The Man from Mars:Ray Palmer's Amazing Pulp Journey

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Now in paperback, the rollicking, critically acclaimed true story of the legendary writer and editor who ruled over America's sci-fi, fantasy, and supernatural pulp journals in the mid-twentieth century: Ray Palmer.
Palmer could not have asked for a more sympathetic chronicler, or a better one, than Fred Nadis. His prose and his pronouncements are everything Palmer s practically never were: restrained, nuanced, intelligently considered. Nadis has a great story, and he relates it exquisitely. Jerome Clark, Fortean Times
Fred Nadis s insightful biography demonstrates that Palmer is significant as well as intriguing. The Washington Post
One of science fiction s greatest gadflies gets his due in this lively and entertaining biography. Publishers Weekly

Lucidly written and unfailingly lively, The Man from Mars is a biography worthy of its subject. Fate magazine"

Publication Date: 
July 10, 2014