News item: 3 July 2014
Frank M Robinson died on 30 June at the age of 87. His long publishing career began in the 1940s and included such highlights as The Power (1956; filmed 1967), The Dark Beyond the Stars (1991) and the art book Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century (1999). His Technothriller The Glass Inferno (1974), written with Thomas N Scortia, was half the source of the film The Towering Inferno. He received SFWA’s Special Honoree life achievement honour (a rebranding of the former Author Emeritus) in 2014.