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George R. Stewart

On This Day: George R. Stewart

George Rippey Stewart was born in Pennsylvania on this day in 1895 and died in California in 1980. A Professor of English at the University of California, he published a number of novels, including two studies of natural catastrophe, Storm and Fire. Earth Abides is his only work of science fiction and won the first […]

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Now in eBook: Earth Abides

We are delighted to announce that George R. Stewart‘s post-apocalyptic classic Earth Abides, is finally available in eBook. In this profound ecological fable, a mysterious plague has destroyed the vast majority of the human race. Isherwood Williams, one of the few survivors, returns from a wilderness field trip to discover that civilization has vanished during […]

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Readers Choice Winner for September

September’s Readers’ Choice picks were a mixed bag – the only thing they really had in common was that each was one of our readers’ favourites. We’ve seen submissions from the post-apocalyptic humanity of George R. Stewart‘s Earth Abides to the creations-run-amok paranoia of Jack Williamson‘s The Humanoids; from the gifts-from-the-stars wonder of D.G. Compton‘s […]

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