Stars and Gods: A Collection of Fact, Fiction & Wit (Paperback)

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Larry Niven is the New York Times bestselling author of such classic science fiction novels as Ringworld and Destiny's Road. One of his previous collections, N-Space, was lauded by the Houston Post as "Outstanding . . . hours of entertainment," while Publishers Weekly called it "A must for science fiction fans." A follow-up volume, Playgrounds of the Mind, was praised by Kirkus Reviews as "Grand Entertainment."

Niven returns with the sequel to his most recent collection, Scatterbrain, which gathers an equally engaging assortment of Niven's latest work, all in one captivating volume. Here are choice excerpts from his most recent novels, including Ringworld's Child, as well as short stories, non-fiction, interviews, editorials, collaborations, and correspondence. Stars and Gods roams all over a wide variety of fascinating topics, from space stations to conventional etiquette.

Give yourself a treat, and feel free to pick the brain of one of modern science fiction's most fascinating thinkers.

About the Author

Larry Niven is the award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces and fantasy including the Magic Goes Away series. His Beowulf's Children, co-authored with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes, was a New York Times bestseller. He has received the Nebula Award, five Hugos, four Locus Awards, two Ditmars, the Prometheus, and the Robert A. Heinlein Award, among other honors. He lives in Chatsworth, California.

Praise For…

“A writer of supreme talent.” —Tom Clancy

“One of our finest . . . Jams ideas for several novels into each one he creates.” —The Seattle Times

“The premier hard SF writer of the day.” —Baltimore Sun

“As eclectic a volume as Niven has ever issued. Niven started writing during the original era of the sense of wonder; now he is readably, vigorously advancing into a new one.” —Booklist on Scatterbrain

Product Details
ISBN: 9780765330055
ISBN-10: 0765330059
Publisher: Tor Books
Publication Date: August 16th, 2011
Pages: 368
Language: English