Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

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Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby FictionMuse » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:07 pm

Top Twenty Authors with the Most Entries:

(799) Clark Ashton Smith
(449) Ray Bradbury
(412) Robert E. Howard
(337) Isaac Asimov
(292) de Camp, L. Sprague
(258) Harlan Ellison™
(257) H.P. Lovecraft
(245) Poul Anderson
(221) Robert Bloch
(219) Brian W. Aldiss
(200) August Derleth
(192) Robert Silverberg
(187) Fritz Leiber
(180) Lafcadio Hearn
(170) Barry N. Malzberg
(157) R. A. Lafferty
(156) Fredric Brown
(155) Edgar Allan Poe
(153) Theodore Sturgeon
(146) Robert Sheckley


Top Ten Most Reprinted Stories:

29 Bradbury, Ray - The Sound of Thunder
27 Aldiss, Brian W. - But Who Can Replace a Man?
27 Asimov, Isaac - Nightfall
27 Wells, H.G. - The Star
26 Ellison™, Harlan - "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman
23 Bradbury, Ray - There Will Come Soft Rains
23 Clarke, Arthur C. - The Nine Billion Names of God
23 Clarke, Arthur C. - The Sentinel of Eternity
23 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
23 Simak, Clifford D. - Desertion
22 Godwin, Tom - The Cold Equations
22 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Pit and the Pendulum
21 Clarke, Arthur C. - The Star
21 Keyes, Daniel - Flowers for Algernon
21 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Tell-Tale Heart
20 Ballard, J.G. - Billenium
20 Leinster, Murray - First Contact
20 Shiel, M.P. - Empress of the Earth: The Tale of the Yellow War
19 Wells, H.G. - The Man Who Could Work Miracles
19 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Cask of Amontillado
19 Lovecraft, H.P. - The Colour Out of Space
18 Bixby, Jerome - It's a Good Life
18 del Rey, Lester - Helen O'Loy
18 Ellison, Harlan - I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream
18 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Black Cat
17 Blish, James - Common Time
17 Brown, Fredric - "Arena"
17 Clarke, Arthur C. - History Lesson
17 Forster, E.M. - The Machine Stops
17 Merril, Judith - That Only a Mother
17 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Fall of the House of Usher
17 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Masque of the Red Death
17 Poe, Edgar Allan - The Murders in the Rue Morgue
17 Poe, Edgar Allan - A Tale of the Ragged Mountains
17 van Vogt, A.E. - The Monster

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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby FictionMuse » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:20 pm

There's a name missing from that list: Mike Resnick.

Kirinyaga (32)
For I Have Touched the Sky (29)
Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge (23)
Travels with My Cats (19)
The Last Dog (15)
Winter Solstice (15)
The 43 Antarean Dynasties (15)
Hunting the Snark (14)
Beachcomber (13)
Old MacDonald Had a Farm (13)
Robots Don't Cry (13)
The Elephants on Neptune (12)
The Manamouki (12)
Down Memory Lane (12)
Article of Faith (12)
Alastair Baffle's Emporium of Wonders (11)
Me and My Shadow (11)
Stalking the Unicorn with Gun ad Camera (11)
Hothouse Flowers (11)
His Award-Winning Science Fiction Story (10)
Bully! (10)
Malish (10)
The Pale Thin God (10)
Mwalimu in the Squared Circle (10)
A Princess of Earth (10)
Distant Replay (10)
All the Things You Are (10)
Soulmates [collaboration with Lezli Robyn] (10)
The Homecoming (10)

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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby FictionMuse » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:23 pm

One of Mike Resnick's specialties is repeat sales. Revisit this interview on what he calls 'no heavy lifting':

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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby FictionMuse » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:55 pm

Apparently the first 2 lists don't include textbooks. Surely "Flowers for Algernon" has been reprinted in a zillion reading/literature textbooks.

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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby Dustin Adams » Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:23 am

Cool lists.

I was wondering about textbooks. Surely All Summer In A Day would be up there as well.
But I can see limiting to general paying public magazines and anthos.
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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby Mike Resnick » Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:38 pm

Not to brag, he bragged, but I just sold "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" for a 24th time.

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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:48 am

Mike Resnick wrote:Not to brag, he bragged, but I just sold "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" for a 24th time.

-- Mike Resnick


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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby amoskalik » Thu Jul 23, 2015 4:15 am

Mike Resnick wrote:Not to brag, he bragged, but I just sold "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" for a 24th time.

-- Mike Resnick


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Re: Index of Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections

Postby FictionMuse » Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:33 am

I count 380 sales. And that doesn't include the ones with less than 10 resales. I don't know how the editors of this book missed Mike Resnick's name.


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