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Polish science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem was born on September 12, 1921. A medical graduate of Cracow University, he is at home both in the sciences and in philosophy, and this broad erudition gives his writings genuine depth. He has published extensively, not only fiction, but also theoretical studies. His books have been translated into 41 languages and sold over 27 million copies. He gained international acclaim for The Cyberiad, a series of short stories, which was first published in 1974. A trend toward increasingly serious philosophical speculation is found in his later works, such as Solaris (1961), which was made into a Soviet film by Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade by Steven Soderbergh in 2002. He died on March 27, 2006 in Krakow at the age of 84. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Microworlds 240 copies, 3 reviews
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2004 1 copy
Ubik (Afterword, some editions) 6,738 copies, 138 reviews
Roadside Picnic (Afterword, some editions) 2,831 copies, 111 reviews
The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul (Contributor) 2,625 copies, 20 reviews
The World Treasury of Science Fiction (Contributor) 794 copies, 3 reviews
The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy (Contributor) 474 copies, 3 reviews
The Big Book of Science Fiction (Contributor) 315 copies, 6 reviews
Science Fiction Omnibus (Contributor) 306 copies, 5 reviews
Solaris [1972 film] (Original book) 114 copies, 4 reviews
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (Contributor) 110 copies, 3 reviews
Antigrav (Contributor) 48 copies

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