Return From The Stars by Stanislaw Lem
(Helen and Kurt Wolff Books)

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Hal Bregg is an astronaut who returns from a space mission in which only 10 biological years have passed for him, while 127 years have elapsed on earth. He finds that the earth has changed beyond recognition, filled with human beings who have been medically neutralized. How does an astronaut join a civilization that shuns risk? Translated by Barbara Marszal and Frank Simpson. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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Stanislaw Lem is the most widely translated and best known science fiction author writing outside of the English language. Winner of the Kafka Prize, he is a contributor to many magazines, including the New Yorker, and he is the author of numerous works, including Solaris.
Published June 11, 2012 by Mariner Books. 256 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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First published in 1961, and not much like any of Lem's recent work.

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