Monthly Archives: March 2018

Sirius, by Olaf Stapledon

It is probably safe to claim that Olaf Stapledon (1866-1950) is best remembered today as a science fiction writer, rather than a philosopher; since his recognition as the first winner of the Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award (2001) and admission to … Continue reading

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Anarchaos, by Donald Westlake (as Curt Clark)

Donald Westlake, of course, was a well-known crime fiction and screenplay writer, by early in his career he published a handful of SF stories. After an acrimonious split from the small club of SF editors (detailed here), he published the … Continue reading

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