Book List:64 titles
  • THE LONG-AWAITED CONCLUSION OF THE HEOROT SERIES FROM GENRE LEGENDS LARRY NIVEN, JERRY POURNELLE, AND STEVEN BARNESAvalon was thriving. The cold sleep colonists from Earth had settled on a verdant, livable world. The fast and cunning predators huma...


  • THE POPULAR MAN-KZIN WARS SERIES ROARS BACK INTO ACTION! New stories of the war between humanity and the catlike Kzin from Brad R. Torgersen, Brendan DuBois, Martin L. Shoemaker, and more! The predatory catlike warrior race known as the Kzin never...


  • Madness from the Inconstant Moon is a collection of early short science fiction works by Larry Niven, the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Ringworld series. This classic collection includes "The Inconstant Moon," the basis for a f...


  • Aros of Azteca and Neoloth-Pteor are the deadliest of enemies: Swordsman and Sorcerer, locked in the ancient battle between wizards and warriors for fifteen years. They have tried to kill each other more times than either can count. But when the ...


  • Loosely based on Larry Niven’s 1973 novella “Flash Crowd,” Red Tide continues to examine the social consequences of the impact of having instantaneous teleportation, where humans can instantly travel long distances in milliseconds. This is a th...


  • Whether it’s God walking into the Draco Tavern, stony spirits talking to relatives, a robot plotting the ultimate murder, or the ability to see distinct patterns in the vibrations caused by uttering words and phrases … these stories will entertai...


  • The perennially best-selling series set in Larry Niven’s Man-Kzin universe continues with entry #14 including hard-hitting and thought-inducing tales from a host of talented contributors Hal Colebatch, Matthew Joseph Harrington, Alex Hernandez, Jes...


  • The Year: 2085. Humanity has spread throughout the solar system. A stable lunar colony is agitating for independence. Lunar tourism is on the rise...Against this background, professional "Close Protection" specialist Scotty Griffin, fresh off a disas...


  • Magicians and swordsmen in Larry Niven's exciting "pre-history" world fight constantly, with magicians usually gaining the upper hand, and magicians often struggle for power amongst themselves.Mana, the ultimate source of magic, has been depleted, a ...






  • Larry Niven's bestselling Man-Kzin series continues! The kzin, formerly invincible conquerors of all they encountered, had a hard time dealing with their ignominious defeat by the leaf-eating humans. Some secretly hatched schemes for a rematch, other...


  • With the publication of his first story, 'The Coldest Place', in 1964 Larry Niven launched one of the most important careers in the history of science fiction. Over the next decade his stunning hard science fiction won four short fiction Hugo Awards ...


  • 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...


  • This powerhouse trio of science fiction greats united to further explore the island paradise of Camelot from their classic novel, Legacy of Herorot. A new generation is growing up on the island paradise of Camelot, ignorant of the Great Grendel Wars ...


  • The kzin, formerly invincible conquerors of all they encountered, had a hard time dealing with their ignominious defeat by the leaf-eating humans. Some secretly hatched schemes for a rematch, others concentrated on gathering power within the kzin hie...


  • When a tremendous spacecraft took orbit around the Earth's moon and began sending smaller landers down toward the North Pole, the newly arrived visitors quickly set up a permanent spaceport in Siberia. Their presence attracted many, and a few people ...


  • The Kzin were the mightiest warriors in the galaxy, which they were wasting no time in conquering, one star system at a time. Then those feline lords of creation ran into those ridiculous weed-eating pacifistic apes who called themselves humans. And ...


  • Larry Niven created his popular "Magic Goes Away" universe in 1967, and it has been a source of delight and inspiration ever since. By asking the simple question, What if magic were a finite resource?, Niven brought to life a mesmerizing world of won...


  • The Ringworld: a landmark engineering achievement, a flat band three three million times the surface area of Earth, encircling a distant star. Home to trillions of inhabitants, not all of whom are human, host to amazing technological wonders, the Rin...


  • Now, Scatterbrain collects an equally engaging assortment of Niven's latest work, all in one captivating volume. Here are choice excerpts from his most recent novels, including The Ringworld Throne and Destiny's Road, as well as numerous short storie...


  • THOSE KZIN DON'T KNOW WHEN THEY'RE LICKED (AND MAYBE THEY AREN'T . . .) It was so unfair! Here the Kzin were, warcats supreme, carving out empires like the indefatigable lords of creation that they were--and then they ran into those pesky humans....


  • Five-time Hugo Award-winner Larry Niven weaves together time travel and fantasy to create an utterly unique novel on the origin of the Martian "canals." Hanville Svetz was born into a future Earth that matches the sorriest predictions of Greenpeac...


  • ROUND EIGHT, MONKEY BOYS! In a new story, Larry Niven tells of the earliest days of the first Man-Kzin War. The Kzin had learned of the existence of human-occupied space, a find that promised new technologies for the race, and new wealth for th...


  • HOW ABOUT A REMATCH, MONKEY BOYS? It seemed like a good idea at the time.... When the catlike Kzin discovered the human region of the galaxy, they thought it was time to scream and leap again. Bred to be conquering warriors, they thought the salad...


  • 2730 A.D., planet Destiny Wide and smooth, the Road was seared into planet Destiny's rocky surface by the fusion drive of the powered landing craft, Cavorite. The Cavorite deserted the original interstellar colonists, stranding them without hope o...


  • Come back to the Ringworld . . . the most astonishing feat of engineering ever encountered. A place of untold technological wonders, home to a myriad humanoid races, and world of some of the most beloved science-fiction stories ever written! The h...


  • A DARKER GEOMETRY Bruno was the most stable linker that Col. Buford Early's "wild talents" project could find, but linkers always went catatonic after a certain amount of time connected to high level computers. Bruno knew intellectually that he ha...


  • LARRY NIVEN Hugo and Nebula Award-winning creator of Known Space, home to Gil Hamilton, Beowulf Shaeffer...and the classic Ringworld! Gil "The Arm" Hamilton was one of the top operatives of ARM, the elite UN police force. His intuition was unfail...


  • JUMP QUICK, MONKEY BOY After two unpleasant defeats at the hands of the humans from Earth--those rotten. no good, sneaky monkeys with tools--the Kzin Third Fleet has decided a change of strategy is in order. Not scream and leap, but the more subtl...


  • Crashlander Beowulf Shaeffer has long been one of the most popular characters in Known Space. Now, for the first time ever, Larry Niven brings together all the Beowulf Shaeffer stories--including a brand-new one--in one long tale of exploration and a...







  • GIVE PEACE A CHANCE A Kzin's instinctively combative responses make for poor diplomatic relations between species. But now that their "first you scream and then you leap" approach to interstellar relations have led to three straight losses to the ...


  • A WINNING TRADITION... Welcome to the hottest pocket in Larry Niven's Known Space: the time of the assault on pacifist humanity by berserker felinoids from the planet Kzin. This time humanity's representatives to the Warrior Race are Donald Kingsb...


  • IT ALL HAPPENED SO FAST. . . One minute the two Space Hab astronauts were scoop-diving the atmosphere, the next they'd been shot down over the North Dakota Glacier and were the object of a massive manhunt by the United States government. That gov...


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    The sequel to "N-Space""Playgrounds of the Mind" captures the startling range and variety of Larry Niven's spectacular career, from bestselling novels such as" Lucifer's Hammer "and "The Ringworld Engineers," from his classic short stories of science...


  • On an L.A. talk show Arthur C. Clarke was once asked to name his favorite writer. His answer was: "Larry Niven." Countless others agree. The Baltimore Sunand Kirkus Rfillews have both dubbed Niven "the premier writer of hard SF," and Gregory Benford ...


  • IT'S HOWLING TIME IN KNOWN SPACE Those war-crazed fur-balls from the planet Kzin just won't give up, even though the canny pseudo-pacifists from Planet Earth cut through the Kzinti like a laser through catmeat (once the humans rediscovered old tec...


  • A collection of stories focusing on some aspect of sex and the alien theme features works by today's best science fiction writers including Harlan Ellison, Connie Willis, Philip Jose Farmer, and James Tiptree, Jr....


  • KZINTI Born and bred to hunting, they had never encountered a species they couldn't treat as prey -- until they met the canny pseudo-pacifists from Planet Earth. They nearly overwhelmed, humanity on first contact, but fast as you can say "Ghengis ...



  • LARRY NIVEN'S KNOWN SPACE IS AFLAME WITH WAR! Once upon a time, in the very earliest days of interplanetary exploration, an unarmed human vessel was set upon by a warship from the planet Kzin--home of the fiercest warriors in Known Space. This was...


  • AFTER THE FALL In the free-fall environment of the Smoke Ring, the descendants of the crew of the Discipline no longer remembered their Earth roots--or the existence of Sharls Davis Kendy, the computer-program despot of the ship. Until Kendy initi...


  • ARMED FOR DEATH Gil Hamilton was more than an operative for ARM -- the elite global police force. He was an essential. His intuition was peerless; his psychic powers were devastating. And his raw courage took him into the depths of inner and outer s...


  • THE PERFECT CRIME The invention of displacement booths produced one hell of a crime wave. If a man in, say, Hawaii could commit murder in, say, Chicago, and be back in the time it would take him to visit the men's room, he would have a perfect alibi...


  • A MASTERFUL MIX OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION LIMITS Two aliens fascinated by Man's fondness for defining boundaries decide to make sure he doesn't get out of the habit. THE LION IN HIS ATTIC Seventy-six years after Atlantis drowned, a sorce...



  • ONLY ONE PERSON COULD HAVE BEEN ON THE LUNAR SURFACE... Her name is Naomi Mitchison. She's the most beautiful woman on the Moon; she was also the only person who was outside on the lunar surface at the right moment to send a near-fatal laser beam int...



  • INTRODUCING THE NEWEST WONDER OF THE UNIVERSE In any list of ten great science-fiction writers, four names are always at or near the top: Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein--and Larry Niven. famed for his breadth of vision and the ...


  • Ranging from the 20th Century to the 31st, these interconnected stories trace Man's expansion and colonization throughout the galaxy... Becalmed in hell Howie's spaceship had a malfunction...but it might be only psychosomatic! Wait it out He was trap...






  • It's been twenty years since the quixotic and worldsweary, Louis Wu discovered the Ringworld. Now he and SpeakerTo-Animals are going tack, captives of the Hindmost, a' deposed puppeteer leader. With Louis' help, the Hindmost intends to regain his ...


  • SIXTH PRINTING. May 1986 Del Rel mass market paperback, Larry Niven (Ringworld). This impressive collection of Larry Niven's short stories -- science fiction, fantasy, contemporary fiction, and mixed genres (detective-noir-meets-aliens) -- shows the ...


  • ONCE THERE WAS MAGIC IN THE WORLD... But hordes of selfish, short-sighted magicians have used up the mana that moved the world, and the magic goes away. Even the most powerful spells are fast becoming futile, and so Orolandes, sad Achaean with half a...


  • Jaybee Corbell awoke after more than 200 years as a corpsicle -- in someone else's body, and under sentence of instant annihilation if he made a wrong move while they were training him for a one-way mission to the stars.But Corbell picked his time an...



  • NO PLACE FOR BLEEDING HEARTS The world named Mount Lookitthat was never meant for humans -- it was shrouded in lethal mists. Life only existed on one plateau, unreachable except from space. But the disastrous decision to colonize the planet could no...


  • Writing separately, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle are responsible for a number of science fiction classics, such as the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Ringworld, Debt of Honor, and The Integral Trees. Together they have written the critically acclai...


  • MISSION ACCOMPLISHED? WELL. SORT OF... "Get a horse!" That's what his boss told him. And off Svetz went with the best intentions in the world. But finding a horse, especially when you've never seen one, was no easy matter, as Svetz quickly d...


  • THE MISSION OF PHSSTHPOK Phssthpok the Pak had been traveling for most of his thirty-two thousand years. His mission: save, develop, and protect the group of Pak breeders sent out into space some two and a half million years before... Brennan w...


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    Seven brilliant short stories by the award -winning author of RINGWORLD INCONSTANT MOON a moon so bright could mean only one thing. The sun had gone nova. DEATH BY ECSTASY Belters didn't get addicted to current stimulation, so why did the spa...


  • THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST... He's faster than a speeding bullet. He's more powerful than a locomotive. He's able to leap tall buildings at a single bound. So why can't Superman get a girl? SEE: MAN OF STEEL, WOMAN OF KLEENEX Why would the hap...


  • THE DIMENSIONS OF RINGWORLD "I myself have dreamed up an intermediate step between Dyson Spheres and planets. Build a ring 93 million miles in radius one Earth orbit which would make it 600 million miles long. If we have the mass of Jupiter to wor...



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    Come to Larry Niven's Universe and meet all the natives: Thrints, Bandersnatchi, Puppeteers -- and a host of other wonderfully created characters.Visit Lookitthat, Down, and Jinx -- indeed, an entire galaxy of planets found only in these stories that...