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FREDERIK POHL's writing career spans over seventy years. He won the National Book Award in 1980 for his novel Jem. From about 1959 until 1969, Pohl edited Galaxy magazine and its sister magazine, If, winning the Hugo Award for it three years in a row. His writing also won him four Hugos and multiple Nebula Awards. He became a Nebula Grand Master in 1993. Pohl won the 2010 Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer, based on his writing on his blog, "The Way the Future Blogs."
Excellent story by one of the founders of the Futurian Club, a group of science fiction fans and writers in New York City. The book has some great satire, for 1953 that is. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jim
In a dystopian future, uncontrolled population growth and environmental exploitation have been allowed to run rampant and it is producing a world of diminishing horizons and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
I thought it could've been better but it is an interesting read. Worth checking out.Published 9 months ago by J.O.
I enjoyed the author's sharp view on advertising and the corporate mind set. While, it was written a while ago, it still rings true. It is not dated. Read morePublished 15 months ago by John A. Sewell
Fred Pohl was (and still is -- he's 93 now) one of the great names in modern science fiction. He published his first work in AMAZING STORIES in 1937 and his last novel (so he says)... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Michael K. Smith
This very gently and slightly updated edition is the one to read. It's as fresh as a newborn. Entertaining. Thought provoking. Hilarious. Read morePublished 22 months ago by David Keith
A CLASSIC all sifi buffs should be aware of this great work which unfortunatly seems all too prophetic! We have lived through most of these forcasts!Published 22 months ago by richard roy bruce
I was assigned this book for my English class and thought I would hate it. Turns out it was actually a really good book! Read morePublished on March 28, 2013 by catherine