The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiberby Fritz Leiber
A collection of 44 short stories representative of the author's 50 years of writing horror, fantasy, science fiction. Edited by Martin H. Greenberg.
World Fantasy Award nominee 1991.
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Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr. (1910–1992) was an American author of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. The son of a pair of Shakespearian actors, Leiber was also an actor, expert chess player, and champion fencer. Born in Chicago in 1910, Leiber spent his youth touring with his parents' theater company. He graduated with honors in philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1932. Leiber married Jonquil Stephens in 1936. In 1938, their son Justin was born. After Jonquil's death in 1969, Fritz Leiber moved to San Francisco, where he died on September 5, 1992.