Clifford Donald Simak (August 3, 1904 – April 25, 1988) was an American science fiction writer. He was honored by fans with three Hugo Awards and by colleagues with one Nebula Award and was named the third Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) in 1977
many a midnight hour passed as I read these cheap used SF -- I consider Andre Norton the master of 1950s-60s underdog/outsider SF
Iain Banks: Writer of both literary and science fiction best known for 'The Wasp…
'iain banks: writer of both literary & science fiction best known for "the wasp factory"' - peter guttridge, 2013 [the independent obituary article]
Silent Running -A pre-Star Wars science fiction movie with ethical implications. Interesting.