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Shepherd Mead • 11 Items / 10 Books, 1 Article
The Big Ball of Wax (1954)
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Published Reviews
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    World of Tomorrow (Review)
    The Big Ball of Wax, by Shepherd Mead
    1. The Big Ball of Wax by Shepherd Mead
    The Saturday Review, October 23, 1954, p. 17
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    Galaxy's Five Star Shelf (7 Reviews)
    The Big Ball of Wax, by Shepherd Mead
    1. The Big Ball of Wax by Shepherd Mead
    2. Gladiator-at-Law by Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth
    3. A Way Home by Theodore Sturgeon
    4. Address: Centauri by F.L. Wallace
    5. City of Glass by Noel M. Loomis
    6. The Martian Way, and Other Stories by Isaac Asimov
    7. Under the Triple Suns by Stanton A. Coblentz
    Galaxy Science Fiction, October 1955, pp. 108-112
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    Book Reviews (8 Reviews)
    The Chrysalids, by John Wyndham
    1. The Chrysalids by John Wyndham
    2. Wild Talent by Wilson Tucker
    3. The Big Ball of Wax by Shepherd Mead
    4. The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth
    5. Born Leader by J.T. McIntosh
    6. Lest Darkness Fall by L. Sprague de Camp
    7. Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney
    8. The Explorers by C.M. Kornbluth
    New Worlds Science Fiction, December 1955, pp. 123-130
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    Galaxy's Five Star Shelf (10 Reviews)
    The Big Ball of Wax, by Shepherd Mead
    1. The Big Ball of Wax by Shepherd Mead
    2. Exploring Mars by Roy A. Gallant
    3. There Is Life on Mars by The Earl Nelson
    4. In Search of Wonder by Damon F. Knight
    5. The Rape of the Mind by Joost A.M. Meerloo
    6. Men, Martians and Machines by Eric Frank Russell
    7. How to Make and Use a Telescope by H. Percy Wilkins and Patrick Moore
    8. Exploring the Deep Pacific by Helen Raitt
    9. Risk and Gambling by John Cohen and Mark Hansel
    10. UFO and the Bible by M.K. Jessup
    Galaxy Science Fiction, April 1957, pp. 104-107
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    The Reference Library (11 Reviews)
    The Good Old Days
    1. Tyrant of Time by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
    2. Deep Space by Eric Frank Russell
    3. Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus by Paul French
    4. Northwest of Earth by C.L. Moore
    5. Assignment in Tomorrow by Frederik Pohl
    6. The Big Ball of Wax by Shepherd Mead
    7. Operation: Outer Space by Murray Leinster
    8. To Walk the Night by William Sloane
    9. Undersea Quest by Frederik Pohl and Jack Williamson
    10. Step to the Stars by Lester del Rey
    11. Conquest by Man by Paul Herrmann
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, August 1955, pp. 144-153
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    The New Books (14 Reviews)
    Thirty Years, by John P. Marquand
    1. Thirty Years by John P. Marquand
    2. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    3. The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson
    4. Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
    5. Tactical Exercise by Evelyn Waugh
    6. The Taste-Makers by Russell Lynes
    7. The View From Pompey's Head by Hamilton Basso
    8. The Huge Season by Wright Morris
    9. The Literary Situation by Malcolm Cowley
    10. The Big Ball of Wax by Shepherd Mead
    11. Leopards and Lilies by Alfred Duggan
    12. Reunion by Merle Miller
    13. Youth's Companion by Lovell Thompson
    14. The Saturday Evening Post Treasury by Roger P. Butterfield
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1954, pp. 94-103