(7 May 1931 - )
American author of science fiction and fantasy novels. He was Project Engineer with Procter and Gamble (1956-72) where he contributed to the machine used in the manufacture of Pringles potato chips. Then he became Senior Editor of the trade Plant Engineering magazine (1972-84) after which he became a full-time writer, becoming noted for his novels in the Book of the New Sun series.
Science Quotes by Gene Wolfe (1 quote)
Science has so accustomed us to devising and accepting theories to account for the facts we observe, however fantastic, that our minds must begin their manufacture before we are aware of it.
— Gene Wolfe
Seven American Nights (1978). In the collection, David G. Hartwell (Ed.), The Dark Descent (1997), 653.