Which books/covers/authors intrigue you? Which have you read? Disliked? Enjoyed?
1. 5 Tales From Tomorrow, ed. T. E. Dikty (1957)
From the back cover: “THE TIME: TOMORROW… when
…space travel is as simple as suburban commuting
…robots do everything from washing dishes to waging wars
…do-it-yourself surgery kits are as common as Band-aids
…giant electronic brains mastermind all human activity
THE PLACE: SPACE SPACE SPACE
where the cold, dark islands of abandoned planets drift in a fabulous universe flooded with blazing energy, the dust of old suns and the heat of smoldering new stars.
Space–the promise of new life to a crowded earth–the new frontier–the hope of tomorrow!”
Contents: Bud Foote’s “Push-Button Passion” (1954), Tom Godwin’s “The Cold Equations” (1954), Clifford D. Simak’s “How-2” (1954), Robert Abernathy’s “Deep Space” (1954), Everett B. Cole’s “Exile” (1954)Continue reading