Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Search lorax_short's books

Random books from lorax_short's library

The Goobers {short story}  by Avram Davidson

Retrograde Summer {short story} by John Varley

Different Seas {short story} by Alastair Reynolds

Kirinyaga {short story} by Mike Resnick

The Key {short story} by Isaac Asimov

Needle in a Timestack {short story} by Robert Silverberg

Jeffty is Five {short story} by Harlan Ellison

Members with lorax_short's books

Member connections

Friends: lorax

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

lorax_short's reviews

Reviews of lorax_short's books, not including lorax_short's

Helper badges

Common KnowledgeHelperWork CombinationAuthor NeverersDistinct AuthorsWork SeparationsPumpkin Pie


Member: lorax_short

CollectionsYour library (3,309), To read (257), All collections (3,309)


Tagsscience fiction (2,572), short story (2,009), novelette (996), ybsf (753), fantasy (473), novella (296), translated (144), big book of sf (107), boty (86), ascent of wonder (66) — see all tags

MediaNot set (24), Book (3,285)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meSee my main account at

About my libraryThis is a secondary account for lorax, to hold short fiction (including, in a few cases, short novels that are included in very large retrospective anthologies). I indicate where I have a story in comments and tags; if I have a story in multiple locations it is entered only once, with comments and the "Number of Copies" fields used to indicate where I have it. I do not include poetry or essays; this means that the "Related Works" for some of my anthologies may be incomplete.

"Date" in this catalog refers to the original publication date of the short story, since in many cases I have a story in multiple anthologies with different publication dates.

"Short story" in the title is only to indicate "short fiction", not to distinguish between novellas, novelettes, etc.

"Related works" for the collections / anthologies whose contents are represented here are complete (for fiction, not essays and poetry, which I have not entered) as of October 19, 2019.

I made a map representing where all the authors in my library are from, since I've all but given up on LT ever giving us something like this on their own. It's current as of August 19, 2019. Like it? Here's how to make one.

I rely heavily on ISFDB to determine whether a given short story shares the name with a collection or novel for combination purposes in some cases. Please contact me if I have made an error in this respect.


Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic

URLs /profile/lorax_short (profile)
/catalog/lorax_short (library)

Member sinceNov 6, 2018

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 149,181,791 books! | Top bar: Always visible