Monday, June 09, 2008

RIP: Algis Budrys

Steven Silver Via SfSignal blog is reporting that sf author Algis Budrys passed away June 9, 2008. Lithuanian-born Budrys was also known under the pen name Frank Mason.

Budrys is perhaps best known for his works Who? (1958), Rogue Moon (1960), and Michaelmas (1977).

Check out the Wikipedia listing


Shaun A Saunders said...

Rogue Moon - a great story by a SF great - I remember reading it as a teenager...

Paul said...

Ah yes, without a doubt one of the most influential books I ever read. Which I find curious that all the people mentioning his passing dont give the book even more than a passing mention if at all!