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1 35987 I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream Harlan Ellison
2 25184 The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas Ursula K. Le Guin
3 20178 "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman Harlan Ellison
4 19369 Story of Your Life Ted Chiang
5 16400 The Road Not Taken Harry Turtledove
6 14746 "All You Zombies ..." Robert A. Heinlein
7 13611 We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Philip K. Dick
8 13467 The Last Question Isaac Asimov
9 13295 There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
10 13098 The Langoliers Stephen King
11 12719 The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C. Clarke
12 12676 By His Bootstraps Robert A. Heinlein
13 10803 The Lady or the Tiger? Frank R. Stockton
14 9211 The Girl in the Golden Atom Ray Cummings
15 9142 Adjustment Team Philip K. Dick
16 8650 Impostor Philip K. Dick
17 8611 The Minority Report Philip K. Dick
18 8507 A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury
19 8419 The Golden Man Philip K. Dick
20 7585 The Veldt Ray Bradbury
21 6824 All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
22 6794 Nightfall Isaac Asimov
23 6402 First Contact Murray Leinster
24 6339 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Lewis Padgett
25 6262 Call Me Joe Poul Anderson
26 5766 Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson
27 5766 The Electric Ant Philip K. Dick
28 5501 The Star Arthur C. Clarke
29 5418 Blood of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
30 5410 The Call of Cthulhu H. P. Lovecraft
31 5390 Light of Other Days Bob Shaw
32 5389 Space, Time, and the Incurable Romantic J. Michael Straczynski
33 5340 Arena Fredric Brown
34 5309 Business as Usual, During Alterations Ralph Williams
35 5275 Pandora's Millions George O. Smith
36 5153 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
37 5128 The Screwfly Solution James Tiptree, Jr.
38 5080 The Fun They Had Isaac Asimov
39 4979 Houston, Houston, Do You Read? James Tiptree, Jr.
40 4940 The Fog Horn Ray Bradbury
41 4828 The Tell-Tale Heart Edgar Allan Poe
42 4819 A Shady Plot Elsie Brown
43 4690 Mimsy Were the Borogoves Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
44 4666 Gulf Robert A. Heinlein
45 4638 If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? Theodore Sturgeon
46 4605 The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
47 4573 The Ugly Little Boy Isaac Asimov
48 4564 The Endochronic Properties of Resublimated Thiotimoline Isaac Asimov
49 4556 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde
50 4389 Mr. Goober's Show Howard Waldrop
51 4359 Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones Samuel R. Delany
52 4315 The Tower Room Sara Douglass
53 4275 Roog Philip K. Dick
54 4223 Allamagoosa Eric Frank Russell
55 4151 Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
56 4145 Second Variety Philip K. Dick
57 4129 The Cold Equations Tom Godwin
58 4096 Hell Is the Absence of God Ted Chiang
59 4094 Surface Tension James Blish
60 4077 Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Ray Bradbury
61 4035 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag Robert A. Heinlein
62 4027 Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers Lawrence Watt-Evans
63 4001 Black Destroyer A. E. van Vogt
64 3991 True Names Vernor Vinge
65 3989 The Crystal Spheres David Brin
66 3987 Faith of Our Fathers Philip K. Dick
67 3964 The Wind Cap Jane Yolen
68 3931 The Man Who Sold the Moon Robert A. Heinlein
69 3896 Passengers Robert Silverberg
70 3886 Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death James Tiptree, Jr.
71 3842 The Sentinel Arthur C. Clarke
72 3825 The Big Front Yard Clifford D. Simak
73 3814 The Pedestrian Ray Bradbury
74 3796 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai Roger Zelazny
75 3791 The Star Ducks Bill Brown
76 3760 The Proud Robot Henry Kuttner
77 3756 Aye, and Gomorrah... Samuel R. Delany
78 3747 When It Changed Joanna Russ
79 3709 Weyr Search Anne McCaffrey
80 3709 The Game of Rat and Dragon Cordwainer Smith
81 3697 The Variable Man Philip K. Dick
82 3692 No Truce With Kings Poul Anderson
83 3670 Who Can Replace a Man? Brian W. Aldiss
84 3657 The Little Black Bag C. M. Kornbluth
85 3650 "—And He Built a Crooked House" Robert A. Heinlein
86 3648 The Word for World Is Forest Ursula K. Le Guin
87 3628 The Days of Solomon Gursky Ian McDonald
88 3600 Reason Isaac Asimov
89 3595 Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption Stephen King
90 3593 Grotto of the Dancing Deer Clifford D. Simak
91 3579 Or All the Seas with Oysters Avram Davidson
92 3538 Answer Fredric Brown
93 3531 Life-Line Robert A. Heinlein
94 3530 Speech Sounds Octavia E. Butler
95 3519 A Meeting With Medusa Arthur C. Clarke
96 3495 Nightwings Robert Silverberg
97 3463 The Queen of Air and Darkness Poul Anderson
98 3458 The Menace from Earth Robert A. Heinlein
99 3454 Fondly Fahrenheit Alfred Bester
100 3434 The Saturn Game Poul Anderson
101 3423 Beyond Lies the Wub Philip K. Dick
102 3419 The Moon Moth Jack Vance
103 3415 The Tunnel Ahead Alice Glaser
104 3381 The Father-Thing Philip K. Dick
105 3377 Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson
106 3372 The Chaser John Collier
107 3347 The Last Castle Jack Vance
108 3346 Understand Ted Chiang
109 3327 No Woman Born C. L. Moore
110 3322 Requiem Robert A. Heinlein
111 3315 Mars Is Heaven! Ray Bradbury
112 3314 Bloodchild Octavia E. Butler
113 3300 Cheat! Allan Baillie
114 3277 The Women Men Don't See James Tiptree, Jr.
115 3274 Rescue Party Arthur C. Clarke
116 3264 The Longest Voyage Poul Anderson
117 3262 Runaround Isaac Asimov
118 3252 The Voices of Time J. G. Ballard
119 3249 The Colour Out of Space H. P. Lovecraft
120 3243 Blowups Happen Robert A. Heinlein
121 3220 The Marching Morons C. M. Kornbluth
122 3219 The Matter of Seggri Ursula K. Le Guin
123 3204 The Roads Must Roll Robert A. Heinlein
124 3195 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
125 3193 A Planet Named Shayol Cordwainer Smith
126 3184 Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin
127 3167 Thor Meets Captain America David Brin
128 3165 The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov
129 3160 Inconstant Moon Larry Niven
130 3149 Telenapota Abishkar Premendra Mitra
131 3138 The Mountains of Mourning Lois McMaster Bujold
132 3125 The George Business Roger Zelazny
133 3122 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
134 3115 Sandkings George R. R. Martin
135 3111 Waldo Robert A. Heinlein
136 3103 A Martian Odyssey Stanley G. Weinbaum
137 3089 Across Three Millennia Emily Smith
138 3084 Who Goes There? John W. Campbell, Jr.
139 3068 Gilgamesh in the Outback Robert Silverberg
140 3067 The Crystal Egg H. G. Wells
141 3064 The Liberation of Earth William Tenn
142 3053 Nine Lives Ursula K. Le Guin
143 3052 Farewell to the Master Harry Bates
144 3043 Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear
145 3023 Omnilingual H. Beam Piper
146 3011 The Great God Pan Arthur Machen
147 3006 The Hedge Knight George R. R. Martin
148 2998 The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey
149 2979 Liar! Isaac Asimov
150 2975 The Thing About Cassandra Neil Gaiman
151 2955 Herbig-Haro Harry Turtledove
152 2951 Exploration Team Murray Leinster
153 2942 Telek Jack Vance
154 2939 Marionettes, Inc. Ray Bradbury
155 2937 A Colder War Charles Stross
156 2933 The Dragon Masters Jack Vance
157 2919 That Only a Mother Judith Merril
158 2910 The Weapon Fredric Brown
159 2906 Adam and No Eve Alfred Bester
160 2905 And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side James Tiptree, Jr.
161 2885 Etaoin Shrdlu Fredric Brown
162 2879 The Nameless City H. P. Lovecraft
163 2866 The April Witch Ray Bradbury
164 2843 The Whimper of Whipped Dogs Harlan Ellison
165 2840 Cassandra C. J. Cherryh
166 2838 The Man Who Came Early Poul Anderson
167 2838 The State of the Art Iain M. Banks
168 2822 Riders of the Purple Wage Philip José Farmer
169 2816 The Day Before the Revolution Ursula K. Le Guin
170 2816 The Human Operators Harlan Ellison and A. E. van Vogt
171 2814 Scanners Live in Vain Cordwainer Smith
172 2810 Delenda Est Poul Anderson
173 2804 A Pail of Air Fritz Leiber
174 2803 Goat Song Poul Anderson
175 2798 Vaster Than Empires and More Slow Ursula K. Le Guin
176 2785 The Underhandler Christopher Anvil
177 2782 The Feeling of Power Isaac Asimov
178 2778 The Tunnel Under the World Frederik Pohl
179 2770 Enchantress of Venus Leigh Brackett
180 2754 Superiority Arthur C. Clarke
181 2753 Null-O Philip K. Dick
182 2752 Press Enter [] John Varley
183 2744 The Defenders Philip K. Dick
184 2739 Exhalation Ted Chiang
185 2738 The Lucky Strike Kim Stanley Robinson
186 2731 Someday Isaac Asimov
187 2730 What the Dead Men Say Philip K. Dick
188 2724 That Hell-Bound Train Robert Bloch
189 2717 The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate Ted Chiang
190 2706 Path of the Dragon George R. R. Martin
191 2703 The Girl Who Was Plugged In James Tiptree, Jr.
192 2702 Strange Playfellow Isaac Asimov
193 2700 City Clifford D. Simak
194 2685 Enchanted Village A. E. van Vogt
195 2685 The Flying Machine Ray Bradbury
196 2682 The Country of the Kind Damon Knight
197 2682 The Martian Way Isaac Asimov
198 2680 The Hemingway Hoax Joe Haldeman
199 2679 Jeffty Is Five Harlan Ellison
200 2669 The Small Assassin Ray Bradbury
201 2668 A Song for Lya George R. R. Martin
202 2664 The Gun Without a Bang Robert Sheckley
203 2658 The Mystery Knight: A Tale of the Seven Kingdoms George R. R. Martin
204 2655 The Conquest of Gola Leslie F. Stone
205 2653 Blood Music Greg Bear
206 2649 Born with the Dead Robert Silverberg
207 2647 Rachel in Love Pat Murphy
208 2641 The Persistence of Vision John Varley
209 2639 Neutron Star Larry Niven
210 2639 M.Y.T.H. Inc. Instructions Robert Asprin and Jody Lynn Nye
211 2633 Sucker Bait Isaac Asimov
212 2629 Dacey's Patent Automatic Nanny Ted Chiang
213 2628 The Star Plunderer Poul Anderson
214 2623 All the Troubles of the World Isaac Asimov
215 2621 Tower of Babylon Ted Chiang
216 2614 Gonna Roll the Bones Fritz Leiber
217 2612 The Cookie Monster Vernor Vinge
218 2602 Evidence Isaac Asimov
219 2595 Crusade Arthur C. Clarke
220 2593 Gold Isaac Asimov
221 2590 Helen O'Loy Lester del Rey
222 2590 Oceanic Greg Egan
223 2587 Frost and Fire Ray Bradbury
224 2585 Microcosmic God Theodore Sturgeon
225 2568 The Man Who Lost the Sea Theodore Sturgeon
226 2568 Resurrection A. E. van Vogt
227 2557 Sales Pitch Philip K. Dick
228 2556 The Gun Philip K. Dick
229 2552 The Streets of Ashkelon Harry Harrison
230 2551 Mirror Image Isaac Asimov
231 2550 Fire Watch Connie Willis
232 2549 The Darfsteller Walter M. Miller, Jr.
233 2548 It's a Good Life Jerome Bixby
234 2545 Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge Mike Resnick
235 2545 Shambleau C. L. Moore
236 2544 Fermi and Frost Frederik Pohl
237 2540 Solution Unsatisfactory Robert A. Heinlein
238 2538 The Commuter Philip K. Dick
239 2537 Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein
240 2535 The Green Hills of Earth Robert A. Heinlein
241 2533 The Dead Past Isaac Asimov
242 2526 Time Patrol Poul Anderson
243 2525 First Law Isaac Asimov
244 2523 The Sharing of Flesh Poul Anderson
245 2520 August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury
246 2517 The Year of the Jackpot Robert A. Heinlein
247 2504 Colony Philip K. Dick
248 2503 Desertion Clifford D. Simak
249 2496 Coming Attraction Fritz Leiber
250 2492 Vault of the Beast A. E. van Vogt
251 2489 The Only Neat Thing to Do James Tiptree, Jr.
252 2485 Specialist Robert Sheckley
253 2475 The New Accelerator H. G. Wells
254 2473 Two Minutes Forty-Five Seconds Dan Simmons
255 2473 Orphans of the Helix Dan Simmons
256 2471 Placet Is a Crazy Place Fredric Brown
257 2462 Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Cordwainer Smith
258 2461 When We Went to See the End of the World Robert Silverberg
259 2455 The Snows of Ganymede Poul Anderson
260 2454 The Lifecycle of Software Objects Ted Chiang
261 2452 Always Karen Joy Fowler
262 2447 Kaleidoscope Ray Bradbury
263 2444 Coming of Age in Karhide Ursula K. Le Guin
264 2443 The Twelfth Album Stephen Baxter
265 2440 Death and the Senator Arthur C. Clarke
266 2439 Seventh Victim Robert Sheckley
267 2437 The Last of the Masters Philip K. Dick
268 2428 5,271,009 Alfred Bester
269 2427 Little Lost Robot Isaac Asimov
270 2425 Of Missing Persons Jack Finney
271 2424 What's Expected of Us Ted Chiang
272 2422 A Rose for Ecclesiastes Roger Zelazny
273 2417 Dear Pen Pal A. E. van Vogt
274 2413 The Evening and the Morning and the Night Octavia E. Butler
275 2409 The Jigsaw Man Larry Niven
276 2408 Long Shot Vernor Vinge
277 2408 The Calorie Man Paolo Bacigalupi
278 2401 The Rule of Names Ursula K. Le Guin
279 2399 Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand Vonda N. McIntyre
280 2393 The King of the Elves Philip K. Dick
281 2388 Far Centaurus A. E. van Vogt
282 2383 Knock Fredric Brown
283 2383 The Evitable Conflict Isaac Asimov
284 2381 Computers Don't Argue Gordon R. Dickson
285 2378 The Cat Gene Wolfe
286 2378 With Folded Hands ... Jack Williamson
287 2373 The Coldest Place Larry Niven
288 2370 Satisfaction Guaranteed Isaac Asimov
289 2369 Two Sought Adventure Fritz Leiber
290 2360 The Skull Philip K. Dick
291 2360 The Death-Trap Saki
292 2357 Paycheck Philip K. Dick
293 2354 The Other Side of the Sky Arthur C. Clarke
294 2343 All Cats Are Gray Andre Norton
295 2341 Franchise Isaac Asimov
296 2339 Poor Little Warrior! Brian W. Aldiss
297 2336 The Man Who Could Work Miracles H. G. Wells
298 2333 In Value Deceived H. B. Fyfe
299 2331 The Diploids Katherine MacLean
300 2330 The People of Sand and Slag Paolo Bacigalupi
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