"They'd Rather Be Right"

Title"They'd Rather Be Right"
Year for Search1954
AuthorsClifton, Mark [Irvin](1906-63), and [Ryhlick], [Frank Wilbert](1915-96)
Tertiary AuthorsFrank Riley [pseud.]
Secondary TitleAstounding Science Fiction
Volume / Edition 53.6 - 54.3
Pagination12-47, 108-40, 106-41, 96-133
Date PublishedAugust - November 1954
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A computer makes human beings telepathic and immortal, and the novel is concerned with the reactions of people to the new possibilities.

Additional Publishers

Repub. New York: Gnome Press, 1957. Rpt. Norfolk, VA: Donning, 1981. Also published as The Forever Machine. New York: Galaxy, [1958]. Rpt. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1992.

Title Note

Also published as The Forever Machine

Pseudonym

Frank Riley [pseud. of Ryhlick]

Holding Institutions

GU, Merril

Author Note

Clifton (1906-63) Ryhlick (1915-96)

Full Text

1954 Clifton, Mark [Irvin] (1906-63) and [Frank Wilbert Ryhlick] (1915-96). “They’d Rather Be Right.” By Mark [Irvin] Clifton and Frank Riley [pseud.]. Astounding Science Fiction (New York) 53.6 - 54.3 (August - November 1954): 12-47, 108-40, 106-41, 96-133. Repub. New York: Gnome Press, 1957. Rpt. Norfolk, VA: Donning, 1981. Also published as The Forever Machine. New York: Galaxy, [1958]. Rpt. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1992. GU, Merril

A computer makes human beings telepathic and immortal, and the novel is concerned with the reactions of people to the new possibilities.