“Immortality…For Some,” J. T. McIntosh, 1960 – An aging, disabled musician named Susan Sonnenburg gives one last performance before opting for her mind to be erased and her body to be Reborn. Before the procedure, she asks that a kind old caretaker, Benny, be re-tested for his VTC (value to community) rating, a request that intrigues one of her colleagues.
Comments: Read in 12 Great Classics. Opens with a strong female character.
Author: Wikipedia: “J. T. McIntosh (14 February 1925 – 2008) was a pseudonym used by Scottish writer and journalist James Murdoch MacGregor.”