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The Crazy Years

Reflections of a Science Fiction Original

The Crazy Years( )
Author: Robinson, Spider
Foreword by: Block, Lawrence
ISBN:978-1-932100-35-8
Publication Date:Oct 2004
Publisher:BenBella Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

A collection of witty, irreverent essays on subjects running the gamut from the space program to airport bans on smoking are included in this anthology. Written by Spider Robinson, 'The Crazy Years' takes its name from Robert A Heinlein's designation of the last years of the 20th century and contains essays from Robinson's tenure as op-ed columnist for 'The Globe and Mail' and from 'Galaxy Online'. Environmentalists that place the survival of earth before the survival of humanity, the...
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Book Details
Pages:294
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / Essays
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8.9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.906 Pounds
Author Biography
Robinson, Spider (Author)
Science fiction author Spider Robinson was born in the Bronx, New York on November 24, 1948. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the State University of New York. He began writing professionally in 1972 and has won numerous awards including three Hugos, one Nebula, and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. He is best known for his Callahan stories and for the Stardance Sequence, which he co-wrote with his wife Jeanne Robinson. He was selected by the Heinlein Prize Trust to write Variable Star, a novel based on a 1955 outline created by Robert A. Heinlein. He also worked as a book reviewer for Galaxy, Analog, and New Destinies magazines and his opinion column Future Tense has appeared in The Globe and Mail since 1996. In 2001, he released Belaboring the Obvious, a CD featuring original music. He currently lives in Bowen Island, Brisith Columbia, Canada with his wife.

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