James Blish

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James Blish (1921-75)
James Blish studied microbiology at Rutgers and then served as a medical laboratory technician in the US army during the Second World War. Among his best known books are Cities in Flight, A Case of Conscience, for which he won the Hugo in 1959 for Best Novel, Doctor Mirabilis, Black Easter and The Day After Judgement.


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Essential reading

They Shall Have Stars (1956)
The first book in the Cities In Flight sequence

The Seedling Stars (1957)

A Case of Conscience (1958)

Doctor Mirabilis (1964)

James Blish SF Gateway Omnibus (2013)



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