Cover of the first edition.
|Cover artist||John Schoenherr|
|Media type||Print (paperback)|
The book collects four novelettes and one short story by various science fiction authors, together with an introductory note by the editor. The stories were previously published from 1954-1961 in various science fiction and other magazines.
- "Introductory Note" (Groff Conklin)
- "Transfusion" (Chad Oliver)
- "Bullet With His Name" (Fritz Leiber)
- "Death and the Senator" (Arthur C. Clarke)
- "Farmer" (Mack Reynolds)
- "Rations of Tantalus" (Margaret St. Clair)