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Harlan Ellison
Harlan Jay Ellison was a prolific American writer of short stories, novellas, teleplays, essays, and criticism. His literary and television work received many awards. He wrote for the original series of both The Outer Limits and Star Trek as well as The Alfred Hitchcock Hour; edited the... show more
Harlan Jay Ellison was a prolific American writer of short stories, novellas, teleplays, essays, and criticism.

His literary and television work received many awards. He wrote for the original series of both The Outer Limits and Star Trek as well as The Alfred Hitchcock Hour; edited the multiple-award-winning short story anthology series Dangerous Visions; and served as creative consultant/writer to the science fiction TV series The New Twilight Zone and Babylon 5.

Several of his short fiction pieces have been made into movies, such as the classic "The Boy and His Dog".
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Birth date: 1934-05-27
Died: 2018-06-27
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markk
markk rated it 4 months ago
One of my favorite reading pleasures is the short story collection. Such books provide a nearly perfect combination of diversity and readability within a single volume. This is especially true when the collection consists of stories from multiple authors and their different styles of writing. And ...
bigfootmurf
bigfootmurf rated it 1 year ago
Harlan Ellison has produced a steady stream of award-winning short stories and television scripts down the years, often in the fantasy and Science Fiction genres. This book does not fall into those categories but perhaps SFCrowsnest got it because he’s a fantasy author or perhaps because it‘s from t...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
(Original review, 1980-10-29)At WorldCon, Harlan discussed this story a bit, and read an hour's worth of it to us. The story is pseudo-autobiographical; i.e., bits and pieces of Harlan's and Bob Silverberg's personalities and lives are entwined into both of the "main" characters (Bedloe and Crowstai...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
(Original Review, 1980-11-07)I was reading a book by the name of 'Strange Wine' by Harlan Ellison recently. The book is very good, but that is not what I want to talk about. He has an introduction titled "Revealed at Last! What Killed the Dinosaurs! And You Don't Look So Terrific Yourself." I would ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
(Original Review, 1980-12-10)Houghton Mifflin finally delivered a receptacle for the Shatterday limited edition book plate Ellison: the book itself. I definitely approached the book with a pro-Ellison prejudice, but even normalizing for that leaves me in awe of this guy. If you're into stuff lik...
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