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David Brin


(David Glen Brin)
USA flag (b.1950)

David Brin is a scientist, public speaker and world-known author. His novels have been New York Times Bestsellers, winning multiple Hugo, Nebula and other awards. At least a dozen have been translated into more than twenty languages.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy
 
Series
Uplift
   1. Sundiver (1980)
   2. Startide Rising (1983)
   3. The Uplift War (1987)
   4. Brightness Reef (1995)
   5. Infinity's Shore (1996)
   6. Heaven's Reach (1998)
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Uplift Omnibus
   1. Uplift (2012)
   2. Exiles (2013)
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High Horizon
   1. Colony High (2021)
   2. Castaways of New Mojave (2021) (with Jeff Carlson)
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Novels
   The Practice Effect (1984)
   The Postman (1985)
   Heart of the Comet (1986) (with Gregory Benford)
   Earth (1990)
   Glory Season (1992)
   Kiln People (2002)
   Sky Horizon (2007)
   Existence (2012)
   The Ancient Ones (2020)
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Collections
   The River of Time (1986)
   Otherness (1994)
   Tomorrow Happens (2003)
   Future Visions (2015) (with others)
   Insistence of Vision (2016)
   Towering Yarns (2017) (with others)
   The Best of David Brin (2021)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Dr Pak's Preschool (1989)
   Piecework (1992)
   Free the Mississippi? (2005)
   The Other Culture War (2005)
   Doing a Slow Turn (2006)
   Singularities and Nightmares (2006)
   The Crystal Spheres (2011)
   The Loom of Thessaly (2011)
   Tank Farm Dynamo (2011)
   Thor Meets Captain America (2011)
   Reality Check (2012)
   The Giving Plague (2012)
   The Escape (2020)
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Anthologies edited
   Project Solar Sail (1986) (with Arthur C Clarke)
   Chasing Shadows (2017) (with Stephen W Potts)
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Graphic Novels show
 
Non fiction show
 
David Brin recommends
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The Hitherto Secret Experiments of Marie Curie (2023)
Henry Herz and Bryan Thomas Schmidt
"Fun and quirky tales and ruminations about a genius, a hero, and a role model for the ages!"
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To Each This World (2022)
Julie E Czerneda
"Czerneda serves up the real stuff - a suspensefully original, sci-tech tale of alien contact, as interstellar humanity seeks a perilous path out of a lethal trap."
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Neom (2022)
(Central Station)
Lavie Tidhar
"Vivid and techno-mythological, Neom infects you with something special that transcends all the incidents and terrors-a shimmering current of guarded optimism."

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Books containing stories by David Brin
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Red Stars and Shattered Shields (2024)
A charity sci-fi anthology
edited by
Maxwell I Gold and Henry Herz
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To Ukraine, With Love (2023)
Benefit Anthology for Ukraine
edited by
Fran Eisemann

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Awards
1995 Locus Award for Best Collection : Otherness
1988 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel : The Uplift War
1988 Hugo Award for Best Novel : The Uplift War
1986 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel : The Postman
1986 John W. Campbell Memorial Award : The Postman
1985 Hugo Award for Best Short Story : The Crystal Spheres
1984 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel : Startide Rising
1984 Hugo Award for Best Novel : Startide Rising
1983 Nebula Award for Best Novel : Startide Rising

Award nominations
2013 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee) : Existence
2003 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Kiln People
2003 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee) : Kiln People
2003 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Kiln People
2003 Arthur C. Clarke Award (nominee) : Kiln People
1997 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Infinity's Shore
1996 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Brightness Reef
1996 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Brightness Reef
1996 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Brightness Reef
1994 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Glory Season
1994 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Glory Season
1991 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Earth
1991 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Earth
1989 Hugo Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : The Giving Plague
1988 Prometheus Award (nominee) : The Uplift War
1987 Nebula Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Uplift War
1987 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Heart of the Comet
1987 Locus Award for Best Collection (nominee) : The River of Time
1987 Hugo Award for Best Novelette (nominee) : Thor Meets Captain America
1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Postman
1985 Nebula Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Postman
1985 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : The Practice Effect
1985 Hugo Award for Best Novella (nominee) : Cyclops
1983 Hugo Award for Best Novella (nominee) : The Postman [short story]
1982 Astounding Award for Best New Writer (nominee) : Sundiver
1981 Locus Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : Sundiver


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