Theodore Sturgeon, Short Stories

The Ultimate Egoist

Volume I: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

The Ultimate Egoist, the first volume of The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, contains the late author's earliest work, written from 1937 to 1940. Although Sturgeon's reach was limited to the lengths of the short story and novelette, his influence was strongly felt by even the most original science fiction stylists...

Microcosmic God

Volume II: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

The second of thirteen volumes that reprint all Sturgeon's short fiction covers his prolific output during 1940 and 1941, after which he suffered five years of writer's block. Showcasing Sturgeon's early penchant for fantasy, the first six selections include whimsical ghost stories, such as “Cargo,” in which a World War II...

Microcosmic God

Volume II: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams
Price: $18.95
Trade Paperback

The second of a planned 10 volumes that will reprint all Sturgeon's short fiction covers his prolific output during 1940 and 1941, after which he suffered five years of writer's block. Showcasing Sturgeon's early penchant for fantasy, the first six selections include whimsical ghost stories, such as "Cargo," in which a...

Killdozer!

Volume III: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

Killdozer! is the third volume of a series of the complete short stories from Theodore Sturgeon's career. It contains a few of his best and most famous short stories: "Medusa", "Killdozer!" and "Mewhu's Jet." The series editor Paul Williams has dug into the background of each story, and come up with...

Thunder and Roses

Volume IV: The Complete Stories of Theordore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

Thunder and Roses is the fourth volume in The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon. Included in Thunder and Roses are 15 stories, with major works like "Maturity," "The Professor's Teddy Bear," "A Way Home," and the title story, in addition to two works never published before.

The Perfect Host

Volume V: The Collected Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

The fifth of ten volumes that will reprint all Sturgeon's short fiction covers his prolific output volume contains 15 classics and two previously unpublished stories, including "Quietly." The Perfect Host provides enough of a representative sampling of Sturgeon's "greatest hits" to give the uninitiated a good sense of what all the...

Baby Is Three

Volume VI: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams, Foreword by David Crosby
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

Baby Is Three is the sixth volume in the series devoted to the complete works of one of science fiction's titans. Like others in the series, this one includes extensive notes and background information on each story by editor Paul Williams. The early 1950s, during which this material was written, was...

A Saucer of Loneliness

Volume VII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams, Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

Kurt Vonnegut cites Theodore Sturgeon as the inspiration for his character Kilgore Trout. This volume includes 12 stories from 1953, considered Sturgeon's golden era. Among them are such favorites as the title story, "The Silken-Swift," "A Way of Thinking," "The Dark Room," "The Clinic," and "The World Well Lost," a story...

Bright Segment

Volume VIII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams, Foreword by William Tenn
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

Sci-fi master Theodore Sturgeon wrote stories with power and freshness, and in telling them created a broader understanding of humanity—a legacy for readers and writers to mine for generations. Along with the title story, the collection includes stories written between 1953 and 1955, Sturgeon's greatest period, with such favorites as "Bulkhead,"...

And Now the News . . .

Volume IX: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Edited by Paul Williams, Foreword by David Hartwell
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

Written between 1955 and 1957, the 15 stories in And Now the News ... include five previously uncollected stories along with five well-known works, two cowritten with genre legend Robert Heinlein. Spanning his most creative period, these tales show why Sturgeon won every science fiction award given.

The Man Who Lost the Sea

Volume X: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Foreword by Jonathan Lethem
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

By the winner of the Hugo, the Nebula, and the World Fantasy Life Achievement Awards, this latest volume finds Theodore Sturgeon in fine form as he gains recognition for the first time as a literary short story writer. Written between 1957 and 1960, when Sturgeon and his family lived in both...

The Nail and the Oracle

Volume XI: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon, Annotations by Paul Williams, Foreword by Harlan Ellison
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

This book contains ten major stories by the master of science fiction, fantasy, and horror written during the 1960s. The controversial “If All Men We re Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?” shows the author’s technique of “ask the next question” used in a way that shatters social conventions...

Slow Sculpture

Volume XII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

Theodore Sturgeon was a model for his friend Kurt Vonnegut’s legendary character Kilgore Trout, and his work was an acknowledged influence on important younger writers from Harlan Ellison and Robert Silverberg to Stephen King and Octavia Butler. His work has long been deeply appreciated for its sardonic sensibility, dazzling wordplay, conceptual...

Case and the Dreamer

Volume XIII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon

Written by Theodore Sturgeon
Price: $35.00
Hardcover

James Blish called him the “finest conscious artist science fiction ever produced.” Kurt Vonnegut based the famous character Kilgore Trout on him. And such luminaries as Harlan Ellison, Stephen King, and Octavia Butler have hailed him as a mentor. Theodore Sturgeon was both a popular favorite and a writer’s writer, carving...