Re: BOOKS: Dropping the Attanasio meme

Paul Hughes (
Tue, 16 Feb 1999 19:57:43 -0800 wrote:

> Hi,
> I wonder if A.A.Attanasio has even been discussed in Extropian circles. I
> personally consider him the best science-fiction and fantasy writer ever, and
> many of his themes are typically extropian.

Wow! Thanks for bringing that up Jean-Francois. I have been a fan of A.A. Attansio since reading Radix way back in 1983. A book that was way ahead of its time, and many ways still is. I agree with completely on your assessment of AAA and consider his writing transhumanist/extropian in every meaningful sense of the word(s).

There is a somewhat casual fan site of AAA at:

For those who are interested, I recently added a page to my web site featuring several extropian books with links to authors and in some cases full-text online!


Paul Hughes