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

SF Masterworks

A Case of Conscience
Cities in Flight

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Gateway Essentials

They Shall Have Stars: Cities in Flight Book 1
A Life for the Stars
: Cities in Flight Book 2
Earthman, Come Home: Cities in Flight Book 3
The Triumph of Time: Cities in Flight Book 4 

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The Seedling Stars
Black Easter
The Day After Judgement

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