Photo Story: Madle Still Going Strong

Robert A. Madle, Curt Phillips (by Curt Phillips)

Curt Phillips recently visited writer and fan Robert A. “Bob” Madle, “First Fandom founder, WW II veteran, and science fiction’s master bookseller.” Madle turns 99 on June 2, and Phillips reports he is still selling rare books and magazines and “doing very well… active, sharp as a tack, and still loving science fiction and fandom as much as ever…. He was there at fandom’s beginnings and he’s with us still.”

This story and more like it in the June 2019 issue of Locus.

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