FAMOUS SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY AUTHORS THE BEST OF THE BEST <ul><li>ISAAC ASIMOV </li></ul><ul><li>ARTHUR C. CLARK </li>...
ISAAC ASIMOV Born Jan. 2, 1920 in Russia Died Apr. 6, 1992 in New York, N.Y. <ul><li>He is best remembered for his science...
Arthur C. Clarke Born: Dec. 16, 1917 in Somerset, England Died:  Mar 19, 08 in Colombo, Sri Lanka <ul><li>He is best remem...
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN Born July, 7, 1907 in Butler, Missouri Died May 8, 1988 <ul><li>His most famous novels were  Stranger i...
PHILLIP JOSE FARMER Born January 26, 1918 in in Terre Haute, Indiana. <ul><li>He has spent much of his life in Peoria, ill...
ANDRE NORTON   Born Feb. 17, 1912 in Cleveland, Ohio Died Mar. 17, 2005 <ul><li>She  was the first woman to be awarded  th...
A.E. VAN VOGT Born on Apr. 26, 1912 in Canada Died Jan 26, 2000. <ul><li>If you are an avid  sci fi reader who hasn’t read...
ROBERT E. HOWARD Born Jan. 22, 1906 in Peaster, TX Died Jun. 11, 1936 <ul><li>from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. </li></...
J.R.R. TOLKIEN Born January 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa  Died September 1973 Bournemouth, England <ul><li>He is mos...
FRANK HERBERT Born Oct. 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington Died Feb. 11, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin <ul><li>Best remembered for...
H. G. WELLS Born Sept. 21, 1866 in Bromley, Kent, England Died Aug. 13, 1946 in London, England <ul><li>He  was an English...
ROBERT SILVERBERG Born Jan. 15, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York <ul><li>He has won multiple Hugo and Nebula awards for best sci...
ROBERT R. McCAMMON Born July 11, 1952 in Birmingham, Alabama  <ul><li>If you haven’t read the novel  STINGER , get it now!...
LARRY NIVEN Born Apr. 30, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA. <ul><li>He is best known for his novel,  RINGWORLD , which won him the ...
RAY BRADBURY Born Aug. 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois <ul><li>Best known for  THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES   </li></ul>
EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS  Born Sept. 1, 1875 in Chicago, Illinois Died Mar. 19, 1950 in Encino, California <ul><li>Best known ...
CLIFFORD D. SIMAK  Born Aug 3, 1904 in Millville, Wisconsin  Died Apr. 25, 1988 Minneapolis, Minnesota <ul><li>He won thre...
JULES VERNE   Born Feb. 8, 1828 in Nantes, France Died Mar. 24, 1905 in Amiens, France <ul><li>He was a French author who ...
TSE60.COM A special thanks to the artist at TSE60.com.  These are the best Science Fiction pictures I have ever seen.
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  1. 1. FAMOUS SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY AUTHORS THE BEST OF THE BEST <ul><li>ISAAC ASIMOV </li></ul><ul><li>ARTHUR C. CLARK </li></ul><ul><li>ROBERT A. HEINLEIN </li></ul><ul><li>PHILLIP JOSE FARMER </li></ul><ul><li>ANDRE NORTON </li></ul><ul><li>A.E. VAN VOGT </li></ul><ul><li>ROBERT HOWARD </li></ul><ul><li>J.R.R. TOLKIEN </li></ul><ul><li>FRANK HERBERT </li></ul><ul><li>H.G. WELLS </li></ul><ul><li>ROBERT SILVERBERG </li></ul><ul><li>ROBERT R. McCAMMON </li></ul><ul><li>LARRY NIVEN </li></ul><ul><li>RAY BRADBURY </li></ul><ul><li>EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS </li></ul><ul><li>CLIFFORD D. SIMAK </li></ul><ul><li>JULES VERNE </li></ul>
  2. 2. ISAAC ASIMOV Born Jan. 2, 1920 in Russia Died Apr. 6, 1992 in New York, N.Y. <ul><li>He is best remembered for his science fiction novels: “The Foundation Series.” </li></ul><ul><li>He, Arthur Clarke, and Robert Heinlein were considered the “big three” in sci fi writing. </li></ul><ul><li>He is one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Arthur C. Clarke Born: Dec. 16, 1917 in Somerset, England Died: Mar 19, 08 in Colombo, Sri Lanka <ul><li>He is best remembered for his novel, Childhoods End. </li></ul><ul><li>Also, have you seen the movie “2001: A space Odyssey? Clarke wrote the novel and helped with the screenplay. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ROBERT A. HEINLEIN Born July, 7, 1907 in Butler, Missouri Died May 8, 1988 <ul><li>His most famous novels were Stranger in a Strange Land and Time Enough for Love. </li></ul><ul><li>If you love science fiction, these are a must. </li></ul><ul><li>You can order them from Amazon.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. PHILLIP JOSE FARMER Born January 26, 1918 in in Terre Haute, Indiana. <ul><li>He has spent much of his life in Peoria, illinois, where he currently lives </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ANDRE NORTON Born Feb. 17, 1912 in Cleveland, Ohio Died Mar. 17, 2005 <ul><li>She was the first woman to be awarded the Gandalf Grand Master Award from the WSFA in 1977. In 1983 she won the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the SFWA </li></ul>
  7. 7. A.E. VAN VOGT Born on Apr. 26, 1912 in Canada Died Jan 26, 2000. <ul><li>If you are an avid sci fi reader who hasn’t read Voyage of the Space Beagle , then google Amazon.com and order it now! </li></ul>
  8. 8. ROBERT E. HOWARD Born Jan. 22, 1906 in Peaster, TX Died Jun. 11, 1936 <ul><li>from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. </li></ul><ul><li>Most remembered for his CONAN stories. </li></ul>
  9. 9. J.R.R. TOLKIEN Born January 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa Died September 1973 Bournemouth, England <ul><li>He is most remembered for THE HOBBIT and LORD OF THE RINGS. </li></ul>
  10. 10. FRANK HERBERT Born Oct. 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington Died Feb. 11, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin <ul><li>Best remembered for his novel, DUNE . It sold more copies than any other sci fi novel in existence. </li></ul>
  11. 11. H. G. WELLS Born Sept. 21, 1866 in Bromley, Kent, England Died Aug. 13, 1946 in London, England <ul><li>He was an English writer who is remembered for his sci fi novels: The Time Machine , The War of the Worlds , The Invisible Man , The First Men in the Moon , and The Island of Dr. Moreau . </li></ul>
  12. 12. ROBERT SILVERBERG Born Jan. 15, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York <ul><li>He has won multiple Hugo and Nebula awards for best science fiction. </li></ul>
  13. 13. ROBERT R. McCAMMON Born July 11, 1952 in Birmingham, Alabama <ul><li>If you haven’t read the novel STINGER , get it now! </li></ul><ul><li>Order it from Amazon.com </li></ul>
  14. 14. LARRY NIVEN Born Apr. 30, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA. <ul><li>He is best known for his novel, RINGWORLD , which won him the Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards. </li></ul>
  15. 15. RAY BRADBURY Born Aug. 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois <ul><li>Best known for THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES </li></ul>
  16. 16. EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS Born Sept. 1, 1875 in Chicago, Illinois Died Mar. 19, 1950 in Encino, California <ul><li>Best known for his TARZAN novels, and for his MARS novels with his hero John Carter. </li></ul>
  17. 17. CLIFFORD D. SIMAK Born Aug 3, 1904 in Millville, Wisconsin Died Apr. 25, 1988 Minneapolis, Minnesota <ul><li>He won three Hugo awards and one Nebula. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1977 he was named the third Grand Master of Science Fiction by the SFWA. </li></ul>
  18. 18. JULES VERNE Born Feb. 8, 1828 in Nantes, France Died Mar. 24, 1905 in Amiens, France <ul><li>He was a French author who was one of the first to ever write Sci Fi. </li></ul><ul><li>His novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea , and Around the world in Eighty Days. </li></ul>
  19. 19. TSE60.COM A special thanks to the artist at TSE60.com. These are the best Science Fiction pictures I have ever seen.
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