In the span of his fifty-five year career, Clifford Simak penned some of the most iconic science fiction ever written: …
By the time he was named the third Science Fiction Grand Master in 1977, Clifford D. Simak had already been …
Clifford Simak’s cerebral fixup novel that takes humanity out of its far-future cities, to the stars, and beyond humanity itself.
Four human crewmen are stranded light-years from earth when their ship is damaged; the novel tells the how they cope while attempting repairs.
A collection of one short novel and four novellas/novelets, showcasing some of C.L. Moore’s best solo science fiction offerings from the late ’40s and early ’50s.
A collection of the greatest science fiction stories and novellas from the year 1943, with notes by Asimov. A great selection, with many excellent authors and stories represented.
A running theme for Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine was for Ed Emsh to paint a thematic holiday cover for the December issue. The only two years this tradition was skipped were 1952 and 1955. Given the time of year, it seemed properly thematic to showcase all eight, plus a a few other related covers for Astounding and F&SF.
A small army of dead soldiers from the World Wars is recruited into a war between two alternate futures, to determine which future has the right to exist. Pulpy action funtime go!
Accident at a nuclear power plant threatens to doom most of the United States. Written well before atomic power or nuclear plants were common features (back in 1942).
An all-time classic space opera, its influences are still felt today. This episodic novel recreates Darwin’s voyage of the Beagle in space, heading into unknown regions on a mission of interstellar discovery. The ship’s crew explores new worlds and fends off strange alien cultures, all while facing internal struggles between the military and the scientists, and infighting between the scientists themselves.