Literature

Arthur C. Clarke omnibus (Italian edition)

The novel “Imperial Earth” by Arthur C. Clarke published for the first time in 1975 starts on Saturn’s moon Titan in 2276. The Makenzie family is the most important in the colony that thrives on Titan thanks to the trade of hydrogen, essential as fuel for the fusion engines that make space travel possible.

Algis Budrys in 1985

Algirdas Jonas Budrys (picture ©William Shunn) was born on January 9, 1931 in Königsberg, East Prussia. His father was consul general of the exiled Lithuanian government and in 1936 his family found sanctuary in the U.S.A., where he lived for the rest of his life.