DERCUM AUDIO

DERCUM AUDIO (sometimes listed as Dercum Press / Active Books), riddled with typos and generic packaging art the Dercum line up may not look like much – but it’s got the goods where it counts – top shelf stories read extremely well and with notes and editorial comments aplenty! Dercum Press Active Books was designed to be a 24 volume collection, “a comprehensive anthology of science fiction and fantasy stories.”.

Here is their 1997/1998 catalogue |PDF|

Known releases:

The Best Science Fiction Stories Of The Year 1988 edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. GreenbergThe Best Science Fiction Stories Of The Year 1988
Edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. Greenberg; Read by
4 Cassettes – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published:
ISBN:
Includes:
Rachel In Love by Pat Murphy; Read by Pat Murphy
Wolf Time by Walter John Williams; Read by Tom Teti
The Moon And Michaelangelo by Ian Watson
Silent Night by Ben Bova
Skylab Done It by Geroge Alec Effinger; Read by Bill Fantini
Dinosaurs by Walter Jon Williams; Read by Bill Fantini

DERCUM AUDIO - Third Annual Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. GreenbergThird Annual Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year
Edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. Greenberg; Read by
4 Cassettes – Approx. 6 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: April 1993
ISBN: 155656161X
A collection of science fiction from John Barnes, Terry Bisson, Nancy Kress, John M. Ford, and Charles Sheffield. Available only on audio.
Includes:
My Advice To The Civilized by John Barnes
Over Flat Mountain by Terry Bisson
Inertia by Nancy Kress
The Big Computer by John M. Ford
We See Things Differently by Bruce Sterling
A Braver Thing by Charles Sheffield

DERCUM AUDIO - The Best Fantasy Stories Of The Year 1989 edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. GreenbergThe Best Fantasy Stories Of The Year 1989
Edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. Greenberg
4 Cassettes – Approx. 6 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: June 1991
ISBN: 1556561431
Includes:
Windwagon Smith And The Martians by Lawrence Watt-Evans; Read by
We Could Do Worse by Gregory Benford
Prescience by Pat Murphy
What Befell Miriam by Algis Budrys
Events Which Took Place A Day Before Other Events by Avram Davidson
The Edge Of The World by Michael Swanwick
Miss Carstairs And The Merman by Delia Sherman
Timeskip by Charles de Lint
Jack Straw by Midori Snyder
A Dirge For Clowntown by Jams Powell

Third Annual Best Horror Stories of the Year
Edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. Greenberg; Read by Nelson Runger, Bill Fantini, Ann Wilcox and Nina Kiriki Hoffman
? Cassettes – Approx. ? Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: May 1993
ISBN: 1556561644, 1556561636
Eight short stories from 1990.
Stories included:
Will by Graham Masterson
A Touch Of Old Lilith by Nina Kiriki Hoffman; read by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Incident On And Off A Mountain Road by Joe R. Lansdale
The Back Of His Hand by Stephen Gallagher
The Phone Woman by Joe E. Lansdale
Freaktent by Nancy Collins
Ladies And Gentlemen by Joyce Carol Oates
Lord Of The Land by Gene Wolfe
Ugly by Gary Brandner
Coming Home by Nina Kiriki Hoffman; read by Nina Kiriki Hoffman

DERCUM AUDIO - The Best Horror Stories Of The Year 1989 edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. GreenbergThe Best Horror Stories of The Year, 1989
Edited by Orson Scott Card and Martin H. Greenberg
4 Cassettes – Approx. 6 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: 1989?
ISBN: 1556561458
Stories included:
Lizardman by Robert McCammon

DERCUM AUDIO - Here Today… Gone Tomorrow edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. GreenbergHere Today… Gone Tomorrow
Edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
4 Cassettes – 6 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: 1998
ISBN: 1556560133
Isaac Asimov, the modern master of science fiction and fact, and Martin H. Greenberg, a leading anthologist of our time, team together to produce an unprecedented collection of science fiction audio books. This landmark series presents their favorite time travel stories from Asimov’s private library, with a personal introduction read by the master himself. This volume, the second in a series, presents seven stories.
Stories included:
There Is A Wolf In My Time Machine by Larry Niven
The Little Black Bag by C.M. Kornbluth
Light Of Other Days by Bob Shaw
The Long Remembering by Poul anderson
A Point of Paw by Isaac Asimov
Try And Change The Past by Fritz Leiber
The King’s Wishes by Robert Sheckley


DERCUM AUDIO - No Truce With Kings by Poul AndersonNo Truce With Kings
By Poul Anderson; Read by Tom Teti
4 Cassettes – 4 Hours 40 minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: September 1987
ISBN: 1556562675
Product #: ABS02
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DERCUM AUDIO - The Queen Of Air And Darkness by Poul AndersonThe Queen Of Air And Darkness
By Poul Anderson; Read by Tom Teti
2 Cassettes – 3 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: 1989
ISBN:
Product#:
This Volume contains: The queen Of Air And Darkness; and The Man Who Came Early. Winner of the 1972 Hugo and Nebula Awards for science fiction.


DERCUM AUDIO - A Meeting With Medusa and Other Stories by Arthur C. ClarkeA Meeting With Medusa And Other Stories
By Arthur C. Clarke; Read by
2 Cassettes – 180 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published:
ISBN: 155656080x
Product#: ABS06
This volume contains the Hugo Award winning story: The Star and The Nine Billion Names Of God, and A Meeting With Medusa.



DERCUM AUDIO - Sidewise In Time / The Strange Case Of John Kingman by Murray LeinsterSidewise In Time / The Strange Case Of John Kingman
By Murray Leinster; Read by
2 Cassettes – 208 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published:
ISBN: 1556560834
Product#: ABS03
This volume contains: The Strange Case Of John Kingman and Sidewise In Time.


DERCUM AUDIO - Friends, Robots, Countrymen edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. GreenbergFriends Robots Countrymen
Edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
4 Cassettes – 360 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: 1991
ISBN: 1556561202, 1556561210
Subtitled: “Isaac Asimov Presents: Favorite Robot Stories From His Private Library”

DERCUM AUDIO - Sci-Fi Private Eye edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. GreenbergSci-Fi Private Eye
Edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
4 Cassettes – [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Dercum Audio
Published: 1993
ISBN: 1556561695, 1556561709