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Clifford D. Simak

Clifford D. Simak – First Edition Books: Identification Guide

Clifford Donald Simak (1904 – 1988) was an American science fiction writer. He won three Hugo Awards and one Nebula Award. The Science Fiction Writers of America made him its third SFWA Grand Master, and the Horror Writers Association made him one of three inaugural winners of the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. Simak …

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Larry Niven

Larry Niven – First Edition Books: Identification Guide

Laurence van Cott Niven (1938 – ) is an American science fiction writer. His best-known works are Ringworld (1970), which received Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards, and, with Jerry Pournelle, The Mote in God’s Eye (1974) and Lucifer’s Hammer (1977). The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America named him the 2015 recipient of …

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Anne McCaffrey

Anne McCaffrey – First Edition Books: Identification Guide

Anne Inez McCaffrey (1926 – 2011) was an American-Irish writer known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series. She was the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction (Best Novella, “Weyr Search”, 1968) and the first to win a Nebula Award (Best Novella, “Dragonrider”, 1969). Her 1978 novel The White Dragon became one …

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H. P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft – First Edition Books: Identification Guide

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890 – 1937) was an American writer of weird, science, fantasy, and horror fiction. Lovecraft is best known for his creation of a body of work that became known as the Cthulhu Mythos. Lovecraft was relatively unknown during his lifetime. While his stories appeared in prominent pulp magazines such as Weird Tales, …

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Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin – First Edition Books: Identification Guide

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (1929 – 2018) was an American author best known for her works of speculative fiction, including science fiction works set in her Hainish universe, and the Earthsea fantasy series. She was first published in 1959, and her literary career spanned nearly sixty years, producing more than twenty novels and over a …

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