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    Jan-2017

    David Brin, Hugo award-winning author of "The Uplift War," presents a collection of short stories and essays by other science fiction luminaries. As we debate Internet privacy, revenge porn, the NSA, and Edward Snowden, cameras get smaller, faster, a...

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    Science Fiction

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    Mar-2016

    A soaring collection of stories from a modern master of science fiction. What may we become? How will we endure? The future is a daunting realm, filled with real and imagined perils. So enter it prepared! Here are vivid tales about possible tomorro...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2012

    The most sophisticated "engineering" process on Earth is pregnancy among mammals - especially among humans. There is already talk of using goats and cattle to produce industrial products instead of milk, and possibly bringing to term or...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2012

    What if education could be extended into the womb? Would we get brilliant, well-balanced babies? Monsters? Or a frightening/hopeful combination of both?Chilling and plausible and under option to be made a feature film, Dr. Pak's Preschool explores th...

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    Jun-2012

    Kiln -

    Gerald Livingston is an orbital garbage collector. For a hundred years, people have been abandoning things in space, and someone has to clean it up. But there’s something spinning a little bit higher than he expects, something that isn’t on the d...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2012

    Not all villains succeed at being evil. Not all diseases deserve the word plague. Fate can be ironic indeed. The chilling short story, The Giving Plague, follows microbiologist Forry, a self-proclaimed cynic, jealous of his “boy wonder” colleague...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2011

    A comedy. This short story is set in David Brin’s Uplift Universe. In the distant future, chimpanzees and dolphins have been uplifted to starfaring status -- and are helping humans choose the next species for uplift, when powerful alien starships a...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2011

    Can a sci fi story alter the course of something ponderous, like the space program? Perhaps. "Tank Farm Dynamo" sure tried! What if we found the nerve, the spirit and daring to use every resource - including those that NASA simply threw...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2011

    In a universe filled with habitable worlds why have we had no contact with extraterrestrial intelligence? David Brin's short story, "The Crystal Spheres," offers a fantastic explanation for the Great Silence. Instead of being late-comers...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2011

    Who guides our fate? And can we ever hope to wrest control for ourselves? In this novella, David Brin merges classical mythology with impudent modern spirit in a science fiction legend that speculates upon the nature of reality. With an afterword by ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2011

    The Singularity - when our skill & knowledge & immense computing power transform us into. well. godlike beings. From a writer's perspective, it presents a problem. One can write stories leading up to the Singularity, about problems like...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2011

    Nominated for a Hugo Award in 1987, Thor Meets Captain America offers an alternate history exploring a chilling scenario behind the Holocaust. In this parallel world, the Nazis narrowly avoid defeat in World War II when they are championed by the god...

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    Fantasy

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    Aug-2007

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    Science Fiction

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    Nov-2006

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    Science Fiction

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    Nov-2003

    Imagine a world in which the Axis forces of World War II suddenly were propelled to victory over the Allies...prompted by aid from the ancient gods of Norse mythology! Welcome to the alternate reality of The Life Eaters, written by award-winning auth...

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    Science Fiction

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    Feb-2003

    An insightful, quicksilver romp through Brin's own mind. In the 20 essays, short stories, and little wonders in this book, David will take you from the worlds of Galileo Galilei and Jules Verne, through thoughtful explorations of Orwell and Tolkien, ...

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    Science Fiction

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    2003

    Imagine a future without cyberspace... without the Web or virtual reality.... What would happen in an alternate Information Age? What would you do? What would you fear? What wouldn't you know? You can't imagine. Today's top masters of specula...

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    Space Opera

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    Nov-2002

    The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise detect a stray transporter beam in deep space and when they realize that there's a living being inside the wayward beam--that being Colin Blakeney, the twenty-first century inventor of the transporter and holodeck--t...

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    Science Fiction

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    Jul-2002

    The award-winning Uplift novels comprise one of the greatest achievements in science fiction history. Dramatic, thought-provoking, and inventive, these books describe a fully realized world rich in character, detail, and ideas. Now Uplift author Davi...

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    Science Fiction

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    Jan-2002

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    In a perilous future, disposable duplicate bodies fulfill every citizen's legal and illicit whim. Life as a 24-hour "ditto" is cheap, as Albert Morris knows. A brash investigator with a knack for trouble, he's sent plenty of clay duplicates into dead...

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    Fantasy

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    May-1999

    ONE LAST ADVENTURE! Isaac Asimov's Foundation Trilogy is one of the high-water marks of science fiction. The monumental story of a Galactic Empire in decline and a secret society of scientists who seek to shorten the coming Dark Age with tools of ...

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    Space Opera

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    May-1999

    Uplift Saga - 6

    The brutal enemy that has relentlessly pursued them for centuries has arrived. Now the fugitive settlers of Jijo both human and alien--brace for a final confrontation, The Jijoans' only hope is the Earthship Streaker, crewed by uplifted dolphins and ...

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    Fantasy

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    Nov-1998

    In Tribes, the players are cave men and women. They hunt and gather food, make their tribal laws, and deal with natural disasters. But the object of the game is simple: Look after the children! In this game, the way to win is to have the most kids, a...

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    Space Opera

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    Nov-1996

    Uplift Saga - 2

    Nebula and Hugo award-winning author David Brin continues his bestselling Uplift series in this second novel of a bold new trilogy. Imaginative, inventive, and filled with Brin's trademark mix of adventure, passion, and wit, Infinity's Shore carries ...

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    Space Opera

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    Sep-1995

    Uplift Saga - 4

    The planet Jijo is forbidden to settlers, its ecology protected by guardians of the Five Galaxies. But over the centuries it has been resettled, populated by refugees of six intelligent races. Together they have woven a new society in the wilderness,...

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    Science Fiction

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    Jun-1994

    From multiple-award-winning author David Erin comes this extraordinary collection of tales and essays of the near and distant future, as humans and aliens encounter the secrets of the cosmos--and of their own existence. In "Dr. Pak's Preschool" a wom...

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    Fantasy

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    Jun-1993

    Hugo and Nebula award-winning author David Brin is one of the most eloquent, imaginative voices in science fiction.  Now he returns with a new novel rich in texture, universal in theme, monumental in scope--pushing the genre to new heights.Young Ma...

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    Science Fiction

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    May-1990

    A microscopic black hole has accidentally fallen into the Earth's core, threatening to destroy the entire planet within two years. Some scientists are frantically searching for ways to prevent the disaster. But others argue that the only way to save ...

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    Space Opera

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    Jun-1987

    Uplift Saga - 3

    As galactic armadas clash in quest of the ancient fleet of the Progenitors, a brutal alien race seizes the dying planet of Garth. The various Uplifted inhabitants of Garth must battle their overlords or face ultimate extinction. At stake is the exist...

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    Science Fiction

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    Oct-1986

    He was a survivor - a wanderer who traded tales for food and shelter in the dark and savage aftermath of a devastating war. But when he borrows the jacket of a long-dead postal worker, his life changes forever. As he journeys from one isolated commun...

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    Science Fiction

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    Jul-1986

    THE RIVER OF TIME brings together eleven of David Brin's finest shorter works, including "The Crystal Spheres," winner of the Hugo Award for Best Short Story, and four new stories published here for the first time, each with an afterword by the autho...

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    Science Fiction

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    Apr-1984

    Physicist Dennis Nuel was the first human to probe the strange realms called anomaly worlds—alternate universes where the laws of science were unpredictably changed. But the world Dennis discovered seemed almost like our own—with one perplexing d...

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    Space Opera

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    1984

    Uplift Saga - 1

    No species has ever reached for the stars without the guidance of a patron--except perhaps mankind. Did some mysterious race begin the uplift of humanity aeons ago? Circling the sun, under the caverns of Mercury, Expedition Sundiver prepares for the ...

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    Space Opera

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    Sep-1983

    Uplift Saga - 2

    The Terran exploration vessel Streaker has crashed on the uncharted water world of Kithrup, bearing one of the most important discoveries in galactic history. Above, in space, armadas of alien races clash in a titanic struggle to claim her. Below, a ...

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