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As a supplement to the all-time novels poll run by Locus Magazine, Locus Online ran a poll later in 1998 for best all-time collection and anthology. Results were first posted here and here. This page shows all-time collection; the next page shows all-time anthology.

Ranked: Yes

Titles Cited: 38

Publication: Locus Online, 1998

  1. Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles (Doubleday, 1950)
  2. Robert A. Heinlein, The Past Through Tomorrow (Putnam, 1967)
  3. Harlan Ellison, ed by Terry Dowling with Richard Delap and Gil Lamont, The Essential Ellison: A 35-Year Retrospective (The Nemo Press, 1987)
  4. Isaac Asimov, I, Robot (Gnome, 1950)
  5. Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wind's Twelve Quarters (Harper & Row, 1975)
  6. Harlan Ellison, Deathbird Stories (Harper & Row, 1975)
  7. Gene Wolfe, The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories (Pocket, 1980)
  8. John Varley, The Persistence of Vision (The Dial Press/James Wade, 1978)
  9. Samuel R. Delany, Driftglass (Nelson Doubleday/SFBC, 1971)
  10. Harlan Ellison, The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World (Avon , 1969)
  11. Connie Willis, Impossible Things (Bantam Spectra, 1994)
  12. Ray Bradbury, The October Country (Ballantine, 1955)
  13. Orson Scott Card, Maps In A Mirror: The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card (Tor, 1990)
  14. Robert Silverberg, Beyond the Safe Zone (Donald I. Fine, 1986)
  15. Lucius Shepard, The Jaguar Hunter (Arkham House, 1987)
  16. Connie Willis, Fire Watch (Bluejay, 1985)
  17. Harlan Ellison, Shatterday (Houghton Mifflin, 1980)
  18. Avram Davidson, edited by Robert Silverberg & Grania Davis, The Avram Davidson Treasury (Tor, 1998)
  19. William Gibson, Burning Chrome (Arbor House, 1986)
  20. Cordwainer Smith, edited by James A. Mann, The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith (NESFA Press, 1993)
  21. Roger Zelazny, Four for Tomorrow (Ace, 1967)
  22. Alfred Bester, Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester (Nelson Doubleday/SFBC, 1976)
  23. Larry Niven, Neutron Star (Ballantine, 1968)
  24. James Tiptree, Jr., Her Smoke Rose Up Forever (Arkham House, 1990)
  25. C. M. Kornbluth, edited by Timothy P. Szczesuil, His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C.M. Kornbluth (NESFA Press, 1997)
  26. Mike Resnick, Kirinyaga (Del Rey, 1998)
  27. Isaac Asimov, The Complete Robot (Doubleday, 1982)
  28. Fredric Brown & Robert Bloch, ed., The Best of Fredric Brown (Nelson Doubleday/SFBC, 1977)
  29. Lois McMaster Bujold, Borders of Infinity (Baen, 1989)
  30. Stephen King, Different Seasons (Viking, 1982)
  31. Fritz Leiber, The Leiber Chronicles (Dark Harvest, 1990)
  32. Theodore Sturgeon, The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, Volumes I - XIII (series, 1994-2010)
  33. Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man (Doubleday, 1951)
  34. Roger Zelazny, The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth (Doubleday, 1971)
  35. J. G. Ballard, Vermillion Sands (Berkley Medallion, 1971)
  36. Stephen King, Night Shift (Doubleday , 1978)
  37. Larry Niven, N-Space (Tor, 1990)
  38. R. A. Lafferty, Nine Hundred Grandmothers (Ace Special, 1970)

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