|Scatterbrain (2003) [Collection]|
by Larry Niven
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(from the publisher)Scatterbrain
collects an engaging assortment of Niven's latest work, all in one captivating volume. Here are choice excerpts from several of his most recent novels, including his upcoming Ringworld's Child
and Rainbow Mars
, as well as numerous short stories, nonfiction articles, interviews, editorials, collaborations, and correspondence. True to its title, Scatterbrain
roams all over a wide variety of fascinating topics, featuring Niven's singular insights into everything from space stations to convention etiquette.
So give yourself a treat, and feel free to pick the brain-or Scatterbrain-of one of modern science fiction's most fascinating thinkers.
• Introduction: Where Do I Get My Crazy Ideas?
• Destiny's Road (Excerpted from the novel)
• The Ringworld Throne (Excerpted from the novel)
• The Woman in Del Ray Crater
• Mars: Who Needs It? (Non-fiction for space.com)
• How to Save Civilization and Save a Little Money (Non-fiction for space.com)
• The Burning City (collaboration with Jerry Pournelle)
• Saturn's Race (collaboration with Steven Barnes)
• Ice and Mirrors (collaboration with Brenda Cooper)
• Discussion with Brenda Cooper re: "Ice and Mirrors"
• Smut Talk (a Draco Tavern story)
• Learning to Love the Space Station
• Autograph Etiquette
• Tabletop Fusion
• Intercon Trip Report
• Did the Moon Mover for You Too?
• Hugo Award Anecdotes
• Introduction to Pete Hamilton Story "Watching Trees Grow"
• Introductory Material for Man-Kzin Wars II
• Canon for the Man-Kzin Wars
• Epilogue: What I Tell Librarians
Original title: Scatterbrain
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction
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