The Robot and the Man
Dust-jacket from the first edition
|Author||edited by Martin Greenberg|
|Cover artist||Ric Binkley|
|Genre||Science fiction Short stories|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
The Robot and the Man is a 1953 anthology of science fiction short stories regarding robots edited by Martin Greenberg. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Astounding and Galaxy Science Fiction.
- Foreword, by Martin Greenberg
- "The Mechanical Answer", by John D. MacDonald
- "Self Portrait", by Bernard Wolfe
- "Deadlock", by Lewis Padgett
- "Robinc", by H. H. Holmes
- "Burning Bright", by John S. Browning
- "Final Command", by A. E. van Vogt
- "Though Dreamers Die", by Lester del Rey
- "Rust", by Joseph E. Kelleam
- "Robots Return", by Robert Moore Williams
- "Into Thy Hands", by Lester del Rey
P. Schuyler Miller reported that "the theme hangs together very well," with some "whittling" by the editor to make the stories seem more consistent. He noted that many of the better stories regarding robots had already been anthologized elsewhere.
- "The Reference Library", Astounding Science Fiction, March 1954, p.158
- Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 302.
- Contento, William G. "Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections". Retrieved 2008-02-28.