Harlan Ellison was an American author who was best known for writing his brand of New Wave speculative fiction. In his career, he had more than 1700 works published in a variety of forms from short stories to screenplays to comic books.

He may be best known for writing a very popular Star Trek episode called “The City on the Edge of Forever”. He also won eight Hugo awards in his lifetime as well as four Nebula awards, five Bram Stoker awards, and two Edgar Awards. He earned numerous Lifetime Achievement awards and even was nominated for a Grammy award later in his life.

Publication Order of Vic and Blood Books

Vic and Blood (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood's a Rover (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Web of the City (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man with 9 Lives (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Touch of Infinity (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spider Kiss (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Doomsman (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phoenix Without Ashes (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Boy and His Dog (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Region Between (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All the Lies That Are My Life (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Run for the Stars (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Harlan Ellison's Movie (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Li'l Harlan and His Sidekick Carl the Comet in Danger Land (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Deadly Streets (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Getting in the Wind (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sex Gang (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Streets / The Juvies (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gentleman Junkie (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellison Wonderland (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paingod and Other Delusions (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From the Land of Fear (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Ain't Nothing But Sex Misspelled (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Over the Edge (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Time of the Eye (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alone Against Tomorrow (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All the Sounds of Fear (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Approaching Oblivion (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Doors, No Windows (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deathbird Stories (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Illustrated Harlan Ellison (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strange Wine (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fantasies of Harlan Ellison (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shatterday (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stalking the Nightmare (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Essential Ellison (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mefisto in Onyx (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night and the Enemy (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Footsteps (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Harlan Ellison Hornbook (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Corridor (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slippage (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Troublemakers (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dreams with Sharp Teeth (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Phantom Chronicles, Volume 2 (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pulling a Train (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rough Beasts (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Honorable Whoredom at a Penny a Word (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Again, Honorable Whoredom at a Penny a Word (With: Jason Davis) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Top of the Volcano (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Can & Can'tankerous (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ephemeral Ellison (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dimensions of Harlan Ellison (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ellison Treatment (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Plays

The City on the Edge of Forever (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
None of the Above (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Harlan Ellison's 7 Against Chaos (With: Paul Chadwick) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Thinking Machine (1905)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Memos From Purgatory (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Glass Teat (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Other Glass Teat (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Edge in My Voice (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Harlan Ellison's Watching (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Working Without a Net (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Brain Movies Books

Brain Movies, Volume 2 (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brain Movies, Volume 1 (With: J. Michael Straczynski) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brain Movies, Volume 3 (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brain Movies, Volume 4 (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brain Movies, Volume 5 (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brain Movies, Volume 6 (With: Jason Davis) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brain Movies, Volume 7 (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brain Movies, Volume 8 (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dream Corridor Books

Dream Corridor Special (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Corridor Quarterly (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Corridor 1 (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Corridor 2 (By:Gerard Jones) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Partners in Wonder(1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Again, Dangerous Visions(1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Again, Dangerous Visions 2(1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Study War No More(1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nebula Awards 13(1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Medea(1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Borderlands 1(1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horror Hall of Fame(1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best New Horror 5(1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cthulhu 2000(1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Outer Limits, Volume One(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Shadow of the Gargoyle(1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century(2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Century of Great Suspense Stories(2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Son of Retro Pulp Tales(2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crucified Dreams(2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fear the Abyss(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Again, Honorable Whoredom at a Penny a Word(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Night, Deadly Night(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Is Not Enough(2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Harlan Ellison Books, You’ll Love…

One of the best collections of Harlan Ellison stories is Shatterday: Stories. This book features a number of interesting science fiction stories including the Hugo and Nebula award-winning story, Jeffty is Five. That story features a five-year-old boy who never ages, stuck living in a past that no longer exists. Antoehr great story features an alien attack on Earth that puts the planet on the brink of Armageddon, but the humans who remain are unable to resist the sexual allure of the alien invaders. The book is filled with thought provoking stories that will leave you thinking.

Another popular collection is Paingod: And Other Delusions. This book has another eight stories from Ellson including the title story, “Paingod”. In this story, a minor deity has the ob of bringing pain to life forms across the universe. This book also includes “Repent, Harlequin, Said the Ticktockman” which is one of Ellison’s most famous works. That story follows a man disguised the Harlequin who rebels against the Ticktockman and tries to disrupt his perfectly scheduled society. The story is unique as it begins in the middle, then moves to the beginning, and then goes the end.

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