Questions tagged [anthology-book]

An anthology book is a collection of short stories or novella-length stories in a single omnibus edition. This tag is typically to be used in conjunction with the [story-identification] tag.

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Anthology: Vampirism as a cure for HIV; house full of odd characters; arrows on a path through the afterlife

In the mid-90's, I read a wonderful collection of stories that I've been trying to find since. The book was titled something like Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Stories, I believe ...
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80s or earlier short story or serial about natives on a faraway planet battling invading high-tech troops

I read a story in a sci-fi magazine anthology in the early '80s about a "primitive" culture on some faraway planet. The story started with a young boy practicing fighting in a group of other young ...
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90s(?) Sci-Fi Collection With Green Spheres and Colorful Big Bird Aliens

I believe that it was a collection, anyway. It was from the early to mid 90s and one of the stories involved a woman staying at a cabin during a dark and stormy night. A green sphere appears (or ...
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Need name of an anthology

I'm trying to remember the name of an anthology of short stories about humans fighting an alien, insect-like race. I read the book in the late 1980s. There were about 10 stories. One of the stories ...
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Mid-late 60s anthology: empaths working for the police, and workers in space suits greeting each other with “Hello gentle human”

I was a kid and read a monthly (?) anthology. One short story that stuck with me was about a group of empaths who worked for the police to help with crowds at concerts and stuff. And about the same ...
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2000s Anthology book with a man who plays a real version of a video game that his clone “son” plays as a video game

It was a collection of Sci-fi stories, one was about a boy who was really good at a kind of video game. There was a man who played a real version of the game where injury/loss of limb/death was a ...
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90s sci-fi children's book: two children and a good magician teach sea creatures to fight an evil wizard and his dwarves

I had a 1990s Sci/fi Fantasy children's book​ or novelette that was lost. It could have been an anthology including a short story or novel about two children, sea creatures and two magicians; one good ...
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Anthology that had both sci-fi stories and “science fact” about space travel/colonization

I'm trying to find this book I remember partially reading about 15-20 years ago. I believe it alternated sci-fi stories with short essays/postscripts that went into whether the story's details were ...
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90s(?) young adult sci-fi anthology book, including a girl astronaut going to a smell-less world and a merman-looking boy

I'm looking for a compilation of YA sci-fi short stories which I read in high school in the mid 90s. The book had two stories which I remember: Was about a girl astronaut who goes to another world ...
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Anthology of short stories, one has a “Soylent Green” theme

Read a collection of sci-fi short stories in 2001-2002, so the book they were in is at least that old. The first story I recall is a take on Soylent Green. In it, the elders of a village must at a ...
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90s horror short story: boy grows on (coal?) factory darkness, while his coworkers perceive it as “bad vibes”, an evil feel

Short story was part of a horror anthology that was probably published in the 1990s, but might have been a little bit older. The story was about a boy who works in a factory over the summer and seems ...
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Book of fantasy short stories, including one retelling Cinderella as a vampire

I read this short story in the early 90s and I would love to get hold of the whole book. I think it was an anthology of female science fiction and fantasy writers, possibly lesbian writers. The ...
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Sci-fi short story collection: Scientist tries to find one final equation

I am looking for an anthology where one of the stories was about a scientist who leaves everything to find the one final equation or formula that will combine all equations. The scientist was a man. ...
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Short story anthology - pillow book, moving scenery, big space

I'm trying to find the name of an old collection of short stories I read as a child in the UK in the 1980s. Unfortunately I only dimly remember it and I have never been able to track it down, so I ...