The first paperback book was titled star trek, and has been retitled star trek 1 in this hardback reissue. This paperback series features adaptations of episodes from the original classic star trek tv series. Following a delay in the production of a new novel from james blish, frederik pohl acquired the query. Star trek logs the animated series novelizations under ballantine books the original series. In addition to his original work, blish wrote the first original star trek novel for adult. The star trek reader iii has 1 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Star trek 1 james blishs star trek by james blish book cover, description, publication history. In january 1967 only four months after the show debuted on nbc bantam published star trek, by james blish, a noted science fiction writer since the early 1950s and winner of a hugo award for the novel a case of conscience. Star trek 1 hardcover june 1 1987 by james blish author 3. But just recently i picked up one of the james blish star trek reader books.
The seven stories included in this collection are all from season one and are. Judith finished the series, writing star trek 12 in 1977. James benjamin blish may 23, 1921 july 30, 1975 was an american science fiction and fantasy writer. The blishlawrence star trek adaptations views from crestmont. But more importantly, it marked the beginning of publishing original star trek novels that continues today.
Best star trek books 353 books meet your next favorite book. I was hooked and swept away into the science fiction section of the bookstore. James blish memory beta, noncanon star trek wiki fandom. Background information this story would be reprinted in enterprise log 4 and a later reprint of that volume from the star trek. The james blish star trek books episode 11 youtube. Cities in flight 2005 and other, read online free in epub,txt at. The first volume, star trek 1, received twentynine printings between 1967 and 1980. He adapted every tos episode into a short story with the exceptions of mudds women, i, mudd which he intended to write as novellength. Lawrence in 2002, he was inducted into the science fiction and. Star trek 11 james blish star trek books, star trek series. Star trek 1 by james blish was the first star trek novel ever released and is a collection of original series scripts adapted into short story form rather than being an original piece of work. First of all, there was a star trek convention in new york last january.
James blish star trek books episode 11 70s trek star. This handsome hardback book contains seven stories from the first season of the television show. The book consisted of seven short stories, each based on an episode of the series. Knight, 1967 the vanished jet 1968 midsummer century 1972 the quincunx of time 1973 star trek 112 19671975 novelizations of the scripts of the wellknown tv series. Star trek 10 paperback book james blish 1st print bantam books 1974 fine printed by bantam books in 1974, this is a first printing copy written by james blish.
Author of a case of conscience, star trek 1, the seedling stars, cities in flight, earthman, come home, star trek 1, they shall have stars, galactic cluster. The star trek reader has 1 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Books to produce collections of story versions of the hit tv series star trek. The adaptations are based on first draft scripts and contain significant differences from the final draft shooting scripts and teleplays used for the individual episodes. In james blish s adaptation of the immunity syndrome for star trek 9, kirk says of the intrepid, the crew of the intrepid is vulcan, isnt it mr. Incorrect book the list contains an incorrect book. Publication date 19720600 topics fiction, science fiction general publisher bantam usa collection. The star trek reader book by james blish, gene roddenberry. Throughout other case, little men and women like to read book star trek the classic episodes. I had the first blish star trek book that i think i got from the bookmobile that came around every year. Star trek 1 novel headhunters holosuite wiki fandom. James blish was a nebula and hugoaward winning science fiction author. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Star trek 10 paperback book james blish 1st print bantam.
I seem to remember the starship was made entirely vulcan as a tribute to the skill of your people in arranging that truce with the romulan federation. The original series episodes into a gorgeous, leatherbound 720page anthology. First of a series in which blish adapted the scripts from theoriginal. This anthology collects 45 classic episodes that aired in the series first three seasons. The original series episodes, written by james blish first published by bantam books in january 1967, it was the very first officially licensed star trek tiein book, and the first in a series of episode adaptations, as well as. However, a book is not a newspaper, so some of the news may be contradicted by later events, and certainly stale, by the time you read this. He was the first to do so, publishing them through bantam books. From 1967 through 1975, the blish adaptations sold over 4. A chilling journey through worlds beyond imagination. As of november 2019, approximately 850 novels, short story anthologies, novelizations, and omnibus editions, have been published. Star trek by james blish star trek books, star trek 1.
The organizer expected perhaps five hundred people. Lawrence from scripts by robert bloch, harlan ellison, richard matheson and other leading science fiction writers, the. Star trek 1 is the firt of an eleven book series of star trek novels written by author james blish. Best science fiction stories of james blish stories, 1965 mission to the heart stars 1965 welcome to mars. The first adaptation of the city on the edge of forever was as a reworking into a short story by author james blish in the novel star trek 2. Star trek 1 james blishs star trek by james blish fantastic fiction. Star trek by james blish and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Star trek 1 and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Biographies, uhura was born in 24 october 2240 in nairobi, united states of africa to parents damu pua and mumbha makia. She has two siblings named malcolm marien uhura and uaekundu uhura. He also wrote the novelizations of almost all of the original series 79 episodes some completed after his death in 1975 by his wife, j. The star trek reader iii book by james blish, gene. A star trek episode won the year after that, tooharlan ellisons the city on the edge of tomorrow, which appeared in star trek two. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
See all 8 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. You can choose the best book if youd prefer reading a book. Each book features adaptations of seven episodes of the original star trek television series. James blish began adapting the stories of the original star trek television show in 1967. James blish referred to uhura as a beautiful bantu girl in his adaptations of the original star trek episodes. He is credited with creating the term gas giant to refer to large planetary bodies. There is a lot of mail to be caught up on this time, and some news.
Star trek boldly traveled through space and into the heart of the human condition. The blish books proved that there was an audience for written star trek material, and it was large. Star trek 1 originally titled simply star trek is a collection of short story adaptations of seven star trek. The seven stories included in this collection are all from season one and are as follows. Now, alas, no new episodes of star trek are being produced, so it wasnt in competition for the 1970 awards. The original series episodes written by james blish and published by bantam books through the 1970s. Star trek has a fiftytwo year history of tiein fiction, beginning with the 1967 publication of james blish s star trek 1.
He also adapted the original star trek novels for a series of star trek readers in the late 1960s and proved himself to be as good at novelization, or. The classic episodes anthology out april 29 star trek. Similarly, james blishs star trek books contained stories based. Star trek original series books adapted by james blish. He is best known for his cities in flight novels, and his series of star trek novelizations written with his wife, j. Lawrence from scripts by robert bloch, harlan ellison, richard matheson, and other leading science fiction writers, they include. The blishlawrence star trek adaptations views from. In 1966, bantam books acquired the license to publish tiein fiction based science fiction. The readers were omnibus editions of the regular series. He attempted to combine elements of both the televised version with aspects of ellisons original version after being sent a copy of the original script by ellison. While the first two books contained stories from 1st season episodes, the. Desperate to avoid juvey literature i took a chance on star trek even though there seemed to be no major female characters. Even though star trek is no longer a network television show, it is as popular as ever.809 1511 1467 290 1478 771 839 656 1479 398 598 840 578 908 1470 1245 1009 828 1410 789 791 865 1076 1433 137 567 1098 1146 592 1137 1461 351 957 495 260 1160 253 231 1414 327 918 575 786