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The Fantasy Hall of Fame (1998)

by Robert Silverberg (Editor)

Other authors: Poul Anderson (Author), J. G. Ballard (Author), Peter S. Beagle (Author), Terry Bisson (Author), James Blish (Author)24 more, Robert Bloch (Author), Jorge Luis Borges (Author), Anthony Boucher (Author), Ray Bradbury (Author), Ted Chiang (Author), Avram Davidson (Author), L. Sprague de Camp (Author), Philip K. Dick (Author), Harlan Ellison (Author), H. L. Gold (Author), Robert A. Heinlein (Author), Shirley Jackson (Author), R. A. Lafferty (Author), Ursula K. Le Guin (Author), Tanith Lee (Author), Fritz Leiber (Author), C. L. Moore (Author), Lucius Shepard (Author), Clifford D. Simak (Author), Margaret St. Clair (Author), Theodore Sturgeon (Author), Jack Vance (Author), Gene Wolfe (Author), Roger Zelazny (Author)

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Silverberg, RobertEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, PoulAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ballard, J. G.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beagle, Peter S.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bisson, TerryAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blish, JamesAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bloch, RobertAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Borges, Jorge LuisAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boucher, AnthonyAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bradbury, RayAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chiang, TedAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davidson, AvramAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
de Camp, L. SpragueAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dick, Philip K.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ellison, HarlanAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gold, H. L.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Heinlein, Robert A.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jackson, ShirleyAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lafferty, R. A.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Le Guin, Ursula K.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lee, TanithAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leiber, FritzAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, C. L.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shepard, LuciusAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Simak, Clifford D.Authorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
St. Clair, MargaretAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sturgeon, TheodoreAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vance, JackAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolfe, GeneAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zelazny, RogerAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The phenomenon of the science fiction convention – a gathering of readers and writers for the mutual exchange of ideas and general social amusement – goes back nearly fifty years. (Introduction)
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There are two books with the title "The Fantasy Hall of Fame". Do not combine the two together.

One is from 1983, one is from 1998. The latter volume is associated with SFWA.

The 1983 one is edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Robert Silverberg, and the 1998 one is edited by Robert Silverberg alone.

The later 1998 SFWA book has ISBN 0061052159 and 1568658583 for the hardcover.

The earlier 1983 book has been reprinted as "The Mammoth Book Of Fantasy All-Time Greats" (ISBN 0948164719) and "Great Fantasy" (ISBN 1845291069) and the original ISBNs are 0877955212 and 0517451263.
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When the Science Fiction Writers of America added the word fantasy to their name in 1992 (becoming the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America), the SFWA membership thought it would be a good idea to create a defining collection of stories from their newly adopted genre. Accordingly, SFWA members nominated and voted for stories up to 17,500 words in length that were published between 1939 and 1990, eventually ending up with the top 15 stories and 15 runners-up. Those stories were collected in this book, a companion to SFWA's 1967 collection The Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Editor Robert Silverberg calls the Fantasy Hall of Fame "a definitive one-volume library of the modern fantasy short story," and as usual he's correct. Although you might not agree with all the choices (the most popular story turned out to be "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson), you'll find that every piece here is a true gem, from Anthony Boucher's Compleat Werewolf to Roger Zelazny's Unicorn Variations. --Craig E. Engler

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