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Sidewise in Time is a 1950 collection of science fiction short stories by Murray Leinster. It was first published by Shasta Publishers in 1950 in an edition of 5,000 copies. The stories all originally appeared in the magazines Astounding and Thrilling Wonder Stories.

Sidewise in Time
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
AuthorMurray Leinster
Cover artistHannes Bok
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction
PublisherShasta Publishers
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pages211 pp



L. Sprague de Camp declared Sidewise "a fine entertaining collection," although he dismissed "Proxima Centauri" as a "bottom of the trunk" piece.[1]


  1. ^ "Book Reviews", Astounding Science Fiction, February 1951, p.151
  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 593.
  • Contento, William G. "Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections". Retrieved 2008-03-04.