The Aliens Among Us Author:James White TO LIVE OR DIE -- TO KILL OR CURE -- WHICH? — Collection of Short Stories — Starting with his first book for Ballantine(HOSPITAL STATION) the theme of most of James White's writing has been concerned with the reconciliation of human to alien, and of human with human. The theme may be common to many writers. But White's stories of medicine as it ... more »may be practiced several hundred years in the future are uniquely imaginative, demonstrating again and again the fertility of his ideas and the humanity -- or should one say, the alienity? -- of his approach.
In THE ALIENS AMONG US, he uses not only medicine, but future variations on war as the literal battleground to demonstrate ultimate sanity. These two theaters provide the skilled talent of James White with an infinite variety for expression, from humor to chilling excitement, our favorite nominee for the 3R Award -- rewarding reading.« less