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Publication Order of Uplift Saga Books

Sundiver (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Startide Rising (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Uplift War (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brightness Reef (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Infinity's Shore (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heaven's Reach (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gorilla, My Dreams (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
A story from this is in the anthology The Space Opera Renaissance

Publication Order of Uplift Non-Fiction Books

Contacting Aliens (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of David Brin's High Horizon Books

Colony High (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Castaways of New Mojave (With: Jeff Carlson) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of David Brin's Out Of Time Books

Yanked! (With: Nancy Kress) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tiger in the Sky (With: Sheila Finch) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Game of Worlds (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Archimedes Gambit (By: Patrick Freivald) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Kiln Books

Kiln People / Kil'n People (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kil'n Time (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Colony High Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Dr. Pak's Preschool (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Piecework (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crystal Spheres (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Loom of Thessaly (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stones of Significance (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thor Meets Captain America (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reality Check (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Giving Plague (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tank Farm Dynamo (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The River of Time (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Otherness (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tomorrow Happens (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of David Brin (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

The Life Eaters (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Star Trek: The Next Generation Graphic Novels

Forgiveness (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gorn Crisis (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of David Brin Game Books

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Transparent Society (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Extraterrestrial Civilization (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
King Kong Is Back! An Unauthorized Look at One Humongous Ape! (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Through Stranger Eyes (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dark Side (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
George Orwell and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lord of the Rings (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Matrix (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Disputation Arenas (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Second Foundation Trilogy Books

Foundation's Fear (By: Gregory Benford) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Foundation and Chaos (By: Greg Bear) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Foundation's Triumph (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Smart Pop Books

What Would Sipowicz Do? Race, Rights and Redemption in NYPD Blue (By: Glenn Yeffeth,Shanna Caughey) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Navigating the Golden Compass: Religion, Science & Daemonology in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials (By: Glenn Yeffeth) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alias Assumed: Sex, Lies And SD-6 (By: Tracy S. Morris) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Farscape Forever! Sex, Drugs and Killer Muppets (By: Glenn Yeffeth) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth and Religion in C. S. Lewis' Chronicles (By: Shanna Caughey) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man from Krypton: A Closer Look at Superman (By: Glenn Yeffeth) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
James Bond in the 21st Century: Why We Still Need 007 (By: Leah Wilson,Glenn Yeffeth) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Investigating CSI: Inside the Crime Labs of Las Vegas, Miami and New York (By: Leah Wilson) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
So Say We All: An Unauthorized Collection of Thoughts and Opinions on Battlestar Galactica (By: Peter B. Lloyd,Richard Hatch) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Literary Cash: Unauthorized Writings Inspired by the Legendary Johnny Cash (By: Bob Batchelor) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Webslinger: Unauthorized Essays On Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-man (By: Leah Wilson,Gerry Conway) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time (By: Glenn Yeffeth,Jennifer Thomason) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Ring of Fire Anthology Books

Ring of Fire I (By: Mercedes Lackey,Eric Flint,Dave Freer,K.D. Wentworth,S.L. Viehl,Mike Turner) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
1634: The Ram Rebellion (By: Eric Flint,Virginia DeMarce) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ring of Fire II (By: Eric Flint,Dave Freer,K.D. Wentworth,Andrew Dennis,David Carrico) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
1635: The Tangled Web (By: Eric Flint,Virginia DeMarce) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ring of Fire III (By: Mercedes Lackey,Eric Flint,Charles E. Gannon) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
1635: Music and Murder (By: David Carrico) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
1636: Seas of Fortune (By: Iver P. Cooper) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
1636: The Barbie Consortium (By: Gorg Huff,Paula Goodlett) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ring of Fire IV (With: Eric Flint,Charles E. Gannon,Virginia DeMarce,David Carrico) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
1635: The Wars for the Rhine (By: Anette Pedersen) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
1636: Flight of the Nightingale (By: David Carrico) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
1637: The Coast of Chaos (By: Eric Flint,Gorg Huff,Paula Goodlett) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF Books

with Joe R. Lansdale, Sharon Lee, Brendan DuBois, David Weber, David Drake, Sarah Pinsker, Brad R. Torgersen, David Afsharirad
The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF 2015 (With: Joe R. Lansdale,Brendan DuBois,David Weber,David Drake,Seth Dickinson,Brian Dolton,Sarah Pinsker,Brad R. Torgersen,Hank Davis,David Afsharirad,Claudine Griggs,Andrea M. Pawley,Eric Leif Davin) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Mississippi Review 47 / 48(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Amazing Stories, March 1990(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tomorrow's Voices(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murasaki(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Far Horizons(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best SF 4(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Age of Wonders: Tales from the Near Future(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Have This Nifty Idea(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Live Without a Net(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seven Seasons of Buffy: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Television Show(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hard SF Renaissance(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
All Star Zeppelin Adventure Stories(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Analog, January/February 2005(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Space Cadets(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Wars on Trial(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Space Opera Renaissance(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
This Is My Funniest(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadows of the New Sun(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Multiverse(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hieroglyph(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Visions of the Future(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Future Visions(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Worst Contact(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ring of Fire IV(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume One(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF 2015(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Futurescapes(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

David Brin is one of the popular authors of America who has written a number of successful novels based on the science fiction and fantasy genres. He is also a renowned scientist. David has won a number of prestigious awards in his career because of his exciting novels, including the Locus, Nebula, Hugo, and Campbell Awards. He was born on October 6, 1950 as Glen David Brin, but uses the shortened form of his name for his writing career. The Campbell Award winning book written by him titled ‘The Postman’ was made into a feature film in the year 1997, which starred the actor Kevin Costner in the lead role. Another nonfiction novel titled ‘The Transparent Society’ written by David has received Freedom of Speech Award as well as the McGannon Communication Award. David was born to his Jewish parents in Glendale, California, United States. It is believed that his Jewish ancestors had migrated from Poland, near the Konin area. David’s grandfather had joined the Russian army during the time of the year 1905 and played his part in the Russian-Japanese War.

In the year 1973, David completed his graduation from the California Technological Institute with a B.Sc degree in the subject of astrophysics. Later, he obtained his M.Sc degree from the California University located in San Diego in the year 1978. This time he majored in applied physics and then earned his Ph.D in the subject of space science in the year 1981. In the year 2010, became a fellow of the Ethics and Emerging Technologies Institute and also helped with the establishment of the Arthur Clarke Center of the Human Imagination. As of today, he serves on the NASA’s advisory board. Many a times, David gets involved in futuristic consultancy work with the government agencies and private corporations. His consultancy work includes speeches for a wide range of groups who are interested in knowing about the future, including the Defense Department, the CIA, Google, SAP, as well as a number of other corporations. David’s career in consulting and public speaking has a very active side, which allows him to appear in science and future related television shows quite frequently. Some of the popular shows in which he makes appearances include The Universe, Worlds of Tomorrow, Alien Encounters, etc.

The consultation works of David, have allowed him to serve on the advisory board of the Science Fiction Museum. The literary fiction works of author David can be categorized on the whole as hard science fiction, because all his science fiction novels show some or the other kind of technological change acting as plot drivers partially. However, there are some exceptions, such as the graphic novel titled The Life Eaters in which he has described the Norse gods assisting the Nazis. In addition to the science fiction novels, author David Brin ha also written a couple of short stories which are set in his fictional Uplift universe. After having finished writing the novels of the Uplift series, he has hinted at returning again with a new novel at some point. This will help him to link with his readers and fans once again. Other than writing his own independent novels, David has also collaborated with his fellow author named Kevin Lenagh for writing down a novel titled ‘Contacting Aliens’. The other fiction novels written by David a number of standalone novels. Many of his science fiction novels are inspired by the popular works of the noteworthy writers such as Isaac Asimov, John Brunner, and Mark Twain. Currently, he lives in southern California along with his wife and kids.

The Uplift Saga series and the Uplift Storm Trilogy written by author David Brin consist of a total of 7 novels together, which were published between the years 1980 and 1998. Its first novel was published under the title ‘Sundiver’ and was released in the year 1980 by the Bantam Spectra publishing house. The plot of this novel is set in a science fiction world. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, it is depicted that no species have been able to reach up to the stars without taking help from a patron, except the mankind. As a result, the other species begin to think that some mysterious race might have caused the uplift of the human aeons. Soon, the Expedition Sundiver begins to prepare for circling around the sun, under the caverns of the planet of Mercury in the form of the most momentous journey in the history of mankind. This journey is expected to take the voyagers into the extremely hot and boiling proximity of the sun.

The second novel of the series was published under the title ‘Startide Rising’. It was released by the Spectra publishing house in the year 1983. Just like the previous novel of the series, this novel too had the most extraordinary and thrilling science fiction plot written by author David. Along with the other two initial novels of the series, this novel went on to become the New York Times bestselling novel. The success of the this novel helped the series to become one of the liked sagas of the present time. Like all the other novels written by author David, this novel too is set in a distant universe and once again shows that none of the species living there can reach the sentience without being helped and uplifted by a patron. However, it still remains one of the greatest mysteries of the universe as to who uplifted the human race.

In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, it is shown that the exploration vessel of the Terran named streaker has involved in reaching into the water world of the Kithrup. As a result, it has enabled the discoverers to bear one of the important discoveries in the history of the galaxy. On the other hand, a few dolphin and human crew battle against the armed rebellions of a hostile planet in order to prevent the uncovering of an important secret. The secret seems to carry with it the fate of the race of the Progenitors, who are considered to be the First Race responsible for spreading wisdom in the future universe of the stars. The novel proved to be an intriguing and exciting read because of its science fiction setting. This enabled it to become highly successful all over the world. The success of the novel also allowed author David to be win a number of literary awards such as the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, and the Locus Award.

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