Stories by : Tuli Kupferberg, Harvey Jacobs, Kit Reed, Tommaso Landolfi, Donald Barthelme, J.G. Ballard, Gilbert Thomas, Tuli Kupferberg, John Updike, Hilary Bailey, Bob Shaw, Peter Tate, R.A. Lafferty, Sonya Dorman, Thomas M. Disch, Brian W. Aldiss, Hortense Calisher, Charles L. Harness, R.A. Lafferty, William Burroughs, Fritz Leiber, Dick Allen, J.G. Ballard, Henri Michaux, Katherine MacLean, Carol Emshwiller, Gunter Grass, Samuel R. Delany, Tuli Kupferberg. (Contents only).
Stories by : Arthur Sellings, Bob Shaw, Clifford D Simak, Gerald Jonas, Gordon Eklund, Gregory Benford, H B Hickey, Isaac Asimov, Larry Niven, Michael G. Coney, Neal Barrett Jr, R.A. Lafferty, Robert Silverberg, Ron Goulart, Theodore Sturgeon. (Contents only.)
Stories by : Bob Shaw, David I. Masson, Fritz Leiber, Isaac Asimov, J.R. Pierce, John D. MacDonald, K.M. O’Donnell, kit reed, Mack Reynolds, Robert Sheckley, Robert Silverberg, Stephen Goldin, Theodore Sturgeon
Stories by : Bob Shaw, Frederik Pohl, Gordon Eklund and Gregory Benford, Larry Niven, Michael Moorcock, Philip K. Dick, Robert Silverberg, Roger Zelazny, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Tenn.
Eleven uniformly excellent stories, covering most topics you might expect to see : time travel, far future, virtual reality, New Wave, and fantasy. What is perhaps of note is the lack of ‘hard SF’, and the extent to which so many of the stories are fundamentally about humanity, about people.
Stories by : George R. R. Martin, Sydney J. Van Scyoc, Bob Shaw, Brian M. Stableford, Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth, Alfred Bester, Gordon R. Dickson, Michael Bishop, Craig Strete, Isaac Asimov. (Content listing only).
A ‘How to Start Reading and Enjoying Classic Short SF’. Compulsive and required reading for anyone who wants to get into what makes short SF.