The Astounding-Analog Reader Volume Two Author:Edited by Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss The magazine that has done the most to shape modern science fiction is Astounding Science Fiction, now retitled Analog Science Fiction-Science Fact. Founded in 1929 and first published in 1930 as Astounding Stories, it began maturing under the editorship of Harry Bates and moved into its unique position as leader of the field in 1937, when John... more » W. Campbell became editor. For over thirty years his magazine has exemplified the best in science fiction.
Here is the second volume of a definitive historical anthology of the very first stories published in this magazine. There are novelettes, short stories and short shorts by the all-time great science fiction writers including Theordore Sturgeon, Arthur C. Clarke, James Blish, Philip K. Dick, Robert Sheckley, Poul Anderson, Harry Harrison and Gordon Dickson.« less