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Norman Spinrad


USA flag (1940 - )

Born in New York in 1940, Norman Spinrad has been an acclaimed SF writer, editor and critic since the mid 1960s. THE DRUID KING is his first historical novel.
 
Series
Second Starfaring Age
1. The Void Captain's Tale (1982)
2. Child of Fortune (1985)
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Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Norman Spinrad
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Short stories
The Last of the Romany (1963)
The Equalizer (1964)
The Ersatz Ego (1964)
Outward Bound (1964)
The Rules of the Road (1964)
Subjectivity (1964)
A Child of Mind (1965)
Deathwatch (1965)
The Age of Invention (1966)
Technicality (1966)
Carcinoma Angels (1967)
It's a Bird! It's a Plane! (1967)
A Night in Elf Hill (1968)
The Big Flash (1969)Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Conspiracy (1969)
Dead End (1969)
The Entropic Gang Bang Caper (1969)
Heroes Die But Once (1969)
The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde [short story] (1969)
Once More, with Feeling (1969)
The Lost Continent (1970)
Neutral Ground (1970)
The Weed of Time (1970)
No Direction Home [short story] (1971)
Heirloom (1972)
All the Sounds of the Rainbow (1973)
The National Pastime (1973)
A Thing of Beauty (1973)Nebula Awards (nominee)
In the Eye of the Storm (1974)
Riding the Torch [short story] (1974)Hugo (nominee)
Journals of the Plague Years (1988)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Helping Hand (1991)
The Year of the Mouse (1998)


Awards
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1970) : Bug Jack Barron
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1970) : The Big Flash
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1970) : Bug Jack Barron
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1973) : The Iron Dream
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1974) : A Thing of Beauty
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1975) : Riding the Torch [short story]
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1984) : The Void Captain's Tale
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1989) : Journals of the Plague Years
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1989) : Journals of the Plague Years
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2000) : Greenhouse Summer


Norman Spinrad recommends
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)
(Bladerunner, book 1)
Philip K Dick
"The greatest American novelist of the second half of the 20th century."
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The Agency Trilogy (1994)
(Agency)
David Meltzer
"The Agency is clearly Meltzer paradigm's of society; a mindless machine of which we are all "agents," including those whom the machines supposedly serve."
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Smoking Mirror Blues (2001)
Ernest Hogan
"Ernest Hogan has created a kind of North American magic realism."

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