- Author: Elizabeth Anne Hull (Editor)
- Title: Gateways
- Publisher: Tor 2010
- ISBN: 978 0765326621
As an aside, to anyone who wants to challange this with 'Issac Asimov', I say fuck off. Asimov was a brilliant feller no doubt, but he couldn't write for shit. Heinlein doesn't even come close either. Maybe Cordwainer Smith might be up there, but Fred is the clear master to my mind. Gene Wolfe is as good, but not for as long, so far.
Anyway, this book collects all sorts of stories basically 'doing' Fred Pohl, mostly pretty successfully. I enjoyed spotting the secret Pohlgeek references and the stories were pretty good on their own anyway.
If you like Fred Pohl, get this book. He deserves the honour, and the book certainly does him justice. If you don't like Fred Pohl, what the fuck are you reading this for? Go get a John Grisham or something, you fucking barbarian.