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James Blish


(James Benjamin Blish)
USA flag (1921 - 1975)
Husband of J A Lawrence

aka William Atheling Jr, Donald Laverty, Marcus Lyons, John MacDougal, Arthur Merlyn


Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
 
Series
Cities in Flight
   1. They Shall Have Stars (1956)
     aka Year 2018!
   2. A Life for the Stars (1962)
   3. Earthman, Come Home (1956)
   4. The Triumph of Time (1958)

     aka A Clash of Cymbals

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After Such Knowledge
   1. A Case of Conscience (1958)
   2. Doctor Mirabilis (1964)
   3. Black Easter (1968)
   4. The Day After Judgement (1972)
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Haertel Scholium
   So Close to Home (1961)
   Welcome to Mars! (1967)
   Anywhen (1971)
   Midsummer Century (1972)
   The Quincunx of Time (1973)
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Novels
   Jack of Eagles (1952)
     aka ESPer
   The Warriors of Day (1953)
   Fallen Star (1957)
     aka The Frozen Year
   VOR (1958)
   The Duplicated Man (1959) (with Robert A W Lowndes)
   Titan's Daughter (1961)
   The Night Shapes (1962)
   A Torrent of Faces (1967) (with Norman L Knight)
   Giants in the Earth (1968)
   The Vanished Jet (1968)
   ...And All the Stars a Stage (1971)
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Collections
   The Seedling Stars (1957)
   Galactic Cluster (1959)
   Best Science Fiction Stories (1973)
   The Testament of Andros (1977)
   The Best of James Blish (1979)
   Get Out of My Sky (1980) (with Poul Anderson and Thomas N Scortia)
   A Work of Art (1993)
   With All of Love (poems) (1995)
   A Dusk of Idols (1996)
   In This World, or Another (2003)
   Works of Art (2008)
   Flights of Eagles (2009)
   Science Fiction Gems, Volume Two (2011) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Mistake Inside (1948)
   King of the Hill (1955)
   The Thing in the Attic (2010)
   One Shot (2011)
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Anthologies edited
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Series contributed to
James Blish's Star Trek
   Star Trek 1 (1967)
   Star Trek 2 (1968)
   Star Trek 3 (1969)
   Spock Must Die! (1970)
   Star Trek 4 (1971)
   Star Trek 8 (1972)
   Star Trek 7 (1972)
   Star Trek 6 (1972)
   Star Trek 5 (1972)
   Star Trek 9 (1973)
   Star Trek 10 (1974)
   Star Trek 11 (1975)
   Star Trek 12 (1977) (with J A Lawrence)
   Star Trek: The Classic Episodes, Vol. 1 (1991) (with J A Lawrence)
   Star Trek: The Classic Episodes, Vol. 2 (1991) (with J A Lawrence)
   Star Trek: The Classic Episodes, Vol. 3 (1991) (with J A Lawrence)
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
James Blish recommends
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Pstalemate (1972)
Lester del Rey
"The telepathy novel against which all others will be weighed and found wanting."
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Dangerous Visions 1 (1967)
(Dangerous Visions)
Harlan Ellison
"There has never been a collection like this before."

Anthologies containing stories by James Blish
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman
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Black Cat Weekly #54 (2022)
(Black Cat Weekly, book 54)
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Black Cat Weekly #24 (2022)
(Black Cat Weekly, book 24)

More anthologies 


Awards
Hugo Best Novel winner (1959) : A Case of Conscience
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1966) : The Shipwrecked Hotel
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1969) : Black Easter: Or Faust Aleph-Null
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1970) : We All Die Naked


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