Stanisław Lem Quote
The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy (1985 edition), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - ISBN: 9780547539805
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsStanisław Lem
Born: September 12, 1921
Died: March 27, 2006 (age 84)
Bio: Stanisław Lem was a Polish writer of science fiction, philosophy and satire. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over 27 million copies. He is perhaps best known as the author of the 1961 novel Solaris, which has been made into a feature film three times. In 1976 Theodore Sturgeon said that Lem was the most widely read science fiction writer in the world.
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