Book List in Order:49 titles

  • One of the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog's Best of May 2019!One of The Verge’s 10 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Check Out in May!In his first new novel since 2013, cyberpunk pioneer Rudy Rucker offers his own smart, hilarious, and...


  • The lives of scientist Alan Turing and author William Burroughs are turned upside down in this off-the-wall sci-fi caper from Rudy Rucker. What if Alan Turing, founder of the modern computer age, faked his suicide to escape assassination by the s...


  • "Return to the Hollow Earth" is Rucker’s second steampunk novel featuring Mason Reynolds. In 1850, Mason and his wife Seela embark upon a perilous trip around Cape Horn to San Francisco. Their ship sinks, but they're saved by a tentacled, flying na...


  • "The Hollow Earth" is a classic work of American steampunk. In 1836, our seventeen-year-old narrator Mason Reynolds leaves his father's Virginia farm with the black Otha. He befriends the dissolute Edgar Allan Poe, and they fall through a thousand-mi...


  • "The Hollow Earth" is a classic work of American steampunk. In 1836, our seventeen-year-old narrator Mason Reynolds leaves his father's Virginia farm with the black Otha. He befriends the dissolute Edgar Allan Poe, and they fall through a thousand-mi...


  • Rudy Rucker's book length black-and-white illustrated writing notes for his novel "Return to the Hollow Earth." A fun, giddy insight into the mind of an author. And a a practical introduction into the process of writing a novel. Illustrated with 50 d...


  • Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to [email protected] This book is found as a ...


  • Ride the wave with Rudy Rucker---author, programmer, mathematician, professor, cyberpunk, hipster, transrealist, and family man. A writer's journey. Rucker composed "Journals: 1990-2014" over twenty-five years. A long-running adventure. Entries inclu...







  • Biotech has replaced machines. Qrude young artist Zad Plant works with living paint. But Zad’s career is on the skids and wife Jane has thrown him out. Enter qwet—or quantum wetware. Qwet makes you high—and it gives you telepathy. A new psyched...


  • What if Alan Turing, founder of the modern computer age, escaped assassination by the secret service to become the lover of Beat author William Burroughs? What if they mutated into giant shapeshifting slugs, fled the FBI, raised Burroughs’s wife fr...


  • All of Rudy Rucker's science-fiction stories, a trove of gnarl and wonder in two volumes. Volume One includes stories from 1976 through 2001, ranging from the cyberpunk to the transreal. As well as Rucker's solo stories, we have collaborations with B...


  • Rucker's two-volume "Complete Stories" contains all of his science-fiction stories--a trove of gnarl and wonder. This new, 2019 edition of Volume Two includes stories from 2001 through 2019, with over twenty-five tales not in any previous anthology...


  • A lifetime of thought. Collected Essays includes sixty essays and a hundred illustrations. Manifestos and talks about writing science-fiction. Cool scenes seem riding the Silicon Valley computer wave for twenty years. Obsessively beautiful graphics&m...


  • Combining both the fiction and nonfiction of one of the most unique contemporary science fiction writers, this collection offers a rare look into Rudy Rucker’s mind as an author and mathematician. Featuring an in-depth interview with Rucker about h...


  • Nested Scrolls reveals the true life adventures of Rudolf von Bitter "Rudy" Rucker -- mathematician, transrealist author, punk rocker, and computer hacker. It begins with a young boy growing up in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of a businessman father...


  • Jim and the Flims is a novel set in Santa Cruz, CA... and the afterlife. Acclaimed cyberpunk/singularity author Rudy Rucker explores themes of death and destruction, in the wry, quirky style he is famous for. Jim Oster ruptures the membrane between o...


  • Like many other stories and novels by Rudy Rucker, "Jack and the Aktuals" is a wild and wooly dramatization of certain principles of higher mathematics, with added talking animals, sentient pencils, and orders-of-infinity nested within one another li...



  • After the Singularity, everyone and everything is sentient and telepathic. Aliens notice and invade Earth. In Rucker's last novel, Postsingular, the Singularity happened and life on Earth was transformed by the awakening of all matter into consciousn...


  • It all begins next year in California. A maladjusted computer industry billionaire and a somewhat crazy US President initiate a radical transformation of the world through sentient nanotechnology; sort of the equivalent of biological artificial intel...


  • At the untamed frontiers of intelligence, consciousness, matter, and reality lies Rudy Rucker's The Mad Professor, a collection of twelve mind-bending science fiction stories that probe the outer limits of possibility. Rucker, an accomplished compute...


  • Reality is never more unpredictable than when two mathematicians are in love with the same girl, and can change the world to get her.Bela and Paul, two wild young mathematicians, are friends and roommates, and both are in love with Alma, Bela€™s ...


  • In the year 3003, nothing in the world is the same, except maybe that adolescents are still embarrassed by their parents. Society and the biosphere alike have been transformed by biotechnology, and the natural world is almost gone.Frek Huggins is a b...


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    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...


  • From a two-time winner of the Philip K. Dick award, and one of the founding fathers of cyberpunk comes a novel about a very modern nightmare: the most destructive computer virus ever has been traced to your machine. Computer programmer Jerzy Rugby sp...


  • "The greatest of the Flemish sixteenth-century masters of genre was Pieter Bruegel the Elder. We know little of his life except that he had been to Italy, like so many northern artists of his time, and that he lived and worked in Antwerp and Brussels...


  • Joe Cube is a Silicon Valley hotshot--well, a would-be hotshot anyway--hoping that the 3-D TV project he's managing will lead to the big money IPO he's always dreamed of. On New Year's Eve, hoping to impress his wife, he sneaks home the prototype. It...


  • In 2054, Phil Gottner finds himself in over his head as he deals with a drug-addicted girlfriend, a father who has been swallowed by a hyperspatial anomaly, a new love interest with a visitor from the Moon, and a mysterious alien species and their go...






  • Though he is also a mathematician, computer scientist, and essayist, Rudy Rucker is best known for his ground-breaking science fiction. The companion volume to Seek!, Rucker's selected nonfiction, Gnarl! brings together three dozen of the writer's be...



  • The essays and memoirs collected in Seek! trace Rudy Rucker's trajectory through the final decade of the second millennium. His topics include artificial life, chaos, the big bang, Pieter Brueghel, the church of the subgenius, live sex, mathematics, ...


  • The essays and memoirs collected in Seek! trace Rudy Rucker's trajectory through the final decade of the second millennium. His topics include artificial life, chaos, the big bang, Pieter Brueghel, the church of the subgenius, live sex, mathematics, ...



  • Now, in 2953, "moldies" are the latest robotic advancement--evolved artificial lifeforms made of soft plastic and gene' tweaked molds and algae, so anatomically inventive and universally despised that their very presence on the planet 10, has thrown ...


  • A computer hacker working on a race of intelligent robots, Jerzy Rugby finds he has been made a scapegoat for an attack of electronic viral ants, and must pursue the plague until he encounters Death itself. Reprint....





  • Interweaving history with science fiction, this adventure--set in the pre-Civil War South--features Edgar Allan Poe and two cohorts exploring the exotic lands of Earth's core and discovering a parallel universe...


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    When bopper robots discover a way to infuse DNA wetware with their own software code, a new lifeform results, ensnaring Della Taze and bringing pheezer Cobb Anderson out of cold-storage heaven. Reissue....



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    A 60s love story. But, wait, is our hero a saucer alien? A coming-of-age science fiction novel, blending realism and the fantastic in a transreal style. This is the 2016 edition, with a new note by the author....





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    It was Cobb Anderson who built the "boppers"--the first robots with real brains. Now, in 2020, Cobb is just another aged "pheezer" with a bad heart, drinking and grooving an the old tunes in Florida retirement hell. His "bops" have came a long way, t...



  • And now, with SPACETIME DONUTS, Rudy Rucker pushes the barriers of speculative fiction even further back! SPACETIME DONUTS-- the wild and contemporary tale of a future in which staying stoned, sex-starved and stupid is the approved way of life, and t...