Sci-Fi Great Frederik Pohl Passes Away At 93

Frederik Pohl, one of the last Golden Age science fiction authors, passed away on September 2nd of respiratory distress, as reported on his blog. Pohl is perhaps best known for his Heechee Saga novels, beginning with Gateway in 1977, but his work in pulp magazines in the ’30s and ’40s helped give rise to science fiction fandom.

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