SHATTERDAY

1980

“If there is such a thing as a fantasist for the 1980s (always assuming there are 1980s) then Harlan Ellison is almost surely that writer.”
STEPHEN KING, 1980

Houghton Mifflin, 1980.
Cover art by Leo & Diane Dillon.

Berkley Books, 1983.
Cover art by Walter Velez.

DREAMS WITH SHARP TEETH
Quality Paperback Book Club, 1991.
Cover art by Sam Raffa.

Tachyon Publications, 2007.
Cover art by Arthur Suydam.

Contents

  • Introduction: Mortal Dreads
  • Story Note: Jeffty Is Five
  • Jeffty Is Five
  • Story Note: How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • Story Note: Flop Sweat
  • Flop Sweat
  • Story Note: Would You Do It for a Penny?
  • Would You Do It for a Penny? (written with Haskell Barkin)
  • Story Note: The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • Story Note: Shoppe Keeper
  • Shoppe Keeper
  • Story Note: All the Lies That Are My Life
  • All the Lies That Are My Life
  • Story Note: Django
  • Django
  • Story Note: Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Story Note: In the Fourth Year of the War
  • In the Fourth Year of the War
  • Story Note: Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Story Note: All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • Story Note: Opium
  • Opium
  • Story Note: The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • Story Note: The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • Story Note: Shatterday
  • Shatterday

Hardcover, 332p.
ISBN: 0395285879.
Original cover price: $12.95.

Contents

  • Introduction: Mortal Dreads
  • Story Note: Jeffty Is Five
  • Jeffty Is Five
  • Story Note: How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • Story Note: Flop Sweat
  • Flop Sweat
  • Story Note: Would You Do It for a Penny?
  • Would You Do It for a Penny? (written with Haskell Barkin)
  • Story Note: The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • Story Note: Shoppe Keeper
  • Shoppe Keeper
  • Story Note: All the Lies That Are My Life
  • All the Lies That Are My Life
  • Story Note: Django
  • Django
  • Story Note: Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Story Note: In the Fourth Year of the War
  • In the Fourth Year of the War
  • Story Note: Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Story Note: All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • Story Note: Opium
  • Opium
  • Story Note: The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • Story Note: The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • Story Note: Shatterday
  • Shatterday

Mass Market Paperback, 282p.
ISBN: 0425053709.
Original cover price: $2.75.

Contents

  • Introduction to DREAMS WITH SHARP TEETH: Tossing a Brick Through Franz Kafka’s Window
  • Special Note to the Omnibus Edition
  • Introduction to I HAVE NO MOUTH & I MUST SCREAM: Echoes of Screams, 1983
  • Introduction to I HAVE NO MOUTH & I MUST SCREAM: The Mover, the Shaker by Theodore Sturgeon
  • Foreword to I HAVE NO MOUTH & I MUST SCREAM: How Science Fiction Saved Me from a Life of Crime
  • Story Note: I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream
  • I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream
  • Memoir: I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream
  • Story Note: Big Sam Was My Friend
  • Big Sam Was My Friend
  • Story Note: As Another Sees Us
  • As Another Sees Us
  • Story Note: A Friend to Man
  • A Friend to Man
  • Story Note: Eyes of Dust
  • Eyes of Dust
  • Story Note: The Sky Is Burning
  • The Sky Is Burning
  • Story Note: Lonelyache
  • Lonelyache
  • Introduction to DEATHBIRD STORIES: Oblations at Alien Altars
  • The Whimper of Whipped Dogs
  • Along the Scenic Route
  • On the Downhill Side
  • O Ye of Little Faith
  • Neon
  • Basilisk
  • Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes
  • Corpse
  • Shattered Like a Glass Goblin
  • Delusion for a Dragon Slayer
  • The Face of Helene Bournouw
  • Bleeding Stones
  • At the Mouse Circus
  • The Place with No Name
  • Paingod
  • Ernest and the Machine God
  • Rock God
  • Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans: Latitude 38° 54′ N, Longitude 77° 00′ 13″ W
  • The Deathbird
  • Introduction to SHATTERDAY: Mortal Dreads
  • Story Note: Jeffty Is Five
  • Jeffty Is Five
  • Story Note: How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • Story Note: Flop Sweat
  • Flop Sweat
  • Story Note: Would You Do It for a Penny? Would You Do It for a Penny? (written with Haskell Barkin)
  • Story Note: The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • Story Note: Shoppe Keeper
  • Shoppe Keeper
  • Story Note: All the Lies That Are My Life
  • All the Lies That Are My Life
  • Story Note: Django
  • Django
  • Story Note: Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Story Note: In the Fourth Year of the War
  • In the Fourth Year of the War
  • Story Note: Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Story Note: All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • Story Note: Opium
  • Opium
  • Story Note: The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • Story Note: The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • Story Note: Shatterday
  • Shatterday

Trade Paperback, 1017p.
ISBN: N/A.
Original cover price: $12.95.

Contents

  • Introduction: Mortal Dreads
  • Story Note: Jeffty Is Five
  • Jeffty Is Five
  • Story Note: How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • How’s the Night Life on Cissalda?
  • Story Note: Flop Sweat
  • Flop Sweat
  • Story Note: Would You Do It for a Penny?
  • Would You Do It for a Penny? (written with Haskell Barkin)
  • Story Note: The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge
  • Story Note: Shoppe Keeper
  • Shoppe Keeper
  • Story Note: All the Lies That Are My Life
  • All the Lies That Are My Life
  • Story Note: Django
  • Django
  • Story Note: Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Count the Clock That Tells the Time
  • Story Note: In the Fourth Year of the War
  • In the Fourth Year of the War
  • Story Note: Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage
  • Story Note: All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • All the Birds Come Home to Roost
  • Story Note: Opium
  • Opium
  • Story Note: The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • The Other Eye of Polyphemus
  • Story Note: The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • The Executioner of the Malformed Children
  • Story Note: Shatterday
  • Shatterday

Trade Paperback, 320p.
ISBN: 9781892391483.
Original cover price: $14.95.