The Conroy Diary, published in 1949 in Astounding Science Fiction

“The Conroy Diary”
Published under the pen name Rene Lafayette

Publication date: May 1949

Original publication: Astounding Science Fiction

Genre: Science Fiction

Story description: Wanting to explore new worlds and open up the universe to mankind, Fritz Mallory writes a bestselling book—only to be hit by false fraud and tax evasion charges.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the title A Matter of Matter.