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Turning Points: Essays on the Art of Science Fiction
 

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Genres:

Non-Fiction
Science Fiction
Criticism & Commentary

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# Date Publisher Binding Cover
1 1977-00-00  

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Contents:

· Science Fiction: Its Nature, Faults and Virtues · Robert A. Heinlein ·
· Social Science Fiction · Isaac Asimov ·
· What Is Science Fiction? · Damon Knight ·
· Pilgrim Fathers: Lucien and All That · Brian W. Aldiss ·
· Science Fiction Before Gernsback · H. Bruce Franklin ·
· The Situation Today · Kingsley Amis ·
· On Science Fiction · C. S. Lewis ·
· Alien Monsters · Joanna Russ ·
· Cathedrals in Space [“The Issue as Hand”] · William Atheling, Jr. ·
· Contact · Pierre Versins ·
· No Copying Allowed · John W. Campbell ·
· Scientists in SF: A Debate · Philip R. Geffe, Milton A. Rothman, John W. Campbell & James V. McConnell ·
· On the Writing of Speculative Fiction · Robert A. Heinlein ·
· How to Build a Planet · Poul Anderson ·
· How to Collaborate Without Getting Your Head Shaved · Keith Laumer ·
· Writing and Selling Science Fiction · Damon Knight ·
· Chemical Persuasion [from Brave New World Revisited] · Aldous Huxley ·
· Pandora’s Box · Robert A. Heinlein ·
· Gourmet Dining in Outer Space · Alfred Bester ·
· Why So Much Syzygy · Theodore Sturgeon ·
· There’s Nothing Like a Good Foundation · Isaac Asimov ·
· Son of Dr. Strangelove · Arthur C. Clarke ·
· Journey with a Little Man · Richard McKenna ·

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