Cover of the first edition.
|Publisher||Fawcett Gold Medal|
|Media type||Print (paperback)|
The book collects six novelettes and short stories by various science fiction authors, together with a general introduction and brief introductions to each story by the editor. The stories were previously published from 1953-1959 in various science fiction and other magazines.
- "Introduction: 'Act III. Scene V. Another Part of the Forest'" (Groff Conklin)
- "The Red Hills of Summer" (Edgar Pangborn)
- "Big Sword" (Paul Ash)
- "First Lady" (J. T. McIntosh)
- "Insidekick" (J. F. Bone)
- "The Live Coward" (Poul Anderson)
- "Still Life (Eric Frank Russell)