»Why start here? That is the most obvious question prompted by these two handsome volumes from the Library of America. They represent the LoA’s first attempt to argue for a canon of science fiction, but they start in the middle, in the 1950s. American science fiction began — at least as a self-conscious written tradition — when Hugo Gernsback founded Amazing Stories magazine in 1926 and filled it with what we now think of as pulp sf.«

Graham Sleight

Graham Sleight about the collection American Science Fiction: Nine Classic Novels of the 1950s , edited by Gary K. Wolfe. His review at

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