October 25, 2012
Lois McMaster Bujold (1949- ) in A Civil Campaign, 1999
The author of more than two dozen books of which 2 million copies are in print, Bujold writes in the Science Fiction and Fantasy genres. She has won the Hugo Award four times, equaling a record set by Robert Heinlein, as well as the Nebula and Mythopoetic Awards. The daughter of the highly respected materials engineer Robert Charles McMaster, widely known for his monumental work The Non-Destructive Testing Handbook, Bujold’s heroes are often the progeny of famous fathers.