From: John X. Staight
Location: United States
Dear Greg Bear,
I just found your SF authorship.
Your literary work interests (excites) me.
Can't wait to read!
I read that you and others constructed a prequel to
The basis of my view of life:
1. My Mom and her spirituality (Catholic).
2. Teilard de Chardin (The Phenomena of Man)
3. Heinlein and all his work (Most of his books are
a continuing exposition of "the wild yankee
=Science Fiction with strong theology. (or An articulate
Point-of-View). Woody W. Smith
4. The Foundation Trilogy. Psychohistory!
Will you attend Comic Con?
Speak to the public anytime!
My first SF = in Houston, 1962: Have Spacesuit W T! =
started my life long reading/thinking in a SF mode.
More later if...
(friend of John X. Staight (moi), History Psycho Graduate UCSD)
From: Greg Bear
Cool list, Ira! Alas, we missed this year's Comic-Con, but I will be a guest of honor at Comic-Fest down in San Diego in mid-October. See you there?