Book List in Order: 36 titles

  • Compostela (Tesseracts Twenty) is an anthology of hard and soft science fiction stories that best represent a futuristic view of the sciences and how humanity might be affected (for better or worse) by a reliance in all things technological. The st...


  • An outstanding collection of short works -- and four songs -- by one of science fiction’s most beloved storytellers. Whether it’s a visit from what may be one’s future self, a bar where a married couple find both pain and hope, a mighty Warlock...


  • Target: Smelly the Telepath! Smelly. Hermit by necessity. The world's most receptive telepath. But now sinister forces within the government are after Smelly for their own nefarious purposes, and only empathetic journalist Russel Walker, with...


  • A MAN CAN'T EVEN DIE IN PEACE? Blind to the beauty of his island home in Canada, shattered by the death of his wife of 32 years, American expatriate Russell Walker is ready to join her. But Smelly won't let him! Smelly--notorious for his refusa...


  • A collection of witty, irreverent essays on subjects running the gamut from the space program to airport bans on smoking are included in this anthology. Written by Spider Robinson, The Crazy Years takes its name from Robert A. Heinlein's designation ...


  • The discreet little bar that Jake Stonebender established a few blocks below Duval Street was named simply, The Place. There all the Callahan's regulars--plus a collection of truly pixilated Key West locals--settled into comfortable sub-tropical nich...


  • Since he began writing professionally in 1972, Spider Robinson has won 3 Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, Locus Awards for Best Novella and Best Critic, and numerous other awards. Twenty-four of his 30 book...


  • PERIL IN PARADISE Under the facade of the world's finest theme park lies a secret which could alter the course of human history. Mike and Annie, refugees from the world outside, find a home underground, behind the scenes of Dreamworld, a theme pa...


  • The universe is in desperate peril. Due to a cluster of freakish phenomena, the United States' own defense system has become a perfect doomsday machine, threatening the entire universe. And only one man can save everything-as-we-know-it from annihila...






  • Spider Robinson has won every major award that the science fiction field has to offer with his Heinlein-influenced, solidly scientific, warmly human stories. User Friendly is a new solid chunk of Spider's universe that is inimitably reader friendly....


  • Callahan's Crosstime Saloon is the neighborhood tavern to all of time and space, where the regulars are anything but: time travelers, talking dogs, alcoholic vampires, cybernetic aliens--and a group of people who really, truly care about each other. ...


  • Leaving the Earth, where her unusually tall frame prevents her from having a successful dancing career, Shara creates a new form of dance in the weightlessness of space, where years later she is joined by another dancer of genius. Original....


  • June Bellamy had gone for a walk in a park--and came back with memories missing. She didn't know that, but her partner could tell; she'd told his answering machine about strangers in the park. Now June and Paul are on the run from insidious super-...


  • Callahan's Law: Shared pain is lessened; shared joy is increased (and bad puns are always appreciaf For years Callahan's was the place where friends met to have a few drinks, tell a few jokes, and occasionally save the world. Until that unfortuna...


  • Karen is plugged into the electrical socket, experiencing indescribable pleasures of the mind, when a burglar breaks in and unplugs her, saving her from suicide by ecstasy, and now Karen is determined to stop the selling of the wireheading equipment ...


  • TO LEAVE EARTH BEHIND . . . FOREVER? In 2064, Rand Porter has been offered the job of a lifetime, as resident Shaper of visual effects and music for the world's most famous zero-gee dance company, at a luxury hotel in High Orbit. But those who go...


  • All the best lines from the Saloon at the far-out edge of space-time!Off the Wall at Callahan's is a collection of epigrams, maxims, proverbs, observations, eye-watering puns, and original song lyrics distilled from the first five volumes of the Call...


  • Opening Night at Mary's Place is the hottest ticket in the galaxy -- a brand-new bar with some old familiar faces. Jake's back, along with Doc, Fast Eddie, and the rest of the Callahan's gang. And just when things couldn't get crazier, guess who show...


  • A SPREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN ... ... at Lady Sally's, the House that *is* a home -- the interplanetarily notorious bordello where customers need not necessarily be human, as long as they have good manners. Lady Sally McGee (wife of time-travelin...






  • A woman of perfect beauty is too big for perfect grace as a ballerina; she will never be more than an understudy. Stardance is the story of one such, one with the body of Venus di Milo and a talent greater than Pavlova's. But if there is an answer, g...



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    When a personal tragedy destroys her hopes for fame as a dancer on Earth, Rain McLeod volunteers for the Starseed Foundation, a symbiotic lifeform that enables her to defy the laws of gravity in space. Reprint....


  • If you thought Callahan's Crosstime Saloon was a great place to visit, you'll just love Lady Sally's House. She's a true professional, and her beautiful and dedicated staff aim to please customers of all planets, cultures and species. So shed your in...



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    A STRANGE BLUE LIGHT ... has brought a visitor to an American commune in Nova Scotia. The visitor's name is Rachel, a beautiful woman from another civilization ... and another time. Her one-way mission is simple: collect data on the past of the huma...



  • Jos aimed straight for the tank ahead, was doing 80 kph by the time he reached it, jogged the wheel and was around it, still accelerating. He was screaming right onto 48th Street before the tank's turret could swivel around to track him.He did not tu...


  • NOT WITH A BANG OR A WHIMPER... ...but with a wail of outraged despair. That was how it ended. For those infected with Carson's Syndrome virtually every artifact of technological society carries an odor that is utterly maddening. When the strange...


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  • Three novels complete in one volume: Mindkiller: Wireheads, addicted to an electric current fed into the pleasure centers of the brain, are the new junkies. Karen, a former wirehead who barely escaped death by pleasure, is determined to bring down th...


  • A collection of stories and essays from the author of the popular 'Callahan's Saloon' series. Some are set in Callahan's beloved bar, all -- stories and essays -- are entertaining and thought provoking. Nobody's perfect, but Spider comes pretty damn...


  • SPIDERAMA HALF AN OAF--If you're buying a time machine, don't go to a discount house! SATAN'S CHILDREN--One way to save the world is to blow its mind. THE MAGNIFICENT CONSPIRACY-- A free lunch is always the most expensive kind. TIN EAR --...



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    FROM THE CRIME TO THE RIDICULOUS From the offbeat but razor-edged imagination of Spider Robinson: stranded time travelers; squabbling cosmic warriors; reincarnated rock stars; blind starship pilots; monsters both human and alien; tomorrows formed...


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    Callahan's Place is the neighborhood tavern to all of time and space, where the regulars are anything but. Pull up a chair, grab a glass of your favorite, and listen to the stories spun by time travelers, cybernetic aliens, telepaths...and a bunch of...


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    Strap yourself in for the adventure of our generation!50 years after the moon landings, the commercialization of space travel is finally here, but do we still know how to dream? Final Frontier recalls the heady thrill of the Apollo program and glimps...