The Einstein Intersection By Samuel R. Delany Reviewed by Ted Gioia Ace Books, a major purveyor of escapist science fiction during the Cold War year, targeted an audience of teenage boys with its simplistic good- versus-evil space operas, most of them priced at an affordable thirty-five cents. The Einstein Intersection: New Wave SF with style but story lacks discipline. Originally posted at Fantasy Literature. It doesn't get any more New Wave SF than this very slim Nebula-winning novel ( pages), and it's hard to imagine anything like this being written today/5(). The Einstein Intersection. The Einstein Intersection is a science fiction novel by Samuel R. Delany. It won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in and was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in Delany's intended title for the book was A Fabulous, Formless Darkness. The novel is purportedly influenced by Marcel Author: Samuel R. Delany.