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Title: Pi in the Sky Title Record # 41065
Author: Fredric Brown
Date: 1945-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: To scientists' amazement, a certain number of stars have started moving across the sky. These unexplained movements will turn out to be meaningful…
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1954Translated by Jacques Papy
French Anarchie dans le ciel
1959 Italian Parallasse celeste
1960Translated by 福島正実(Fukushima Masami)
Japanese
狂った星座?くるったせいざ
Kurutta Seiza
[as by ]
1962 Portuguese Mecânica Celeste
1969 Italian Che Succede Lassù?
1970Translated by Inge R. L. Larsson.
Swedish Fixa stjärnor
1971 Dutch Hé, Wat Doen de Sterren Raar!
1978Translated by Ljerka Pustišek
Croatian Zbrka sa zvijezdama [as by Frederic Brown]
1981Translated by Leni Sobez.
German Zeichen am Himmel
2005Translated by Núria Gres and Máximo Miguel
Spanish Pi en el cielo

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
2 1996 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Thrilling Wonder Stories, Winter 1945 1945-02-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr.     $0.15 116
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag Earle Bergey  
Space on My Hands 1951-07-00 Fredric Brown Shasta   $2.50 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Malcolm Smith Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1953-00-00 Fredric Brown Corgi 1077 2/- 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1953-01-00 Fredric Brown Bantam Books 1077 $0.25 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Charles Binger Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1953-01-00 Fredric Brown Bantam Books 1077 $0.25 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Charles Binger  
Fantastic Story Magazine, July 1953 1953-07-00 ed. Samuel Mines Best Books, Inc.   $0.25 148
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Walter Popp Checkmark
Une étoile m'a dit 1954-00-00 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2)     251
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
I Romanzi del Cosmo #29 1959-06-01 ed. Marco Paini Milano: Ponzoni 29 150 Lit 144
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Luigi Garonzi Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1960年04月号, #3?Esu-Efu Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gō, #3
Esu-Efu Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gou, #3
S-F Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gō, #3
S-F Magajin 1960-nen 04-gatsu Gou, #3
1960-04-00 ed.
早川清?Hayakawa Kiyoshi
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
  ¥120 144
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
mag
中島靖侃?なかじませいかん
Nakajima Seikan
 
O Espaço Será Pequeno 1962-00-00 Fredric Brown Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #68)     177
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Lima de Freitas  
Daymares 1968-00-00 Fredric Brown Lancer Books 73-727 $0.60 317
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Howard Winters Checkmark
Urania #511 1969-04-06 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 511 250 Lit 167
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Smekmånad i helvetet?Smekmaanad i helvetet
1970-00-00 Fredric Brown Lindqvist (Lindqvist Pocket Science Fiction #17)   SEK 5.00 160
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Hé, Wat Doen de Sterren Raar! 1971-00-00 Fredric Brown Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1399) 90-229-1399-6 ƒ2.95 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Dick Bruna Checkmark
The Best of Fredric Brown 1977-01-00 Fredric Brown Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3180 $2.49 280
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard V. Corben Checkmark
The Best of Fredric Brown 1977-05-00 Fredric Brown Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25700-6 $1.95 xvi+
315
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Une étoile m'a dit 1977-10-24 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2)     251
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Sirius, #22 1978-04-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   10 din. 148
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
mag Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Forties 1978-10-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg, Frederik Pohl Avon 0-380-40097-9 $4.95 377
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Earle Bergey Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1980-05-00 Fredric Brown Bantam Books 0-553-13400-0 $1.95 239
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Die besten SF-Stories von Fredric Brown 1981-05-00 Fredric Brown Moewig (Bibliothek Science Fiction) 3-8118-2016-8 DM 19.80 333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #489) 0-87997-746-9 $3.50 368
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-746-9 C$3.95 368
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Bernal Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of Fredric Brown 1982-09-00 Fredric Brown New English Library 0-450-05501-9 £1.75 447
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tim White Checkmark
Cosmolinea B-1 1982-09-00 Fredric Brown Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Biblioteca di Urania #11)   8,000 Lit xii+
540
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Karel Thole  
Nachtmerrie In Groen 1985-00-00 Fredric Brown Loeb 90-6213-963-9   341
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Kate Higgins Checkmark
Space on My Hands 1993-06-00 Fredric Brown Lightyear Press 0-89968-332-0    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Une étoile m'a dit 1995-07-00 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2) 2-207-50002-0   291
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michel Jakubowicz Checkmark
Une étoile m'a dit 1996-04-00 Fredric Brown Denoël (Présence du Futur #2) 2-207-50002-0   291
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michel Jakubowicz Checkmark
Une étoile m'a dit 2000-12-11 Fredric Brown Denoël (Folio SF #42) 2-07-041669-0   300
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2001-02-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press 1-886778-18-3 $29.00 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2001-10-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press / SFBC 01122 $14.50 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2002-07-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press 1-886778-18-3 $29.00 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton  
Ven y enloquece y otros cuentos de marcianos 2005-03-00 Fredric Brown Gigamesh (Gigamesh Ficción #29) 84-96208-03-6   478
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Juan Miguel Aguilera  
From These Ashes: The Complete Short SF of Fredric Brown 2011-06-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press 978-1-886778-18-4 $29.00 693
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Fredric Brown Megapack: 33 Classic Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2013-11-26 Fredric Brown Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4280-2 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Fredric Brown Megapack: 33 Classic Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2014-07-29 Fredric Brown Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-0202-1 $13.99 259
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
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