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Featuring THE PERVERSITY OF THINGS by Hugo Gernsback.

The Perversity of Things (Hugo Gernsback)Grant Wythoff's indispensable account of Gernsback's understanding of the power of media is remarkable in many ways and is expected to reset people's understanding of sf. Wythoff uses examples of Gernsback's writing – fiction stories, essays, articles, editorials…even the inventor's own blueprints – to show how a tinkerer launched a new era in written science fiction.

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By: John DeNardo