Hugo Nominee Story First Time Ever in a Book! Robert Silverberg calls Phillips "A master!" Find out why in Rat in the Skull & Other Off-Trail Science Fiction. Here is Hugo Award nominee science fiction author Rog Phillips' first-ever collection featuring his award nominee short novel, and five other outre novelettes. Analog/Astounding hails Phillips' SF as "Fast-moving--entertainment!" Rog Phillipss Rat in the Skull is a giant-helping of classic Golden Age science fiction. Included is Phillips' science fiction masterpiece, "Rat in the Skull" (unavailable for nearly fifty years). What the magazine editors said then about this controversial, Hugo nominee novelette remains true today: "Some people will be shocked by this story. Others will be deeply moved. Everyone who reads it will be talking about it. Read the first four pages: then put it down if you can." Other Phillips novelettes gathered in Rat in the Skull are: "The Yellow Pill," "Executioner No. 43," "Unto the Nth Generation," "Pariah," "Love Me, Love My..." and "The Holes in My Head." Rat in the Skull & Other Off-Trail Science Fiction is a must-read for those who love science fiction. "Science fiction readers who have never been exposed to Roger Phillips Graham's inimitable brand of prose are in for a real treat."--Forrest Ackerman.