The First Omni Book of Science Fiction by Ellen Datlow

The First Omni Book of Science Fiction

Ellen Datlow

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Stories deal with the discovery of extraterrestrials, people turned into trees, new religions, alien talk show hosts, brain stimulation addicts, future race cars, androids, and alternate universes.

ix • Foreword (The First Omni Book of Science Fiction) • essay by Ellen Datlow
15 • Found! • (1978) • short story by Isaac Asimov
37 • Standing Woman • (1974) • short story by 筒井康隆 (trans. of 佇むひと) [as by Tsutsui Yasutaka]
53 • St. Amy's Tale • (1980) • novelette by Orson Scott Card
87 • The Last Jerry Fagin Show • (1980) • short story by John Morressy
107 • God Is an Iron • [Mindkiller] • (1979) • novelette by Spider Robinson
137 • Count the Clock That Tells the Time • (1978) • short story by Harlan Ellison
165 • Petra • (1982) • short story by Greg Bear
195 • Sam and the Sudden Blizzard Machine • (1979) • short story by Dean Ing (variant of The Blizzard Machine)
213 • Burning Chrome • (1982) • novelette by William Gibson
245 • Ike at the Mike • (1982) • short story by Howard Waldrop
267 • The Palace at Midnight • (1981) • short story by Robert Silverberg
291 • The Angel's Gift • (1978) • short story by Ben Bova [as by Oxford Williams]
301 • The Hitmaker • (1981) • novelette by Cynthia Morgan
331 • Sandkings • [Thousand Worlds] • (1979) • novelette by George R. R. Martin

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