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"To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful." -- Robert A. Heinlein
Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, 1907 — May 8, 1988) was an American science fiction writer. Often called "the dean of science fiction writers", WonderCon 2008 :: Robert A. Heinlein Memorial Blood Drive he was one of the most popular, influential, and controversial authors of the genre. He set a high standard for science and engineering plausibility and helped to raise the genre's standards of literary quality. He was one of the first writers to break into mainstream, general magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post, in the late 1940s, with unvarnished science fiction. He was among the first authors of bestselling, novel-length science fiction in the modern, mass-market era. For many years, Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke were known as the "Big Three" of science fiction.

Heinlein was a notable writer of science-fiction short stories, and he was one of a group of writers who were groomed in their writing by John W. Campbell, Jr. the editor of Astounding magazine...though Heinlein himself denied that Campbell influenced his writing to any great degree.

Within the framework of his science fiction stories, Heinlein repeatedly integrated recognizable 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 non-conformist thought. He also examined the relationship between physical and emotional love, explored various unorthodox family structures, and speculated on the influence of space travel on human cultural practices. His iconoclastic approach to these themes led to wildly divergent perceptions of his works and attempts to place mutually contradictory labels on his work. For example, his 1959 novel Starship Troopers was regarded by some as advocating militarism and to some extent fascism, although many passages in the book disparage the inflexibility and stupidity of a purely militaristic mindset. By contrast, his 1961 novel Stranger in a Strange Land put him in the unexpected role of a pied piper of the sexual revolution, and of the counterculture, and through this book he was credited with popularizing the notion of polyamory.

Heinlein won Hugo Awards for four of his novels; in addition, fifty years after publication, three of his works were awarded "Retro Hugos"...awards given retrospectively for years in which Hugo Awards had not been awarded. He also won the first Grand Master Award given by the Science Fiction Writers of America for his lifetime achievement. In his fiction, Heinlein coined words that have become part of the English language, including "grok" and "waldo", and popularized the term "TANSTAAFL".

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Total Books: 879
Galaxys Edge Issue 25 March 2017 A magazine edited by Mike Resnick
Between Planets
2017 - Between Planets (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781441708687
ISBN-10: 1441708685
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Galaxy's Edge Magazine Issue 24 January 2017
2016 - Galaxy's Edge Magazine Issue 24 January 2017 [Serialization Special: Heinlein's Hugo-Winning Double Star] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612423326
ISBN-10: 1612423329
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Stranger in a Strange Land
2016 - Stranger in a Strange Land [Penguin Galaxy] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780143111627
ISBN-10: 0143111620
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Farmer in the Sky
2016 - Farmer in the Sky (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781531881832
ISBN-10: 1531881831
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Revolt in 2100
2016 - Revolt in 2100 (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781531817565
ISBN-10: 1531817564
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Red Planet
2016 - Red Planet (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781504713351
ISBN-10: 1504713354
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Podkayne of Mars
2016 - Podkayne of Mars (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781504681803
ISBN-10: 1504681800
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Star Beast
2015 - The Star Beast (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781504676250
ISBN-10: 1504676254
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Galaxy's Edge Magazine Issue 14 May 2015
2015 - Galaxy's Edge Magazine Issue 14 May 2015 [Heinlein Special] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612422688
ISBN-10: 1612422683
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Space Cadet
2015 - Space Cadet (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781501236358
ISBN-10: 1501236350
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Waldo  Magic Inc
2015 - Waldo Magic Inc (Audio CD)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781480523043
ISBN-10: 1480523046
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Robert Heinlein's Expanded Universe Volume Two
2015 - Robert Heinlein's Expanded Universe Volume Two (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612422404
ISBN-10: 1612422403
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Tunnel in the Sky
2015 - Tunnel in the Sky (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781501236464
ISBN-10: 1501236466
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult
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Robert Heinlein's Expanded Universe Volume One
2015 - Robert Heinlein's Expanded Universe Volume One (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612422381
ISBN-10: 1612422381
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Man Who Sold the Moon
2015 - The Man Who Sold the Moon (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781480523401
ISBN-10: 1480523402
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Galaxy's Edge Magazine Issue 12 January 2015
2015 - Galaxy's Edge Magazine Issue 12 January 2015 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612422565
ISBN-10: 161242256X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Man Who Sold the Moon / Orphans of the Sky
Methuselah's Children
2014 - Methuselah's Children (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781491576199
ISBN-10: 1491576197
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Beyond This Horizon
2014 - Beyond This Horizon (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781491546444
ISBN-10: 1491546441
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Rolling Stones Library Edition
2014 - The Past Through Tomorrow [Future History] (Paperback)
2012 - To Sail Beyond the Sunset the Life and Loves of Maureen Johnson [Being the Memoirs of a Somewhat Irregular Lady] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
2012 - Glory Road [Library Edition] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
2012 - The Number of the Beast [Library Edition] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
2011 - Time for the Stars [Library Edition] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
2010 - Historia Del Futuro II [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - To Sail Beyond the Sunset [Future History/Lazarus Long] (Other)
2009 - Historia Del Futuro I [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - The Red Planet [Library] (Audio CD)
2007 - Variable Star [Tor Science Fiction] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
 
2006 - Tiempo Para Amar / Time to Love [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - The Door Into Summer [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Audio CD
2005 - Puerta Al Verano [The Door into the Summer - Spanish] (Paperback)Paperback
2005 - Four Frontiers [Rocket Ship Galileo, Space Cadet, Red Planet, Farmer in the Sky] (Hardcover)
2004 - The Notebooks of Lazarus Long [The Future History series] (Paperback)Paperback
2000 - Freitag (Paperback)
1998 - Revolt in 2100 / Methuselah's Children [Future History, Bk 3 / Bk 4] (Paperback)Paperback
 
1991 - Silent Thunder / Universe [Tor Science Fiction Double, No 35] (Paperback)
1989 - Das Neue Buch Hiob [Science Fiction] (Paperback)
1988 - To Sail Beyond the Sunset [Future History/Lazarus Long] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
1988 - Thor's Hammer [The Future at War Series Volume 1] (Paperback)
1987 - The Past Through Tomorrow Vol 1 [Future History] (Paperback)
1987 - The Green Hills of Earth [Heinlein's Future History, #3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1986 - Methuselah's Children [Future History, Bk 4] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
1986 - Revolt in 2100 [Future History, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - Starman Jones [Science Fiction Adventure] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1982 - Tur in Die Zukunft [The Door into Summer - German] (Other)
1979 - Puppet Masters [Alpha Books] (Paperback)
1979 - Waldo and Magic Inc [The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
1977 - The Past Through Tomorrow Bk 1 [Future History] (Hardcover)Paperback
1977 - The Past Through Tomorrow Bk 2 [Future History] (Hardcover)Paperback
1977 - Best of Robert Aheinlein 1939-1942 [Sphere science fiction] (Paperback)
1972 - 6 X H Six Stories [aka The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag] (Other)
1969 - Cliff Notes Heinlein's Works [Cliffs Notes] (Paperback)
1952 - Galaxy Science Fiction [January 1952 - Volume 3, No. 4] (Paperback)
Destination Moon [The Gregg Press science fiction series] (Other)
Um Estranho Numa Terra Estranha [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)