The Passage of the Light: The Recursive Science Fiction of Barry N. Malzbergby Barry N. Malzberg
Edited by Mike Resnick and Anthony R. Lewis. Cover art by Merle Insinga.
This collection contains over 170,000 words of some of the funniest and most biting science fiction ever written-science fiction stories that question the very values and dreams of the field.
"It was the stories that comprise this book that made Malzberg the center of controversy... even more than his award-winning Beyond Apollo." — Mike Resnick, in the introduction to this collection
- Introduction by Mike Resnick
- Dwellers of the Deep
- Gather in the Hall of the Planets
- July 24, 1970
- Notes Toward a Useable Past
- A Question of Slant
- A Galaxy Called Rome
- A Delightful Comedic Premise
- January 1975
- Prose Bowl (with Bill Pronzini)
- Another Goddamned Showboat
- Herovit's World
- The Passage of the Light
- Afterword by Anthony R. Lewis
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Barry Nathaniel Malzberg (born 1939) is an American writer and editor, most often of science fiction and fantasy.
Barry N. Malzaberg has written several stories under the pseudonym of K. M. O'Donnell. He has also written The Lone Wolf series under the pseudonym of Mike Barry.
Barry N. Malzberg. Wikipedia.