cordwainer smith

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    Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award presented

    29th July 2010 07:27 AM Elaine Frei Often, science fiction and fantasy readers are on the lookout for the “next big thing” in the genre they love, the next best-seller, the next hot young writer. The Cordwainer Smith Foundation, however, has a slightly different goal with its Cordwainer...
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    Cordwainer Smith (a.k.a. Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger)

    I ran across his short story collection (The Rediscovery of Man) the other day at a used bookstore and was intrigued. It was a bit pricey so I held off. The author's fiction looks very interesting ... have any of you read it? Is it good? Elements of it seem similar to Dune and related works...
  3. Anthony G Williams

    Norstrilia by Cordwainer Smith

    Cordwainer Smith (real name Paul Anthony Myron Linebarger) was an unusual man; an expert on the Far East and on psychological warfare, who served in US Army Intelligence in both World War 2 and the Korean War, he also left behind a series of linked stories set some 15 millennia in the future...
  4. Omphalos

    Book Review: Norstrilia, by Cordwainer Smith

    OK, here's the set up for this week's book review. See if you can guess what the novel is called before you start the second paragraph. And...please try to ignore the name of the book and the author above. Thousands and thousands of years in the future on a distant and very arid planet in the...
  5. Brian G Turner

    Cordwainer Smith

    Anyone read anything by him? Just been setting up a bilbiography of him, and the majority seem to be short-stories. Has anyone read any of these? Also, how do his novels compare? Simply curious. :)
  6. Jayaprakash Satyamurthy

    NORSTRILIA by Cordwainer Smith

    A few weeks back, I was fortunate enough to locate a second-hand copy of Cordwainer Smith's only full-length SF novel, Norstrilia. Smith (the SF pen name of US foreign policy adviser Paul Linebarger) was one of the most unusual writers to ever grace the genre. In my opinion, he belongs to the...