"Not your mind business" or how British science fiction writer Eric Frank Russell became popular only in America
The British science fiction writer who became most famous in America, whom the Americans themselves considered their countryman. In his work, Russell was different from his colleagues living on the…

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Science Fiction Coordinator John Wood Campbell
John Campbell is an American writer, better known as an editor. Possessing his vision and uncompromising, Campbell guided the young authors into an unusual for fiction channel, moving farther away…

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Gustav Meyrink
Gustav Meyrink, the illegitimate son of Maria Wilhelmina Adelheid Mayer and Minister of State Karl Freiherr von Farnvuhler, was born on January 19, 1868 in Vienna. His mother was an…

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Antiwar satire by science fiction writer Harry Harrison

Harry Harrison, best known as the author of the Steel Rat book series, has lived a long, fruitful life as a writer. From his pen came a lot of works, mostly humorous, in which quite serious topics were laid.
Briefly about the writer
Harry Harrison has released 35 novels and more than two hundred short stories. Born in Connecticut on March 12, 1925, at two years old the family moved to New York. He began his career with scripts for comics and short stories for numerous magazines. Popularity came to him with the release of The Indomitable Planet, for which he was nominated for the Hugo Literary Prize. He became famous as the author of humorous science fiction novels and short stories, a significant part of which was a parody and satire on popular themes and works at that time.

The leitmotif of his books was a protest against the army, wars, authoritarianism, violence against dissidents and predatory aspirations. Most of his heroes are individualists, bright personalities who do not shy from breaking the law in the name of some of their ideals, but at the same time who do not feel Continue reading

Inventor of modern science fiction Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester, an American science fiction writer who managed to try himself in dozens of different projects on television, radio, in magazines and comics. In the early 50s, Bester published his main novels, which brought him wide fame and recognition among science fiction lovers.
Briefly about the writer
Alfred Bester was born December 18, 1913, died September 30, 1987 – an American science fiction writer, scriptwriter for television and radio shows, magazine editor and comic book writer. But, despite the wide front of his activity, he was best known precisely as a science fiction writer who received the very first ever Hugo Prize in 1953 for the novel “A Man Without a Face”.

The great Harry Harrison wrote: “Alfred Bester was one of the few writers who invented modern science fiction.”
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Scientist and science fiction writer Ivan Efremov about the incredible successes of mankind in the future

Ivan Efremov was born in 1908 and began to write during the years of World War II. Efremov tried to get away from the tendency to describe interplanetary wars and the demise of civilizations, trying to predict the possible fate of mankind and the way it could go. His works can be described as a “communist utopia.”
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Ivan Efremov was born in 1908 and began to write during the years of World War II. By education a paleontologist. In his works, he described the utopian communist future, putting at the forefront the achievements of science and technology and the realization of the creative potential of every citizen. In Continue reading

The tenth planet and other science fiction by Sergei Belyaev at the dawn of the formation of the USSR
Sergei Mikhailovich Belyaev was born in 1883. He became one of the first Soviet science fiction writers, starting to write as early as the 1920s. However, he is far from…

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Life of Evgeny Zamyatin and the first dystopia in history
Yevgeny Zamyatin was born at the end of the 19th century and worked in the era of revolutions and the First World War. He was not a prolific writer, and…

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Inventor of modern science fiction Alfred Bester
Alfred Bester, an American science fiction writer who managed to try himself in dozens of different projects on television, radio, in magazines and comics. In the early 50s, Bester published…

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HERBERT WELLS
Herbert George Wells is an English writer and publicist, researcher, doctor of biological sciences, a politician and a supporter of social and scientific movements. A representative of the methods and…

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