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Title: Dreaming Is a Private Thing

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Title: Dreaming Is a Private Thing Title Record # 58937
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1955-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Originally published in a shorter version in the Saturday Review of Literature, 28 May, 1955 according to Ray Lovell
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1956Translated by Roger Durand
French Les fournisseurs de rves
1960Translated by 田中融二(Tanaka Yuhji)
Japanese
夢を売ります?ゆめをうります
Yume wo Urimasu
Yume o Urimasu
[as by ]
1966Translated by Walter Brumm
German Die Trumer
1975Translated by Riccardo Valla
Italian Sognare una faccenda privata
2009Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish Soar es asunto privado

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1955 1955-12-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
S-F: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy 1956-05-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell B103 $0.35 342
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   $3.95 342+
[12]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Earth Is Room Enough 1957-10-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC     192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Palladino Checkmark
Earth Is Room Enough 1957-10-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / SFBC Q2801   208
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
Earth Is Room Enough 1957-10-03 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $2.95 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Palladino  
Earth Is Room Enough 1957-10-03 Isaac Asimov Doubleday   C$3.50 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Palladino  
Earth Is Room Enough 1959-04-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Books A1978 $0.35 166
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
Earth Is Room Enough 1960-04-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 1042 2/6 176
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 Checkmark
Earth Is Room Enough 1960-05-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday     192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Earth Is Room Enough 1961-12-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday     192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Earth Is Room Enough 1962-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 1042 2/6 176
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  
New Dreams This Morning 1966-10-00 ed. James Blish Ballantine Books U2331 $0.50 xii+
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Science Fiction Inventions 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 73-691 $0.60 256
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 Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
Earth Is Room Enough 1967-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 1042 3/6 176
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 Checkmark
Science Fiction Inventions 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Lancer Books 73-691 C$0.60 256
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 Hoot von Zitzewitz Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1967-11-00 ed. Judith Merril Delacorte Press   $6.50 438
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
SF: The Best of the Best 1968-08-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 0508 $0.95 438
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$0.95 438
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
Earth Is Room Enough 1969-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 1042 4/- 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 Checkmark
SF The Best of the Best Part Two 1970-00-00 ed. Judith Merril Mayflower 0-583-11808-9 6/- 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
Earth Is Room Enough 1970-04-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest T1401 $0.75 208
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
Earth Is Room Enough 1970-04-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest T1401 C$0.75 208
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
Earth Is Room Enough 1971-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 1042   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  
Earth Is Room Enough 1972-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01042-4 0.35 176
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  
Earth Is Room Enough 1972-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01042-4 0.35 176
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  
Fantasy: The Literature of the Marvelous 1973-00-00 ed. Leo P. Kelley McGraw-Hill (Patterns in Literary Art) 0-07-033502-8 $3.96 vi+
305
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  
Earth Is Room Enough 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01042-4 0.35 176
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Earth Is Room Enough 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M2194 $0.95 208
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
Look Back on Tomorrow: Worlds of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. John Osborne, David Paskow Addison-Wesley (Alternatives: Idea-Centered Literature) 0-201-05506-6 $ 179
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 Judy Oliver Checkmark
Tomorrow, Inc. 1976-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Taplinger 0-8008-7746-2 $9.95 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Earth Is Room Enough 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest Q2801 $1.50 208
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
Earth Is Room Enough 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Abelard-Schuman 0-200-72378-2 3.95 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Introductory Psychology Through Science Fiction 1977-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Harvey A. Katz, Patricia S. Warrick Rand McNally College Publishing Co. 0-528-62055-X   vii+
550
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  
Earth Is Room Enough 1977-02-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-01042-4 0.50 176
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Tomorrow, Inc. 1977-03-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Robson Books 0-903895-97-8 3.75 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Far Ends of Time and Earth 1979-01-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-13269-7 $12.95 xiv+
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Robert Korn  
The Far Ends of Time and Earth 1979-03-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 5578 $4.50 xiv+
526
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Robert Korn Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October 1979 1979-10-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $2.50 324
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 Tom Bevans Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction: A 30 Year Retrospective 1980-04-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Doubleday 0-385-15357-0 $10.00 x+
310
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joseph N. Miller Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction: A 30 Year Retrospective 1980-04-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Doubleday / SFBC 3713 $3.98 x+
310
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Earth Is Room Enough 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-01042-4 1.25 176
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
TV: 2000 1982-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest 0-449-24493-8 $2.95 352
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
TV: 2000 1983-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20433-2 $2.95 352
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 Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1986-08-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-19782-9 $17.95 xiv+
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07498-8 3.50 xiv+
320
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 Chris Foss  
The Great SF Stories #17 (1955) 1988-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #733) 0-88677-256-7 $3.95 349
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$4.95 349
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 Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov Signet / New American Library 0-451-15196-8 / AE5196 $3.95 379
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  
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-15196-8 / AE5196 C$4.95 379
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
Earth Is Room Enough 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-01042-4 2.99 176
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41606-7 $22.95 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $12.95 viii+
614
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 Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1991-03-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 17907 $10.98 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Night Fantastic 1991-04-00 ed. Karen Anderson, Poul Anderson DAW Books (DAW Collectors #848) 0-88677-484-5 $4.50 382
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 Goodfellow Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1993-03-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224139-0 15.99 614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Chris Moore  
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1994-07-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 5.99 430
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 Chris Moore  
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 6.99 429
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
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 6.99 430
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
A Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959 1997-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg MJF Books 1-56731-154-7 $8.98 341
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Vincent DiFate Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $17.95 viii+
614
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  
Earth Is Room Enough date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest T1718 $0.75 208
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  
Earth Is Room Enough date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2303 $1.25 208
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
Earth Is Room Enough date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23383-9 $1.75 208
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
Earth Is Room Enough date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24125-4 $1.95 208
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
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov date unknown Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07498-8 3.50 xiv+
320
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Broadway Books 0-385-41627-X $22.00 viii+
614
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  
Earth Is Room Enough date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest T1401 $0.75 208
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
Earth Is Room Enough date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23383-9 $1.75 208
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
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