Today we celebrate the birth of famed science fiction novelist H.G. Wells in 1866.
For a more extended biography of Wells, as well as links to his works, visit The Literature Network: “The Literature Network: H.G. Wells.”
The New Yorker has a critical look at Wells, his life and writings: “Utopian Pessimist: The works, world view, and women of H.G. Well.”
There’s another feature on Wells from Wired that focuses on the cult like world that revolves The War of the Worlds: “Rise of the Machines: Why we keep coming back to H.G. Wells’ visions of a Dystopian Future.”