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The Early Pohl

Frederik Pohl is a lesser Grand Master. Lifelong nerd, proto-fanboy, editor of old-timey pulp rags, union president, he is one of those eminently readable, largely innocuous fiction writers who has slogged his way into the canon via sheer persistence. I … Continue reading

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Search the Sky

On a future and much-decayed Earth, Of babies there’s long been a dearth – But everyone cheers When a spaceship appears packed with goods of immeasurable worth. Something has gone wrong with mankind: evolution has gone deaf and blind. One … Continue reading

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The Reefs of Space

Not in the wildest stoner prognostications of Carl Sagan, nor the fetid dreams of any sci-fi writer ever before or since, has there been anything like the The Reefs of Space. Not the book, which is fairly standard, but the … Continue reading

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