Tag Archives: Cordwainer Smith

Gateway Essentials: Cordwainer Smith

Paul Linebarger was born 103 years ago, today, which is good an excuse as any to present his SF Masterworks and Gateway Essentials. What’s that? You say?  Never heard of him? Ah! Well, that could be because . . . … Continue reading

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Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: June 2016

    ‘Where Silverberg goes today, the rest of science fiction will follow tomorrow’ Isaac Asimov   Reflections is a regular column by multi-award-winning SFWA Grandmaster Robert Silverberg, in which he will offer his thoughts on science fiction, literature and … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Norstrilia

Cordwainer Smith was the most famous pen name of US foreign policy adviser Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He held a PhD in Political Science from Johns Hopkins, served in the US military during the Second World War and acted as … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice: Cordwainer Smith’s The Rediscovery of Man

This week’s Readers Choice, which comes to us from SF Gateway forum member, The Star Plunderer, is Cordwainer Smith‘s The Rediscovery of Man. Welcome to the strangest, most distinctive future ever imagined by a science fiction writer. An insterstellar empire … Continue reading

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