author of science fiction
Lewis Padgett was the joint pseudonym of the science fiction authors and spouses Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore, taken from their mothers' maiden names. They also used the pseudonyms Lawrence O'Donnell and C. H. Liddell, as well as collaborating under their own names.
Writing as 'Lewis Padgett' they were the author of many humorous short stories of science fiction in the 1940s and 1950s. Among the most famous were:
The "Gallegher" series of stories, collected in Robots Have No Tails (Gnome, 1952):
"The Proud Robot"
"The World Is Mine"
"Mimsy Were the Borogoves"
"What You Need"
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