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David Brin

David Brin is the author of ten previous novels, Sundiver, The Uplift War, Startide Rising, The Practice Effect, The Postman, Heart of the Comet (with Gregory Benford), Earth, Glory Season, Brightness Reef, and Infinity's Shore, as well as the short-story collections The River of Time and Otherness. He has a doctorate in astrophysics and has been a NASA consultant and a physics professor. He lives in southern California, where he is at work on his next novel.

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Brightness Reef
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | October 1996
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-57330-5 (0-553-57330-6)

David Brin's Uplift novels--Sundiver, Hugo award winner The Uplift War, and Hugo and Nebula winner Startide Rising--are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction tales ever written.  Now David Brin returns to this future universe for a new Uplift trilogy, packed with adventure, passion and wit.

The planet Jijo is forbidden to... Read more






Contacting Aliens
Written by David Brin and Kevin Lenagh
Bantam | Trade Paperback | June 2002
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-37796-5 (0-553-37796-5)

The award-winning Uplift novels comprise one of the greatest achievements in science fiction history. Dramatic, thought-provoking, and inventive, these books describe a fully realized world rich in character, detail, and ideas. Now Uplift author David Brin collaborates with acclaimed artist Kevin Lenagh to compile the definitive guide to the species, societies... Read more






Earth
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | May 1991
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29024-0 (0-553-29024-X)

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Glory Season
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | May 1994
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56767-0 (0-553-56767-5)

Hugo and Nebula award-winning author David Brin is one of the most eloquent, imaginative voices in science fiction.  Now he returns with a new novel rich in texture, universal in theme, monumental in scope--pushing the genre to new heights.

Young Maia is fast approaching a turning point in her life.  As a half-caste var... Read more






Heaven's Reach
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | May 1999
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-57473-9 (0-553-57473-6)

Winner of the Nebula and Hugo Awards, David Brin brings his bestselling Uplift series to a magnificent conclusion with his most imaginative and powerful novel to date--the shattering epic of a universe poised on the brink of revelation...or annihilation.

The brutal enemy that has relentlessly pursued them for centuries has arrived. Now... Read more






Infinity's Shore
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | November 1997
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-57777-8 (0-553-57777-8)

Nebula and Hugo award-winning author David Brin continues his bestselling Uplift series in this second novel of a bold new trilogy. Imaginative, inventive, and filled with Brin's trademark mix of adventure, passion, and wit, Infinity's Shore carries us further than ever before into the heart of the most beloved and extraordinary... Read more






The Postman
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | November 1997
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-27874-3 (0-553-27874-6)

This is the story of a lie that became the most powerful kind of truth.  A timeless novel as urgently compelling as War Day or Alas, Babylon, David Brin's The Postman is the dramatically moving saga of a man who rekindled the spirit of America through the power of a dream, from... Read more






The Practice Effect
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | January 1995
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-26981-9 (0-553-26981-X)

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Startide Rising
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | March 1984
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-27418-9 (0-553-27418-X)

David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction ever written.  Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up one of the most beloved sagas of all time.  Brin's tales are set in a future universe in which no species can reach sentience without... Read more






Sundiver
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | January 1985
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-26982-6 (0-553-26982-8)

No species has ever reached for the stars without the guidance of a patron--except perhaps mankind. Did some mysterious race begin the uplift of humanity aeons ago? Circling the sun, under the caverns of Mercury, Expedition Sundiver prepares for the most momentous voyage in history--a journey into the boiling inferno of... Read more






The Uplift War
Written by David Brin
Spectra | Paperback | June 1987
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-27971-9 (0-553-27971-8)

David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction ever written.  Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up one of the most beloved sagas of all time.  Brin's tales are set in a future universe in which no species can reach sentience without... Read more






Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Written by Jules Verne, Introduction by David Brin
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | December 2003
$8.95/13.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7009-8 (0-8129-7009-8)

The intrepid Professor Lindenbrock embarks upon the strangest expedition of the nineteenth century: a journey down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the Earth’s very core. In his quest to penetrate the planet’s primordial secrets, the geologist—together with his quaking nephew Axel and their devoted guide, Hans—discovers an astonishing subterranean menagerie of... Read more





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