The Aliens of Earth

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The Aliens of Earth
Aliens of earth.jpg
Dust-jacket illustration by Ed Paschke for The Aliens of Earth
Author Nancy Kress
Illustrator Jane Walker
Cover artist Ed Paschke
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages viii, 327 pp
ISBN 0-87054-166-8
OCLC 27683053
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3561.R46 A64 1993

The Aliens of Earth is a collection of science fiction stories by author Nancy Kress. It was released in 1993 and was the author's first book published by Arkham House . It was published in an edition of 3,520 copies. Most of the stories originally appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.


The Aliens of Earth contains the following stories:

  1. "The Price of Oranges"
  2. "Glass"
  3. "People Like Us"
  4. "Cannibals"
  5. "To Scale"
  6. "Touchdown"
  7. "Down Behind Cuba Lake"
  8. "In A World Like This"
  9. "Philippa's Hands"
  10. "Inertia"
  11. "Phone Repairs"
  12. "The Battle of Long Island"
  13. "Renaissance"
  14. "Spillage"
  15. "The Mountain to Mohammed"
  16. "Craps"
  17. "And Wild For To Hold"
  18. "In Memoriam"


  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 59. 
  • Joshi, S.T. (1999). Sixty Years of Arkham House: A History and Bibliography. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House. pp. 163–164. ISBN 0-87054-176-5. 
  • Nielsen, Leon (2004). Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 138. ISBN 0-7864-1785-4. 

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