9th out of 20 books — 14 voters
Warped Factors (Babylon 5 Omniverse)
In "Warped Factors", original Star Trek star Walter Koenig (a.k.a. Ensign Pavel Chekov) provides a fascinating and often riotous chronicle of his life and career. The red-diaper baby of Russian Jewish parents, Koenig grew up in Manhattan. He offers a fascinating perspective on life in the ethnically diverse New York of the forties and fifties and shares his angst about bei...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by Taylor Publishing Company (TX)
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I will freely admit that I am a huge nerd who has a soft spot for science fiction and television, so it becomes apparent that I'm a Star Trek fan easily enough, so I had read Shatner's Star Trek Memories before picking up Koenig's book. While I expected another person's point of view on the cultural phenomenon that Star Trek became, Koenig's book offered much more. Another reviewer referred to it as more of a conversation that a book and I agree wholeheartedly. Koenig does not just give us one s...more