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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
Boucher, Anthony  Recommended Reading  1957 MAY  br  James Barlow: One Half of the World; Pohl: Slave Ship; E.C. Tubb: Alien Dust; Grinnell: Across Time; Brown: Rogue in Space; Lan Wright: Who Speaks of Conquest?; Whit & Hallie Burnett(ed): 19 Tales of Terror; Quinn & Wulff(ed): The First World of If
   Recommended Reading  1957 JUN  br  C.S. Lewis: Till We Have Faces; Johannes Rüber: Bach and the Heavenly Choir; Arthur C. Clarke: The Deep Range; James Blish: The Frozen Year; Leinster: City on the Moon; T.H. White: The Master; Ruthven Todd: Space Cat Meets Mars; Pohl: Undersea Fleet
   Recommended Reading  1957 JUL  br  Alfred Hitchcock: Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV; Beaumont: The Hunger and Other Stories; Ilse Aichinger: The Bound Man and Other Stories; James Blish: The Seedling Stars; Lovecraft & Derleth: The Survivor and Others; Oliver: The Winds of Time
   Recommended Reading  1957 AUG  br  opposition to the Oz books of L. Frank Baum; Andre Norton: Star Born; Fritz Leiber: Destiny Times Three; Greenberg(ed): Five S.F. Novels; Alfred Bester: The Stars My destination; Vance: Big Planet; Clement: Cycle of Fire; Silverberg: The 13th Immortal
   Recommended Reading  1957 SEP  br  Richard Carrington: Mermaids and Mastodons; Busson & Leroy: The Last Secrets of the Earth; Martin Greenberg(ed): Coming Attractions(nf); Ray Palmer(ed): The Secret of the Saucers(nf); Frederik Pohl: The Case Against Tomorrow; Cyril Judd: Gunner Cade
   Recommended Reading  1957 OCT  br  best of British sf, John Christopher: No Blade of Grass; Neville Shute: On the Beach; Burt Cole: Subi, the Volcano; Philip José Farmer: The Green Odyssey; Gallun: People Minus X; Sax Rohmer; Re-Enter Fu Manchu; I.O. Evans(ed): Jules Verne, Master of SF
   Recommended Reading  1957 NOV  br  recommended reprints; Jack Finney: The Third Level(coll.); Brian W. Aldiss: Space, Time and Nathaniel; Rex Gordon: First on Mars; Charles Eric Maine: High Vacuum; James White: The Secret Visitors; Coblentz: Hidden World; Goodrich: The Genesis of Nam
   Recommended Reading  1957 DEC  br  nf reprints & reissues; Irving Wallace: The Square Pegs(nf); Gerald W. Johnson: The Lunatic Fringe(nf); Edgar Eager: Half Magic, Magic by the Lake, & Knight's Castle
   Recommended Reading  1958 JAN  br  L. Sprague de Camp: Solomon's Stone(UNK 1942 JUN; 1957); Philip K. Dick: The Cosmic Puppets(SAT 1956 OCT; 1957)
   Recommended Reading  1958 FEB  br  C.L. Moore: Doomsday Morning; Wellman: Twice in Time; George O. Smith: Troubled Star; Ayn Rand: Atlas Shrugged; van Vogt: Empire of the Atom; Sheckley: Pilgrimage to Earth; Dick: The Variable Man; Asimov: Lucky Starr series, as by Paul French
   Afterword to "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains" by Edgar Allan Poe  1958 MAR  aw  an afterword by the editor, a well-known mystery writer himself, discussing the merits of this story, a rare detective story, one without a detective, save the reader
   Best Science-Fantasy Books of 1957, The  1958 MAR  br  survey of the best f & sf books of 1957
   Recommended Reading  1958 APR  br  Maine: Spaceways Satellite; Stine: Rocket Power and Space Flight; E.F. Russell: Wasp; Clifton & Riley: They'd Rather Be Right; van Vogt: The Mind Cage; Roger Manvell: The Dreamers; del Rey: Robots and Changelings; Wilson: Those Idiots from Earth
   Recommended Reading  1958 MAY  br  1957 IFA winner, J.R.R. Tolkien: Lord of the Rings; Clarke: The Other Side of the Sky; Wyndham: The Midwich Cuckoos; Fred Hoyle: The Black Cloud; Maine: World Without Men; E.C. Tubb: The Mechanical Monarch; Matheson: A Stir of Echoes
   Recommended Reading  1958 JUN  br  Robert Randall: The Shrouded Planet; Tom Godwin: The Survivors; brief notes on fantasy books
   Introduction to C.M. Kornbluth's "Theory of Rocketry"  1958 JUL  in  an introduction to Kornbluth's story, as well as a eulogy of his works and accomplishments
   C.M. Kornbluth: Memorial Bibliography, A  1958 JUL  bib  Cyril M. Kornbluth died March 21, 1958; a short chronological listing of his books
   Recommended Reading  1958 AUG  br  Fadiman(ed): Fantasia Mathematica; Dikty(ed): The Best S-F Stories and Novels, 9th Series; Wollheim(ed): Men on the Moon; Blish: A Case of Conscience, & Vor; Bester: Starburst; Steve Eisner(ed): Howard Phillips Lovecraft Memorial Symposium
   Autobiographical Note  1958 AUG  note  announcing his sabbatical(actually his resignation, due to poor health) from editing F&SF, and introducing the new editor, Robert P. Mills
   Recommended Reading  1958 SEP  br  William Tenn: Time in Advance; Charles Beaumont: Yonder; Gerald Kersh: On an Old Note; H.L. Gold(ed): The Third Galaxy Reader; James L. Quinn & Eve Wulff(ed): The Second World of If; Groff Conklin(ed): The Graveyard Reader; Asimov: Only a Trillion(nf)
   Recommended Reading: All Star Survey, An  1958 OCT  br  a retrospective survey of the best science-fantasy books from 1949 thru 1957: the best 50-plus titles; has his mystery reviews coll. in The Anthony Boucher Chronicles: Reviews and Commentary 1942-1947, Vol. I(2001), Vol. II(2002)
   Recommended Reading  1958 NOV  br  review of older works by Heinlein; Judith Merril(ed): SF, The Year's Greatest S.-F. and Fantasy, Third Annual; Algis Budrys: Who?, & Man of Earth; Shirley Jackson: The Sundial; Edward Eager: The Time Garden; Andre Norton's juveniles, brief reviews
   Pink Caterpillar, The  1958 DEC  ss  1st pub. in Adventure 1945 FEB, 2nd story in F&SF from his Fergus O'Breen series; edited A Treasury of Great Science Fiction(1959), & The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction series(1953-59); has coll. The Compleat Werewolf(1969)
   Recommended Reading  1958 DEC  br  Theodore Sturgeon: The Cosmic Rape, & A Touch of Strange; Karen Anderson: Henry Kuttner, A Memorial Symposium(nf); Roger L. Green: Into Other Worlds; Nandor Fodor: On the Trail of the Poltergeist(nf); Eric Frank Russell: Great World Mysteries(nf)
   Quest for Saint Aquin, The  1959 JAN  ss  1st pub. in Raymond J. Healy(ed): New Tales of Space and Time(1951), this is considered by many to be his best work of sf; has colls. Exeunt Murderers: The Best Mystery Stories of Anthony Boucher(1983), The Compleat Boucher(1999; N-2000 LOC)
   Recommended Reading  1959 JAN  br  interplanetary spaceships, UFOs in books, & cartoon books; Basil Davenport(ed): Deals with the Devil; short list of books ideal for Xmas presents; Asimov writes of Boucher & F&SF in I. Asimov(1994); Silverberg does in "Reflections" column, ASI 1996 SEP
   Tenderizers, The  1972 JAN  ss  previously unpublished; see J.R. Christopher, D.W. Dickensheet & R.E. Briney: A Boucher Bibliography, bound with Lenore Glen Offord(ed): A Boucher Portrait(1969 chap); has coll. Exeunt Murderers: The Best Mystery Stories of Anthony Boucher(1983)
   Man's Reach  1972 NOV  nv  N-1973 LOC; never before published; for more biographical & bibliographical information on Anthony Boucher, see Annette Peltz McComas(ed): The Eureka Years, Boucher and McComas' Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1949-1954(1982; rvw. F&SF 1982 NOV)
   Quest for Saint Acquin, The  1979 OCT  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1959 JAN, & in Raymond J. Healy(ed): New Tales of Space and Time(1951), as "The Quest for Saint Aquin"; see "In Memoriam—Anthony Boucher" by J. Francis McComas in Poul Anderson(ed): Nebula Award Stories Four(1969)
Boucher, Anthony & J. Francis McComas  Recommended Reading  1950 WIN/SPR  br  (1911-1968; 1911-1978) 9 best f/sf books of 1949, Brown: What Mad Universe; S.F. Wright: The World Below; Sturgeon: Without Sorcery; Bleiler & Dikty: The Best SF Stories, 1949; Bonestell & Ley: The Conquest of Space; L. Golding: Honey for the Ghost
   Recommended Reading  1950 SUM  br  Heinlein: Sixth Column, & Waldo and Magic, Inc; S. Fowler Wright: The Throne of Saturn; Merril(ed): Shot in the Dark; Anthony West: The Vintage; E.M. Butler: Ritual Magic; for br's & story intros A.B. & McC. take turns, if one writes, the other revises
   Recommended Reading  1950 FLL  br  Ray Bradbury: The Martian Chronicles; Fritz Leiber: Gather, Darkness!; Andre Maurois: The Maurois Reader; August Derleth(ed): Beyond Time and Space; Eric Linklater: A Spell for Old Bones; Talbot Mundy: The Devil's Guard
   Note From the Editors  1950 DEC  note  change from a quarterly to a bimonthly publishing schedule
   Recommended Reading  1950 DEC  br  Judith Merril: Shadow on the Hearth; Donald A. Wollheim(ed): Flight Into Space; L. Sprague de Camp & Fletcher Pratt: The Incomplete Enchanter; Mary Griffith: Three Hundred Years Hence
   Recommended Reading  1951 FEB  br  Robert A. Heinlein: The Man Who Sold the Moon; Bleiler & Dikty(ed): The Best S.F. Stories, 1950; Cadell: Brimstone in the Garden; Robert M. Coates: Here Today; Nigel Kneale: Tomato Cain
   Note From the Editors  1951 FEB  note  adding 10,000 words to each issue, beginning with the 1951 APR issue
   Note From the Editors  1951 APR  note  announcement of Story Title Contest
   Recommended Reading  1951 APR  br  best books of 1950; C. Adams: Monster Rally; Bradbury: The Martian Chronicles; Cadell: Brimstone in the Garden; Davenport: Ghostly Tales to Be Told; Derleth(ed): Beyond Time & Space; Greenberg(ed): Men Against the Stars
   To Our Readers  1951 JUN  note  readers' opinions of F&SF from their letters: what they want to see in F&SF
   Note From the Editors  1951 JUN  note  announcement of Story Title Contest
   Recommended Reading  1951 JUN  br  Robert A. Heinlein: Farmer in the Sky; Isaac Asimov: I, Robot; Philip Wylie: The Disappearance; Martin Greenberg(ed): Journey Into Infinity
   Recommended Reading  1951 AUG  br  John Wyndham: The Day of the Triffids; Arthur C. Clarke: Prelude to Space; John W. Campbell Jr: The Moon Is Hell!; Edmond Hamilton: City at World's End; Jack Williamson: The Cometeers; Ray Bradbury: The Illustrated Man
   Recommended Reading  1951 OCT  br  Conklin(ed): Possible Worlds of S.F.; Derleth(ed): Far Boundaries; Crossen(ed): Adventures Into Tomorrow; M. Leinster(ed): Great Stories of S.F.; J.D. Carr: The Devil in Velvet; Vance Randolph: We Always Lie to Strangers; Simak: Time and Again
   Recommended Reading  1951 DEC  br  Ley: Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel; Ley: Dragons in Amber; de Camp: Rogue Queen; van Vogt: The Weapon Shops of Isher; W. Stewart: Seetee Ship; Taine: Seeds of Life; C. Beuf: The Innocence of Pastor Müller; J. Oliver: Morning for Mr. Prothero
   Report From the Editors  1952 FEB  note  readers' responses to Cornell Woolrich's novella, "Jane Brown's Body," #139, in 1951 OCT
   Recommended Reading  1952 FEB  br  Heinlein: The Day After Tomorrow, & The Green Hills of Earth, & The Puppet Masters; Sam Merwin Jr: The House of Many Worlds; Kenneth Fearing: Lonliest Girl in the World; Pratt(ed): Worlds of Wonder; W.B. Ready: The Great Disciple and Other Stories
   Recommended Reading  1952 APR  br  best f/sf of 1951 include, Kem Bennett: The Fabulous Wink; John Collier: Fancies and Goodnights(W-1952 IFA, coll.); Gerald Heard: The Black Fox; Malcolm Jameson: Bullard of the Space Patrol
   Recommended Reading  1952 JUN  br  Lewis Padgett: Tomorrow and Tomorrow, & The Fairy Chessmen; Peter Lum: Fabulous Beasts; John W. Campbell Jr: The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology; Martin Greenberg(ed): Travelers of Space
   Recommended Reading  1952 AUG  br  Heinlein: Tomorrow the Stars; Merril & Pohl(ed): Beyond the End of Time; Groff Conklin(ed): Invaders of Earth; H.L. Gold(ed): Galaxy Reader of S.F.; James Blish: Jack of Eagles; A.E. van Vogt: Destination: Universe!(coll.); Maurice Walsh: Son of a Tinker
   Note From the Editors  1952 SEP  note  change from a bimonthly to a monthly publishing schedule; change in the style of the title on the cover

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