Title: Hobson's Choice

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Title: Hobson's Choice Title Record # 55940
Author: Alfred Bester
Date: 1952-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1977 Dutch Hobson's Keuze
1977 Dutch Kiezen Zonder Keuze
1978 German Hände weg von Zeitmaschinen!
1985 Spanish Elección forzosa
1986 French Un tiens vaut mieux...
2002 Italian Scelta Obbligata
2003 Russian Выбор? [as by Альфред Бестер?]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, August 1952 1952-08-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132 digest? mag George Gibbons Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Second Series 1953-03-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Little, Brown   $3.00 [x]+
270
hc? anth Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Best SF Two: Science Fiction Stories 1956-09-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   15/- 295+
[1]
hc? anth Peter Curl Checkmark
Starburst 1958-05-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library #S1524 $0.35 160 pb? coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Best SF Two 1958-09-00 ed. Edmund Crispin The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #34 5/6 296 hc? anth C. W. Bacon  
Best SF Two 1960-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 296 tp? anth  
Best SF Two 1962-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/- 296 tp? anth Checkmark
Best SF Two 1964-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   6/6 296 tp? anth Checkmark
Starburst 1965-04-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library #D2672 $0.50 160 pb? coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Starburst 1965-04-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library of Canada #D2672 C$0.50 160 pb? coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Best SF Two 1968-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-06310-1 £0.50 295+
[1]
tp? anth Checkmark
Starburst 1968-10-00 Alfred Bester Sphere #16071 5/- 158 pb? coll Checkmark
Starburst 1970-12-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library of Canada #T4460 C$0.75 160 pb? coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
Starburst 1973-03-00 Alfred Bester Sphere Books 0-7221-1610-1 £0.30 158 pb? coll Colin Hay Checkmark
Tomorrow and Tomorrow 1973-10-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-65210-9 $7.95 253 hc? anth Wendell Minor Checkmark
Infinite Jests: The Lighter Side of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Chilton 0-8019-5931-4 $5.95 viii+
231
hc? anth Jack Freas Checkmark
Tomorrow and Tomorrow 1974-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01873-9 £ 251 hc? anth David Smee  
Star Light, Star Bright 1976-07-00 Alfred Bester Berkley/Putnam 0-399-11816-0 $7.95 248 hc? 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? omni Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories 1977-00-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38243-5   750 hc? anth Checkmark
Verrukkelijk Fahrenheit 1977-00-00 Alfred Bester Meulenhoff (M=SF #123) 90-290-0516-5   349 pb? coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Jokers uit het Heelal 1977-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Luitingh (Luitingh SF Verhalen) 90-245-0405-8   221 tp? anth Karel Thole Checkmark
Starburst 1977-06-00 Alfred Bester Pan Books 0-330-25111-2 £0.60 155 pb? coll Gino D'Achille Checkmark
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1977-07-00 Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452 pb? omni Richard Powers Checkmark
Star Light, Star Bright 1978-02-00 Alfred Bester Gollancz 0-575-02320-1 £4.50 248 hc? coll  
Hände weg von Zeitmaschinen 1978-09-00 Alfred Bester Droemer Knaur (Knaur Science Fiction & Fantasy #705) 3-426-00705-3 DM 5.80 176 pb? coll George Jones Checkmark
Star Light, Star Bright 1979-00-00 Alfred Bester Fontana 0-00-615406-9 £0.95 220 pb? coll Tim White Checkmark
Starburst 1980-03-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library 0-451-09132-9 $1.75 160 pb? coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
Starburst 1980-03-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-09132-9 C$1.95 160 pb? coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9 $19.95 xii+
754
hc? anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc.  
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3 $8.95 xii+
754
tp? anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
Hände weg von Zeitmaschinen 1981-06-00 Alfred Bester Droemer Knaur (Knaur Science Fiction & Fantasy #5705) 3-426-05705-0 DM 5.80 175+
[1]
pb? coll George Jones Checkmark
Oh, luminosa y brillante estrella 1985-00-00 Alfred Bester Teorema (Visión Arcadia) 84-7604-042-3   281 tp? coll Tim White  
The Great SF Stories #14 (1952) 1986-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #660) 0-88677-106-4 $3.50 352 pb? anth Tony Roberts Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction : Alfred Bester 1986-04-28 Alfred Bester Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5234) 2-266-01736-5   312 pb? coll Marcel Laverdet Checkmark
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0 $8.98 x+
726
hc? anth Romas Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1997-11-00 Alfred Bester Vintage Books 0-679-76783-5 $14.00 xiii +
366
tp? coll Evan Gaffney Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1997-11-00 Alfred Bester Topeka Bindery 1-4177-1932-X $17.92   hc? coll  
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1998-08-00 Alfred Bester Vintage Books / SFBC 1-56865-805-2 $10.98 366 hc? coll  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume Two 2000-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86879-0 $25.95 432 hc? anth Checkmark
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 2 2001-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86878-2 $15.95 432 tp? anth  
Urania #1442 2002-06-30 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #1442 €4.05 460 pb? mag Franco Brambilla  
Антология мировой фантастики: Том 2: Машина времени? 2003-00-00 Дмитрий Володихин? Аванта+? (Антология мировой фантастики? #2) 5-94623-039-5   608 hc? omni  
Infinite Jests 2009-03-06 ed. Robert Silverberg Wildside Press 978-1-4344-5498-0 $14.99 240 tp? anth  
Starburst date unknown Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library #T4460 $0.75 160 pb? coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452 pb? omni Richard Powers Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Vintage Books 0-679-76783-5 $14.00 xiii +
366
tp? coll Evan Gaffney Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Vintage Books 978-0-679-76783-1 $16.95 xiii+
366
tp? coll Evan Gaffney Checkmark
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