Mike Resnick
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Mike Resnick

I'm Mike Resnick, and I am, according to Locus, the trade paper of the science fiction field, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. I find this surprising, because I have always considered myself a novelist; at least, writing novels is how I pay my bills.

To date I've sold 76 science fiction novels (plus three mysteries, and nine non-fiction books (all of them about writing or science fiction or both). I've sold upward of 280 stories, and even a trio of screenplays. I've edited more than 40 anthologies, and served stints as the consulting science fiction editor for BenBella Books and the executive editor for Jim Baen's Universe; and I'm currently editing Galaxy's Edhe magazine and Stellar Guild Books for Arc Manor Books. I've won 5 Hugos, and been nominated a record 37 times; I've also won a Nebula and other major awards in the USA, France, Poland, Croatia, Spain, Catalonia, China, and Japan, and have been shortlisted for major awards in England, Italy, and Australia. My work has been translated into 26 languages so far. I was Guest of Honor at the 2012 World Science Fiction Convention.

My daughter, Laura, is also a science fiction and fantasy (and romance, and travel) writer, and won the Campell Award (for Best New Science Fiction Writer) in 1993. I met my wife Carol at the University of Chicago in 1960, married her in 1961, and this year we celebrate our 57th anniversary.

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Best Sellers

    • The Prison in Antares

    • Dead Enders, Book Two
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    The Traanskei Coalition's greatest weapon is the Q bomb, and after years of failure, the Democracy has come up with a defense against it....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Santiago

    • A Myth of the Far Future
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Ruben Diaz
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Bandit, murderer, known to all, seen by none...has he killed a thousand men? Has he saved a dozen worlds? His legend is as large as the Rim itself....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cheesy but fun

    • By J. Rhoderick on 11-14-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Return of Santiago

    • A Myth of the Far Future
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Barry Campbell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Bandit, murderer, known to all, seen by none....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the book....Hated the narrator. <br />

    • By clifford Dana on 02-16-16

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Starship: Flagship

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 205

    The date is 1970 of the Galactic Era, almost 3,000 from now, and the Republic finds itself in an all-out war against the Teroni Federation.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sorry to see it End!!

    • By Dennis on 07-05-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Soul Eater

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bounty hunter Nicobar Lane has traversed a thousand worlds searching for the mythic Dreamwish Beast. But after a close encounter with the creature, his motives turn from money to revenge....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Paradise

    • The Galactic Comedy, Book 1
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Zach Herries
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    The Earth-like planet Peponi has vast riches, an abundant and opulent wildlife, and most importantly, compliant natives....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Three strikes and I'm out

    • By Levin on 12-31-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Inferno: The Galactic Comedy, Book 3

    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Mark Neely
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Disanko, the ruler of the Enkoti, and Susan Beddoes, a representative from the Department of Cartography, help the planet of Faligor to become the richest and most technologically advanced....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • technical and editing problems

    • By Writenow on 11-16-16

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Purgatory

    • The Galactic Comedy, Book 2
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Evan Greenberg
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Purgatory is a hard look at how many ways an advanced civilization can misunderstand a "primitive" race....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Galactic Comedy?

    • By Eric Holsinger on 01-04-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Stalking the Unicorn

    • A Fable of Tonight
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77

    It's New Year's Eve and the elf perched on John Justin Mallory's desk wants his missing unicorn back....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoyed listening to it

    • By Anne on 08-31-08

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Kirinyaga

    • A Fable of Utopia
    • By: Mike Resnick
    • Narrated by: Janis Ian
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    By the 22nd century in the African nation of Kenya, polluted cities sprawl up the flanks of sacred Mount Kirinyaga. Great animal herds are but distant memories....

    Regular price: $24.95

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