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Title: Nobody Bothers Gus Title Record # 55813
Author: Algis Budrys
Date: 1955-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Gus
Language: English
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Current Tags: science fiction (2), mutants (1), paranormal powers (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1955 Nobody Bothers Gus [as by Paul Janvier]
Year Language Title
1970Translated by José Maria Aroca
Spanish No molesten a Gus
1974Translated by Marcel Battin
French
On n'embête pas Gus?On n'embete pas Gus
1978 Italian Homo non descriptus
1988 Polish
Któż by niepokoił Gusa??Ktoz by niepokoil Gusa?
1992Translated by Irene Bonhorst
German Niemand schert sich um Gus

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Finalists 1956 Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1955 1955-11-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
164
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 Van Dongen Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, April 1956 (UK) 1956-04-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
1/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
128
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 Van Dongen Checkmark
S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy 1956-05-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell B103
$0.35?$: US dollar
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy 1956-07-00 ed. Judith Merril Gnome Press  
$3.95?$: US dollar
342+
[12]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1967-11-00 ed. Judith Merril Delacorte Press  
$6.50?$: US dollar
438
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster  
$6.50?$: US dollar
384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Smith Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1968-08-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 0508
$0.95?$: US dollar
438
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 Adams Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1968-08-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 0508
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
438
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 Adams Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1969-06-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00329-4
£1.60?£: UK pound
368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
SF The Best of the Best Part Two 1970-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Mayflower 0-583-11808-9
6/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
221
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Antología de novelas de anticipación X?Antologia de novelas de anticipacion X
1970-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Acervo (Antología de novelas de anticipación #10)     403
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  
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1970-05-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00329-4
£1.60?£: UK pound
368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction, Book Two 1972-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books 0-330-02983-5
£0.30?£: UK pound
x+
179
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
The Oddballs 1973-00-00 ed. Vic Ghidalia Manor Books 95266
$0.95?$: US dollar
190
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1974-04-19 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Histoires de mutants 1974-06-14 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1975-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1975-01-31 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Arena: Sports SF 1976-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Barry N. Malzberg Robson Books 0-385-06107-2
£3.25?£: UK pound
x+
223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Histoires de mutants 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Arena: Sports SF 1976-03-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Barry N. Malzberg Doubleday 0-385-06107-2
$5.95?$: US dollar
x+
223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction Book Two 1977-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books 0-330-02983-5
£0.70?£: UK pound
x+
179
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 Bob Layzell Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1978-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Galassia #234 1978-12-01 ed. Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 234
Lit 1,000?Lit: Italian lira
160
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 Franco Storchi  
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1979-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon 0-380-46409-8
$4.95?$: US dollar
xxiii+
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1980-02-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon / SFBC 3671
$3.98?$: US dollar
xxii+
393
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
From Here to Forever 1982-11-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-62136-0 / ME2136
$4.95?$: US dollar
531
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 Richard Courtney Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1985-06-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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  
Od dzisiaj do wiecznosci 1988-00-00 ed. James Gunn Wydawnictwa "Alfa" 83-7001-196-9   486
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 Tadeusz Kobak Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #17 (1955) 1988-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #733) 0-88677-256-7
$3.95?$: US dollar
349
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #17 (1955) 1988-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-256-7 / UE2256
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
349
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Von Matheson bis Shaw 1992-07-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #97) 3-453-05417-2
DM 14.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
314
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 Tim White Checkmark
From Here to Forever 1997-01-00 ed. James Gunn Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-822-9 / WW 11090
$14.99?$: US dollar
601
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 Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-86338-1
$40.00?$: US dollar
1005
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC 0-312-86338-1   1005
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1998-05-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Quality Paperback Book Club 0-9658501-3-7
$21.95?$: US dollar
1005
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 John Harris Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction: Volume One 2003-04-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Robinson 1-84119-513-8
£6.99?£: UK pound
xix+
586
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  
From Here to Forever 2003-05-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4670-5
$39.50?$: US dollar
xxix+
527
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 Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century, Volume One 2006-03-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-86484-1
$21.95?$: US dollar
511
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 John Harris Checkmark
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