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Group Where Year Source Quote/
literature Colorado 1993 Simmons, Dan. "Entropy's Bed at Midnight " in Lovedeath. New York: Warner Books (1993); pg. 16. Stephen Hawking
literature Colorado 1994 Willis, Connie. "Time Out " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1989); pg. 311. [Author's introduction.] Jane Austen
literature Colorado 2049 Knight, Damon. A For Anything. New York: Tor (1990; 1959); pg. 36. "...on whose cold, slippery floor he and Adam had crouched so often, playing Crusoe, or Captain Nemo, or whatever . . . "
literature Colorado 2049 Knight, Damon. A For Anything. New York: Tor (1990; 1959); pg. 175. "Dick paused to read a few of the titles: Treasure Island; Ozma of Oz; Pepper and Salt. "
literature Colorado: Boulder 1996 Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 40. Epigraph: paragraph from Hugh Shetfield's The Sovereignty of Society, 1909
literature Colorado: Boulder 1996 Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 54. "I finally managed to find a hardback copy of Toads and Diamonds, which I'd loved as a kid. It had a fairy in it, but not like those in Fairies, Fairies, Etc., with lavender wings and bluebells for hats. It was about a girl who helps an ugly old woman who turns out to be a good fairy in disguise. Inner values versus shallow appearances. My kind of moral. " [This novel takes place primarily in Boulder, Colorado, by the way.]
literature Colorado: Boulder 1996 Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 64. Pg. 64: The Red Badge of Courage; How Green Was My Valley; The Color Purple; Pg. 69: F. Scott Fitzgerald; Pg. 91: Willa Cather; Far from the Madding Crowd; Pg. 93 and 213: More Robert Browning epigraphs.; Pg. 204: Dostoyevsky; Pg. 205: Anna Kerenina; Cyrano de Bergerac; Pg. 225: Browning; Dickens
literature Cuba 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. v. [Frontispiece: Lengthy passage from Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story, by Carlos Baker]
literature Cuba 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999) [Book jacket] "It is the summer of '42, and FBI agent Joe Lucas has come to Cuba at the behest of J. Edgar Hoover to keep an eye on Ernest Hemingway, who has recklessly decided to play spy in the Caribbean. Lucas has been instructed to somehow gain the great writer's trust and friendship, but all the agent's cool intellect and training have left him unprepared to withstand the human whirlwind known as 'Papa.'

Hemingway has assembled a spy ring that he calls the 'Crook Factory' --including an American millionaire, a twelve-year-old Cuban orphan, a Spanish jai alai champion, a priest, and a fisherman, among others--to play a dangerous game of amateur espionage. Then, against all odds, Hemingway uncovers a critical piece of intelligence, and the game turns deadly for himself, Lucas, and for untold innocents. " [Many refs. to Hemingway throughout novel, of course. Other literary refs. not in DB.]

literature Cuba 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 37. "Under 'Occupation/employment' the form was succinct: 'Hemingway claims to make his living as a writer and has published such novels as The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, To Have and Have Not, and The Great Gatsby.' "; Pg. 64: "I looked inside. It was titled The Great Gatsby and there was an effusive inscription on the title page signed--'Love, Scott.' I looked up in mild confusion. According to Mr. Hoover's O/C file, Hemingway had written this book.

'First edition,' said Hemingway, holding up the other volumes in his large hand... 'All inscribed first editions. Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Dos Passos, Robert Benchley, Ford Madox Ford, Sherwood Anderson, Ezra Pound. Knew 'em all, of course.'

I nodded blankly. A few of the names were familiar to me. There were thick O/C files on Dos Passos, Pound, and several of the others whom Hemingway was now mentioning... " [Many other refs., not in DB.]

literature CY30-CY30B 2150 Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. New York: Timescape (1981); pg. 9. Pg. 9: "Right now an all-string version of tunes from Fiddler on the Roof assailed the dead at Cry-Labs. " [More about Fiddler on the Roof, pg. 11-12, more.]; Pg. 10: Shakespeare; Pg. 14-15: James Joyce, Finnegans Wake; Ulysses; Pg. 96: Tom Paine; Goethe; Jakob Boehme; Martin Buber; Pg. 97: "'...the great Hebrew poet Hayyim Nahman Bialik who lived from the latter part of the nineteenth century into the mid-twentieth century. You should read him sometime.' "; Pg. 172: Golden Hind; Pg. 173: "'A children's book, Silver Pennies. An old classic. In it there's the statement, 'You need a silver penny to get into fairy land.' ' He had owned the book as a child. " [More, pg. 183.]; Pg. 182: Style magazine
literature Darwath 1996 Hambly, Barbara. Mother of Winter. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 14. "Gil had gained quite a reputation among the Guards as a spinner of tales, passing along to them recycled Kipling and Dickens, Austen and Heinlein, Doyle and Heyer and Coles... "
literature Deep Space 9 2369 Jeter, K. W. Warped (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 271. "...and where, as in the ancient Earth story, The Masque of the Red Death, he could pull the great doors shut and let the grim revels begin, free of any interference from the outside. "
literature Deep Space 9 2370 Pedersen, Ted. Space Camp (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 48. "And now Jake was learning to spin his own stories. While his father may have imagined him as Ulysses sailing a futuristic sea of stars, Jake thought of himself more as the blind tell of those tales, homer. "
literature Deep Space 9 2371 Graf, L. A. Caretaker (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 47. "...attend an extremely strange Tellarite production of The Cherry Orchard (in his opinion, they'd beaten the play up pretty badly)... "
literature Deep Space 9 2374 Reeves-Stevens, Judith & Garfield. Inferno (Star Trek: DS9 / Millennium Book 3 of 3). New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 183. "'And I gotta tell ya, in person, space sure looks different from those pictures in Life magazine.' "
literature Ecuador 1986 Vonnegut, Kurt. Galapagos. New York: Delacorte Press (1985); pg. 112. "By the end of March, King was able to release a passenger list headed by Mrs. Onassis, and followed by names almost as glamorous as hers--Dr. Henry Kissinger, Mick Jagger, Paloma Picasso, William F. Buckley, Jr., and of course Andrew MacIntosh, and Rudolf Nureyev and Walter Cronkite, and on and on. "
literature Ecuador 1986 Vonnegut, Kurt. Galapagos. New York: Delacorte Press (1985); pg. 268. Pg. 268: Quote by Edward Lear; Pg. 270: Henry David Thoreau; Pg. 276: Sophocles; Pg. 278: Robert Frost; Leon Trotsky Trout
literature Egypt 1810 Powers, Tim. The Anubis Gates. New York: Ace (1983); pg. 10. "They had met him in the huge chamber in which he lived, alone except for his ushabtis, four life-size wax statues of men. From his peculiar ceiling perch he had begun by pointing out that Christianity, the harsh sun that had steamed the life-juices out of the now all but dry husk of sorcery, was at present veiled by clouds of doubt arising from the writings of people like Voltaire and Diderot and Godwin. "
literature Egypt 1935 Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. London, UK: Bloomsbury (1996; c. 1992); pg. 164. "'...He used a copy of Daphne du Maurier's novel Rebecca as a code book to send messages back to Rommel on troop movement...' " [Also pg. 254.]
literature Europa 2060 Collins, Ron. "Out of the Blue " in Writers of the Future: Volume XV (Algis Budrys, ed.). Los Angeles: Bridge Publications (1999); pg. 226. "But the doors hung open like gates to an ancient crypt and Sara could almost picture a sign--Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here--posted across the entrance... "
literature Europe 1470 C.E. Gentle, Mary. A Secret History. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 41. Niccolo Machiavelli
literature Europe 1478 C.E. Ford, John M. The Dragon Waiting. New York: Timescape Books (1983); pg. 115. Odyssey; some other literary refs., not in DB.
literature Europe 1918 Newman, Kim. The Bloody Red Baron. New York: Carroll & Graf (1995); pg. 325. Book jacket: "Embroiled in the greater and lesser conflicts are Edwin Winthrop, a young intelligence officer... Charles Beauregard... Kate Reed, a radical vampire journalist; and the resurrected Edgar Allan Poe, commissioned by German High Command to write a fabulous biography of Manfred von Richthofen, the Bloody Red Baron. "; Pg. 200: "'And it's no use impersonating a Beatrix Potter rabbit on the brink of tears, Miss Reed...' "; Pg. 265: Edgar Allan Poe; Pg. 295: "She would try to learn more about the Bloody Red Baron. There were always the Musketeers of Maranique: Bertie, Algy and Ginger. "; Pg. 325: "It was about as effective as sticking hatpins into Moby-Dick. " [Other literary refs., not in DB.]
literature Europe 1918 Newman, Kim. The Bloody Red Baron. New York: Carroll & Graf (1995); pg. 38. "Poe had dealt with Kafka, a sharp Jew with queer batwing ears and a penetrating gaze. The clerk seemed to find the idea of an American ghetto disturbing and gave the impression of a genuine eagerness to help resolve the case. Thus far his efforts had yielded only a creeping plague of contradictory memoranda from higher-ups. Withal, he had almost taken to Franz Kafka. The only soul in Prague who had heard of Poe for anything other than The Battle of St Petersburg and 'The Raven', he had once asked him to inscribe a cheap edition of Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Kafka mentioned he was himself an occasional writer, but Poe had not wished to encourage further intimacy with the Jew and made a pointed display of indifference. " [More.]
literature Europe 1942 Lindskold, Jane. "The Big Lie " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 164. "Her no-nonsense approach to life and death is a natural antidote to his Byronic brooding. "
literature Europe 2030 McAuley, Paul J. Fairyland. New York: Avon Books (1997; c 1995); pg. 284. "'...The hills are full of ghosts. If you walk into one you might never walk out again. Lamia, they call them. You know the old story. A contemporary of Lord Byron, John Keats, wrote on the subject a moving poem.'

Byron is something of a hero to the Albanians. Even if he did side with the Greeks in the end, it was for all the right reasons, chiefly honor. Alex has found that Albanians expect the English to be intimately familiar with Byron and all his works... "

literature Florida 1981 Zelazny, Roger. "The Naked Matador " in Unicorn Variations. New York: Timescape (1983; story c. 1981); pg. 44. "Running--waiting, actually--in Key West, I thought of a story I'd read in high school: Hemingway's 'The Killers.' The appearance of the diner did nothing to change my feelings. " [This story is, as Zelazny explains in the introduction, his "one Hemingway pastiche of sorts. The brief essay that follows it will amplify in some ways another area where his thinking about stories had an influence on my thinking about stories. " Other references or allusions, including material from essay, not in DB.]
literature Florida 1986 Anthony, Piers. Shade of the Tree. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 208. Pg. 72: "'There isn't a train I wouldn't take, no matter where it's going,' he murmured. It was a line from an Emily Dickinson poem, he believed. "; Pg. 206: Treasure Island; Pg. 208: "She had brought a book her brothers loved, How to Eat Fried Worms,, and read to them from that. It was a big success, as she had anticipated. "; Pg. 209: Wall Street Journal
literature Florida 1994 Clarke, Arthur C. & Gentry Lee. Cradle. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 17. Pg. 17: "He read to her a story about a while that seemed human and a man named Captain Ahab. the pictures were frightening, one in particular showed a boat being tossed about by a giant whale with a harpoon stuck in his back. "; Pg. 36: "...from the Key West Players' production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, dated March 1993... "; Pg. 46: A Fan's Notes by Fred Exley; (also pg. 90); Pg. 66: "'I worried when we picked Night of the Iguana [also pg. 117, 156] that it might be too difficult of Key West. It's not as well known as Streetcar or Glass Menagerie. And in some ways the characters are just as foreign as those in Suddenly, Last Summer...' "; Pg. 67: Tennessee Williams plays; Pg. 90: William Faulkner; Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert; Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky; Pg. 100: Jean Genet's Le Balcon; Pg. 151: T. S. Eliot
literature Florida: Miami 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 35. "In the few minutes before Ian Fleming sat down next to me, I had time to think about J. Edgar Hoover and Ernest Hemingway. "
literature France 1720 Keyes, J. Gregory. Newton's Cannon. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 217. Pg. 217-219, 231, 259, 273-274, 279, 323-327, 339: Voltaire; Pg. 249: John Locke; Pg. 261: Descartes
literature France 1916 Anthony, Patricia. Flanders. New York: Ace Books (1998); pg. 7. Pg. 7: "Well, I am unmasked for an academic. Captain Miller came upon me today as I sat alone, reading from my Keats.

'Why are you not at the YMCA pavilion?' he asked. ";

Pg. 8: "I closed the book, marking the page with my finger. ' 'The hare limped trembling through the frozen grass.' '

' 'And silent was the flock in woolly fold.' '

There I was, in another pissing contest.

I recalled the next line easy. ' 'Numb were the Beadsman's fingers, while he told . . .' '

' 'His rosary!' Too easy, Yank. 'And . . . and . . .' Oh, bugger it!'

In pissing contests, it helps to have a full bladder; it's essential to know your Keats. ' ' . . . and while his frosted breath,/Like pious incense--' '

'Cheating!' He snatched the book out of my hand. 'You'd just read it!' He opened the book at the marked page and surprised, he read the title: 'Endymion?' He looked at me then--not like an officer on a soldier, not even like a rich man on a poor. 'Good memory, Yank.' "

literature France 1916 Simmons, Dan. "The Great Lover " in Lovedeath. New York: Warner Books (1993); pg. 270. Love and Death by G. F. Watts [Some other literary refs., not in DB., esp. pg. 301-302.]
literature France 1929 Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 35. "Carese Crosby's husband shot himself to death in Paris in 1929 and made Ernest Hemingway sad. If he hadn't, she probably would not have gone home and invented the brassiere by tying two handkerchiefs together. Then the whole history of intimate apparel might have been different, and I might have gone into some other line of work, and then, of course, I wouldn't have been shot. "
literature France 1972 Kerr, David. "Epiphany for Aliens " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 474. Descarte; Rousseau
literature France 1994 Delacorte, Peter. Time On My Hands. New York: Scribner (1997); pg. 24. Pg. 24: Oscar Wilde; Manet
literature France 2018 Bova, Ben. Voyager II: The Alien Within. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 53. Pg. 146: "...Notre Dame, the medieval cathedral where Quasimodo had held off the besieging army of beggars. "; Pg. 177-178: Carmen
literature France 2372 Pedersen, Ted. Trapped in Time (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 12. "Jake found Paris in early summer to be a symphony for the senses. This was the city that had beckoned to writers, from Victor Hugo to Ernest Hemingway, and most recently the Vulcan poet Olvek... "
literature France: Paris 1738 Suskind, Patrick. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1986; c. 1985); pg. 57. "These Diderots and d'Alemberts and Voltaires and Rousseaus or whatever names these scribblers have--there are even clerics among them and gentlemen of noble birth!--they've finally managed to infect the whole society with their perfidious fidgets, with their sheer delight in discontent and their unwillingness to be satisfied with anything in this world, in short, with the boundless chaos that reigns inside their own heads! "
literature Gaea 2025 Varley, John. Titan. New York: Berkley (4th ed. 1981; 1st pub. 1979); pg. 102. "They had been prepared to struggle for survival in a hostile environment, but Hyperion was about as hostile as the San Diego Zoo. They had expected Robinson Crusoe, or at least the Swiss Family Robinson, but Hyperion was a creampuff. "
literature galaxy 1943 Lewis, C.S. Out of the Silent Planet. New York: Simon & Schuster (1996; c. 1943); pg. 93. Pg. 93: "Then he remembered that the Cyclops in Homer plied the same trade. "; Pg. 96: "It was all there in that little disk--London, Athens, Jerusalem, Shakespeare. "; Pg. 101: "So might Parmenides or Confucius look to the eyes of a Cockney schoolboy! "; Pg. 154: "For the later stages of the adventure--well, it was Aristotle, long before Kipling, who taught us the formula, 'That is another story.' "; Pg. 157: Chaucer
literature galaxy 1943 Lewis, C.S. Perelandra. New York: Simon & Schuster (1996; c. 1943); pg. 128. Pg. 128: "He had full opportunity to learn the falsity of the maxim that the Prince of Darkness is a gentleman. Again and again he felt that a suave and subtle Mephistopheles with red cloak and rapier and a feather in his cap, or even a sombre tragic Satan out of Paradise Lost... "; Pg. 132: "...of Agrippina and of Lady Macbeth "; Pg. 173: "He recited all that he could remember of the Iliad, the Odyssey, the Aeneid, the Chanson de Roland, Paradise Lost, the Kalevala, the Hunting of the Snark, and a rhyme about Germanic sound-laws which he had composed as a freshman. "; Pg. 201: Virgil
literature galaxy 1979 Willis, Connie. "All My Darling Daughters " in Future on Fire (Orson Scott Card, ed.) New York: Tor (1991; story copyright 1979); pg. 230. [Four lines from The Barretts of Wimpole Street]
literature galaxy 1990 Simmons, Dan. The Fall of Hyperion. New York: Bantam (1991; 1st ed. 1990); pg. -3. Pg. -3 [dedication]:

"To John Keats
Whose Name Was Writ
in Eternity ";

Pg. -1 [frontispiece]: '. . . May there not be superior beings amused with any graceful, though instinctive attitude my mind may fall into, as I am entertained with the alertness of a Stoat or the anxiety of a Deer? Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine . . . By a superior bring our reasoning may take the same tone--though erroneous they may be fine-- This is the very thing in which consists poetry . . .'
--John Keats, in a letter to his brother

'The Imagination may be compared to Adam's dream--he awoke and found it truth.'
--John Keats, in a letter to a friend. "

[Other refs. to Keats. One of the main settings of this novel, and of Hyperion, is the planet 'Keats'.]

literature galaxy 2000 Arnason, Eleanor. "Dapple: A Hwarhath Historical Romance " in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Vol. 17 (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (2000); pg. 110. "The Sword Recovered or The Revenge of the Tli. That was the name of the play. " [Other references to drama and plays, but not my name, in this story. The play named does not actually exist. The story takes place on a distant alien world, among the 'hwarhath' people, and has no references to Earth.]
literature galaxy 2025 Ing, Dean. "Lost in Translation " in Firefight 2000. New York: Baen (1987; c. 1985); pg. 137. "'...their lyric thing was an inspired piece of art?'

'Not much. I gather it unfolded like Coleridge's vision of Xanadu--only our Proximan wasn't interrupted...' "

literature galaxy 2050 Anthony, Patricia. "Bluebonnets " in Eating Memories. Woburn, MA: First Books; Baltimore, MD: Old Earth Books (1997; c. 1989); pg. 76. "It reminded me of that poem, 'Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night.' ' "
literature galaxy 2084 Disch, Thomas M. "Things Lost " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 596. Pg. 596: "a request for book-films of Proust, whom I have been exhorting myself to reread for the last month. "; Pg. 597: Genet; Pg. 602: "I have wasted hours and hours trying to read Genji in the Japanese, a hopeless task. " [More about Genji, Lady Murasaki]; Pg. 607: "She is, indeed, a very Cordelia of daughterliness... "; Pg. 611: Pygmalion [Other literary refs, not in DB.]
literature galaxy 2100 Bear, Greg. Anvil of Stars. New York: Warner Books (1992); pg. 43. "'We'll ge dressed up in war paint and war uniforms, and we'll swear an oath, like mythic pirates or the Three Musketeers, and it won't be all nonsense, all childsplay. It will mean something...' "
literature galaxy 2100 Bear, Greg. Anvil of Stars. New York: Warner Books (1992); pg. 45. "'These are the people T. E. Lawrence studied when he was young,' Theresa said... 'You've been reading Liddel Hart.' " [Many other refs. to children's literature throughout the novel. Many may not be in DB, though attempt has been made to index all book titles and clear refs.]
literature galaxy 2100 Bear, Greg. Anvil of Stars. New York: Warner Books (1992); pg. 283. Pg. 283: "'What about literature?'

'They're just getting into some now. No reaction yet.' " [After discussing the aliens' reaction to movies.]

Pg. 290: "'Harming and other violences,' Twice Grown replied. 'The wishing to kill, to inactivate. I we have read Beowulf, and I we have read Macbeth. I we have also read The Pit and the Pendulum.'

Physical conflict is important in fiction,' Martin said. 'It plays a much smaller role in our everyday life.' "

literature galaxy 2100 Bear, Greg. Anvil of Stars. New York: Warner Books (1992); pg. 115-116. "'Smells like rain,' Theresa said.

' 'Tut tut, it looks like rain,' ' Theresa quoted.

'We need a Pooh,' Andrew Jaguar said. 'Who should be the ship's Pooh?'

'Who's most popular?' Martin asked, glancing around. 'Not me,' he said.

Mei-Li groaned. 'Pans are never Poohs,' she said.

'How about Ariel?' William suggested.

'Bolsh,' Ariel said quickly.

'She's very cuddly,' Mei-Li agreed.

Ariel looked around the circle, unsure whether to be angry or to shrug this off.

'We think it's a fine idea. You have to be Pooh,' Hakim said, smiling serenely.

...'Oh, oh, Christopher Robin!' the children cried out. " [More along these lines, not included here. See also pg. 238]

literature galaxy 2150 Dickson, Gordon R. The Magnificent Wilf. New York: Baen (1995)

; pg. 203.

Pg. 203: "'...'And then I think of many things, like rushings-out and rescuings . . .' That is from a poem by your A. A. Milne, a poem about a young male Human. I am a fan of your Human Civilization--that was why I was chosen to be your greeter-and-guide.' "; Pg. George Jacques Danton
literature galaxy 2200 Anthony, Patricia. Conscience of the Beagle. New York: Ace Books (1995; co. 1993); pg. 19. "'...I have the annotated Paths Through the Jungle. Brilliant. Simply brilliant.'

...His Pied Piper enthusiasm lures Szabo into amazement... "

literature galaxy 2200 Silverberg, Robert. Starborne. New York: Bantam (1997; co. 1996); pg. 26. Pg. 26: "'...But the center of Elizabeth's being is poetry. 'I think it's Shakespeare,' Heinz says.

'Not that old,' says Giovanna, looking up from her game. 'Only four or five hundred years, at most. An American.'

'Frost,' Elizabeth says. 'Robert Frost.'

'Is that a kind of ice?' someone asks.

'It's a name,' says someone else.

' 'From what I've tasted of desire,' ' Elizabeth says, and her tone makes it clear that she is reciting again. ' 'I hold with those who favor fire.' ' ";

Pg. 47: "'Is that Shakespeare?' he asks.

'The Rubaiyat,' she says. 'Do you know it? 'Come, fill the cup, and in the fire of spring the winter garment of repentance fling.' ' " [More];

Pg. 144: Oedipus;

Pg. 144: Hamlet; Pg. 167: "Sophocles and Shakespeare and Strindberg "

literature galaxy 2250 Dick, Philip K. A Maze of Death. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1970); pg. 151. Pg. 126: Voltaire; Pg. 151: "A big box of books. Everybody had books. Glen Belsnor idly tossed the books about, prowling deep in the carton. Textbook after textbook on economics; that figured. Microtapes of several of the great classics, including Tolkien, Milton, Virgil, Homer. All the epics, he realized. Plus War and Peace, as well as tapes of John Dos Passos' U.S.A. "
literature galaxy 2263 Carey, Diane. Best Destiny (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1992); pg. 76. "George gave him a little grimace. 'Who's that? Melville? Or C. S. Forrester?'

'It's me!' Robert complained. 'Can't I be profound now and again?' "; Pg. 297: 'Yes . . . you have the essence. We have political graffiti, but we do not have Sophocles's plays.' "

literature galaxy 2268 Gilden, Mel. The Starship Trap (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1993); pg. 96. "'I call it Erehwon.'

Spock said, 'After the ideal commonwealth in Samuel Butler's book of the same name, I assume.'

'Very good, Mr. Spock. I see that you are a well-rounded Vulcan.'

Kirk suddenly remembered Khan and his preoccupation with John Milton. Why did the crazy ones always have an interest in the classics? Maybe large egos needed to identify with large work--it allowed them to feel superior. Maybe they felt it added credibility to their causes. "

literature galaxy 2268 Smith, Dean Wesley & Kristine Kathryn Rusch. The Rings of Tautee (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 9. One Hundred Years of Solitude
literature galaxy 2268 Vardeman, Robert E. Mutiny on the Enterprise (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1983); pg. 95. "'How do we approach them?' asked McCoy. 'I haven't read Robinson Crusoe in a long time.' "
literature galaxy 2271 Roddenberry, Gene. Star Trek: The Motion Picture. New York: Pocket Books (1979); pg. 7. [Captain James T. Kirk, in "his " introduction to this novel about him.] "Eventually, I found that I had been fictionalized into some sort of 'modern Ulysses' and it has been painful to see my command decisions of those years so widely applauded, whereas plain facts are that ninety-four of our crew met violent deaths during those years--and many of them would still be alive if I had acted either more quickly or more wisely. "
literature galaxy 2293 Carey, Diane. Best Destiny (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1992); pg. 395. "Neither mentioned the placard, but father and son felt it go by, and felt it breathe on their shoulders its blessing for the valiant of Starfleet.

Sail forth--steer for the deep waters only,
Reckless O soul, exploring, I with thee, and thou with me,
For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared to go,
And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all.

--Walt Whitman "

literature galaxy 2293 Crispin, A. C. Sarek (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1994); pg. 73. "There was a mint-condition volume of Wuthering Heights, a slightly battered edition of Have Spacesuit, Will Travel, a collection of Edgar Allen Poe's poetry, and . . . He paused, staring at a slim volume perched neatly between the others. The Diary of Anne Frank. " [More about the Anne Frank book.]
literature galaxy 2294 David, Peter. The Captain's Daughter (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1995); pg. 21. "'An old poem, Lieutenant,' said Harriman, unable to tear his gaze away from the far-off ruins. 'A man traveling in the desert discovers the broken remains of a statue. And there's an inscription that reads, 'I am Ozymandias, king of kings. Behold my works, ye mighty, and despair.' The point of the poem was the transitory nature of man's accomplishments. Here was this great and powerful 'king of 'kings,' who apparently had ruled a vast empire . . . and there was nothing left of him or anything that he had done except a ruined statue. The rest o fit had been lost to time.' "

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