Most widely held works about David Brin
Most widely held works by David Brin
The postman by David Brin ( Book )
46 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 11 languages and held by 1,986 libraries worldwide
After a limited but devastating war the handful of Americans who remain struggle to survive. One such man borrows the jacket of a dead postal worker to keep warm. He finds the old worn uniform still has power as a symbol of hope of an age now gone.
Earth by David Brin ( Book )
32 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
A microscopic black hole has accidently fallen into the Earth's core and the entire planet is in danger of being destroyed within two years.
Startide rising by David Brin ( Book )
47 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 1,594 libraries worldwide
When Streaker -- the first starship designed and crewed by dolphins -- discovers a derelict ancient armada with evidence of the first sentient species ever, she sets off a war between dozens of galactic races eager to use the information for their own advancement. Trapped on a hostile planet while six alien fleets battle to decide their fate, Streaker's crew seeks some way to escape and return to Earth.
Brightness reef by David Brin ( Book )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
On the planet Jijo, humans and aliens organize to defend themselves from space pirates in search of genes. The inhabitants are illegal immigrants, making them easy picking for the pirates who know galactic authorities will look the other way. By the author of The Uplift War.
Infinity's shore by David Brin ( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
On the planet Jijo six races have finally reached a modus vivendi after years of war. But peace does not last, the balance broken by the arrival of colonists who exploit old grudges for their own benefit. A study of different cultures.
Heaven's reach by David Brin ( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,322 libraries worldwide
An adventure novel in a world where humans have given animals the power to think and talk. The action centers on a spaceship crewed by both.
The uplift war by David Brin ( Book )
34 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
Earth has been allowed to colonize the planet Garth only because its previous occupants went berserk and wiped out virtually all life there. But now humans, chimps, and their alien allies on Garth are being held hostage in a conflict that could affect the fate of the entire Five Galaxies.
Glory season by David Brin ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
Sailing the Stratoin oceans on her coming-of-age apprenticeship, Maia, a half-caste var, endures hardship, hunger, imprisonment, loneliness, battle, separation from her twin sister, and a rendezvous with a threatening long-distance traveler.
The transparent society : will technology force us to choose between privacy and freedom by David Brin ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
"The Transparent Society is a call for "reciprocal transparency," If police cameras watch us, shouldn't we be able to tune into police stations? If credit bureaus sell our data, shouldn't we know who buys it? Rather than cling to an illasion of anonymity - a historical anomaly, given our origins in close-knit villages - we should focus on guarding the most important forms of privacy and preserving mutual accountability. The biggest threat to our freedom, Brin warns, is that surveillance technology will be used by too few people, not by too many."--BOOK JACKET.
Kiln people by David Brin ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
"Thanks to the new technology of imprinting, people in a near-future America can copy their personalities into animated clay bodies (called "dittos" or "golems"), which last a single day. Albert Morris, private investigator, is his own sidekick as he attempts to uncover the murderer of a prominent imprinting research scientist."--Amazon.com.
Foundation's triumph by David Brin ( Book )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
A science-fiction novel featuring many kinds of robots. One is a robot wife, another is a wise robot who is 20,000 years old, a third is a robot who has equal rights with humans. The story centers on a man sent to the future to solve present problems.
Sundiver by David Brin ( Book )
32 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
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 the sun.
Heart of the comet by Gregory Benford ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 963 libraries worldwide
In the middle of the twenty-first century, the multinational crew of scientists stationed on Halley's Comet set aside personal prejudices and unite to survive in the bleak, ice-covered environment and transform it into a source of life.
The Practice effect by David Brin ( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 515 libraries worldwide
The zievatron, a device created to provide access to parallel worlds needs repairs and only one scientist knows how to repair it.
Brightness reef : book one of a new uplift trilogy by David Brin ( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 libraries worldwide
A new society of sapient beings has secretly evolved on the forbidden planet Jijo.
The river of time by David Brin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Earthclan by David Brin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Otherness by David Brin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Forgiveness by David Brin ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Star Wars on trial : science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
American essays American fiction Audiobooks Audiobooks Black holes (Astronomy) Brin, David Cloning Comic books, strips, etc. Comic books, strips, etc. Conference proceedings Criticism, interpretation, etc. Earth Environmental degradation Extraterrestrial beings Fantasy fiction, American Fiction Freedom of information Graphic novels Handbooks, manuals, etc. High school students Hugo Award Human-alien encounters Imaginary wars and battles Information technology Juvenile works King Kong (Fictitious character) King Kong (Motion picture : 1933) King Kong films Libraries--Automation Life on other planets Mythology, Norse Nazis Oregon Privacy, Right of Private investigators Responsibility Science fiction Science fiction Science fiction, American Seldon, Hari (Fictitious character) Short stories Space stations Space vehicles Star Wars films Sun Utopias Voyages, Imaginary Voyages and travels World War (1939-1945) World War III
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