Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein (1907–1988) was an American science fiction writer. Often called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was one of the most influential and controversial authors of the genre in his time. He set a standard for scientific and engineering plausibility, and helped to raise the genre's standards of literary quality.

He was one of the first science fiction writers to break into mainstream magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post in the late 1940s. He was one of the best-selling science fiction novelists for many decades. He, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke are known as the "Big Three" of science fiction.

Heinlein, a notable writer of science fiction short stories, was one of a group of writers who came to prominence under the editorship of John W. Campbell, Jr. in his Astounding Science Fiction magazine — though Heinlein denied that Campbell influenced his writing to any great degree.

Within the framework of his science fiction stories, Heinlein repeatedly addressed certain social themes: the importance of individual liberty and self-reliance, the obligation individuals owe to their societies, the influence of organized religion on culture and government, and the tendency of society to repress nonconformist thought. He also examined the relationship between physical and emotional love, explored various ... (more)

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Speculative Fiction Novels (51)
2006  Variable Star
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2005  Off the Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein
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2004  For Us, The Living: A Comedy of Customs
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1987  To Sail Beyond the Sunset (Heinlein's Future History)
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1986  The Fantasies of Robert Heinlein
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1985  The Cat Who Walks Through Walls (Heinlein's Future History)
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1984  Job: A Comedy of Justice
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1982  Friday (Heinlein's Future History)
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1980  The Number of the Beast (Heinlein's Future History)
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1980  Expanded Universe
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1978  The Notebooks of Lazarus Long (Heinlein's Future History)
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1973  Time Enough for Love (Heinlein's Future History)
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1973  The Best of Robert Heinlein 1947-1959
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1970  I Will Fear No Evil
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1967  The Past Through Tomorrow (Heinlein's Future History)
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1966  The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
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1966  The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein
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1964  Farnham's Freehold
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1963  Glory Road
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1963  Podkayne of Mars
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1963  Orphans of the Sky (Heinlein's Future History)
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1961  Stranger in a Strange Land
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1960  Lost Legacy
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1959  Starship Troopers
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1959  The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag
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1959  The Menace from Earth
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1958  Methuselah's Children (Heinlein's Future History)
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1958  The Robert Heinlein Omnibus
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1958  Have Space Suit – Will Travel (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1957  The Door into Summer
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1957  Citizen of the Galaxy (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1956  Double Star
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1956  Time for the Stars (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1955  Tunnel in the Sky (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1954  The Star Beast (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1953  Revolt in 2100 (Heinlein's Future History)
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1953  Assignment in Eternity
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1953  Starman Jones (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1952  The Rolling Stones (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1951  The Puppet Masters
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1951  Universe (Heinlein's Future History)
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1951  Between Planets (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1951  The Green Hills of Earth (Heinlein's Future History)
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1950  Farmer in the Sky (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1950  The Man Who Sold the Moon (Heinlein's Future History)
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1950  Waldo and Magic, Inc.
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1949  Sixth Column
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1949  Red Planet (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1948  Beyond This Horizon
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1948  Space Cadet (Heinlein Juveniles)
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1947  Rocket Ship Galileo (Heinlein Juveniles)
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