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Science Fiction Grandmaster Brian Aldiss turns 90 today. His over 100 books include the science-fiction masterpieces as HOTHOUSE, GREYBEARD, FRANKENSTEIN UNBOUND, THE MALACIA TAPESTRY, and the Helliconia Trilogy, the pioneering book of science-fiction criticism BILLION YEAR SPREE, CULTURAL BREAKS, the numerous influential anthologies such as PENGUIN SCIENCE FICTION, YEARS BEST SCIENCE FICTION (with Harry Harrison, Volumes 1-6), SPACE OPERA, and A SCIENCE FICTION OMNIBUS, and eight volumes of poetry. Aldiss’s works have garnered him a myriad of awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, Locus, British Science Fiction, Ditmar, and Eaton awards.
All of us at Tachyon wish the groundbreaking and influential Brian a happy 90th birthday.
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