie Man Paolo Bacigalupi
268 2267 Coming of Age in Karhide Ursula K. Le Guin
269 2266 A Rose for Ecclesiastes Roger Zelazny
270 2262 The Twelfth Album Stephen Baxter
271 2255 Desertion Clifford D. Simak
272 2250 The Cat Gene Wolfe
273 2249 The Lifecycle of Software Objects Ted Chiang
274 2247 The Jigsaw Man Larry Niven
275 2242 The Skull Philip K. Dick
276 2239 Two Sought Adventure Fritz Leiber
277 2238 Sales Pitch Philip K. Dick
278 2237 The King of the Elves Philip K. Dick
279 2237 The Rule of Names Ursula K. Le Guin
280 2236 The Thorns of Barevi Anne McCaffrey
281 2232 Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand Vonda N. McIntyre
282 2230 In Value Deceived H. B. Fyfe
283 2228 Death and the Senator Arthur C. Clarke
284 2226 Little Lost Robot Isaac Asimov
285 2224 The Other Side of the Sky Arthur C. Clarke
286 2213 Franchise Isaac Asimov
287 2212 The Blabber Vernor Vinge
288 2212 Satisfaction Guaranteed Isaac Asimov
289 2208 The Word of Unbinding Ursula K. Le Guin
290 2206 Paycheck Philip K. Dick
291 2202 With Folded Hands ... Jack Williamson
292 2199 Inside Job Connie Willis
293 2198 Successful Operation Robert A. Heinlein
294 2197 Computers Don't Argue Gordon R. Dickson
295 2197 The Crime and the Glory of Commander Suzdal Cordwainer Smith
296 2194 Knock Fredric Brown
297 2193 A Boy and His Dog Harlan Ellison
298 2193 The Evitable Conflict Isaac Asimov
299 2193 All Cats Are Gray Andre Norton
300 2191 Riding the Bullet Stephen King
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