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Future in Question, the (1980) [Anthology]
by Isaac Asimov Alfred Bester James Blish John W. Campbell Arthur C. Clarke Mark Clifton Ron Goulart Edmond Hamilton Damon Knight Frederik Pohl Robert Sheckley Robert Silverberg Theodore Sturgeon William Tenn James Tiptree, Jr. Kate Wilhelm Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Questions. Terrifying questions, impossible questions, delightful questions, astounding questions and answers too in a remarkable array of dazzling stories by the riddle-solving elite of science fiction.


  • Introduction: The Nature of the Title by Isaac Asimov
  • What's It Like Out There? by Edmond Hamilton
  • Who Can Replace a Man? by Brian W. Aldiss
  • What Have I Done? by Mark Clifton
  • Who's There? by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? by Robert Sheckley
  • Why? by Robert Silverberg
  • What's Become of Screwloose? by Ron Goulart
  • Houston, Houston, Do You Read? by James Tiptree, Jr.
  • Where Have You Been, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? by Kate Wilhelm
  • If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? by Theodore Sturgeon
  • Will You Wait? by Alfred Bester
  • Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell, Jr.
  • An Eye for a What? by Damon Knight
  • I Plinglot, Who You? by Frederik Pohl
  • Will You Walk a Little Faster? by William Tenn
  • Who's in Charge Here? by James Blish
  • The Last Question by Isaac Asimov

Original title: The Future in Question


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Who Goes There? (1938) [Novella]
      Authors: Don A. Stuart , John W. Campbell
     Will You Walk a Little Faster? (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: William Tenn
     What's It Like Out There? (1952) [Short Story]
      Author: Edmond Hamilton
     What Have I Done? (1952) [Short Story]
      Author: Mark Clifton
     Last Question, the (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Isaac Asimov
     Eye for a What?, an (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: Damon Knight
     Why? (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Silverberg
     Who's There? (1958) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke
     Will You Wait? (1959) [Short Story]
      Author: Alfred Bester
     I Plinglot, Who You? (1959) [Novelette]
      Author: Frederik Pohl
     Who's in Charge Here? (1962) [Short Story]
      Author: James Blish
     If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? (1967) [Novella]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? (1969) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Sheckley
     What's Become of Screwloose? (1970) [Short Story]
      Author: Ron Goulart
     Where Have You Been, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? (1971) [Short Story]
      Author: Kate Wilhelm
     Houston, Houston, Do You Read? (1976) [Novella]
      Author: James Tiptree, Jr.

Edition #1: The Future in Question

The Future in Question (1980)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Isaac Asimov Martin H. Greenberg
Introduction by: Isaac Asimov
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The Future in Question (1980)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Fawcett Crest
ISBN: 0449242668
Pages: 381

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