The Fifth Annual of the Year’s Best SF. Judith Merril. Simon & Schuster 1960

Damon Knight. The Handler.
Jack Finney. The Other Wife.
Avram Davidson. No Fire Burns.
Cordwainer Smith. No, No, Not Rogov!
Ray Bradbury. The Shoreline at Sunset.
Gordon R. Dickson. The Dreamsan.
Jack Sharkey. Multum in Parvo.
Daniel Keyes. Flowers for Algernon.
John W. Campbell Jr. “What Do You Mean … Human?”
Ralph Davidson. Sierra Sam.
Clifford D. Simak. A Death in the House.
Fritz Leiber. Mariana.
Roger Price. An Inquiry Concerning the Curvature of the Earth’s Surface and Divers Investigations of a Metaphysical Nature.
Carol Emshwiller. Day at the Beach.
Randall Garret. Hot Argument.
Darrel T. Langart. What the LEft Hand Was Doing.
J.G. Ballard. The Sound Sweep.
Will Worthington. Plenitude.
Theodore Sturgeon. The Man Who Lost the Sea.
Lawrence Block. Make a Prison.
Mark Clifton. What Now, Little Man?
Hilbert Schenk, Jr. Me.

One thought on “The Fifth Annual of the Year’s Best SF. Judith Merril. Simon & Schuster 1960

  1. No No Not Rogov! is a tale of mental time travel for the purpose of Russian spies to use in reading the minds of distant enemies. Jealousy by an observer leads to tragedy. A story I read each time I find it collected.

    Flowers for Algernon – a truly classic story of a retarded boy made smarter, and his resulting trials and sadness.

    Day at the Beach – I think this one was about a post apocolyptic trip to the beach, for a day of family fun, complete with attempted mugging…

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