Mordecai Roshwald

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Mordecai Roshwald
Roshwald in 2012
Mordecai Marceli Roshwald

(1921-05-26)May 26, 1921
Drohobycz, [Poland]
DiedMarch 19, 2015(2015-03-19) (aged 93)[1]
OccupationAcademic and writer

Mordecai Marceli Roshwald (May 26, 1921 – March 19, 2015) was an American academic and writer. Born in Drohobycz, Ukraine to Jewish parents, Roshwald later emigrated to Israel.[2] His most famous work is Level 7 (1959), a post-apocalyptic science-fiction novel. He is also the author of A Small Arrmageddon (1962) and Dreams and Nightmares: Science and Technology in Myth and Fiction (2008).

Roshwald was a "professor emeritus of humanities at the University of Minnesota, and a visiting professor at many universities worldwide."[3]

He lived in Silver Spring, Maryland, at the time of his death.


  1. ^ "Mordecai Roshwald Notice". The Washington Post. March 21, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Mike Strozier, "An Interview With Author Dr. Mordecai Roshwald", Bookpleasures, November 22, 2009.
  3. ^ Mordecai Roshwald, Level 7, edited and with a new foreword by David Seed, University of Wisconsin Press.

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