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* R.I.P., Paul O. Williams (1935-2009). A winner of the John W. Campbell Award, Williams was the author of, among many other works, The Pelbar Cycle, an epic science fiction series set in post-apocalyptic North America.
* Vonda N. McIntyre's 1997 Nebula Award-winning novel The Moon and the Sun, an alternative-history fable set in the 17th-century court of Louis XIV, is now available for free online at the Book View Cafe.
* The Book Seer combines recommendations from Amazon.com and LibraryThing to suggest new readings based on books you have read and enjoyed.
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- Walter M. Miller, Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz