Robert silverberg needs no introduction to readers of black gate, i should think author, over six or seven decades, of dozens of novels and hundreds of short stories, editor of rows of reprint and original anthologies, winner of four hugo awards, five nebula awards, and numerous career awards. Be the first to ask a question about the best of robert silverberg. If you want to delve into the behindthescenesmechanics of short stories. Good news from the vatican the story of the first robot who was elected pope. These numbers refer to awards for best novel, novella, novelette and short story only. Other awards, including the retro hugos, are not covered. The story is about a solitary pilot or engineer of a pilgrim or colonization ship and his spiritual stowaway. His books and stories have been translated into forty languages. Author robert silverbergs complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, covers. Nine stories 1953 is a collection of short stories by american fiction writer j. My favorite was probably the earthsea story by ursula k.
Twentyfour stories are included in this ambitious collection of silverberg s work, each with an introduction by the author recollecting the time and place in which they were conceived. He is a multiple winner of both hugo and nebula awards, a member of the science fiction and fantasy hall of fame, and a grand master of sf. The main article for this category is robert silverberg. Robert silverberg 1935 has also written under the pseudonyms walker chapman, don elliott, dan eliot, walter drummond, ivar jorgenson, and over twenty others american novelist, short story. Early stories by silverberg writing solo have appeared in various collections. Gilgamesh in the outback good news from the vatican.
I am partial to short stories, and robert silverberg likes to play with it. Huw carr reads robert silverbergs 1970 nebula award short story, passengers. Hunted heroes short story by robert silverberg published 1956 amazing stories. His first professional fiction publication was gorgon planet in the february 1954 issue of. Among his best known titles are nightwings, dying inside, the book of skulls, and the.
Novels like nightwings, dying inside, the book of skulls, and a time of changes, along with shorts from that period like good news from the vatican. This list may not reflect recent changes learn more. Robert silverberg born january 15, 1935 is an american author and editor, best known for writing science fiction. If you want to delve into the behindthescenesmechanics of short stories, science fiction. He is a manytime winner of the hugo and nebula awards, was named to the science fiction hall of fame in 1999, and in 2004 was designated as a grand master by the science fiction writers of america. Stories of six decades is a landmark volume that offers exactly what its title promises. In short, im delighted that jons enthusiasm for my work has led him to go to so much.
Two of the stories hawksbill station and nightwings were later expanded to. Silverberg won a nebula award in 1970 for the short story passengers, two the following year for. The best of robert silverberg by robert silverberg goodreads. It includes two of his most famous short stories, a perfect day for bananafish and for esme with love and.
For three years people on earth have been subject to the will of the passengers. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. Pages in category short stories by robert silverberg the following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. Silverbergs fiction grew less intense in the 1970s, when he produced novels and short stories about the fantasy world of majipoor and historical novels like lord of darkness. Robert silverberg, one of science fictions grand masters, is a fascinating. The fourth collection of robert silverbergs short fiction, trips. Getting specimens for the interstellar zoo was no problemthey battled for the honorbut now i had to fight like a wildcat to keep a display from making a monkey of me. Pages in category short stories by robert silverberg. Six frightened men i could find no separate listingisbn for this short story nor could i find this story listed as being. I recall reading this story in the early 2000s in an old 90s silverberg anthology. This is the first legends collection by editor robert silverberg, and includes all the stories.327 1610 299 907 379 651 906 81 1486 1177 759 926 564 740 847 222 1335 135 581 778 956 253 1596 708 821 1226 110 375 937 1395 1176 192 1628 141 264 252 1425 653 1465 694 1242 1294 483 191 899 1155