Best Science Fiction Anthologies
Add and vote for your favourite anthologies of short Science Fiction by various authors.

No Fantasy or SF&F (mixed genre) anthologies please.

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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 6,276 ratings
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 146 ratings
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 2,708 ratings
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 43 ratings
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 351 ratings
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 740 ratings
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 251 ratings
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 115 ratings
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 32 ratings
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 50 ratings
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 2,627 ratings
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 6,380 ratings
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 15 ratings
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 136 ratings
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 20 ratings
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 137 ratings
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 130 ratings
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 33 ratings
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 255 ratings
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 30 ratings
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 18 ratings
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 30 ratings
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 28 ratings
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 40 ratings
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 19 ratings
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 20 ratings
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 26 ratings
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 138 ratings
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 75 ratings
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3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 9 ratings
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 100 ratings
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 11 ratings
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 12 ratings
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 157 ratings
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 103 ratings
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 26 ratings
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 36 ratings
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 26 ratings
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 32 ratings
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 140 ratings
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,423 ratings
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 34 ratings
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 40 ratings
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 30 ratings
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 80 ratings
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 65 ratings
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 12 ratings
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 406 ratings
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 27 ratings
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 138 ratings
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 1,041 ratings
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 20 ratings
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 20 ratings
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 28 ratings
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 98 ratings
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 307 ratings
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 6,579 ratings
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 407 ratings
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 104 ratings
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 483 ratings
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 400 ratings
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 102 ratings
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 5,740 ratings
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 222 ratings
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 87 ratings
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 52 ratings
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 49 ratings
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 77 ratings
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3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 84 ratings
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 23 ratings
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3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 72 ratings
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 20 ratings
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 64 ratings
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 52 ratings
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 536 ratings
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3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 43 ratings
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 60 ratings
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 646 ratings
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 17 ratings
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 90 ratings
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 227 ratings
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 41 ratings
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message 7: by David (new)

David Two separate titles on this list are actually the same book. Science Fiction: Classic Stories From The Golden Age of Science Fiction is a reprint/retitle of The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s (aka The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Ten Classic Stories from the Birth of Modern Science Fiction Writing). A quick Google search revealed that they share the same contents list.


message 6: by Rasheed (new)

Rasheed Thanks. One of them has been removed after combining.


message 5: by Rasheed (new)

Rasheed Removing The Endlands Vol.1 because it is a mixed genre book containing horror, fantasy and science fiction stories.


message 4: by Scott (new)

Scott Removed a bunch of single-author collections.


message 3: by Rasheed (new)

Rasheed Thanks.


message 2: by Kevin (new)

Kevin Minh-sang Everyone, there is a collection that has a certain story and I can't find it. There's a failing artist who creates art from a scan of a woman's dream and she later on robs him.


message 1: by Monty (new)

Monty Circus Burning Chrome is not an anthology.


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