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*na: Novella (46-100 pages, 17,500-39,999 words); *nv: Novelette (21-45 pages, 7,500-17,499 words);
*sa: Story adaptation of a play/screenplay; *ss: Short story (4-20 pages, 1,000-7,499 words)
101Mimsy Were the BorogovesKuttner & Moorenv1943
102Aye, and Gomorrah…Samuel R. Delanyss1967
103The ThingsPeter Wattsss2010
104Neutron StarLarry Nivennv1966
105MovementNancy Fuldass2011
106It's a Good LifeJerome Bixbyss1953
107The Dog Said Bow-WowMichael Swanwickss2001
108He Who ShapesRoger Zelaznyna1965
109The VeldtRay Bradburyss1950
110Mono No AwareKen Liuss2012
111The Martian ObeliskLinda Nagatass2017
112Think Like a DinosaurJames Patrick Kellynv1995
113For a Breath I TarryRoger Zelaznynv1966
114The IslandPeter Wattsnv2009
115Diamond DogsAlastair Reynoldsna2001
116Seventy-two LettersTed Chiangna2000
117R&RLucius Shepardna1986
118Time Was Ian McDonaldna2018
119Microcosmic GodTheodore Sturgeonnv1941
120The Death of Doctor IslandGene Wolfena1973
121The Ship Who SangAnne McCaffreynv1961
122FoundationIsaac Asimovnv1942
123The Lady Astronaut of MarsMary Robinette Kowalnv2012
124Second VarietyPhilip K Dicknv1953
125Scanners Live in VainCordwainer Smithnv1950
126A Series of SteaksVina Jie-Min Prasadnv2017
127What We FoundGeoff Rymannv2011
128Air RaidJohn Varleyss1977
129The Truth of Fact, the Truth of FeelingTed Chiangnv2013
130Beyond the Aquila RiftAlastair Reynoldsnv2005
131The Star PitSamuel R. Delanyna1967
132Yesterday's KinNancy Kressna2014
133Inside JobConnie Willisna2005
134The Day Before the RevolutionUrsula K. Le Guinss1974
135And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of DeadBrooke Bolandernv2015
136Bears Discover FireTerry Bissonss1990
137And He Built a Crooked HouseRobert A. Heinleinnv1941
138Seven Views of Olduvai GorgeMike Resnickna1994
139Zima BlueAlastair Reynoldsss2005
140The Concrete JungleCharles Strossna2004
141First ContactMurray Leinsternv1945
142The Little Black BagC. M. Kornbluthnv1950
143UniverseRobert A. Heinleinna1941
144The Empress of MarsKage Bakerss2003
145When Sysadmins Ruled the EarthCory Doctorownv2006
146HothouseBrian W. Aldissnv1961
147The Roads Must RollRobert A. Heinleinnv1940
148The God EnginesJohn Scalzina2009
149Speech SoundsOctavia E. Butlerss1983
150SparKij Johnsonss2009
151The Cookie MonsterVernor Vingena2003
152The Marching MoronsC. M. Kornbluthnv1951
153RobbieIsaac Asimovss1940
154NightwingsRobert Silverbergna1968
155The Queen of Air and DarknessPoul Andersonna1971
156SwarmBruce Sterlingnv1982
157Yellow Card ManPaolo Bacigalupinv2006
158The Fluted GirlPaolo Bacigalupinv2003
159Second Person, Present TenseDaryl Gregorynv2005
160The Ugly Little BoyIsaac Asimovnv1958
161Pump SixPaolo Bacigalupinv2008
162Dark IntegersGreg Egannv2007
163Even the QueenConnie Willisss1992
164The Million Year PicnicRay Bradburyss1946
165Sailing to ByzantiumRobert Silverbergna1985
166The PostmanDavid Brinna1982
167HardfoughtGreg Bearna1983
168…And Then There Were NoneEric Frank Russellna1951
169The Keys to DecemberRoger Zelaznynv1966
170The Little GoddessIan McDonaldna2005
171Home is the HangmanRoger Zelaznyna1975
172Gonna Roll the BonesFritz Leibernv1967
173A Pail of AirFritz Leiberss1951
174The Hemingway HoaxJoe Haldemanna1990
175Seven American NightsGene Wolfena1978
176Saucer of LonelinessTheodore Sturgeonss1953
177Missile GapCharles Strossna2006
178UnderstandTed Chiangnv1991
179Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out TonightUrsula K. Le Guinnv1987
180The Ugly ChickensHoward Waldropnv1980
181The Lifecycle of Software ObjectsTed Chiangna2010
182AllamagoosaEric Frank Russellss1955
183Or All the Seas with OystersAvram Davidsonss1954
184The Ray-Gun: A Love StoryJames Alan Gardnernv2008
185BurnJames Patrick Kellyna2006
186With Morning Comes MistfallGeorge R. R. Martinss1973
187Travels With My CatsMike Resnickss2004
188Bronte's EggRichard Chwedykna2002
189The Erdmann NexusNancy Kressna2008
190TidelineElizabeth Bearss2007
191Emergency SkinN.K. Jemisinnv2019
192The Men Who Murdered MohammedAlfred Besterss1958
193Liar!Isaac Asimovss1941
194Learning To Be MeGreg Eganss1990
195The Island of Doctor DeathGene Wolfess1970
196PassengersRobert Silverbergss1968
197Coming AttractionFritz Leiberss1950
198Terminal BeachJ. G. Ballardss1964
199All Summer in a DayRay Bradburyss1954
200The Country of the KindDamon Knightss1956
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