Stanislaw Lem (1921-2006), a writer called worthy of the Nobel Prize by the New York Times, was an internationally renowned author of novels, short stories, literary criticism, and philosophical essays. His books have been translated into forty-four languages and have sold more than thirty million copies.
Reading classic SF can put current conversations in the book world in an interesting new perspective, and MIT Press' commitment to publishing the works of Stanislaw Lem brings the classics back in a neatly packaged format. Highcastle in particular may be interesting to newcomers or classic fans who want to learn about the famous author's influences. -Den of Geek A charming, effervescent memoir from a writer who consistently transcends genre. -Kirkus Reviews - Remarkably candid....interlaced with soaring reflections on art, memory, innocence, faith and myth. -Publishers Weekly - An entire vanished world has been lovingly and quirkily recalled in this pages. -New York Times -