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Tag: Robert Sheckley

Robert Sheckley: a science fiction author’s life (audio documentary).

July 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Robert Sheckley: a science fiction author’s life (audio documentary).

Here’s an hour-long exploration of the classic SF author Robert Sheckley’s life and works, in this audio piece by the ever-reliable David Barr Kirtley. In late 1951, Robert Sheckley sold his first story, Final Examination, to Imagination magazine. He then gained prominence as a writer, publishing stories in Imagination, Galaxy, and other science fiction magazines. […]

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Futuropolis by Robert Sheckley (book review).

May 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Futuropolis by Robert Sheckley (book review).

I pulled a copy of Robert Sheckley’s ‘Futuropolis’ because I missed it the first time around in the early 1980s and finding it on-line is easier than bookshop hunting in its day. For those who don’t know, Robert Sheckley (1928-2005) was a popular American SF author that I came across originally with his quirky ‘Mindswap’ […]

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