Robert Silverberg
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Robert Silverberg

Robert Silverberg has been a professional writer since 1955, widely known for his science fiction and fantasy stories. He is a many-time 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. His books and stories have been translated into forty languages. Among his best known titles are NIGHTWINGS, DYING INSIDE, THE BOOK OF SKULLS, and the three volumes of the Majipoor Cycle: LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE, MAJIPOOR CHRONICLES, VALENTINE PONTIFEX. His collected short stories, covering nearly sixty years of work, have been published in nine volumes by Subterranean Press. His most recent book is TALES OF MAJIPOOR (2013), a new collection of stories set on the giant world made famous in LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE.

He and his wife, writer Karen Haber, and an assorted population of cats live in the San Francisco Bay Area in a sprawling house surrounded by exotic plants.













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    • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 1, 1929–1964

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of All Time Chosen by the Members of the Science Fiction Writers of America
    • By: Robert A. Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, and others
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman, L. J. Ganser, Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 28 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    This book contains 26 of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. They represent the considered verdict of the Science Fiction Writers of America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • CHAPTER LIST to Help Find Stories

    • By Lance on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Legends II, Volume 2

    • New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy (Unabridged Selections)
    • By: Diana Gabaldon, Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble, Charles Keating
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 138

    Fantasy fans rejoice....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This is NOT Legends Ii volume 1

    • By Jeremy on 08-25-18

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The World Inside

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Welcome to Urban Monad 116. Reaching nearly two miles into the sky, the one thousand stories of this building are home to over 800,000 people living in peace and harmony.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Could humans live like this?

    • By Kat Hooper on 05-15-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lord Valentine's Castle

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 19 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 331
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 225

    The planet Majipoor is shared by humans and several alien races, including four-armed Skandars, three-eyed Liiman, and the native, shape-shifting Metamorphs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb

    • By C. Paget on 07-29-08

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Man in the Maze

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Richard Muller was an honorable diplomat who braved unimaginable dangers to make contact with the first-known race of intelligent aliens. But those aliens left a mark on him....

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Nightwings

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Robert Silverberg's enduring classic about one man's journey to find salvation for a planet on the brink of destruction....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I PUT ON A THINKING CAP

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 10-23-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Ghost Towns of the American West

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: Chuck Patyk
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The story of the American mining frontier can be traced in the ghost towns - from the camps of California's forty-niners to the 20th-century ruins in the Nevada desert....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Gilgamesh the King

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: William Coon
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    What if we discovered that one of history's greatest heroes had written his life story? That's the premise behind Robert Silverberg's amazing novel....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mary Renault is better

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 12-10-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • A Time of Changes

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    As Kinnall Darival writes "I" in his journal, he knows this pronoun is forbidden by his people of Manneran because it is too personal....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Majipoor Chronicles

    • By: Robert Silverberg
    • Narrated by: J. Paul Boehmer, Cassandra Campbell, Emily Janice Card, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 108

    The young street urchin Hissune gets his due for helping Lord Valentine regain his throne....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • SHE KNEW THEY HAD SEXES, BUT

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 03-22-17

    Regular price: $23.07

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