Islands in the
Sky: The Space Station Theme in Science Fiction Literature. [Expanded]
Second Edition. By Gary Westfahl. Preface by Gregory Benford. Holicong,
Pennsylvania: Borgo Press/Wildside Press, 2009.
second edition of my most elusive book will feature an updated final chapter
and three new chapters—two of them previously unpublished—representing
everything that I've written about space stations since the book first
appeared in 1996. Here is a link to
publisher's information about the book.
The Other Side
of the Sky: An Annotated Bibliography of Space Stations in Science Fiction,
1869-1993. By Gary Westfahl. Holicong, Pennsylvania: Borgo Press/Wildside
Despite what you may read on the Internet, this book has
never appeared in print—until now. It offers summaries of 948 novels,
stories, films, and television programs involving space stations—many not
mentioned in Islands in the Sky—as well as commentaries on all
examined works and an introduction describing the research that led to its
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