Frederik Pohl
Books and Stories

Frederik Pohl (b. 1919) is both an sf writer and editor. He attended the Bronx High School of Science, becoming friends with Isaac Asimov. He was a member of the Futurians as a young man. Unfortunately, when he was 14, he was forced to quit school to work (due to the Great Depression). He edited Galaxy and If magazines from 1959 until 1969. He won both the Hugo and Nebula awards for his novel Gateway in 1978. He also won a John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel, and is recognized as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America.Select a novel or story title to see the inventions from that work:

Beyond the Blue Event Horizon, Ballantine, 1980

Gateway, St. Martin's Press, 1970

The Age of The Pussyfoot, Ballantine, 1966

The Midas Plague, Galaxy, 1954

The Tunnel Under The World, Galaxy Science Fiction, 1955

 

 

 

 

 

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