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The Best Science Fiction Stories Ever Written: "Scanners Live in Vain" by Cordwainer Smith | Andrew Timothy Post, Writer
WHO WROTE IT: Cordwainer Smith (real name Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger). Smith was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1913. Thanks to his father’s political connections, Smith’s godfather was Sun Yat-sen, the (in)famous Chinese nationalist. The young Cordwainer (an archaic word for a shoemaker or leather-worker) lost the sight of one of his eyes at a … Continue reading "The Best Science Fiction Stories Ever Written: “Scanners Live in Vain” by Cordwainer Smith"