9780743412940

Science Fiction 101; Where to Start Reading and Writing Science Fiction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780743412940

  • ISBN10:

    074341294X

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2001-02-27
  • Publisher: I Books
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Summary

For those who read or write science fiction comes a great introduction to the secrets, the crafts, and the art of sci fi. Included are 13 classic works by Alfred Bester, Philip K. Dick, Jack Vance, Frederick Pohl, and many others.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Greg Bear
Foreword xi
Robert Silverberg
Introduction
Robert Silverberg
The Making of a Science-Fiction Writer
3(49)
Four In One
Damon Knight
``Four In One'': Complications with Elegance
52(48)
Fondly Farenheit
Alfred Bester
``Fondly Farenheit'': Who Am I, Which Are You?
100(34)
No Woman Born
C.L. Moore
``No Woman Born'': Flowing From Ring to Ring
134(76)
Home Is The Hunter
Henry Kuttner
``Home Is the Hunter'': The Triumph of Honest Roger Bellamy
210(23)
The Monsters
Robert Sheckley
``The Monsters'': Don't Forget to Kill Your Wife
233(21)
Common Time
James Blish
``Common Time'': With All of Love
254(40)
Scanners Live In Vain
Cordwainer Smith
``Scanners Live In Vain'': Under the Wire with the Habermans
294(53)
Hothouse
Brian W. Aldiss
``Hothouse'': The Fuzzypuzzle Odyssey
347(50)
The New Prime
Jack Vance
``The New Prime'': Six Plots for the Price of One
397(36)
Colony
Philip K. Dick
``Colony'': I Trusted the Rug Completely
433(32)
The Little Black Bag
C.M. Kornbluth
``The Little Black Bag'': Press Button for Triple Bypass
465(44)
Light Of Other Days
Bob Shaw
``Light Of Other Days'': Beyond the Radius of Capture
509(17)
Day Million
Frederik Pohl
``Day Million'': A Boy, a Girl, a Love Story
526(14)
For Further Reading 540

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