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Index Tuckerization

Tuckerization is the act of using a person's name (and sometimes other characteristics) in an original story as an in-joke. [1]

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (novel)

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter is a biographical action horror mash-up novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, released on March 2, 2010, through New York–based publishing company Grand Central Publishing.

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Action fiction

Action fiction is the literary genre that includes spy novels, adventure stories, tales of terror and intrigue ("cloak and dagger"), and mysteries.

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Ann Rutledge

Ann Rutledge (January 7, 1813 – August 25, 1835) was allegedly Abraham Lincoln's first love.

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An ansible is a category of fictional device or technology capable of instantaneous or faster-than-light communication.

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Axis of Time

The Axis of Time trilogy is an alternative history series of novels written by Australian journalist and author John Birmingham, from Macmillan Publishing.

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Baen Books

Baen Books is an American publishing house for science fiction and fantasy.

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Biographical novel

The biographical novel is a genre of novel which provides a fictional account of a contemporary or historical person's life.

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A biography, or simply bio, is a detailed description of a person's life.

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Boing Boing

Boing Boing is a website, first established as a zine in 1988, later becoming a group blog.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 177,571 in 2016.

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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (born September 15, 1942) is an American writer.

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Corrupting Dr. Nice

Corrupting Dr.

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Cory Doctorow

Cory Efram Doctorow (born July 17, 1971) is a Canadian-British on his wife, Alice Taylor's Twitter stream, 12 August 2011 blogger, journalist, and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing.

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Crime fiction

Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.

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Dan Alderson

Daniel John Alderson (October 31, 1941 – May 17, 1989) was a scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, and a prominent participant in science fiction fandom.

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David Gerrold

David Gerrold (born January 24, 1944)Reginald, R. (September 12, 2010).

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David R. Slavitt

David Rytman Slavitt (born 1935) is an American writer, poet, and translator, the author of more than 100 books.

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David Weber

David Mark Weber (born October 24, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He has written several science-fiction and fantasy books series, the best known of which is the Honor Harrington science-fiction series. His first novel, which he worked on with Steve White, sold in 1989 to Baen books. Baen remains Weber's major publisher.

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Douglas E. Winter

Douglas E. Winter (born October 30, 1950, in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American writer, critic and lawyer.

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Eric Flint

Eric Flint (born February 6, 1947) is an American author, editor, and e-publisher.

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Fallen Angels (science fiction novel)

Fallen Angels (1991) is a science fiction novel by American science fiction authors Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, and Michael Flynn published by Jim Baen.

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Filk music

Filk music is a musical culture, genre, and community tied to science fiction/fantasy/horror fandom and a type of fan labor.

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Fiona Kelleghan

Fiona Kelleghan (born 21 April 1965 in West Palm Beach, Florida) is an American academic and critic specializing in science fiction and fantasy.

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Forrest J Ackerman

Forrest J Ackerman (born Forrest James Ackerman; November 24, 1916 – December 4, 2008) was an American magazine editor, science fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom, a leading expert on science fiction, horror, and fantasy films, and acknowledged as the world's most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia.

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Gene Roddenberry

Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter and producer.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells.

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H. P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction.

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Harry Harrison (writer)

Harry Max Harrison (born Henry Maxwell Dempsey; March 12, 1925 – August 15, 2012) was an American science fiction author, known for his character The Stainless Steel Rat and for his novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966).

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Harry Turtledove

Harry Norman Turtledove (born June 14, 1949) is an American novelist, best known for his work in the genres of alternate history, historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction.

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Hearts is an "evasion-type" trick-taking playing card game for four players, although variations can accommodate between three and six players.

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Homage (arts)

Homage is a show or demonstration of respect or dedication to someone or something, sometimes by simple declaration but often by some more oblique reference, artistic or poetic.

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Horror fiction

Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.

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An in-joke, also known as an inside joke or a private joke, is a joke whose humour is understandable only to members of an ingroup, that is, people who are in a particular social group, occupation, or other community of shared interest.

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Irving Stone

Irving Stone (born Tennenbaum, July 14, 1903, San Francisco, California – August 26, 1989, Los Angeles) was an American writer, chiefly known for his biographical novels of noted artists, politicians and intellectuals; among the best known are Lust for Life (1934), about the life of Vincent van Gogh, and The Agony and the Ecstasy (1961), about Michelangelo.

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Island in the Sea of Time

Island in the Sea of Time (ISOT) is the first of the three alternate history novels of the Nantucket series by S. M. Stirling.

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James Clancy Phelan

James Clancy Phelan (born 21 May 1979), known professionally as James Phelan, is an Australian writer of thrillers and young adult novels, including Fox Hunt, The Last 13 series for teens, and the Jed Walker and Lachlan Fox thrillers.

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Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Eugene Pournelle (August 7, 1933 – September 8, 2017) was an American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte in the 1970s, 1980s, and early 1990s.

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Jerry Siegel

Jerome Siegel (October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996),Roger Stern.

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Joe Shuster

Joseph "Joe" Shuster (July 10, 1914 – July 30, 1992) was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman, with writer Jerry Siegel, in Action Comics #1 (cover-dated June 1938).

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John Birmingham

John Birmingham (born 7 August 1964) is a British-born left-wing Australian author, known for the 1994 memoir He Died with a Felafel in His Hand, and his Axis of Time trilogy.

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John Clute

John Frederick Clute (born 12 September 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969.

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John Kessel

John (Joseph Vincent) Kessel (born September 24, 1950 in Buffalo, New York) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy.

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Jordin Kare

Jordin T. Kare (October 24, 1956 – July 19, 2017) was a physicist and aerospace engineer known for his research on laser propulsion.

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Larry Niven

Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is an American science fiction writer.

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Lee Hoffman

Lee Hoffman, born Shirley Bell Hoffman, (August 14, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois – February 6, 2007 in Port Charlotte, Florida) was an American science fiction fan, an editor of early folk music fanzines, and an author of science fiction, Western and romance novels.

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Leslie Fish

Leslie Fish is a filk musician, author, and anarchist political activist.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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List of science-fiction authors

Note that this partial list contains some authors whose works of fantastic fiction would today be called science fiction, even if they predate or did not work in that genre.

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Louis Agassiz

Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (May 28, 1807December 14, 1873) was a Swiss-American biologist and geologist recognized as an innovative and prodigious scholar of Earth's natural history.

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Lust for Life (novel)

Lust for Life (1934) is a biographical novel written by Irving Stone based on the life of the famous Dutch painter, Vincent van Gogh, and his hardships.

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Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) was the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and as such the First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

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Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.

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Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Patrick James Nielsen Hayden (born Patrick James Hayden January 2, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan), is an American science fiction editor, fan, fanzine publisher, essayist, reviewer, anthologist, teacher and blogger.

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Paul Di Filippo

Paul Di Filippo (born October 29, 1954 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island) is an American science fiction writer.

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Peter Nicholls (writer)

Peter Douglas Nicholls (8 March 1939 – 6 March 2018) was an Australian literary scholar and critic.

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Philip K. Dick

Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982) was an American writer known for his work in science fiction.

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Poul Anderson

Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926 – July 31, 2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career in the 1940s and continued to write into the 21st century.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Quid pro quo

Quid pro quo ("something for something" in Latin) is a phrase used in English to mean an exchange of goods or services, in which one transfer is contingent upon the other; "a favour for a favour".

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Robert Bloch

Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 – September 23, 1994) was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Robert Harrison Blake

Robert Harrison Blake is a fictional character in the Cthulhu Mythos.

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Robert J. Sawyer

Robert James Sawyer (born April 29, 1960) is a Canadian science fiction writer.

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Roman à clef

Roman à clef (anglicised as), French for novel with a key, is a novel about real life, overlaid with a façade of fiction.

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S. M. Stirling

Stephen Michael Stirling (born September 30, 1953) is a French-born Canadian-American science-fiction and fantasy author.

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Sam J. Lundwall

Sam Thore Jerrie Lundwall (born 24 February 1941), published as Sam J. Lundwall, is a Swedish science fiction writer, translator, publisher and singer.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Science fiction convention

Science fiction conventions are gatherings of fans of the speculative fiction genre, science fiction.

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Science fiction fandom

Science fiction fandom or SF fandom is a community or fandom of people interested in science fiction in contact with one another based upon that interest.

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Science-fiction fanzine

A science-fiction fanzine is an amateur or semi-professional magazine published by members of science-fiction fandom, from the 1930s to the present day.

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Sean Stewart

Sean Stewart (born June 2, 1965) is a United States-Canadian science fiction and fantasy author.

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Seth Grahame-Smith

Seth Grahame-Smith (born Seth Jared Greenberg; January 4, 1976) is an American novelist, film director, film producer, and screenwriter.

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Simon R. Green

Simon Richard Green (born 25 August 1955) is a British science fiction and fantasy author.

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Star Trek

Star Trek is an American media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry.

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Stephen A. Douglas

Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 – June 3, 1861) was an American politician from Illinois and the designer of the Kansas–Nebraska Act.

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Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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The Agony and the Ecstasy (novel)

The Agony and the Ecstasy (1961) is a biographical novel of Michelangelo Buonarroti written by American author Irving Stone.

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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979.

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The Flying Sorcerers

The Flying Sorcerers is a humorous 1971 science fiction novel by American writers David Gerrold and Larry Niven.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Long Loud Silence

The Long Loud Silence is a science fiction novel written by Wilson A. Tucker.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Reign of the Superman

"The Reign of the Superman" (January 1933) is a short story written by Jerry Siegel and illustrated by Joe Shuster.

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Thriller (genre)

Thriller is a broad genre of literature, film and television, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres.

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Timothy Zahn

Timothy Zahn (born September 1, 1951) is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 185329 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art.

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Walt Whitman

Walter "Walt" Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist.

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Walt Willis

Walter Alexander Willis (1919–1999) was a well-known Irish science fiction fan, resident in Belfast.

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Warday is a novel by Whitley Strieber and James Kunetka, first published in 1984.

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Weird Tales

Weird Tales is an American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine founded by J. C. Henneberger and J. M. Lansinger in March 1923.

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Whitley Strieber

Louis Whitley Strieber (born June 13, 1945) is an American writer best known for his horror novels The Wolfen and The Hunger and for Communion, a non-fiction account of his alleged experiences with non-human entities.

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William H. Seward

William Henry Seward (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was United States Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869, and earlier served as Governor of New York and United States Senator.

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William Wallace Lincoln

William Wallace "Willie" Lincoln (December 21, 1850 – February 20, 1862) was the third son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln.

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Wilson Tucker

Arthur Wilson "Bob" Tucker (November 23, 1914 – October 6, 2006) was an American theater technician who became well known as a writer of mystery, action adventure, and science fiction under the name Wilson Tucker. Tucker was also a prominent member of science fiction fandom, who wrote extensively for fanzines under the name Bob Tucker, a family nickname bestowed in childhood (his own mispronunciation of the nickname "Bub").

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WWW Trilogy

The WWW Trilogy is a trilogy of science-fiction novels by Canadian science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer.

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