The Crazy Years (Paperback)

Reflections of a Science Fiction Original

By Spider Robinson

BenBella Books, 9781932100358, 294pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/1/2009)

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Description

A collection of witty, irreverent essays on subjects running the gamut from the space program to airport bans on smoking are included in this anthology. Written by Spider Robinson, The Crazy Years takes its name from Robert A. Heinlein's designation of the last years of the 20th century and contains essays from Robinson's tenure as op-ed columnist for The Globe and Mail and from Galaxy Online. Environmentalists that place the survival of earth before the survival of humanity, the idiocy of computer designs, and the downsides of the Internet are among the subjects Robinson uses to take the world to task.