"Born with the Dead" is a science fiction novella by Robert Silverberg. It describes a near-future world in which the recently dead can be "rekindled" to a new life, but one in which their personalities and attitudes are radically changed; although they possess their memories from their previous lives, their former concerns no longer appear important to them. The story parallels that of Eurydice and... [click here for more]
During the 1950s, Evelyn E. Smith regularly published science fiction in magazines like Galaxy and Fantastic Universe. These range from post-apocalyptic satires, such as "The Last of the Spode" and "The Hardest Bargain," to "BAXBR/DAXBR," where she explores the dangers of Martian crossword puzzles. She also wrote four science fiction novels, which chiefly... [click here for more]
The "Golden Age of Science Fiction" Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to classic science fiction writers who might otherwise be forgotten. This volume assembles 2 novels and 4 shorter works -- almost 500 pages of classic fiction -- by 3-time Hugo Award-winner Clifford D. Simak.
TIME QUARRY [novel] EMPIRE [novel] THE STREET THAT WASN'T THERE [short story] THE WORLD... [click here for more]
“The Inquisitor,” was written in May, 1956 for William Hamling's IMAGINATION magazine, as Robert Silverberg writes in his lengthly introduction, "a few weeks before my graduation from Columbia, and put my own byline on it, but when Hamling published it in the December, 1956 issue of IMAGINATION it was credited to Randall Garrett, and so it has remained in bibliographies to this day. It’s my work,... [click here for more]
The castaway was a wanted man—but he didn't know how badly he was wanted! A science fiction classic by the author of CITY and MASTODONIA.
Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, EPUB and MOBI (Kindle) versions of the book. ... [click here for more]
VOYAGE BENEATH THE WAVES was published two years prior to Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
Verne, when he became aware of Jules Rengade's serial version, felt obliged to write the magazine editor to set the record straight--HE'D developed the idea independently!
In fact, the influence was very much the other way around: although Rengade had come up with the idea of an imaginary... [click here for more]