other authors? (was Re: POTD question...)

Thu Jan 23 13:37:26 PST 2003

>Niven, particularly the "Known Space" stuff, although his collabarations
>with Jerry Pournelle are excellent too, particularly "Footfall".

It's funny how perspectives vary.  I liked most of Niven, with the exception 
of his collaborations (Mote in God's Eye being the only exception).  I can't 
stand any of his newer efforts, though.

>Joe Haldeman, particularly Forever War and Forever Peace.

Forever War was, indisputably, a classic, but I think, on the whole, he 
makes a better poet than a writer (or course, he is a poet par excellance, 
so that's not that much of a slight ;-).

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