c m kornbluth

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    Should I read the old version or the new revised version of this SciFi book?

    Hey everyone, how is everyone doing? Good, I hope. 1) So, I have the original copy of the book The Space Merchants , but now the exact same authors of that book put out a new “revised 21st century edition” . I assume revised means the same as updated? I wouldn’t know, I have yet to buy I book...
  2. Don

    "Two Dooms" by Kornbluth

    Keywords: althist, desert, drug, losalamos, timetravel Two Dooms originally appears in the July 1958 issue of Venture. My own source is His Share of Glory, The Complete Short Science Fiction of C M Kornbluth. This alternate history story changes the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki...
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    The Space Merchants-Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth

    The Space Merchants Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth St. Martin’s Griffin, Dec 6 2011, $14.99 ISBN 9781250000156 International corporations run the world as they own the governments. CEOs rule society with their advertising gurus the keys by not just twisting the truth but selling lies...
  4. antiloquax

    C M Kornbluth

    Just read "The Marching Morons". I have some other Kornbluth fiction on my Kindle and was looking for some recommendations. I have "The Space Merchants", "The Mindworm", "MS Found in a Chinese Fortune Cookie", "Theory of Rocketry", "Gunner Cade" and some others ... Oh, just found "Gladiator at...
  5. Anthony G Williams

    The Space Merchants by Frederick Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth

    Kornbluth and especially Pohl were formidable "golden age" SF authors in their own right (Pohl, who is now 90, carrying on into recent times; Kornbluth died young in 1958), but are still remembered for their collaborations. One of these, Wolfbane, was reviewed on this blog on 21 October 2007...
  6. Anthony G Williams

    Wolfbane by Frederick Pohl and C M Kornbluth

    It is the 23rd century. Two hundred years before, a small planet had entered the Solar System, captured the Earth and the Moon, and pulled them out of their orbit into interstellar space. The controlling intelligences of the wanderer were enigmatic mobile Pyramids measuring 35 yards on each edge...