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.
Alfred Bester’s “Fondly Fahrenheit;” Zenna Henderson’s “Gilead;” Charles Beaumont’s “Quadriopoticon;” Manly Wade Wellman’s “Little Black Train;” stories by Richard Brookbank, Kay Rogers, and Doris P. Buck.
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.
Sole survivor of shipwreck ventures into black hole after his lost command, while his girlfriend ends up hostage on a prison ship commandeered by mad neurosurgeon. Good times.
Two old-school science fiction tales from the end of the pulp era: aliens invade a New Mexico army base, and fringe-planet raiders fight an empire to retain their freedom.
For the first time in billions of years, a new human is born. More importantly, he’s the first person in billions of years with the driving curiosity to leave his utopian city.
Scientists unleash ancient alien monstrosity from the briny deep; it proceeds to go about re-conquering our world via its psychic powers. A B-movie in book form.
Human clones are sent from Earth as test dummies to colonize a habitable planet in Tau Ceti, overcoming a number of technological and pscyhological hurdles.
A 1980s-era man is deposited in a future so advanced and decadent that its inhabitants have nothing better to do than reconstruct (with some accuracy) ancient cities to hold their social events.
Hardboiled time cop is stranded in a time loop during the age of dinosaurs, and has to untangle a muddled web of intrigue and time paradoxes to get home alive.