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Stephen Baxter

UK (1957 - )
 
Series
RaftTimelike InfinityFluxRing
Vacuum DiagramsStarfallGravity DreamsXeelee: An Omnibus: Timelike Infinity / Raft / Flux / Ring
 
NASA Trilogy
1. Voyage (1996)
2. Titan (1997)
3. Moonseed (1998)
VoyageTitanMoonseed
 
Behemoth
1. Silverhair (1999)
     aka Mammoth
2. Long Tusk (1999)
3. Icebones (2001)
Behemoth: Mammoth, Long Tusk, Icebones (omnibus) (2004)
SilverhairLong TuskIcebonesBehemoth: Mammoth, Long Tusk, Icebones
 
Manifold
1. Time (1999)
2. Space (2000)
3. Origin (2001)
TimeSpaceOrigin
 
Time Odyssey (with Arthur C Clarke)
1. Time's Eye (2003)
2. Sunstorm (2005)
3. Firstborn (2007)
Time's EyeSunstormFirstborn
 
Destiny's Children
1. Coalescent (2003)
2. Exultant (2004)
3. Transcendent (2005)
4. Resplendent (2006)
CoalescentExultantTranscendentResplendent
 
Time's Tapestry
1. Emperor (2006)
2. Conqueror (2007)
3. Navigator (2007)
4. Weaver (2008)
EmperorConquerorNavigatorWeaver
 
Flood
1. Flood (2008)
2. Ark (2009)
FloodArk
 
Stone SpringBronze SummerIron Winter
 
The Long EarthThe Long WarThe Long Mars
 
Medusa Chronicles (with Alastair Reynolds)
The Medusa Chronicles (2016)
 
Series contributed to
GulliverzoneWebcrashThe Web 2027The Web 2028
 
The Wheel of Ice
 
Last And First Contacts
 
Non fiction
Deep FutureRevolutions in the Earth: James Hutton and the True Age of the EarthAges in Chaos: James Hutton and the Discovery of Deep TimeThe Science of Avatar
 
Anthologies containing stories by Stephen Baxter
The Year's Best Science Fiction Eleventh Annual CollectionThe Year's Best Science Fiction Twelfth Annual CollectionSpace SoldiersYear's Best SF
Space StoriesThe Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 11th Annual CollectionThe Best of InterzoneThe Year's Best Science Fiction Fourteenth Annual Collection
Year's Best SF 2Dancing with the DarkDark of the NightThe Year's Best Science Fiction Sixteenth Annual Collection
The Year's Best Science Fiction Fifteenth Annual CollectionDark Terrors 4NanotechThe Good New Stuff
Royal WhodunnitsYear's Best SF 4Isaac Asimov's Solar SystemExplorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons
The Year's Best Science Fiction Seventeenth Annual Collection
 
Short stories
Lines of Longitude
Something for Nothing (1988)
The Droplet (1989)
The Jonah Man (1989)
Space Butterflies (1989)
A Journey to the King Planet (1990)
George and the Comet (1991)
Traces [short story] (1991)
In the Manner of Trees (1992)
Inherit the Earth (1992)
Weep for the Moon (1992)
Downstream (1993)
Lieserl (1993)
No Longer Touch the Earth (1993)
Pilgrim (1993)
The Blood of Angels (1994)
Cilia-of-Gold [short story] (1994)
The Logic Pool (1994)
Mittelwelt (1994)
Brigantia's Angels (1995)
Darkness (1995)
Good News (1995)
Gossamer (1995)
Columbiad (1996)
In the MSOB (1996)
In The Picture (1996)
The Cartographer (1997)
Moon Six (1997)Hugo (nominee)
Zemlya (1997)
The Barrier (1998)
Dante Dreams (1998)
Family History (1998)
Moon-Calf (1998)
Saddlepoint: Roughneck (1998)
The Twelfth Album (1998)
The Wire Continuum (1998) (with Arthur C Clarke)
The Modern Cyrano (1999)
People Came from Earth (1999)
Hibernaculum 46 (2000) (with Arthur C Clarke)


Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1992) : Raft
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1995) : The Time Ships
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Time Ships
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Time Ships
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (1996) : The Time Ships
Philip K Dick Award winner (1996) : The Time Ships
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1997) : Voyage
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (1998) : Titan
Hugo nominee (1998) : Moon Six
Philip K Dick Award winner (1999) : Vacuum Diagrams
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2000) : Time
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2004) : Coalescent
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Novel nominee (2008) : The H-bomb Girl


Stephen Baxter recommends
Cities in Flight
Cities in Flight (1970)
(Cities in Flight)
James Blish
"A compelling future history, a tale of thistledown cities blown by the winds of time. This is one of SF's most original concepts, an exciting tale deepened and made utterly plausible by Blish's craft and his mature understanding of people and history. If you haven't read this yet, I envy you. Blish's cities will fly through your dreams."
To Hold Infinity
To Hold Infinity (1998)
John Meaney
"Dark, complex and glitters with brilliant strangeness..."
Revelation Space
Revelation Space (2000)
(Revelation Space, book 1)
Alastair Reynolds
"The most stunning and original alien artefact in modern science fiction."
Paradox
Paradox (2000)
(Nulapeiron, book 1)
John Meaney
"John Meaney has rewired SF. Everything is different now."
Appleseed
Appleseed (2001)
John Clute
"Exuberant, witty, sexy, satirical ... every word is a special effects firecracker."
Vitals
Vitals (2002)
Greg Bear
"Astonishing. I was blown away by its ferocious intelligence, astounding research and insight, and terrifying logic. Vitals is the ultimate conspiracy theory. Vitals is the future of the thriller, and a thriller of our future: Vitals is biotech noir. Read it with the light on. Prepare not to sleep easy."
Darkness Falling
Darkness Falling (2002)
(Forever Twilight, book 1)
Peter Crowther
"A fast-paced, character-driven, funny, gruesome apocalypse."
Coyote: A Novel of Interstellar Exploration
Coyote: A Novel of Interstellar Exploration (2002)
(Coyote, book 1)
Allen Steele
"An homage to wonder, hope, and determination... Steele has constructed this glorious tale of a new starflung Mayflower from the legacies of Heinlein, Twaine, Hemingway, and others - and he has founded it on the essence of America."
Wyrmhole
Wyrmhole (2003)
(Jack Stein, book 1)
Jay Caselberg
"An adrenaline rush of a debut."
Edenborn
Edenborn (2004)
(Idlewild, book 2)
Nick Sagan
"This guy obviously has a sense of wonder in his DNA."
Resolution
Resolution (2005)
(Nulapeiron, book 3)
John Meaney
"John Meaney has rewired SF. Everything is different now."
Wall of Mirrors
Wall of Mirrors (2006)
(Jack Stein, book 4)
Jay Caselberg
"Caselberg os Philip K. Dick gene-spliced with Raymond Chandler."
Helix
Helix (2007)
(Helix, book 1)
Eric Brown
"This is the rediscovery of wonder."
The Mirrored Heavens
The Mirrored Heavens (2008)
(Autumn Rain, book 1)
David J Williams
"A crackling cyberthriller. This is Tom Clancy interfacing Bruce Sterling. David Williams has hacked into the future."
War in Heaven
War in Heaven (2011)
(Veteran, book 2)
Gavin Smith
"Gavin Smith has changed the rules of engagement."
Daughter of the Sword
Daughter of the Sword (2012)
(Fated Blades, book 1)
Steve Bein
"A strikingly original saga blending contemporary thriller and historical fantasy."
Lockstep
Lockstep (2014)
Karl Schroeder
"Schroeder has the rare and invaluable ability tp develop wholly new concepts and turn them into compelling narratives."
Disciple of the Wind
Disciple of the Wind (2015)
(Fated Blades, book 3)
Steve Bein
"A strikingly original saga blending contemporary thriller and historical fantasy."



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