THE SILVER EGGHEADS. Fritz Leiber.

THE SILVER EGGHEADS. New York: Ballantine Books, [1961]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine Books F561. A farcical tale of the future in which computers write books. "Automated 'wordmills' produce the popular produce the popular fiction (or 'wordwooze') of the future, in this satire on the writing, publishing and consumption of hack literature. The plot is silly, but the humor is good and there are some memorable details." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction Literature, second edition (1995), p. 329. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 279. Cover by Richard Powers. Just a touch of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, a nearly fine, unread copy. (#157922).

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