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Souza, Steven M

(1953-    ) US author of The Espers (1972), set initially on an Earth dominated from time immemorial by an Alien race of Secret Masters who have prevented Homo sapiens's natural evolution (see Arrested Development); the protagonist's Amnesia is explained by the fact that he is a Weapon in a long ...

Hugo

The annual awards given by the World SF Society, comprising members of the Worldcon. The awards were originally known as the Science Fiction Achievement Awards while affectionately termed Hugos in honour of Hugo Gernsback; the name was officially changed to the Hugo Awards when the US authorities declined to allow a service mark on the original name. Hugos were first awarded at the 1953 World SF ...

Mori Hiroshi

(1957-    ) Prolific Japanese author and model-maker, who gave up youthful Manga illustration under the name Mori Muku to specialize in rheology (the flow of viscous plastics). He became an associate professor in engineering at Nagoya University before quitting in 2005 to become a full-time author of prose fiction. Mori is largely known as a thriller writer in Japan, usually with scientific themes recalling the detective ...

Je T'aime, Je T'aime

Film (1967). Parc/Fox Europa. Directed by Alain Resnais. Written by Resnais, Jacques Sternberg. Cast includes Anouk Ferjac, Olga Georges-Picot and Claude Rich. 94 minutes, cut to 82 minutes. Colour. / A failed suicide is co-opted into a dangerous scientific experiment; he is to be sent back into the past for one minute. The experiment has proved safe for mice, but humans are conscious of time and memory in a way that animals are not, and the ...

Sedgwick, Helen

(1978-    ) Scottish research physicist and author who began to publish work of genre interest with "Quantum Gravity; Or, the Pygmy Marmoset and the Prefabricated Concrete Bungalow" in I Am Because You Are (anth 2015) edited by Pippa Goldschmidt and Tania Hershman. Her first novel, The Comet Seekers (2016) combines Physics and astrology in a complex rendering of the interconnections of its two protagonists, who are ...

Robinson, Roger

(1943-    ) UK computer programmer, bibliographer and publisher, active in UK Fandom for many years. The Writings of Henry Kenneth Bulmer (1983 chap; rev 1984 chap) is an exhaustive Bibliography of one of the most prolific sf writers, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its listing of Pseudonyms. ...



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