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On This Day: Theodore Sturgeon

Theodore Sturgeon was born Edward Hamilton Waldo on this day in 1918. Sturgeon was not, in fact, a pseudonym; his name was legally changed after his parents’ divorce. Sturgeon was an American science fiction and horror writer and critic and … Continue reading

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Galactic Journey: Venus Plus X

We begin the year with a retrospective look at the future, through the eyes of someone of today pretending to be from yesterday. Wait. What? Last summer, we noted our admiration and appreciation for an intrepid time traveller, reviewing the … Continue reading

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On This Day: Theodore Sturgeon

On this day in 1918, Edward Hamilton Waldo – better known to the world as Theodore Sturgeon – was born  in New York City. Sturgeon was not a pseudonym; his name was legally changed after his parents’ divorce. After selling his … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Theodore Sturgeon

 From the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal sample introduction to the fantastic imagination of Theodore Sturgeon, one of the great names in science fiction. trade paperback | eBook Highly … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: More Than Human

Theodore Sturgeon made his first professional sales in 1937, but began his writing career in earnest in 1946, after travelling for some years. He produced an extraordinary body of short fiction – which is collected in thirteen volumes and available … Continue reading

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New Book of the Week: the Ulitmate Egoist

The Ultimate Egoist is the first volume of The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon, and contains the late author’s earliest work, written between 1937 and 1940. An acknowledged master of the short form – SF’s premier award for short fiction … Continue reading

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Readers Choice Winner for October

It’s probably redundant to point this out on a website devoted to classic science fiction, but the Readers’ Choice submissions for October were all very . . . classic. We had Fritz Leiber‘s Hugo Award-winning The Big Time, the third … Continue reading

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