Buy the book

Become a Fan

Other projects

technicalities




« Presuppositions about faith in Asimov's, Oct./Nov 2008 | Main | New review of The Gospel According to Science Fiction »

September 23, 2008

Comments

larry steckler

If you wish to learn more about Hugo Gernsback

I’ve recently published a new 900-page biography about the life and times of Hugo Gernsback. It is available on Amazon. Just follow this link:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1419658573/ref=s9_asin_title_1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-1&pf_rd_r=0E2P5EPVT6GNP7TGPC29&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=320448601&pf_rd_i=507846

The manuscript was found while I was in the process of closing down Gernsback Publications Inc. in 2003. It was apparently written some time in the 1950’s. It covers all the areas that Hugo found interesting: wireless communications, science fiction, publishing, patents, foretelling the future, and much more.

Want more info? Contact me at PoptronixInc@aol.com

Elliot

Interesting. This fits with my own surprise at reading the Golden Age SF Hall of Fame collection and finding a certain amount of religion/religious folks therein.

And there are so many varieties of "religion" and "atheism" and so many subtle variations in people's definitions to those words. Stark conceptual dividing lines like those (or even 'belief' and unbelief' or 'naturalist' and supernaturalist') simply don't do justice to the usual complexity of human attitudes.

Erin

I always wondered where the Displacer Beast came from....

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)