Literature

Julian May was born on July 10, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Elmwood Park, a suburb of Chicago. She wrote several science fiction and fantasy novels. She’s most famous for the Pliocene Exile / Galactic Milieu saga.

Ark by Stephen Baxter

The novel “Ark” by Stephen Baxter has been published for the first time in 2009. It’s the sequel to “Flood”. In 2025 the sea level continues to rise and Patrick Groundwater must use all his resources with other rich and far-sighted people to give a future to his daughter Holle. Working together with what remains of the American governmental structure plans are prepared to try to ensure the survival of future generations.

Michaelmas by Algis Budrys (Italian edition)

The novel “Michaelmas” by Algis Budrys was published for the first time in 1977. A shorter version with several differences from the novel was published in the magazine “Science Fiction & Fantasy” in July and August of 1976.

Fritz Leiber omnibus (Italian edition)

The novel “The Green Millennium” by Fritz Leiber was published for the first time in 1953. In this novel Phil Gish is an ordinary person who one day comes across a green cat. Because it seems to him that his presence makes him feel good he calls him Lucky but very soon the cat disappears. Gish starts looking for him but as if a green cat wasn’t strange enough in the apartment across the street he sees a famale faun.

Open Prison, aka The Escape Orbit, by James White (Italian edition)

The novel “Open Prison”, also known as “The Escape Orbit”, by James White was published for the first time in 1963. It was a finalist for the Nebula Award in the best novel of the year category of 1965, the year of its publication in the USA.