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Algis Budrys


(Algirdas Jonas Budrys)
USA flag (1931 - 2008)

aka Frank Mason

Algis Budrys is Lithuanian for Gordon John Sentry, more or less. (He made a deal with his mother not to change his name.) He is the author of ten novels, three short story collections, and five non-fiction works. He has taught at Columbia (Chicago), Harvard, Brigham Young University, CalTech, the Charles Dickens House in London, Pepperdine University, the Taos experimental Writers of the Future workshop, and the Library of Congress, to name a few, as well as several annual workshops in Moscow, Idaho. He is the editor and publisher of Tomorrow Speculative Fiction magazine.
Algis Budrys died June 9, 2008.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Mystery
 
New and upcoming books
November 2023

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Black Cat Weekly #117
(Black Cat Weekly, book 117)
Novels
   False Night (1954)
   Man of Earth (1958)
   Who? (1958)
   The Falling Torch (1959)
   Rogue Moon (1960)
   Some Will Not Die (1961)
   Trueman and the Pendergasts (1963) (as by Frank Mason)
   The Iron Thorn (1967)
     aka The Amsirs and the Iron Thorn
   Michaelmas (1977)
   Hard Landing (1993)
   Entertainment (1997)
   The Death Machine (2001)
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Collections
   The Stoker and the Stars (1959)
   The Unexpected Dimension (1960)
   The Furious Future (1963)
     aka Budrys' Inferno
   Blood and Burning (1978)
   Blood On My Jets and Others (2009)
   The Barbarians, Citadel, Stoker and The Stars (2010)
   Citadel and Other Stories (2011)
   Science Fiction Gems, Vol. Three (2012) (with others)
   Fantastic Stories Presents: Science Fiction Super Pack 2 (2018) (with others)
   The Science Fiction Collection 3 (2018) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Between the Dark and the Daylight (1958)
   The Edge of the Sea (1958)
   Wall of Crystal, Eye of Night (1961)
   Citadel (2009)
   The Barbarians (2011)
   Riya's Foundling (2011)
   In Clouds Of Glory (2014)
   The Burning World (2020)
   Firegod (2022)
   Blood on My Jets (2022)
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Non fiction
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Omnibus editions
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Algis Budrys recommends
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Birds (2004)
Sheila Finch
"A damn fine novel."
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The Fall of the Kings (2002)
(Swords of Riverside, book 3)
Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman
"Ellen Kushner writes like an angel... pellucid, poetically structured prose [and] a gathering sense of tragic reality."
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The Blood Jaguar (1998)
Michael H Payne
"The next big name in fantasy."

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Anthologies containing stories by Algis Budrys
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman

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