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Stanislaw Lem (1921–2006)

Stanislaw Lem was a visionary Polish author known for Solaris (2002). He was born on September 12, 1921, in Lwów, Poland. His father, Samuel Lem, was a wealthy laryngologist who served in the Austrian army. His mother, Sabina Woller, was a homemaker. Although he was born into a Polish-Jewish family, Lem was raised a Catholic and later became an ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Congress (novel The Futurological Congress)
 2013/I Golem (Short) (novel)
 2010 Maska (Short) (original story)
 2009 1 (novel)
 2007 Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot (TV Series) (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe" - 4 episodes)
- Der futurologische Kongress (2007) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
- Relativistische Effekte (2007) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
- Planet der Reserven (2007) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
- Kosmische Kollegen (2007) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
 2002 Solaris (novel)
 1994 Marianengraben (story)
 1989 Skrznaskrz (TV Movie) (short story)
 1989 Buterbrod (TV Movie) (screenplay "Przekladaniec")
 1988 Victim of the Brain (novel "Poko'j na ziemi")
 1985 Iz dnevnikov Yona Tikhogo. Puteshestvie na Interopiyu. (TV Short) (novel Podroz czternasta" from "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe)
 1983 Prítel (TV Movie) (short story)
 1979 Pilot Pirx's Inquest (story)
 1974 Sledztwo (TV Movie)
 1973 Pirx kalandjai (TV Series) (novels - 5 episodes)
- Víkend a Marson (1973) ... (novels)
- Terminusz a koronatanu (1973) ... (novels)
- Diplomavizsga (1973) ... (novels)
- Akció 127 óra 25-kor (1973) ... (novels)
- A Galilei-állomás rejtélye (1973) ... (novels)
 1972 Solaris (novel "Solaris" - as Stanislav Lem)
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roly Poly (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 Solyaris (TV Movie) (author)
 1968 Przekladaniec (TV Movie)
 1967 Verný robot (TV Movie) (short story)
 1965 The Friend (TV Short) (story "Przyjaciel")
 1963 Voyage to the End of the Universe (novel "The Magellanic Cloud")
 1962 Profesor Zazul (TV Short) (story)
 1962 Bezludna planeta (Short)
 1961 Wycieczka w kosmos (Short) (scenario)
 1960 First Spaceship on Venus (novel "Astronauci")
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Novel: "Szpital przemienienia" (filmed as Hospital of the Transfiguration (1979)) See more »

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Stanislav Lem

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In 2003 he received an honorary doctorate degree in computer science from the University of Bielefeld. See more »

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