Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Clifford D. Simak more influential than we knew ...

The Surprising Novel That Got Kim Stanley Robinson Interested in Science Fiction
 ... as a young adult, he checked Clifford D. Simak's comic novel The Goblin Reservation out of the library — and it changed his life.
the goblin reservation
via flickr's Adaiha
Honestly, I don't remember mine. I think it may have been the Tom Swift stories I found at my grandparents' house. I was hooked on Doctor Who the first time I saw a Tom Baker-era episode on Public TV back in the late 70s. No telling which came first though.

Other gateways to geekery?

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