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Postby Jan » Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:39 pm

S.P.I.D.E.R. Overview
always current

stories discussed so far, with my ratings

:| = 1 star
:oops: = 1/2 star

CHILDREN OF THE STREETS
1960 - Memory of a Muted Trumpet :| :| :oops:
ca.1956 - Ten Weeks in Hell :| :| :| :oops:
1957 - No Way Out :| :|
1959 - No Game For Children :| :|

GENTLEMAN JUNKIE and Other Stories of the Hung-Up Generation
1960 - Final Shtick :| :| :| :oops:
1961 - Gentleman Junkie :| :| :| :oops:
1959 - May We Also Speak :| :|
1961 - Daniel White for the Greater Good :| :|
1959 - Lady Bug, Lady Bug :|
1961 - Free With This Box! :| :| :| :oops:
1959 - There's One on Every Campus :| :| :|
1961 - At the Mountains of Blindness :| :| :oops:
1957 - The Silence of Infidelity :| :| :|
1959 - Sally in Our Alley :| :| :oops:
from Children of the Streets:
1960 - Memory of a Muted Trumpet :| :| :oops:
1959 - No Game For Children :| :|

ELLISON WONDERLAND
1958 - The Very Last Day of a Good Woman :| :| :oops:
1961 - Do-It-Yourself :| :| :oops:
1962 - All the Sounds of Fear :| :| :oops:
1958 - The Sky is Burning :| :| :oops:
1958 - Back to the Drawing Boards :| :|
1958 - In Lonely Lands :|
1956 - Gnomebody :| :|
1958 - Mealtime :| :oops:
1958 - Battlefield :|

PAINGOD AND OTHER DELUSIONS
1957 - Wanted in Surgery :| :|
1965 - Bright Eyes :| :| :| :|
1974 - Sleeping Dogs :| :oops:
1964 - Paingod :| :| :|
1956 - The Crackpots :| :| :oops:
seperate threads:
1965 - 'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman :| :| :| :|
1959 - The Discarded :| :| :oops:

I HAVE NO MOUTH AND I MUST SCREAM
1967 - Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes :| :| :| :|
1958 - Big Sam Was My Friend :| :oops:
1967 - I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream :| :| :| :|
1966 - Delusions For a Dragon Slayer :| :oops:

DANGEROUS VISIONS (as editor)
1967 - Lord Randy, My Son by Joe Hensley :| :| :| :|
1967 - Flies by Robert Silverberg :| :| :oops:
1967 - Evensong by Lester del Rey :| :| :| :|
1967 - The Day After the Day the Martians Came by Frederik Pohl :| :| :|
1967 - Ersatz by Henry Slesar :|
1967 - The Night That All Time Broke Out by Brian Aldiss :| :|
1967 - What Happened to Auguste Clarot? by Larry Eisenberg :| :|
1967 - Land of the Great Horses by R.A. Lafferty :| :| :|
1967 - Aye, and Gomorrah... by Samuel R. Delany :| :| :| :|
1967 - Go, Go, Go, Said the Bird by Sonya Dorman :| :| :|
1967 - Riders of the Purple Wage by Philip José Farmer n/a
1967 - The Man Who Went to the Moon - Twice by Howard Rodman :| :|
1967 - Faith of Our Fathers by Philip K. Dick :| :| :| :|
1967 - The Jigsaw Man by Larry Niven :| :| :oops:
1967 - Sex and/or Mr. Morrison by Carol Emshwiller :| :oops:
1967 - Shall the Dust Praise Thee? by Damon Knight :| :| :oops:
1967 - Encounter With a Hick by Jonathan Brand :| :| :|
1967 - Auto-Da-Fé by Roger Zelazny :| :| :|
seperate thread:
1967 - If All Men Were Brothers... by Theodore Sturgeon :| :| :|
1967 - The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World by Harlan Ellison :| :| :|

FROM THE LAND OF FEAR
1959 - The Time of the Eye :| :| :|
1957 - "We Mourn for Anyone..." :| :oops:
1967 - The Voice in the Garden - n/a
1959 - Soldier :| :| :oops:
1958 - My Brother Paulie :| :|
from Ellison Wonderland:
1958 - The Sky is Burning :| :| :oops:
1958 - Back to the Drawing Boards :| :|

LOVE AIN'T NOTHING BUT SEX MISSPELLED
1962 - The Universe of Robert Blake :| :| :oops:
1962 - G.B.K. - A Many-Flavored Bird :| :| :oops:
1961 - Riding the Dark Train Out :| :|
1962 - Mona at Her Windows :| :oops:
1973 - When I Was A Hired Gun :| :| :|
1964 - What I Did on My Vacation This Summer... :| :|
1963 - Blind Bird, Blind Bird, Go Away From Me! :oops:
1972 - Valerie :| :|
1966 - Punky & the Yale Men :| :| :|
seperate threads:
1964 - Neither Your Jenny nor Mine :| :| :| :oops:
1968 - The Resurgence of Miss Ankle-Strap Wedgie –n/a-

NIGHTSHADE & DAMNATIONS (as editor)
1957 - The Queen of Pig Island by Gerald Kersh :| :| :| :oops:
1948 - The Brighton Monster by Gerald Kersh :| :|
1954 - Men Without Bones by Gerald Kersh :| :|
1948 - The Ape and the Mystery by Gerald Kersh :| :|
1947 - Note On Danger B by Gerald Kersh :| :| :oops: (not contained in book)

THE BEAST THAT SHOUTED LOVE AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD
1968 - The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World :| :| :| :oops:
1968 - Shattered Like a Glass Goblin :| :| :|
1968 - The Pitll Pawob Division :| :|
1958 - Are You Listening? :| :| :|
1969 - Try a Dull Knife :| :| :| :oops:
1968 - Phoenix :| :| :|
1969 - Along the Scenic Route :| :|
1968 - White on White :| :oops:
1968 - The Place With No Name :| :| :oops:
seperate thread:
1969 - A Boy and His Dog (VIC AND BLOOD cycle) :| :| :| :|

THE GLASS TEAT and THE OTHER GLASS TEAT
Television Criticism 1968-1970 :| :| :| :oops:
Television Criticism 1970-1972 n/a

PARTNERS IN WONDER
1970 - Runesmith (with Theodore Sturgeon) :| :| :| :oops:
1962 - Rodney Parish for Hire (with Joe L. Hensley) :| :| :|
1968 - The Power of the Nail (with Samuel R. Delany) :| :oops:
1967 - I See a Man Sitting on a Chair, and the Chair is Biting His Leg (with Robert Sheckley) :| :| :|
1969 - Come To Me Not In Winter's White (with Roger Zelazny) :| :| :| :oops:
1957 - Wonderbird (with Algis Budrys) :| :|
1959 - Survivor #1 (with Henry Slesar) :| :|
1965 - Up Christopher to Madness (with Avram Davidson) n/a
seperate thread:
1967 - The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World :| :| :|

OVER THE EDGE

AGAIN, DANGEROUS VISIONS (as editor)
1972 - The Big Space Fuck by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. :| :| :|
1972 - Things Lost by Thomas M. Disch :| :| :oops:
1972 - When It Changed by Joanna Russ :| :|
1972 - The Couterpoint of View by John Heidenry n/a
1972 - Mathoms From the Time Closet by Gene Wolfe :| :|
1972 - King of the Hill by Chad Oliver :| :| :oops:

APPROACHING OBLIVION
1962 - Paulie Charmed the Sleeping Woman :| :| :oops:
1974 - Knox :| :| :|
1973 - Cold Friend :| :|
1973 - Kiss of Fire :| :| :oops:

DEATHBIRD STORIES
1960 - The Face of Helene Bournouw :| :| :oops:
1973 - Bleeding Stones :|
1972 - Basilisk :| :| :oops:
1975 - Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans :| :| :| :oops:
1973 - The Whimper of Whipped Dogs :| :| :| :oops:
1972 - On the Downhill Side :| :| :| :oops:
1971 - At the Mouse Circus :| :| :| :oops:
1968 - Ernest and the Machine God :| :| :oops:
1973 - Neon :| :oops:
1972 - Corpse :| :| :oops:
seperate thread:
1973 - The Deathbird :| :| :| :|
also contains stories from previous books

NO DOORS, NO WINDOWS
1975 - Tired Old Man :| :| :oops:
1969 - Promises of Laughter :| :|
from previous books:
1973 - The Whimper of Whipped Dogs :| :| :| :oops:

STRANGE WINE
1975 - The Boulevard of Broken Dreams :| :| :|
1977 - Emissary From Hamelin :| :| :oops:
1975 - Croatoan :| :| :oops:
1977 - The Diagnosis of Dr. D'arqueAngel :| :| :oops:
1976 - Killing Bernstein :| :| :oops:
1977 - Working with the Little People :| :| :oops:
1976 - Mom :|
1975 - In Fear of K :| :|
1977 - Hitler Painted Roses :| :| :| :oops:
1975 - The New York Review of Bird :| :| :|
1976 - Seeing :| :| :oops:
1976 - The Wine Has Been Left Open Too Long and the Memory Has Gone Flat :| :| :|
seperate thread:
1978 - Revealed at Last! What Killed the Dinosaurs!... (essay)

SHATTERDAY
1977 - The Other Eye of Polyphemus :| :| :|
1978 - All the Birds Come Home to Roost :| :| :|
1978 - Count the Clock that Tells the Time :| :| :| :|
1978 - The Executioner of Malformed Children :| :| :oops:
1977 - Flop Sweat :| :| :|
1979 - In the Fourth Year of the War :| :|
1977 - Opium :| :oops:
1978 - Django :| :| :oops:
seperate threads:
1975 - Shatterday :| :| :|
1977 - Alive And Well And On A Friendless Voyage :| :| :oops:
1977 - Jeffty is Five :| :| :| :|
1978 - The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge –n/a-
1980 - All The Lies That Are My Life :| :| :| :oops:

STALKING THE NIGHTMARE
1957 - Blank... :| :| :oops:
1957 - Invasion Footnote :| :| :oops:
1959 - Visionary :| :| :oops:
1981 - The Outpost Undiscovered by Tourists :| :|
1981 - Night of Black Glass :| :| :oops:
1957 - Final Trophy :| :|
1968 - !!!The!!Teddy!Crazy!!Show!!! :|
1982 - The Hour That Stretches :| :oops:
1981 - The Cheese Stands Alone :| :|
1956 - Tracking Level :|
1982 - Quiet Lies the Locust Tells (introduction) :| :| :|
seperate thread:
1981 - Grail :| :| :oops:

ANGRY CANDY
1980 - Footsteps :| :| :| :|
1970 - The Region Between :| :| :|
198? - Quicktime :| :|
1982 - Prince Myshkin, and Hold the Relish :| :| :oops:
1985 - Paladin of the Lost Hour :| :| :| :oops:
1988 - The Function of Dream Sleep :| :|
1988 - Eidolons :| :| :oops:
seperate threads:
1981 - On the Slab :| :| :| :|
1987 - Soft Monkey :| :| :|

MIND FIELDS

SLIPPAGE
1994 - The Pale Silver Dollar of the Moon :| :| :| :oops:
1997 - Midnight in The Sunken Cathedral :| :| :|
1991 - Darkness Upon the Face of the Deep :| :| :|
1995 - Go Toward the Light :| :oops:
1995 - Chatting with Anubis :| :| :oops:
1995 - The Dreams a Nightmare Dreams :| :oops:
1995 - The Museum on Cyclops Avenue :| :|
1995 - The Dragon on the Bookshelf :| :| :| :oops:
1988 - She Is a Young Thing and Cannot Leave Her Mother :| :| :| :oops:
1992 - The Man Who Rowed Christopher Columbus Ashore :| :|
seperate threads:
1993 - Mefisto in Onyx :| :| :|

DREAM CORRIDOR Volume 2
1997 - The Lingering Scent of Woodsmoke :| :|
2002 - Goodbye to All That :| :| :oops:
also contains comic adaptations

NEXT COLLECTION (forthcoming)
2009 - How Interesting: A Tiny Man :| :| :|


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