More info Robert Heinlein is one of the three founding fathers of the «Golden Age» of science fiction. Grandmaster of the Nebula Prize and multiple winner of the Hugo Prize. Most influential, award-winning, popular and controversial author. Heinlein is the author of such books as the lyrical and romantic «Door to Summer», the militaristic and conservative novel «Starship Troopers» and the humanistic «Stranger in a foreign country», which became a kind of Bible of the hippie era. Before you is an autobiography in which Heinlein appears as a living person, with all his passions and conflicts. His personal life, political, social and religious views will be revealed. You will follow the creative process and the evolution of style, and receive lessons in craftsmanship from the greatest science fiction writer. The book was carefully compiled from the author’s personal correspondence with editors, agents, friends and science fiction colleagues, and edited by the writer’s wife, Virginia Heinlein. Also added a short biography, essays, unpublished excerpts from novels, bibliography, comments by the translator and editor S.V. Golda. «This book really reveals the soul of the most popular science fiction author.» — Library Journal «A mustache for every Heinlein fan!» — Amazon.com.