Bugf#ck: The Worthless Wit and Wisdom of Harlan Ellison

Bugf#ck: The Worthless Wit and Wisdom of Harlan Ellison

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599290614
Publisher: Underwood Books, Inc.
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Harlan Ellison (1934-2018) has been called "one of the great living American short story writers" by the Washington Post. Known for his Nebula Award-winning novella "A Boy and His Dog" as well as "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" and many other acclaimed stories. As a screenwriter, Ellison also wrote popular television episodes such as "The City on the Edge of Forever" for Star Trek and "Demon with a Glass Hand" for the Outer Limits.

Date of Birth:

May 27, 1934

Date of Death:

June 28, 2018

Place of Birth:

Cleveland, OH

Place of Death:

Los Angeles, CA

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figre on LibraryThing 8 months ago
This may be a book that is geared to those who already know and love (or at least appreciate) Harlan Ellison. I do know that I would not use it as an introduction to Harlan ¿ but, really, that can¿t be the purpose of such a work.I love this book, and I was disappointed. Love it because I am a fan and remember fondly many of the contained quotes. Disappointed because, somehow, I wanted more. I have heard Harlan speak on a number of occasions, and I know he has a LOT out there. This book felt abbreviated, as if it went for the easier quotes rather than working to find the pearls he has thrown out there over the years. That being said, there are over 100 quotes (some titles of his works, some directly from his works, and some thrown out during various talks, conversations, and speeches), many of which will, if you pause long enough to look, make you think just a little bit more about¿things. (And more than a few that should make you laugh out loud.)