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Terry Bisson
Formerly ('75-'02) a Kentuckian living in New York,currently a New Yorker living in California. Known mostly for SF short stories (Hugo, Nebula awards), also writes novels, screenplays, comics and non-fiction.Biographer of Mumia Abu Jamal. Former automechanic,wrote CAR TALK with 'Click and... show more

Formerly ('75-'02) a Kentuckian living in New York,currently a New Yorker living in California. Known mostly for SF short stories (Hugo, Nebula awards), also writes novels, screenplays, comics and non-fiction.Biographer of Mumia Abu Jamal. Former automechanic,wrote CAR TALK with 'Click and Clack'. Produced andedited NO FRILLS Books back in '80s. Completed STLEIBOWITZ AND THE WILD HORSE WOMAN for Walter M Millerestate. Lives in Oakland. Rides a KLR650. Hosts monthly author reading series in San Francisco (SFinSF).Edits 'Outspoken Author' series for PM Books.
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Birth date: February 12, 1942
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The Book Gourmet
The Book Gourmet rated it 10 months ago
I found this in my local library (not in the best of conditions) and read it without checking it out.To say I was disappointed would be an understatement.Yes, the plot follows the movie religiously (it is a screenplay novelization after all), but it looks like the author couldn't be bothered with do...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it 3 years ago
The Secret History of Fantasy is a 19-story collection of what I'm given to understand is unusual or different fantasy, along with a couple nonfiction essays about the genre as a whole (and of course, the forward by Peter Beagle). Taken as a whole, it was a varied and sometimes fascinating read, tho...
Precious books
Precious books rated it 3 years ago
Amazingly funny short story. Even though it only has five pages, it made me smile several times. Just read it guys, it's only five pages and available to read for free!Also, credits to the writer for putting this as an author's note:(Thanks for your interest in my work. If you enjoyed this little pi...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 5 years ago
This is a collection of 36 stories ranging from 1981 to 2002 and purporting to represent the best shorts in science fiction in those years. A blurb on the back by GRR Martin says that "if a science fiction fan from 1984 chanced to stumble into a time warp and pop up in the here and now, and wanted t...
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it 6 years ago
An alternate history of the sixties, most particularly 1968 as seen through the eyes of Clay and his friends living on nearby communes. Rather disappointing overall with the historical changes feeling very arbitrary and not always completely in character from what I remember of that time. The commun...
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