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7th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F by…

7th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F (1962)

by Judith Merril (Editor), Judith Merril (Afterword)

Other authors: Conrad Aiken (Contributor), George Bamber (Contributor), James Blish (Contributor), J. F. Bone (Contributor), Anthony Boucher (Book reviewer)28 more, Reginald Bretnor (Contributor), Fredric Brown (Contributor), David R. Bunch (Contributor), Paul Dehn (Contributor), John Dos Passos (Contributor), Lawrence Durrell (Contributor), Sheri S. Eberhart (Contributor), George P. Elliott (Contributor), Alice Glaser (Contributor), Julian F. Grow (Contributor), John Haase (Contributor), Robert Beverly Hale (Contributor), Kaatje Hurlbut (Contributor), C. M. Kornbluth (Contributor), Maxine W. Kumin (Contributor), Fritz Leiber (Contributor), Anne McCaffrey (Contributor), Ward Moore (Contributor), Frederik Pohl (Contributor), Kit Reed (Contributor), Mack Reynolds (Contributor), David Rome (Contributor), Ray Russell (Contributor), Cordwainer Smith (Contributor), Muriel Spark (Contributor), Leo Szilard (Contributor), John Wyndham (Contributor), Robert F. Young (Contributor)

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Series: The Year's Best S-F (7)

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Merril, JudithEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Merril, JudithAfterwordmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Aiken, ConradContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bamber, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blish, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bone, J. F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boucher, AnthonyBook reviewersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bretnor, ReginaldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brown, FredricContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bunch, David R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dehn, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dos Passos, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Durrell, LawrenceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eberhart, Sheri S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Elliott, George P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Glaser, AliceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grow, Julian F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Haase, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hale, Robert BeverlyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hurlbut, KaatjeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kornbluth, C. M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kumin, Maxine W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leiber, FritzContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCaffrey, AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, WardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pohl, FrederikContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reed, KitContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reynolds, MackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rome, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Russell, RayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, CordwainerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spark, MurielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Szilard, LeoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wyndham, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Young, Robert F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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11 • Oneiromachia • (1961) • poem by Conrad Aiken

12 • A Passage from the Stars • (1961) • shortstory by Kaatje Hurlbut

26 • Among the Dangs (excerpt) • (1958) • shortfiction by George P. Elliott

54 • Immediately Yours • (1961) • shortstory by Robert Beverly Hale

72 • Parky • (1961) • shortstory by David Rome

80 • The Fastest Gun Dead • [Dr. Hiram Pertwee] • (1961) • shortstory by Julian F. Grow

92 • All the Tea in China • (1961) • shortstory by Reginald Bretnor [as by R. Bretnor ]

103 • The Portobello Road • (1956) • novelette by Muriel Spark

126 • Ottmar Balleau X 2 • (1961) • shortstory by George Bamber

138 • The Dandelion Girl • (1961) • shortstory by Robert F. Young

153 • Nightmare in Time • shortstory by Fredric Brown (variant of The End 1961)

156 • Three Prologues and an Epilogue • (1961) • poem by John Dos Passos

163 • It Becomes Necessary • (1961) • shortstory by Ward Moore

175 • My Trial as a War Criminal • (1949) • shortstory by Leo Szilard

185 • A Prize for Edie • (1961) • shortstory by J. F. Bone

190 • Freedom • (1961) • novelette by Mack Reynolds

219 • High Barbary • (1961) • shortstory by Lawrence Durrell

224 • The Quaker Cannon • (1961) • novelette by Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth

251 • Quake, Quake, Quake (Excerpt) • (1961) • poem by Paul Dehn

251 •  Quake, Quake, Quake • (1961) • interior artwork by Edward Gorey

254 • Judas Bomb • (1961) • shortstory by Kit Reed

264 • A Small Miracle of Fishhooks and Straight Pins • (1961) • shortstory by David R. Bunch

267 • The Tunnel Ahead • (1961) • shortstory by Alice Glaser

276 • Extraterrestrial Trilogue on Terran Self-Destruction • (1961) • poem by Sheri S. Tepper [as by Sheri S. Eberhart ]

279 • The Countdown • (1961) • shortstory by John Haase

288 • The Beat Cluster • (1961) • shortstory by Fritz Leiber

303 • In Tomorrow's Little Black Bag • essay by James Blish

310 • The Ship Who Sang • [The Ship Who ...] • (1961) • novelette by Anne McCaffrey

331 • A Planet Named Shayol • [The Instrumentality of Mankind] • (1961) • novelette by Cordwainer Smith

371 • The Asteroids, 2194 • [Troons] • (1960) • shortstory by John Wyndham

387 • The Long Night • [The Exploits of Argo • 2] • (1961) • shortstory by Ray Russell

389 • To an Astronaut Dying Young • (1961) • poem by Maxine W. Kumin

391 • Summation: S-F, 1961 • essay by Judith Merril

393 • Books (The 7th Annual of the Year's Best S-F) • essay by Anthony Boucher

396 • Honorable Mentions (The 7th Annual of the Year's Best S-F) • essay by Judith Merril
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