A post-apocalyptic society built in the darkness of underground caverns finds its world-view tested when strange monsters emerge, bringing with them a terrible screaming silence.
Industrialist Simeon Krug’s dream is to contact the source of an alien code broadcast to Earth, building his communications tower on the backs of android servitors yearning for their freedom.
Glen Runciter is dead. Or is it that his team of anti-psychics led are all dead? Dick’s surreal masterpiece questions the nature of reality, an existential nightmare trapped in half-life.
A plague threatens to doom all of humanity, but a cure may lie on the planet Grass—a world of boundless prairie ruled by elitist aristocrats and their demonic mounts.
The United States has capitulated, sealing its defeat against the Communists. But when one dairy farmer discovers a lost state secret, the world may be freed again…
P.I. Mort Hagen is hired to tail a cheating wife, only to discover it’s his ex. But before he can quit this job, she winds up dead… with Mort the prime suspect in her murder.
“Only Fred Brown could have written this deeply moving science-fiction novel about one man’s epic, life-long struggle to open mankind’s pathway to the stars…”
A collection of a dozen short stories and novelettes by satirical mastermind Robert Sheckley, from his work in the middle 1950s for Galaxy and F&SF.
“By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.” The great granddaddy of all “evil carnival” tales. Two Illinois tweens and a dad fend off supernatural horror and corruption. “…beware… the autumn people…”