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John Varley


(John Herbert Varley)
USA flag (b.1947)

aka Herb Boehm

John Varley was born in Texas in 1947. After spending time as a 'confirmed drifter' he settled in Portland, Oregon and became a full-time writer. He has won the Hugo and Nebula awards a number of times, and has also received the prestigious Prix Apollo. His acclaimed novels include Titan, Wizard, Demon (the Gaea trilogy), Millennium and Steel Beach.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Mystery
 
Series
Eight Worlds
   1. The Ophiuchi Hotline (1977)
   2. The Persistence of Vision (1978)
   3. Blue Champagne (1986)
   4. Irontown Blues (2018)
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Gaea
   1. Titan (1979)
   2. Wizard (1980)
   3. Demon (1984)
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Metal Trilogy
   1. Steel Beach (1992)
   2. The Golden Globe (1998)
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Thunder and Lightning
   1. Red Thunder (2003)
   2. Red Lightning (2006)
   3. Rolling Thunder (2008)
   4. Dark Lightning (2014)
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Novels
   Millennium (1983)
   Tango Charlie and Foxtrot Romeo (1991)
   Mammoth (2005)
   Slow Apocalypse (2012)
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Collections
   The Barbie Murders (1980)
     aka Picnic on Nearside
   The John Varley Reader (2004)
   Good-Bye, Robinson Crusoe (2013)
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Anthologies edited
   Superheroes (1995) (with Ricia Mainhardt)
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Series contributed to
Black Cat Weekly
   43. Black Cat Weekly #43 (2022) (with others)
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Chapbooks show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
John Varley recommends
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Callahan's Con (2003)
(Callahan, book 9)
Spider Robinson
"Spider Robinson is the Tom Robbins of the 21st century."
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Lunar Descent (1991)
(Near-Space, book 3)
Allen Steele
"The best hard SF writer to come along in the last decade."
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The Net (1987)
Loren J MacGregor
"MacGregor is a bright new talent."

Anthologies containing stories by John Varley
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman
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The Eagle Has Landed (2019)
50 Years of Lunar Science Fiction
edited by
Neil Clarke

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