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Title: The Burning of the Brain Title Record # 41576
Author: Cordwainer Smith
Date: 1958-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: The Instrumentality of Mankind
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Simone Hilling
French Le cerveau brûlé
1975Translated by Rudolf Hermstein
German Das ausgebrannte Gehirn
1980Translated by Thomas Ziegler.
German Das brennende Gehirn
1982Translated by Maurizio Gavioli
Italian Il cervello bruciato
1987Translated by Uwe Anton
German Das brennende Gehirn
1987Translated by Ingrid Jurela-Jarak
Croatian Izgaranje mozga
1991Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish El abrasamiento del cerebro
2000Translated by 浅倉久志(Asakura Hisashi)
Japanese
燃える脳?もえるのう
Moeru Nō
Moeru Nou
[as by
コードウェイナー・スミス?Kōdoueinā Sumisu
Koodoueinaa Sumisu
]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
If, October 1958 1958-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Quinn Publishing Company, Inc.; Buffalo, NY   $0.35 124
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 Ed Valigursky Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1963-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Regency Books RB 309 $0.50 156
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 Ron Bradford Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1970-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Berkley Medallion 0-425-01894-6 / S1894 $0.75 176
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Alpha Two 1971-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 02419 $0.95 [vii]+
310
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 Larry Kresek Checkmark
Alpha Two 1971-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-02419-2 C$0.95 [vii]+
310
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 Larry Kresek Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité: Tome 1 1974-07-04 Cordwainer Smith OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #50) 2-7201-0002-1   391
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Sternträumer 1975-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Insel (Phantastische Wirklichkeit: Science Fiction der Welt) 3-458-05863-X DM 16.50 255+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. Wenske Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 1180 $2.49 [8]+
342
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Janice C. Tate Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-24581-4 $1.95 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books 0-345-24581-4 C$1.95 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1975-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Garland Publishing (Garland Library of Science Fiction) 0-8240-1429-4 $11.00 176
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27202-1 $2.25 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27202-1 C$2.25 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité Tome 1 1980-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7056) 2-253-02435-X   378
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.
omni Gérard Ruffin Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Cordwainer Smith 1980-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6708) 3-8118-6708-3 DM 7.80 415
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
L'astronave d'oro 1982-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Fanucci Editore (Sidera nello spazio e nel tempo #4)   5,000 Lit 3+
206
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 Peter Jones  
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1983-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-445-3 $16.95 538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Starships 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20126-0 $3.50 342
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Starships 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20126-0 C$4.25 342
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Phantastische Träume 1983-10-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #100) 3-518-37454-0 DM 5.00 427+
[1]
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 Hans Ulrich Osterwalder , Ute Osterwalder Checkmark
Phantastische Träume 1984-00-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #100) 3-518-37454-0 DM 8.00 427+
[1]
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 Hans Ulrich Osterwalder , Ute Osterwalder  
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1984-02-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-446-1 $8.95 538
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  
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $8.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1985-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32302-5 $3.50 xix+
377
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 Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Worlds of If: A Retrospective Anthology 1986-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Bluejay Books 0-312-94472-1 $19.95 438
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
Worlds of If: A Retrospective Anthology 1986-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Bluejay Books 0-312-94471-3 $10.95 438
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 Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
Sternenschiffe (1) 1987-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Ullstein (Ullstein Science Fiction & Fantasy #31144) 3-548-31144-X DM 9.80 176
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Sirius, #131 1987-04-05 ed.
Hrvoje Prćić?Hrvoje Prcic
Vjesnik   500 din. 132
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
Vojislav Vasiljević?Vojislav Vasiljevic
Checkmark
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1987-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02039-0   344
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-06-00 Cordwainer Smith VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #25) 0-575-04165-X £3.50 xix+
377
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 John Avon  
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $9.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson  
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-09-15 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz 0-575-04352-0 £11.95 xix+
377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Avon Checkmark
Heads to the Storm 1989-11-00 ed. David Drake, Sandra Miesel Baen 0-671-69847-8 $3.50 273
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 David Hardy Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #20 (1958) 1990-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #808) 0-88677-405-5 $4.95 351
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #20 (1958) 1990-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-405-5 / UE2405 C$5.95 351
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 Robin Hidden Checkmark
Sternträumer 1991-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #193) 3-518-37893-7 DM 14.00 290
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 Tom Breuer Checkmark
Los señores de la instrumentalidad I: Piensa azul, cuenta hasta dos 1991-06-00 Cordwainer Smith Ediciones B (Nova #37) 84-406-2063-2   309
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 Óscar H. Chichoni  
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1993-01-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02717-4   344
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith 1993-06-00 Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1994-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $ 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Starships: Stories Beyond the Boundaries of the Universe 1995-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-00748-0 $19.00 342
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 Rick Sternbach  
The Rediscovery of Man 1999-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
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.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
1950年代―初めの終わり?1950ねんだい―はじめのおわり
1950 Nendai: Hajime no Owari
2000-12-04 ed.
中村融?なかむらとおる
Nakamura Tōru
Nakamura Tohru
Nakamura Tooru
,
山岸真?やまぎしまこと
Makoto Yamagishi
河出書房新社?Kawade Shobō Shinsha
Kawade Shobo Shinsha
(
河出文庫?かわでぶんこ
Kawade Bunko
#ン2-2)
4-309-46203-0   501
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
ヒロ杉山?ヒロすぎやま
Hiro Sugiyama
 
The Rediscovery of Man 2003-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
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.
coll Chris Moore  
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité, I 2004-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Gallimard (Folio SF #165) 2-07-042715-3   617
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 Manchu Checkmark
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2146-1 $15.00 599
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 Tom Kidd  
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4165-2146-4 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Tom Kidd  
The Rediscovery of Man 2010-02-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09424-6 £8.99 400
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  
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1053
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-03-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1052+
[1]
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur  
When the People Fell 2012-08-28 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4516-3829-5 $7.99 829+
[4]
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 2012-11-30 Cordwainer Smith Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10861-5 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Burning of the Brain 2017-04-14 Cordwainer Smith Project Gutenberg Canada 1424 C$0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-26 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-360-9 $14.99 376
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  
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-28 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-361-6 $5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
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.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 978-1-85798-819-2 £7.99 xix+
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.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Le rêveur aux étoiles date unknown Cordwainer Smith France Loisirs 2-7242-3404-9   384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bahamas Checkmark
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