Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Larry Niven

  • About this Author
author spotlight

Larry Niven was born in 1938 in Los Angeles, California. In 1956, he entered the California Institute of Technology, only to flunk out a year and a half later after discovering a bookstore jammed with used science-fiction magazines. He graduated with a B.A. in mathematics (minor in psychology) from Washburn University, Kansas, in 1962, and completed one year of graduate work before he dropped out to write. His first published story, "The Coldest Place," appeared in the December 1964 issue of Worlds of If. He won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 1966 for "Neutron Star" and in 1974... Read More

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
Crashlander

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: March 2, 1994
Price: $7.99

Read more >

Exam Copy
Flatlander

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: May 1, 1995
Price: $7.99

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Flatlander

Written by Larry Niven


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $7.99

Read more >
Also available as a paperback.

Exam Copy
Footfall

Written by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle


Format: Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: April 12, 1986
Price: $7.99

Read more >

Exam Copy
The Integral Trees

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: July 29, 2003
Price: $17.00

Read more >

Exam Copy
Protector

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 12, 1987
Price: $7.99

Read more >

Exam Copy
Ringworld

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 12, 1985
Price: $7.99

This Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel is the gripping story of a ring-shaped world around a distant sun. This is a sweeping vision of a future world - a world three million times the area of earth. Read more >

Exam Copy
Ringworld Engineers

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: November 12, 1985
Price: $7.99

This rousing sequel to the classic Ringworld, continues the adventures of Louis Wu and Speaker-to-animals on the fantastic Ringworld planet.   Read more >

Exam Copy
Ringworld Throne

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: March 30, 1997
Price: $7.99

Over half a million years ago, 248 light-years form Earth, an unimaginably advanced civilization built itself a new home.  A ring a million miles high, the new habitat stretched in a vast 600-million-mile circle around stable sun-type star.  Its 600 trillion square miles of surface area were the equivalent of three million Earths... Read more >

Exam Copy
Three Books of Known Space

Written by Larry Niven


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 3, 1996
Price: $18.00

Read more >

Exam Copy
Lucifer's Hammer

Written by Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven


Format: Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: May 12, 1985
Price: $7.99

Read more >
Page 1 of 1