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R.I.P. SF Grand Master Frederik Pohl

Gateway by Frederik Pohl

Science fiction lost another immense talent this year.  Science Fiction Grand Master Frederik Pohl has passed away.  He was 93. This particularly hits home with me because Pohl penned one of my favorite books of all time, Gateway.  I discovered …

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R.I.P. Iain M. Banks

Iain Banks

Sad news has come along that noted (science) fiction writer Iain Banks has succumbed to his terminal gallbladder cancer.  It was only two short months ago that Iain released a statement that he’d been diagnosed with the illness.  Since that …

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R.I.P. SF Grand Master Jack Vance

Jack Vance

Science fiction Grand Master Jack Vance has passed away at the age of 96.  Jack was the author of scores of fantasy and science fiction books.  He’s best known for his The Dying Earth series originally published beginning in 1950. …

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