(Via Ace) I somehow missed that he had passed, earlier this week. Harry Harrison was always one of the more complicated folks when it came to, say, the alternate history genre: he did a lot of good work… but you weren’t always sure when.
[There was going to be a picture here, but… Tumblr apparently expects to steal other people’s bandwidth? The heck?]
Still, the major reason why The Stainless Steel Rat doesn’t seem dated, despite being a half-century why, is because Harrison had that much influence over how other science fiction authors wrote.