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Alan E Nourse

(Alan Edward Nourse)
USA (1928 - 1992)

aka Doctor X

Alan Edward Nourse was an American science fiction (SF) author and physician. Alan E Nourse also wrote under the name wrote both juvenile and adult science fiction, as well as nonfiction works about medicine and science.Alan Nourse was born to Benjamin and Grace (Ogg) Nourse. He attended high school in Long Island, New York. He served in the U.S. Navy after World War II. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1951 from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. He married Ann Morton on June 11, 1952 in Lynden, New Jersey. He received a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree in 1955 from the University of Pennsylvania. He served his one year internship at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington.

Tiger by the Tail (1951)
Beyond Infinity (1962)
The Counterfeit Man (1963)
Psi High and Others (1967)
Rx for Tomorrow (1972)
Short Works of Alan Edward Nourse (2008)
Second Sight and Other SF (2008)
12 Worlds of Alan E. Nourse (2010)
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Two (2011) (with James Blish, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Roger Dee, Philip K Dick, Philip José Farmer, C M Kornbluth, Rog Phillips, Robert Silverberg and Manly Wade Wellman)
Bonus Sci-Fi Anthology -- 12 Masterpieces From Golden Era (2012) (with Walter Bupp, Lester del Rey, H B Fyfe and Randall Garrett)
The Sixth Science Fiction Megapack (2013) (with Forrest J Ackerman, Neal Asher, Ray Bradbury, Reginald Bretnor, Adam-Troy Castro, Arthur C Clarke, John Cory, Samuel R Delany, Philip K Dick, A.A. Jackson IV, Jr., C M Kornbluth, Nancy Kress, Henry Kuttner, Jay Lake, Frank Belknap Long, Jerry Oltion, Pamela Sargent, Jerry Sohl, Mary A. Turzillo, Mary A Turzillo, Howard Waldrop, Harry Warner, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Ralph Williams, Murray F. Yaco and George Zebrowski)
The Plague, Pestilence & Apocalypse MEGAPACK TM (2015) (with J F Bone, Jean de la Fontaine, Lafcadio Hearn, Jens Peter Jacobsen, Raymond F Jones, Teddy Keller, Jack London, Joseph Shield Nicholson, Raymond F. O'Kelley, Norvell W Page, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Potter, Robert Reed, Mary Shelley, Edgar Wallace and Fred M. White)
The 10th Science Fiction Megapack TM (2015) (with Eando Binder, Connor Freff Cochran, Adrian Cole, Avram Davidson, Lester del Rey, U. R. A. Ferball, H B Fyfe, Randall Garrett, David Gerrold, James C Glass, Ron Goulart, H. B. Hickey, Rhys Hughes, Anna Hunger, C Kitirun, Jay Lake, Judith Merril, R DeWitt Miller, C L Moore, M. Purrzillo, Keith Roberts, Pamela Sargent, James H. Schmitz, E.E. aDoca Smith, Bryce Walton, Lawrence Watt-Evans and Richard Wilson)
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Alan E Nourse

Short stories
The Coffin Cure
The Martyr
Mirror, Mirror
Psi High
Brightside Crossing (1951)
Tiger by the Tail [short story] (1951)
Counterfeit (1952)
In Sheep's Clothing (1952)
Heir Apparent (1953)
Free Agent (1954)
Symptomaticus Medicus (1954)
Grand Rounds (1955)
Bramble Bush (1957)
Rx (1957)
Contamination Crew (1958)
A Gift for Numbers (1958)
Hard Bargain (1958)
Family Resemblance (1963)
The Compleat Consumators (1964)
The Last House Call (1972)
Plague! (1972)

Alan E Nourse recommends
Slob (1987)
(Chaingang, book 1)
Rex Miller
"Has got to be a tour de force: splatterpunk at its grisliest. Tasty as a blood sundae. The only question is, what does Killer Miller do for an encore?"

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