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Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester was an award winning, influential author of science fiction. He has the distinction of winning the very first Hugo award for "Best Novel" with his seminal work The Demolished Man.

He was made SFWA grand master in 1988 and Harry Harrison is quoted as saying Bester was "one of the handful of writers who invented modern science fiction."


    • The Demolished Man (1953)
    • Who He? (The Rat Race) (1953)
    • The Stars My Destination (Tiger, Tiger) (1956)
    • The Computer Connection (1975)
    • Golem100 (1980)
    • The Deceivers (1981)
    • Tender Loving Rage (1991)
    • Psychoshop (1998)
A long time ago a bunch of people reached a general consensus as to what?s real and what?s not and most of us have been going along with it ever since
- Charles De Lint

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