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Title: Something Up There Likes Me Title Record # 42529
Author: Alfred Bester
Date: 1973-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: An artificial satellite attains self-awareness and extends its reach.
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Current Tags: hard sf (1), first person (1), contemporary (1), artificial intelligence (1), artificial earth satellites (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1977Translated by Pon Ruiter
Dutch Iets Daarboven Vindt Me Aardig
1979Translated by Nikola Popović
Croatian Nešto me voli odozgo
1985 Spanish Mi amigo de arriba
1985Translated by Arlette Rosenblum
French Quelque chose là-haut m'aime bien

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1973-11-00 ed. Harry Harrison Random House 0-394-48167-4 $7.95 xvii+
332
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Sposato Checkmark
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1974-02-00 ed. Harry Harrison Random House / SFBC 6066 $2.49 xiv+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Sposato Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 1974-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24063-4 $1.50 xi+
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 Larry Sutton Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Third Annual Collection 1974-07-00 ed. Lester del Rey E. P. Dutton 0-525-06492-3 $7.95 251
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 1974-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24063-4 C$1.50 xi+
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 Larry Sutton Checkmark
The John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1974-10-00 ed. Harry Harrison Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98158-X £2.95 297
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Astounding: John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1974-12-00 ed. Harry Harrison Ballantine Books 0-345-24329-3 $1.95 xii+
324
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Third Annual Collection 1975-00-00 ed. Lester del Rey Kaye & Ward 0-7182-1106-5 £ 251
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology 1975-05-00 ed. Harry Harrison Sphere 0-7221-4371-0 £0.65 297
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Third Annual Collection 1976-04-00 ed. Lester del Rey Readers Union / The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 1111   245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 1976-06-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-25015-X $1.95 xi+
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 Checkmark
Star Light, Star Bright 1976-07-00 Alfred Bester Berkley/Putnam 0-399-11816-0 $7.95 248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1976-12-00 Alfred Bester Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3140 $3.98 409
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Third Annual Collection 1976-12-00 ed. Lester del Rey Ace Books 05477 $1.75 305
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Nergens: SF-Verhalen 1977-00-00 ed. Roderick Lennaert van Rhyn Meulenhoff (M=SF #119) 90-290-0835-0   333
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 Peter Ramselaar Checkmark
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1977-07-00 Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Star Light, Star Bright 1978-02-00 Alfred Bester Gollancz 0-575-02320-1 £4.50 248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Star Light, Star Bright 1979-00-00 Alfred Bester Fontana 0-00-615406-9 £0.95 220
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
Sirius, #40 1979-10-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   20 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 Rafael Cortiella Checkmark
Laughing Space 1982-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, J. O. Jeppson Robson Books 0-86051-181-2   xvi+
521
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Deborah Taylor Checkmark
Laughing Space 1982-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, J. O. Jeppson Robson Books 0-86051-181-2 £7.95 xvi+
521
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Deborah Taylor Checkmark
Laughing Space 1982-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, J. O. Jeppson Houghton Mifflin 0-395-30519-5 $17.95 xvi+
521
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Laughing Space 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, J. O. Jeppson Robson Books 0-86051-323-8 £3.95 xvi+
521
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 Deborah Taylor Checkmark
Oh, luminosa y brillante estrella 1985-00-00 Alfred Bester Teorema (Visión Arcadia) 84-7604-042-3   281
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 Tim White  
Histoires mécaniques 1985-04-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3820) 2-253-03659-5   413
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 Manchu Checkmark
Redemolished 2000-12-00 Alfred Bester ibooks 0-7434-0725-3 $14.95 521
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 Simon Danaher Checkmark
Redemolished 2004-09-00 Alfred Bester ibooks 0-7434-8679-X $7.99 559
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 Simon Danaher  
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Redemolished date unknown Alfred Bester ibooks 978-0-7434-0725-0 $29.95 521
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 Howard Chaykin Checkmark
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