Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008) was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. He is famous for being co-writer of the screenplay for the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Clarke was a science writer, an avid populariser of space travel, and a futurist of uncanny ability. His science fiction writings earned him a number of Hugo and Nebula awards, which along with a large readership made him one of the towering figures of science fiction.

books by Arthur C. Clarke