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Vernor Vinge


(Vernor Steffen Vinge)
USA flag (1944 - )

Vernor Vinge has won five Hugo Awards. Known for his rigorous hard-science approach to his science fiction, he became an iconic figure among cybernetic scientists with the publication in 1981 of his novella "True Names," which is considered a seminal, visionary work of Internet fiction.
 
Series
Across Real Time
1. The Peace War (1984)
2. Marooned in Realtime (1986)
Across Real Time (omnibus) (1991)
 

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Novels
Grimm's World (1969)
     aka Tatja Grimm's World
The Witling (1976)
Rainbows End (2006)
 
Collections
 
Novellas
 
Non fiction
 
Anthologies containing stories by Vernor Vinge
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Short stories
Apartness (1965)
Bookworm, Run! (1966)
Long Shot (1972)
True Names [short story] (1981)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Peace War (part 1 of 4) (1984)
The Peace War (part 3 of 4) (1984)
The Peace War (part 4 of 4) (1984)
The Barbarian Princess (1986)Hugo (nominee)
The Blabber (1988)


Awards
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1982) : True Names [short story]
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1982) : True Names [short story]
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1985) : The Peace War
Prometheus Award Best Novel winner (1985) : The Peace War
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1987) : The Barbarian Princess
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1987) : Marooned in Realtime
Prometheus Award Best Novel winner (1987) : Marooned in Realtime
Hugo Best Novel winner (1993) : A Fire upon the Deep
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (1993) : A Fire upon the Deep
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1993) : A Fire upon the Deep
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1999) : A Deepness in the Sky
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2000) : A Deepness in the Sky
Hugo Best Novel winner (2000) : A Deepness in the Sky
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (2000) : A Deepness in the Sky
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2000) : A Deepness in the Sky
Prometheus Award Best Novel winner (2000) : A Deepness in the Sky
Hugo Best Novel winner (2007) : Rainbows End
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2007) : Rainbows End
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2007) : Rainbows End
Prometheus Award Best Book nominee (2012) : The Children of the Sky


Vernor Vinge recommends
Camelot 30K
Camelot 30K (1993)
Robert L Forward
"Spectacular from beginning to end."

The Cassini Division (1997)
(Fall Revolution, book 3)
Ken MacLeod
"A brilliant novel of ideas."

Dualism (2014)
(Archon Sequence, book 2)
Bill DeSmedt
"An exciting tale of another path to super intelligence."


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