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Author photo. Cordwainer Smith (Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger), 1913-1966, courtesy of his daughter @ <a href="http://www.cordwainer-smith.com/">The Remarkable Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith</a>

Cordwainer Smith (Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger), 1913-1966, courtesy of his daughter @ The Remarkable Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith

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Disambiguation Notice

Cordwainer Smith is the pseudonym of Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He also used "Carmichael Smith" (for his political thriller Atomsk), "Anthony Bearden" (for his poetry) and "Felix C. Forrest" (for the novels Ria and Carola).

The Best of Cordwainer Smith 996 copies, 15 reviews
Norstrilia 927 copies, 18 reviews
The Instrumentality of Mankind 360 copies, 3 reviews
Quest of the Three Worlds 307 copies, 6 reviews
The Planet Buyer 266 copies, 3 reviews
Space Lords 238 copies, 3 reviews
The Underpeople 158 copies
You Will Never Be the Same 101 copies, 1 review
We the Underpeople 85 copies, 3 reviews
When the People Fell 61 copies, 4 reviews
Stardreamer 49 copies, 1 review
The Game of Rat and Dragon 44 copies, 1 review
Scanners Live in Vain 35 copies, 1 review
Under Old Earth 28 copies
The Ballad Of Lost C'mell 21 copies, 2 reviews
Atomsk: A novel of suspense 19 copies, 3 reviews
Alpha Ralpha Boulevard 18 copies, 1 review
Drunkboat 14 copies
Sternträumer 10 copies
Mark Elf 9 copies, 1 review
War No. 81-Q 8 copies
Ria 7 copies, 1 review
Nancy 6 copies
Carola 2 copies
Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy (Contributor) 448 copies, 3 reviews
The Science Fiction Century (Contributor) 446 copies, 3 reviews
The Time Traveler's Almanac: A Time Travel Anthology (Contributor) 375 copies, 9 reviews
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories (Contributor) 364 copies, 5 reviews
Galactic Empires, Volume One (Contributor) 351 copies, 5 reviews
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (Contributor) 338 copies, 5 reviews
The Big Book of Science Fiction (Contributor) 256 copies, 6 reviews
The Space Opera Renaissance (Contributor) 250 copies, 6 reviews
Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century (Contributor) 234 copies, 1 review
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here (Contributor) 210 copies, 4 reviews
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder (Author) 204 copies, 4 reviews
Magicats! (Contributor) 187 copies, 1 review
Modern Classics of Science Fiction (Contributor) 184 copies, 2 reviews
Modern Classic Short Novels of Science Fiction (Contributor) 179 copies, 2 reviews
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction (Contributor) 170 copies, 1 review
Cats in Space...and Other Places (Contributor) 164 copies
A Science Fiction Argosy (Contributor, some editions) 140 copies
The Ultimate Cyberpunk (Contributor) 140 copies
Great Tales of Science Fiction (Contributor) 134 copies, 2 reviews
My Favorite Science Fiction Story (Contributor) 121 copies, 1 review
5th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F (Contributor) 120 copies, 3 reviews
12 Great Classics of Science Fiction (Contributor) 119 copies, 2 reviews
The Fifth Galaxy Reader (Contributor) 110 copies, 2 reviews
Spectrum 4 (Contributor) 101 copies, 2 reviews
Galactic Empires {complete} (Contributor) 100 copies, 1 review
Seven Trips Through Time and Space (Contributor) 97 copies, 1 review
The Third Galaxy Reader (Contributor) 95 copies, 1 review
Galaxy, Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction (Contributor) 93 copies, 4 reviews
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (Contributor) 89 copies, 2 reviews
The Good Old Stuff (Contributor) 83 copies, 2 reviews
The Seventh Galaxy Reader (Contributor) 82 copies
Star Science Fiction Stories No. 6 (Contributor) 76 copies
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars (Contributor) 72 copies, 1 review
Infinite Stars (Contributor) 63 copies, 3 reviews
Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
Decade: The 1950s (Author) 61 copies
Best SF Three (Contributor) 47 copies, 1 review
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons (Contributor) 46 copies, 2 reviews
Genometry (Contributor) 39 copies
Alpha 2 (Contributor) 39 copies
A Day in the Life (Contributor) 39 copies, 1 review
Science Fiction Inventions (Contributor) 37 copies
Alpha 3 (Contributor) 37 copies
The Ends of Time (Contributor) 35 copies, 2 reviews
Horses! (Contributor) 35 copies
First Voyages (Contributor) 24 copies, 1 review
Space Wars (Contributor) 23 copies
6 from Worlds Beyond (Contributor) 19 copies
Exploring the Horizons (Contributor) 16 copies
Another World: Adventures in Otherness (Contributor) 10 copies, 1 review
As Tomorrow Becomes Today (Contributor) 9 copies
Galerij der Giganten 6 (Contributor, some editions) 5 copies
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Cordwainer Smith is the pseudonym of Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He also used "Carmichael Smith" (for his political thriller Atomsk), "Anthony Bearden" (for his poetry) and "Felix C. Forrest" (for the novels Ria and Carola).

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