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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, Mystery, 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)
   The 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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Anthologies edited
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Chapbooks
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Graphic Novels
   The Life Eaters (2003)
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Game Books
   Tribes (1998)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Piecework (1992)
   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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Short Stories
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Non fiction
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Series contributed to
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Twelve Tomorrows
   Twelve Tomorrows 2013 (2013) (with others)
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Black Cat Weekly
   2. Black Cat Weekly #2 (2021) (with others)
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Anthologies containing stories by David Brin
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Short stories
The Postman [short story] (1982)Hugo (nominee)
The Crystal Spheres (1984)Hugo
Cyclops (1984)Hugo (nominee)
The Warm Space (1985)
Thor Meets Captain America (1986)Hugo (nominee)
Bubbles (1987)
The Giving Plague (1988)Hugo (nominee)
Ambiguity (1989)
Dr Pak's Preschool [short story] (1989)
Sshhh... (1989)
Myth Number 21 (1990)
Piecework [short story] (1990)
What Continues...And What Fails... (1991)
Bonding to Genji (1992)
Detritus Affected (1993)
NatuLife(R) (1994)
Those Eyes (1994)
Paris Conquers All (1996) (with Gregory Benford)
Life in the Extreme (1998)


Awards
John W. Campbell Best Book nominee (1982) : Sundiver
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1983) : The Postman [short story]
Hugo Best Novel winner (1984) : Startide Rising
Nebula Awards Best Novel winner (1984) : Startide Rising
Hugo Best Short Story winner (1985) : The Crystal Spheres
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1985) : Cyclops
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1986) : The Postman
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (1986) : The Postman
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1986) : The Postman
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1987) : Thor Meets Captain America
Hugo Best Novel winner (1988) : The Uplift War
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1988) : The Uplift War
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (1988) : The Uplift War
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1989) : The Giving Plague
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1991) : Earth
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1994) : Glory Season
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1996) : Brightness Reef
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1996) : Brightness Reef
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2003) : Kiln People
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2003) : Kiln People
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2003) : Kiln People
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2013) : Existence


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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A Coin for the Ferryman (2022)
Megan Edwards
"In lively style, Megan Edwards gets us turning pages."
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Scorpion (2021)
Christian Cantrell
"An exceptional, fast-paced thriller featuring a tech-empowered assassin whose pattern and objective you’ve never seen before, chased by a heroine with tenacious grit."
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Veil (2020)
Eliot Peper
"A globe-trotting, near-future thriller brimming with intrigue and big ideas."

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