Obituary: Boris Strugatsky

Russian SF author Boris Strugatsky (b.1933) died on November 19. Strugatsky, worked at Russia’s main astronomical observatory in Pulkovo before he and his brother Arkady became full time science fiction authors. Their work included Roadside Picnic and Hard to Be a God. The brothers were guests of honor at Conspiracy 87, the 45th Worldcon in Brighton, UK. After his brother’s death in 1991, Boris published two more novels, although they did not achieve the success he had when writing with Arkady.