Author photo. By <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Raul654">Mark Pellegrini</a>, at ACM CFP-2006 (L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington DC), May 5, 2006.

By Mark Pellegrini, at ACM CFP-2006 (L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington DC), May 5, 2006.

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TitleCopiesReviewsRatingsAverageMedianStd. dev.
A Fire Upon the Deep4,034741,1704.144.000.89
A Deepness in the Sky2,812498254.274.000.79
Rainbows End2,153805953.584.000.94
The Peace War92872203.774.000.85
Marooned in Realtime88082203.904.000.80
Across Realtime70991664.084.000.76
The Children of the Sky461171043.453.500.83
The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge4517763.804.000.86
Tatja Grimm's World3468663.053.000.94
True Names and the Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier3865573.974.000.78
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection4137503.784.000.92
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection3857493.984.000.71
The witling3359473.113.000.77
True Names...and Other Dangers2284414.014.000.86
The 1973 Annual World's Best SF1555163.443.000.70
Science Fiction: The Best of 2003885153.704.000.70
Threats and Other Promises1021143.644.000.81
True Names714143.964.000.72
Futures from Nature933143.363.501.29
Give Me Liberty523113.954.000.86
Zones of Thought541104.655.000.45
Fast Times at Fairmont High21593.223.000.63
Grimm's World88192.943.000.60
Year's Best SF 1673163.834.000.37
Under African Skies (Future Earths)38
Dangerous Games26143.003.000.71
The Cookie Monster10544.004.000.71
Gateways61 44.254.500.83
Bookworm Run!5233.674.000.47
The Coming Technological Singularity7123.503.500.50
A Preliminary Assessment Of The Drake Equation3124.254.250.75
The Blabber [novella]3224.254.250.25
Gemstone [novelette]4123.253.250.25
The Ungoverned5123.003.00 
Orbit 454 24.504.500.50
After the Battle on Starship Hill: Prologue to The Children of the Sky3 15.005.00 
Orbit 935 15.005.00 
Alla fine dell'arcobaleno Urania 15611 13.003.00 
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact: Vol. LXXXIX, No. 6 (August 1972)15 12.002.00 
Analog science fiction/science fact. No. 505 (Dec. 1972)13 14.004.00 
The Barbarian Princess [novelette]2113.503.50 
Grimm's Story [novella]2 13.003.00 
Long Shot6413.503.50 
A Dry Martini1113.503.50 
Plamen nad ponorom1 15.005.00 
Synthetic Serendipity2213.003.00 
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year Fifth Annual Collection61 13.503.50 
Rainbows End [800's FIC-VIN / Rai]1     
Gelmė danguje: mokslinis fantastinis romanas1     
Spiel mit dem Schrecken [Kurzgeschichte]2     
Les Traquenards de Giri (Galaxie-bis)1     
Liepsnojančios gelmės1     
Premio UPC 2002 : novela corta de ciencia ficción3     
The Tor SF Sampler: 1993 Hugo Nominees (A Fire upon the Deep / China Mountain Zhang)10     
Analog science fiction/science fact. No. 537 (Aug. 1975)16     
Lozhnaya trevoga (Zolotaya biblioteka fantastiki)1     
Original Sin [novelette]2     
Apartness [novelette]3     
Win a Nobel Prize! [short story]1     
The Science Fair [short story]1     
The Whirligig of Time [short story]1     
Conquest by Default [novelette]1     
Just Peace [novelette]1     
The Accomplice [short story]1     

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