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15 Most Frequently Quoted Authors in Gary Westfahl’s Science Fiction Quotations Book

Gary Westfahl has posted an interesting behind-the-scenes look at the creation of his latest book Science Fiction Quotations: From the Inner Mind to the Outer Limits, a collection of quotations on the genre. He compiled various statistics about the quotations, incuding a list of the 15 Most Frequently Quoted Authors:

1 Robert A. Heinlein (171)

2. Ursula K. Le Guin (164)

3. Philip K. Dick (126)

4. Terry Pratchett (88)

5. William Gibson (79)

6. Douglas Adams (78)

7. Arthur C. Clarke (52)

8. H.G. Wells (49)

9. Kim Stanley Robinson (40)

10. Ray Bradbury (39)

11. Frank Herbert (34, tie)

11. George Turner (34, tie)

11. Yevgeny Zamiatin (34, tie)

12. Stanislaw Lem (32, tie)

12. Walter M. Miller Jr. (32, tie)

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