"If I didn't think it understated his achievement, I'd nominate Spider Robinson . . . as the new Robert Heinlein. . . . He writes as clearly about computers as he does about karate chops." --"The New York Times Book Review
About the Author
Spider Robinson has received three Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and the Pat Terry Memorial Award for Humorous Science Fiction. He is particularly known for his series Callahan's Place, believed to be the inspiration for one of the largest newsgroups on the Internet. He lives in Bowen Island, British Columbia. Lawrence Block's short stories have appeared in 'American Heritage', 'GQ', 'The New York Times', 'Playboy', and 'Redbook'. He is a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America and has won the Edgar, Japanese Maltese Falcon, Nero Wolfe, and Shamus awards. He lives in New York City.