Frank Herbert Books In Order

Dune Books In Publication Order

  1. Dune (1965)
  2. Dune Messiah (1969)
  3. Children of Dune (1976)
  4. God Emperor of Dune (1981)
  5. Heretics of Dune (1984)
  6. Chapterhouse: Dune (1985)
  7. House Atreides (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (1999)
  8. House Harkonnen (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2000)
  9. House Corrino (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2001)
  10. Fremen Justice (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2001)
  11. The Butlerian Jihad (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2002)
  12. The Machine Crusade (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2002)
  13. The Battle of Corrin (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2004)
  14. Hunters of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2006)
  15. Sandworms of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2007)
  16. Paul of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2008)
  17. The Winds of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2009)
  18. Sisterhood of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2011)
  19. Mentats of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2014)
  20. Red Plague (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2016)
  21. Navigators of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2016)
  22. The Duke of Caladan (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2020)
  23. The Lady of Caladan (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2021)

Dune Books In Chronological Order

  1. The Butlerian Jihad (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2002)
  2. The Machine Crusade (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2002)
  3. The Battle of Corrin (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2004)
  4. Sisterhood of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2011)
  5. Mentats of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2014)
  6. Red Plague (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2016)
  7. Navigators of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2016)
  8. House Atreides (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (1999)
  9. House Harkonnen (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2000)
  10. House Corrino (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2001)
  11. Fremen Justice (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2001)
  12. The Duke of Caladan (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2020)
  13. The Lady of Caladan (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2021)
  14. Dune (1965)
  15. Paul of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2008)
  16. Dune Messiah (1969)
  17. The Winds of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2009)
  18. Children of Dune (1976)
  19. God Emperor of Dune (1981)
  20. Heretics of Dune (1984)
  21. Chapterhouse: Dune (1985)
  22. Hunters of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2006)
  23. Sandworms of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2007)

Dune Collections In Publication Order

  1. The Illustrated Dune (1965)
  2. The Dune Encyclopedia (By:) (1984)
  3. Songs of Muad’dib (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (1992)
  4. Songs Of Muad’dib (1992)
  5. The Road to Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2005)
  6. The Road to Dune (2005)
  7. Tales of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson) (2011)

ConSentiency Universe Books In Publication Order

  1. Whipping Star (1969)
  2. The Dosadi Experiment (1977)

The Pandora Sequence Books In Publication Order

  1. Destination Void (1966)
  2. The Jesus Incident (With: Bill Ransom) (1979)
  3. The Lazarus Effect (With: Bill Ransom) (1983)
  4. The Ascension Factor (With: Bill Ransom) (1988)

Nebula Awards Books In Publication Order

  1. Nebula Awards 1 (By:Damon Knight) (1966)
  2. Nebula Awards 2 (By:Brian W. Aldiss,Harry Harrison) (1966)
  3. Nebula Awards 3 (By:Roger Zelazny) (1968)
  4. Nebula Awards 4 (By:Karen Anderson) (1968)
  5. Nebula Awards 5 (By:Alexei Panshin) (1969)
  6. Nebula Awards 6 (By:Thomas D. Clareson) (1971)
  7. Nebula Awards 7 (By:Theodore Sturgeon,Lloyd Biggle Jr.) (1972)
  8. Nebula Awards 8 (By:Isaac Asimov) (1973)
  9. Nebula Awards 9 (By:Kate Wilhelm) (1974)
  10. Nebula Awards 10 (By:James Gunn) (1975)
  11. Nebula Awards 11 (By:Ursula K. Le Guin,Craig Kee Strete) (1976)
  12. Nebula Awards 14 (By:Robin Malkin) (1980)
  13. Nebula Awards 15 (1981)
  14. Nebula Awards 16 (By:Kim Stanley Robinson) (1982)
  15. Nebula Awards 17 (By:Joe Haldeman) (1983)
  16. Nebula Awards 19 (By:Marta Randall) (1984)
  17. Nebula Awards 20 (By:George Zebrowski) (1985)
  18. Nebula Awards 21 (By:George Zebrowski) (1985)
  19. Nebula Awards 22 (By:George Zebrowski) (1988)
  20. Nebula Awards 23 (By:Michael Bishop) (1989)
  21. Nebula Awards 24 (By:Michael Bishop) (1990)
  22. Nebula Awards 25 (By:Michael Bishop) (1991)
  23. Nebula Awards 26 (By:James K. Morrow) (1992)
  24. Nebula Awards 27 (By:James K. Morrow) (1993)
  25. Nebula Awards 28 (By:James K. Morrow) (1994)
  26. Nebula Awards 29 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1995)
  27. Nebula Awards 30 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1996)
  28. Nebula Awards31 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1997)
  29. Nebula Awards 33 (By:Connie Willis,Jane Yolen,Jerry Oltion,Nancy Kress) (1999)
  30. Nebula Awards 34 (2000) (By:Gregory Benford) (2000)
  31. Nebula Awards 36 (2002) (By:Kim Stanley Robinson) (2002)
  32. Nebula Awards 37 (2003) (By:Nancy Kress) (2003)
  33. Nebula Awards 38 (2004) (By:Vonda N. McIntyre) (2004)
  34. Nebula Awards 39 (2005) (By:Ruth Berman) (2005)
  35. Nebula Awards 40 (2006) (By:ChristopherRowe) (2006)
  36. Nebula Awards 42 (2008) (By:Ben Bova,Ruth Berman) (2008)
  37. Nebula Awards 43 (2009) (By:Ellen Datlow) (2009)
  38. Nebula Awards 44 (2010) (By:Bill Fawcett) (2010)
  39. Nebula Awards 45 (2011) (By:Kevin J. Anderson) (2011)
  40. Nebula Awards 46 (2012) (By:John Kessel) (2012)
  41. Nebula Awards 47 (2013) (By:Catherine Asaro) (2013)
  42. Nebula Awards 48 (2014) (By:Kij Johnson) (2014)
  43. Nebula Awards 50 (2016) (By:Mercedes Lackey) (2016)
  44. Nebula Awards 51 (2017) (By:Julie E. Czerneda) (2017)
  45. Nebula Awards 52 (2018) (By:Jane Yolen) (2018)
  46. Nebula Awards 53 (2019) (By:Kim Stanley Robinson) (2019)

SF Authors Choice Books In Publication Order

  1. SF Authors’ Choice 2 (By:Harry Harrison) (1970)
  2. SF Authors’ Choice 3 (By:Harry Harrison) (1973)

Standalone Novels In Publication Order

  1. The Dragon in the Sea (1956)
  2. Missing Link (1959)
  3. Operation Haystack (1959)
  4. Try to Remember (1961)
  5. The Green Brain (1966)
  6. The Eyes of Heisenberg (1966)
  7. The Heaven Makers (1968)
  8. The Santaroga Barrier (1968)
  9. Soul Catcher (1972)
  10. The Godmakers (1972)
  11. Hellstrom’s Hive (1973)
  12. Direct Descent (1980)
  13. The White Plague (1982)
  14. Man of Two Worlds (1986)
  15. Old Rambling House (2010)
  16. High-Opp (2012)
  17. Angels’ Fall (2013)
  18. A Game of Authors (2013)
  19. A Thorn in the Bush (2014)

Short Story Collections In Publication Order

  1. The Worlds of Frank Herbert (1970)
  2. The Book of Frank Herbert (1973)
  3. The Best of Frank Herbert 1965-70 (1975)
  4. The Best of Frank Herbert (1975)
  5. The Best of Frank Herbert 1952-1964 (1977)
  6. The Priests Of Psi (1981)
  7. Eye (1985)
  8. Classic Science Fiction Stories (2009)
  9. The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert (2014)
  10. Frank Herbert: Unpublished Stories (2016)

Non-Fiction Books In Publication Order

  1. New World Or No World (1970)
  2. Threshold: The Blue Angels Experience (1973)
  3. Without Me You’re Nothing (1980)
  4. Maker of Dune (1985)
  5. The Notebooks of Frank Herbert’s Dune (1988)

Anthologies In Publication Order

  1. Backdrop of Stars (1968)
  2. Election Day 2084 (1984)
  3. Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow (1987)
  4. More Fantastic Stories (2009)
  5. The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (2010)

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Frank Herbert Books Overview


The all time science fiction masterpiece…
now in a special hardcover edition.’Unique…
I know nothing comparable to it except Lord of the Rings.’ Arthur C. ClarkeHere is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud’dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family and would bring to fruition humankind’s most ancient and unattainable dream.A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what is undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction. Frank Herbert’s death in 1986 was a tragic loss, yet the astounding legacy of his visionary fiction will live forever.

Dune Messiah

With millions of copies sold worldwide, Frank Herbert’s magnificent Dune novels stand among the major achievements of the human imagination as one of the most significant sagas in the history of literary science fiction. Dune Messiah continues the story of Paul Atreides, better known and feared as the man christened Muad’Dib. As Emperor of the Known Universe, he possesses more power than a single man was ever meant to wield. Worshipped as a religious icon by the fanatical Fremens, Paul faces the enmity of the political houses he displaced when he assumed the throne and a conspiracy conducted within his own sphere of influence. And even as House Atreides begins to crumble around him from the machinations of his enemies, the true threat to Paul comes to his lover, Chani, and the unborn heir to his family’s dynasty.

Children of Dune

The science fiction masterpiece continues in the major event, Los Angeles Times Children of Dune. With millions of copies sold worldwide, Frank Herbert’s Dune novels stand among the major achievements of the human imagination and one of the most significant sagas in the history of literary science fiction. The Children of Dune are twin siblings Leto and Ghanima Atreides, whose father, the Emperor Paul Muad Dib, disappeared in the deserts of Arrakis. Like their father, they possess supernormal abilities making them valuable to their aunt Alia, who rules the Empire. If Alia can obtain the secrets of the twins prophetic visions, her rule will be absolute. But the twins have their own plans for their destiny.

God Emperor of Dune

A beautiful new package with a new introduction Millennia have passed on Arrakis, and the oncedesert planet is green with life. Leto Atreides, the son of the world’s savior, the Emperor Paul Muad Dib, is still alive but far from human. To preserve humanity s future, he sacrificed his own by merging with a sandworm, granting him nearimmortality as God Emperor of Dune for the past 3,500 years. Leto s rule is not a benevolent one. His transformation has not only made his appearance inhuman, but his morality. A rebellion has risen to oppose the despot s rule, led by Siona, a member of the Atreides family. But Siona is unaware that Leto s vision of a Golden Path for humanity requires her to fulfill a destiny she never wanted or could possibly conceive

Heretics of Dune

Leto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is dead. In the fifteen hundred years since his passing, the Empire has fallen into ruin. The great Scattering saw millions abandon the crumbling civilization and spread out beyond the reaches of known space. The planet Arrakis now called Rakis has reverted to its desert climate, and its great sandworms are dying. Now, the Lost Ones are returning home in pursuit of power. And as factions vie for control over the remnants of the Empire, a girl named Sheeana rises to prominence in the wastelands of Rakis, sending religious fervor throughout the galaxy. For she possesses the abilities of the Fremen sandriders fulfilling a prophecy foretold by the late God Emperor…

Chapterhouse: Dune

The Bene Gesserit’s situation is far worse than what they had suffered under the Tyrant Leto II. The Honored Matres a violent offshoot of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood have destroyed Arrakis, of Dune, searing all life from the desert planet. Sweeping across the galaxy, they relentlessly hunt down and destroy every Bene Gesserit stronghold they can find, always searching for Chapterhoursem the most powerful of all Bene Gesserit worlds. Meanwhile, the Sisterhood, led by Mother Superior Odrade, slowly transforms the green planet into a scorching desert in order to grow melange, the psychotropic spice they need for their existance. Through billions of sisters have died on worlds the Honored Matres control, Odrade has a plan for the Bene Gesserit’s ultimate survival. One weapon in her arsenal is the wormrider Sheeana, an Atreides descendant whom Odrade is secretly grooming as the sacred heart of a religious cult and who may be the key to controlling the desert ecology of Chapterhouse. Another is the ghola child or clone, of the military mastermind Miles Teg, who demonstrates the uncanny speed of the Honored Matres themselves. Most valuable of all may be the captive Honored Matre Murbella. During the Scattering of humanity through the galaxy, the dark sisterhood learned the secret of sexual addiction. Odrade has used the technique to bond Murbella to the ghola of Duncan Idaho, whose suspected Mentat abilities would make him another Kwizatz Haderach, as dangerously uncontrollable as Paul Muad’Dib. But the Bene Gesserit are running out of time, for the enemy is drawing closer, and a supreme sacrifice must be made…

House Atreides (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

THE EPIC PREQUEL TO DUNE’DUNE: HOUSE ATREIDES is a terrific prequel, but it is also a first rate adventure on its own. Frank Herbert would surely be delighted and proud of this continuation of his vision.’ Dean KoontzFrank Herbert’s Dune chronicles became an enduring classic and the most popular science fiction series of all time. Working from recently discovered files left by his father, Brian Herbert and best selling novelist Kevin J. Anderson bring us Dune: House Atreides, the prequel, which captures all the complexity and grand themes of the original work while weaving a new tapestry of great passion and momentous destiny into a saga that expands the tale written by Frank Herbert more than thirty years ago. Complex, brilliant, and prophetic, Frank Herbert’s award winning Dune chronicles captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide and transformed their perception of what the future could be. By his death in 1986, Frank Herbert had completed six novels in the Dune series. But much of his vision vast, sprawling, and multilayered remained unwritten. Now, working from recently discovered files left by his father, Brian Herbert and bestselling novelist Kevin J. Anderson collaborate on a new novel, the first volume in the prequel to Dune where we step onto planet Arrakis…
decades before Dune’s hero, Paul Atreides, walks its sands. Beginning nearly four decades before Dune, House Atreides introduces pivotal characters, alliances, base treacheries, and bright hopes that form the foundation of Dune. On the planet Arrakis, an aging tyrant sits on the Golden Lion Throne and rules all of the known universe, while his son grows dangerously impatient for the crown. A quasi religious order of black robed women move their secret breeding program one momentous step closer to creating a god child they call the Kwisatz Haderach. And a minor family among the nobility, House Atreides, chooses a course of honor that will bring it to destruction at the hands of its mortal enemy, House Harkonnen or take it to new heights of power. Here is the rich and complex world that Frank Herbert created in his classic series, in the time leading up to the momentous events of Dune. As Emperor Elrood’s son Shaddam plots a subtle regicide, young Leto Atreides leaves his lush, water rich planet for a year’s education on the mechanized world of Ix; a planetologist named Pardot Kynes is dispatched by the Emperor to the desert planet Arrakis, or Dune, to discover the secrets of the addictive spice known as melange; and the eight year old slave Duncan Idaho is hunted by his cruel masters in a terrifying game from which he vows escape and vengeance. But none can envision the fate in store for them: one that will make them renegades and shapers of history. Covering the decade when Shaddam wins his throne, the teenager Leo Atreides becomes unexpectedly the rule of House Atreides, and Pardot Kynes uncovers one of the planet Dune’s greatest secrets, House Atreides stands next to Dune in its power and scope. While this new novel solves some of Dune’s most baffling mysteries, it presents new puzzles springing from the sands where one day Paul Muad’Dib Atreides will walk. But now, in the years before Paul’s birth, an unforgettable new epic begins. Fans of the Dune chronicles will relish the opportunity to return to the rich and exotic universe created by Frank Herbert, while new readers will be introduced to an incomparable imagination a future where the fate of the entire cosmos is at stake. The Story Behind Dune: House Atreidesby Brian HerbertWhen my father first sat down with me to go over one of my manuscripts, he told me that he couldn’t teach me how to write; instead, he would teach me what he called ‘the care and feeding of editors’: how to make manuscripts look presentable so that they wouldn’t be tossed into a slush pile, unread. He then proceeded to teach me how to write. I remember many instances when we would brainstorm ideas and dissect my own novel manuscripts. He taught me how to develop worlds, to create characters, to invent action…
and to describe all of it. We collaborated on the novel Man of Two Worlds, Frank Herbert’s last published work, and even talked about working together on a new Dune novel, but we’d set no date, had established no specific details or direction. That novel was not to be. When my father died in 1986, he left several projects unfinished. For years there were rumors that I would write another novel set in my father’s Dune universe, a sequel to the sixth book in the series, Chapterhouse: Dune. Prominent writers approached me with offers of collaboration, but in tossing ideas around with them I couldn’t visualize the project coming to fruition. They were excellent writers, but in combination with them I didn’t feel the necessary synergy for such a monumental task. Along with Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and a handful of other works, Dune stood as one of the greatest creative achievements of all time, and arguably the greatest example of science fiction world building in the history of literature. For the sake of my father’s legacy, I could not select the wrong person. It wasn’t until I began conversation with Kevin J. Anderson, a critically acclaimed and internationally best selling author, that I found someone whose enthusiasm and passion for the Dune universe match my own. Much of Kevin’s writing had been influenced heavily by the work of Frank Herbert. I read everything I could get my hands on that Kevin had written, and did more checking on him. It soon became clear that he was a brilliant writer and that his reputation was sterling. We hit it off immediately, both on a personal and professional level; new story ideas fairly exploded from our minds and together, we found the energy to tackle such a massive project. Frank Herbert had left behind literally thousands of pages of notes, ideas, and sketches. Of all the possible Dune stories we could tell, Kevin and I chose to concentrate on an immediate prequel, to go back to the heart of Dune’s readership, the core characters and situations that had made this the best selling science fiction novel of all time: The love story of Duke Leto and Lady Jessica; their first battle with Baron Harkonnen; the quest of the planetologist Kynes, sent to the desert world of Dune to investigate the precious spice and the sandworms and the Fremen…
and the power hungry Crown Prince Shaddam, who would do anything to secure the Imperial throne. The Dune universe is a vast canvas, with ample opportunity for many stories, but we have chosen to start here, featuring the characters with whom all Dune fans are familiar. Dune: House Atreides is a personal story that means a great deal to us; we hope booksellers and readers alike will feel the same way. Signed,Brian Herbert

House Harkonnen (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

Dune: House Harkonnen continues t he unforgettable saga begun in Dune: House Atreides, as a vast array of rich and complex figures strives to shape a sprawling universe of mystery and vivid universe revealed in the thrilling pages of Frank Herbert’s Dune. Dune: House HarkonnenAt last Shaddam sits on the Golden Lion Throne, his precarious position as ruler of the Known Universe dependent on producing a male heir. But his leadership is further threatened by the ambitious Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, whose insatiable thirst for dominance leads him to plot against some of t he most powerful forced in the Imperium, hoping to elevate his own ruthless House to unprecedented heights of power. His primary targets: House Atreides and the mysterious Bene Gasserit Sisterhood. The Sisterhood are unaware of this threat as they prepare to culminate the work of centuries in the creation of a god child who will sweep away emperors, houses, and history itself in a terrifying new order of religious tyranny. The desert world Dune, the machine world IX, and countless other conquered planets groan under the numbing slavery of cruel new masters determined to exploit their resources most notably the addictive spice melange found only on Dune. But small bands of renegades begin to fight back, lighting the spark of freedom against overwhelming odds. New, unexpected heroes arise: young and resourceful Liet Kynes on Dune, wily and patient C’tair on IX, and the unyielding Gurney Halleck in Giedi Prime, driven to vengeance against his Harkonnen overlords. For Leto Atreides, grown complacent and comfortable as ruler of his House, it is time of momentous choice: between love and honor, friendship and duty, safety and destiny. Leto has finally produced an heir to House Atreides, Victor, and will make whatever choices necessary to protect the young boy and ensure his legacy as Duke. Ultimately, however, for House Atreides there is just one choice strive for greatness or crushed.

House Corrino (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

The triumphant conclusion to the blockbuster trilogy that made science fiction history!In Dune: House Corrino Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson bring us the magnificent final chapter in the unforgettable saga begun in Dune: House Atreides and continued in Dune: House Harkonnen. Here nobles and commoners, soldiers and slaves, wives and courtesans shape the amazing destiny of a tumultuous universe. An epic saga of love and war, crime and politics, religion and revolution, this magnificent novel is a fitting conclusion to a great science fiction trilogy…
and an invaluable addition to the thrilling world of Frank Herbert’s immortal Dune. Dune: House CorrinoFearful of losing his precarious hold on the Golden Lion Throne, Shaddam IV, Emperor of a Million Worlds, has devised a radical scheme to develop an alternative to melange, the addictive spice that binds the Imperium together and that can be found only on the desert world of Dune. In subterranean labs on the machine planet Ix, cruel Tleilaxu overlords use slaves and prisoners as part of a horrific plan to manufacture a synthetic form of melange known as amal. If amal can supplant the spice from Dune, it will give Shaddam what he seeks: absolute power. But Duke Leto Atreides, grief stricken yet unbowed by the tragic death of his son Victor, determined to restore the honor and prestige of his House, has his own plans for Ix. He will free the Ixians from their oppressive conquerors and restore his friend Prince Rhombur, injured scion of the disgraced House Vernius, to his rightful place as Ixian ruler. It is a bold and risky venture, for House Atreides has limited military resources and many ruthless enemies, including the sad*istic Baron Harkonnen, despotic master of Dune. Meanwhile, Duke Leto s consort, the beautiful Lady Jessica, obeying the orders of her superiors in the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood, has conceived a child that the Sisterhood intends to be the penultimate step in the creation of an all powerful being. Yet what the Sisterhood doesn t know is that the child Jessica is carrying is not the girl they are expecting, but a boy. Jessica s act of disobedience is an act of love her attempt to provide her Duke with a male heir to House Atreides but an act that, when discovered, could kill both mother and baby. Like the Bene Gesserit, Shaddam Corrino is also concerned with making a plan for the future securing his legacy. Blinded by his need for power, the Emperor will launch a plot against Dune, the only natural source of true spice. If he succeeds, his madness will result in a cataclysmic tragedy not even he foresees: the end of space travel, the Imperium, and civilization itself. With Duke Leto and other renegades and revolutionaries fighting to stem the tide of darkness that threatens to engulf their universe, the stage is set for a showdown unlike any seen before. From the Hardcover edition.

The Butlerian Jihad (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

Frank Herbert’s Dune series is one of the grandest epics in the annals of imaginative literature. Selling millions of copies worldwide, it is science fiction’s answer to The Lord of the Rings, a brilliantly imaginative epic of high adventure, unforgettable characters, and immense scope. Decades after Herbert’s original novels, the Dune saga was continued by Frank Herbert’s son, Brian Herbert, an acclaimed SF novelist in his own right, in collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson. Their New York Times bestselling trilogy, Dune: House Atreides, Dune: House Harkonnen, and Dune: House Corrino, formed a prequel to the classic Herbert series that was acclaimed by reviewers and readers alike. Now Herbert and Anderson, working from Frank Herbert’s own notes, reveal a pivotal epoch in the history of the Dune universe, the chapter of the saga most eagerly anticipated by readers: The Butlerian Jihad. Throughout the Dune novels, Frank Herbert frequently referred to the long ago war in which humans wrested their freedom from ‘thinking machines.’ Now, in Dune: Butlerian Jihad, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson bring to life the story of that war, a tale previously seen only in tantalizing hints and clues. Finally, we see how Serena Butler’s passionate grief ignites the war that will liberate humans from their machine masters. We learn the circumstances of the betrayal that made mortal enemies of House Atreides and House Harkonnen; and we experience the Battle of Corrin that created a galactic empire that lasted until the reign of Emperor Shaddam IV. Herein are the foundations of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood, the Suk Doctors, the Order of Mentats, and the mysteriously altered Navigators of the Spacing Guild. Here is the amazing tale of the Zensunni Wanderers, who escape bondage to flee to the desert world where they will declare themselves the Free Men of Dune. And here is the backward, nearly forgotten planet of Arrakis, where traders have discovered the remarkable properties of the spice melange…
. Ten thousand years before the events of Dune, humans have managed to battle the remorseless Machines to a standstill…
but victory may be short lived. Yet amid shortsighted squabbling between nobles, new leaders have begun to emerge. Among them are Xavier Harkonnen, military leader of the Planet of Salusa Secundus; Xavier’s fianc e, Serena Butler, an activist who will become the unwilling leader of millions; and Tio Holtzman, the scientist struggling to devise a weapon that will help the human cause. Against the brute efficiency of their adversaries, these leaders and the human race have only imagination, compassion, and the capacity for love. It will have to be enough.

The Machine Crusade (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

The breathtaking vision and incomparable storytelling of Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson’s Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, a prequel to Frank Herbert’s classic Dune, propelled it to the ranks of speculative fiction’s classics in its own right. Now, with all the color, scope, and fascination of the prior novel, comes Dune: The Machine Crusade.. More than two decades have passed since the events chronicled in The Butlerian Jihad. The crusade against thinking robots has ground on for years, but the forces led by Serena Butler and Irbis Ginjo have made only slight gains; the human worlds grow weary of war, of the bloody, inconclusive swing from victory to defeat. The fearsome cymeks, led by Agamemnon, hatch new plots to regain their lost power from Omnius as their numbers dwindle and time begins to run out. The fighters of Ginaz, led by Jool Noret, forge themselves into an elite warrior class, a weapon against the machine dominated worlds. Aurelius Venport and Norma Cenva are on the verge of the most important discovery in human history a way to ‘fold’ space and travel instantaneously to any place in the galaxy. And on the faraway, nearly worthless planet of Arrakis, Selim Wormrider and his band of outlaws take the first steps to making themselves the feared fighters who will change the course of history: the Fremen. Here is the unrivaled imaginative power that has put Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson on bestseller lists everywhere and earned them the high regard of readers around the globe. The fantastic saga of Dune continues in Dune: The Machine Crusade.

The Battle of Corrin (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

Following their internationally bestselling novels Dune: The Butlerian Jihad and Dune: The Machine Crusade, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson forge a final tumultuous finish to their prequels to Frank Herbert’s Dune. Dune: The Battle of CorrinIt has been fifty six hard years since the events of The Machine Crusade. Following the death of Serena Butler, the bloodiest decades of the Jihad take place. Synchronized Worlds and Unallied Planets are liberated one by one, and at long last, after years of struggle, the human worlds begin to hope that the end of the centuries long conflict with the thinking machines is finally in sight. Unfortunately, Omnius has one last, deadly card to play. In a last ditch effort to destroy humankind, virulent plagues are let loose throughout the galaxy, decimating the populations of whole planets…
and once again, the tide of the titanic struggle shifts against the warriors of the human race. At last, the war that has lasted many lifetimes will be decided in the apocalyptic Battle of Corrin. In the greatest battle in science fiction history, human and machine face off one last time…
. And on the desert planet of Arrakis, the legendary Fremen of Dune become the feared fighting force to be discovered by Paul Muad’Dib in Frank Herbert’s classic, Dune.

Hunters of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

Hunters of Dune and the concluding volume, Sandworms of Dune, bring together the great story lines and beloved characters in Frank Herbert’s classic Dune universe, ranging from the time of the Butlerian Jihad to the original Dune series and beyond. Based directly on Frank Herbert’s final outline, which lay hidden in a safe deposit box for a decade, these two volumes will finally answer the urgent questions Dune fans have been debating for two decades. At the end of Chapterhouse: Dune Frank Herbert’s final novel a ship carrying the ghola of Duncan Idaho, Sheeana a young woman who can control sandworms, and a crew of various refugees escapes into the uncharted galaxy, fleeing from the monstrous Honored Matres, dark counterparts to the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood. The nearly invincible Honored Matres have swarmed into the known universe, driven from their home by a terrifying, mysterious Enemy. As designed by the creative genius of Frank Herbert, the primary story of Hunters and Sandworms is the exotic odyssey of Duncan’s no ship as it is forced to elude the diabolical traps set by the ferocious, unknown Enemy. To strengthen their forces, the fugitives have used genetic technology from Scytale, the last Tleilaxu Master, to revive key figures from Dune’s past including Paul Muad’Dib and his beloved Chani, Lady Jessica, Stilgar, Thufir Hawat, and even Dr. Wellington Yueh. Each of these characters will use their special talents to meet the challenges thrown at them. Failure is unthinkable not only is their survival at stake, but they hold the fate of the entire human race in their hands.

Sandworms of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

At the end of Frank Herbert’s final novel, Chapterhouse: Dune, a ship carrying a crew of refugees escapes into the uncharted galaxy, fleeing from a terrifying, mysterious Enemy. The fugitives used genetic technology to revive key figures from Dune’s past including Paul Muad’Dib and Lady Jessica to use their special talents to meet the challenges thrown at them. Based directly on Frank Herbert’s final outline, which lay hidden in two safe deposit boxes for a decade, Sandworms of Dune will answer the urgent questions Dune fans have been debating for two decades: the origin of the Honored Matres, the tantalizing future of the planet Arrakis, the final revelation of the Kwisatz Haderach, and the resolution to the war between Man and Machine. This breathtaking new novel in Frank Herbert’s Dune series has enough surprises and plot twists to please even the most demanding reader.

Paul of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

Scott Brick delivers a powerful and entertaining reading reminiscent of a theatrical performance in a brilliant one man show. Brick’s voice is ideally suited to this extraordinary tale; no doubt he studied the prose of each novel to capture the dialect perfectly. This is a superb, solid reading that will appeal to fans and newcomers alike. Publishers Weekly, Starred Review Frank Herbert’s Dune ended with Paul Muad Dib in control of the planet Dune. Herbert s next Dune book, Dune Messiah, picked up the story several years later after Paul s armies had conquered the galaxy. But what happened between Dune and Dune Messiah? How did Paul create his empire and become the Messiah? Following in the footsteps of Frank Herbert, New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson are answering these questions in Paul of Dune. The Muad Dib s jihad is in full swing. His warrior legions march from victory to victory. But beneath the joy of victory there are dangerous undercurrents. Paul, like nearly every great conqueror, has enemies those who would betray him to steal the awesome power he commands…
. And Paul himself begins to have doubts: Is the jihad getting out of his control? Has he created anarchy? Has he been betrayed by those he loves and trusts the most? And most of all, he wonders: Am I going mad?Paul of Dune is a novel everyone will want to read and no one will be able to forget.

The Winds of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

With their usual skill, Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson have taken ideas left behind by Frank Herbert and filled them with living characters and a true sense of wonder. Where Paul of Dune picked up the saga directly after the events of Dune, The Winds of Dune begins after the events of Dune Messiah.

Paul has walked off into the sand, blind, and is presumed dead. Jessica and Gurney are on Caladan; Alia is trying to hold the Imperial government together with Duncan; Mohiam dead at the hands of Stilgar; Irulan imprisoned. Paul’s former friend, Bronso of Ix, now seems to be leading opposition to the House of Atreides. Herbert and Anderson s newest book in this landmark series will concentrate on these characters as well the growing battle between Jessica, and her daughter, Alia.

Sisterhood of Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

It is eighty Three years after the last of the thinking machines were destroyed in the Battle of Corrin, after Faykan Butler took the name of Corrino and established himself as the first Emperor of a new Imperium. Great changes are brewing that will shape and twist all of humankind. The war hero Vorian Atreides has turned his back on politics and Salusa Secundus. The descendants of Abulurd Harkonnen Griffen and Valya have sworn vengeance against Vor, blaming him for the downfall of their fortunes. Raquella Berto Anirul has formed the Bene Gesserit School on the jungle planet Rossak as the first Reverend Mother. The descendants of Aurelius Venport and Norma Cenva have built Venport Holdings, using mutated, spice saturated Navigators who fly precursors of Heighliners. Gilbertus Albans, the ward of the hated Erasmus, is teaching humans to become Mentats and hiding an unbelievable secret. The Butlerian movement, rabidly opposed to all forms of dangerous technology, is led by Manford Torondo and his devoted Swordmaster, Anari Idaho. And it is this group, so many decades after the defeat of the thinking machines, which begins to sweep across the known universe in mobs, millions strong, destroying everything in its path. In Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson’s Sisterhood of Dune, every one of these characters, and all of these groups, will become enmeshed in the contest between Reason and Faith. All of them will be forced to choose sides in the inevitable crusade that could destroy humankind forever .

Songs of Muad’dib (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

A collection of poems by the science fiction master and the author of Dune includes epic sagas of spice, sandworms, and mystical power struggles of the planet Arrakis, many of them never before published.

The Road to Dune (By:Brian Herbert,Kevin J. Anderson)

Frank Herbert’s Dune is widely known as the science fiction equivalent of The Lord of the Rings. Now The Road to Dune is a companion work comparable to The Silmarillion, shedding light on and following the remarkable development of the bestselling science fiction novel of all time. In this fascinating volume, the world’s millions of Dune fans can read at long last the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah. The Road to Dune also includes some of the original correspondence between Frank Herbert and famed editor John W. Campbell, Jr., along with other correspondence during Herbert’s years long struggle to get his innovative work published, and the article ‘They Stopped the Moving Sands,’ Herbert’s original inspiration for Dune. The Road to Dune also features newly discovered papers and manuscripts of Frank Herbert, and Spice Planet, an original novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, based on a detailed outline left by Frank Herbert. The Road to Dune is a treasure trove of essays, articles, and fiction that every reader of Dune will want to add to their shelf.

Whipping Star

In the far future, humankind has made contact with numerous other species Gowachin, Laclac, Wreaves, Pan Spechi, Taprisiots, and Caleban among others and has helped to form the ConSentiency to govern between the species. After suffering under a tyrannous pure democracy that had the power to create laws so fast that no thought could be given to the effects, the sentients of the galaxy found a need for the Bureau of Sabotage BuSab to slow the wheels of government, thereby preventing it from legislating recklessly. In Whipping Star, Jorj X. McKie, a ‘Saboteur Extraordinary,’ is a born troublemaker who has naturally become one of BuSab’s best agents. As the novel opens, it is revealed that Calebans, who are beings visible to other sentient species as stars, have been disappearing one by one. Each disappearance is accompanied by millions of sentient deaths and instances of incurable insanity. Ninety years prior to the setting of Whipping Star, the Calebans appeared and offered jump doors to the collective species, allowing sentients to travel instantly to any point in the universe. Gratefully accepting, the sentiency didn’t question the consequences. Now Mliss Abnethe, a psychotic human female with immense power and wealth, has bound a Caleban in a contract that allows the Caleban to be whipped to death; when the Caleban dies, everyone who has ever used a jump door which is almost every adult in the sentient world and many of the young will die as well. The Calebans have attempted to remedy the error, but Mliss Abnethe refuses to cancel the contract, and the Caleban sense of honor makes breaking the contract from their side unthinkable. To save themselves, all the Calebans are handing over the time like history lines of the sentients who used jump doors to one Caleban, Fannie Mae, and withdrawing from ConSentiency space. McKie has to find Mliss and stop her before Fannie Mae reaches, in her words, ‘ultimate discontinuity,’ but he is constrained by the law protecting private individuals by restricting the ministrations of BuSab to public entities.

The Dosadi Experiment

Beyond the God WallGenerations of a tormented human alien people, caged on a toxic planet, conditioned by constant hunger and war this is The Dosadi Experiment, and it has succeeded too well. For the Dosadi have bred for Vengeance as well as cunning, and they have learned how to pass through the shimmering God Wall to exact their dreadful revenge on the Universe that created them…

The Jesus Incident (With: Bill Ransom)

A sentient Ship with godlike powers and aspirations delivers the last survivors of humanity to a horrific, poisonous planet, Pandora rife with deadly Nerve Runners, Hooded Dashers, airborne jellyfish, and intelligent kelp. Chaplain/Psychiatrist Raja Lon Flattery is brought back out of hybernation to witness Ship’s machinations as well as the schemes of human scientists manipulating the genetic structure of humanity. Sequel to Frank Herbert s Destination: Void, the first book in Herbert & Ransom s Pandora Sequence.

Nebula Awards 2 (By:Brian W. Aldiss,Harry Harrison)

These stories, first published in 1966, represent an exciting and important time in the history of science fiction the era when SF became true literature. Editors for this volume are BRIAN W. ALDISS and HARRY HARRISON. ALDISS is a prolific award winning author of over two dozen novels, hundreds of short stories, several critical works, and poetry. His latest novels are THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE: OR MY LIFE AS AN ENGLISHMAN and SUPERTOYS. The multiple award winning author of dozens of novels of speculative fiction, HARRISON is best known for The Stainless Steel Rat series, MAKE ROOM! MAKE ROOM! the basis for the film SOYLENT GREEN, and the alternate history novels STARS & STRIPES FOREVER and STARS & STRIPES IN PERIL. He lives in Ireland. The Secret Place by Richard McKenna ‘ A sensitive piece of writing, a perfect example of second generation science fiction, the retelling and reexamination of a theme that originated in the pulp years…
‘ Light of Other Days by Bob Shaw The memorable classic featuring ‘slow glass’ through which light takes a very long time to travel. Who Needs Insurance? by Robin S. Scott If one can be accident prone, then perhaps one can be ‘safety prone’ but why? Among the Hairy Earthmen by R.A. Lafferty Earth is nothing more than a bloody playground for the children of the gods. The Last Castle by Jack Vance A prime example of one of Vance’s ‘haunting mood possessed visions of the distant future, written in a style that stirs the reader to reaction and response.’ Day Million by Frederik Pohl A very short story ‘jewel like conciseness’ of future love, life, and romance. When I Was Miss Dow by Sonya Dorman ‘ A sense of strangeness, more than a bit of human warmth, as well as a good strong whiff of alien strangeness.’ Call Him Lord by Gordon R. Dickson Earth proves to be a testing ground for the son of an emperor of a hundred worlds. In the Imagicon by George Henry Smith ‘What good was paradise without something to compare it to? Without a taste of hell from time to time, how could a man appreciate heaven?’ We Can Remember It For You Wholesale by Philip K. Dick Now better know as the story on which film Total Recall was based, the original is a far more subtle questioning of reality. Man In His Time by Brian W. Aldiss The sole survivor of crash landing on Mars returns to Earth, but is 3. 3077 minutes ahead of the rest of the world.

Nebula Awards 28 (By:James K. Morrow)

Morrow notes that many of the Nebula finalists grapple with the question Is science good or bad? Lending weight to this debate are all of the winners and many of the finalists in the 1992 awards.

Nebula Awards 29 (By:Pamela Sargent)

Each of the Nebula winners and finalists featured here displays its own often highly idiosyncratic excellence. This volume, which represents the best of 1993, includes offerings from Harlan Ellison, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Lisa Goldstein.

Nebula Awards 30 (By:Pamela Sargent)

Excellent in all departments Kirkus Reviews, Nebula Awards 30 continues a tradition of excellence by offering, alongside works by the winners in all Nebula categories, a generous selection of fiction, poetry, and essays not found in any other best of the year anthologies.

Nebula Awards31 (By:Pamela Sargent)

The prestigious Nebula Awards are the Oscars of science fiction and fantasy, the only SF awards bestowed annually by the writers’ own demanding peers, the Science fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Just as the Nebula Awards honor only the finest science ficiton and fantasy, the Nebula Awards series showcases only the best of the ballot, offering as well fiction and nonfiction not collected elsewhere and a dazzling selection of essays written expressley for each volume. No other best of year anthology represents the achievement of the Nebula Awards so well. Nebula Awards 31 is, as Publishers Weekly said of a previous volume, ‘essential reading for anyone who enjoys science fiction.’

Nebula Awards 33 (By:Connie Willis,Jane Yolen,Jerry Oltion,Nancy Kress)

A perfect match the all time top Nebula Award winner edits this year’s volume of the celebrated series honoring the Nebula Awards. The coveted Nebula Awards are the only SF awards bestowed annually by the writers’ own demanding peers, the Science fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Each Nebula Awards collection showcases the year’s Nebula winning fiction, top selections from the ballot including work not collected in other best of the year anthologies and intriguing essays written expressly for each volume. Nebula Awards 33 features prizewinning fiction by Vonda N. McIntyre, Jerry Oltion, Nancy Kress, and Jane Yolen; the Rhysling Award winners for best SF poetry; classic stories by Grand Master Poul Anderson and Author Emeritus Nelson Bond; and original essays by Jack Williamson, Kim Stanley Robinson, Ellen Datlow, Sheila Williams, Cynthia Felice, Michael Cassutt, Geoffrey Landis, Beth Meacham, Wil McCarthy, and Christie Golden. This excellent compendium is, as was said of last year’s volume, ‘a must read for both serious and casual SF fans alike.’

Nebula Awards 34 (2000) (By:Gregory Benford)

The Nebula Awards are the Academy Awards of science fiction: the finest works in the genre each year as voted by the members of SFWA, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Nebula Awards Showcase 2000 is a thought provoking and entertaining volume of and about science fiction. Editor Gregory Benford speaks of the interaction between science fiction and science over the past century; editors and authors Jonathan Lethem, Gordon Van Gelder, George Zebrowski, David Hartwell, and Bill Warren discuss and disagree about science fiction’s place in the larger literary scene; authors William Tenn and Hal Clement are honored; and award winning stories are presented by Sheila Finch, Jane Yolen, Bruce Holland Rogers, Joe Haldeman an excerpt from his novel Forever Peace, Geoffrey A. Landis, Walter Jon Williams, and Mark J. McGarry.

Nebula Awards 36 (2002) (By:Kim Stanley Robinson)

Selected by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Nebula Awards Showcase 2002 presents the finest award winning fiction of the year and includes insightful commentary about the current state of science fiction. ‘Invaluable, not just for the splendid fiction and lively nonfiction, but as another annual snapshot, complete with grins and scowls.’ Kirkus Reviews ‘Would serve well as a one volume text for a course in contemporary science fiction.’ New York Review of Science Fiction

Nebula Awards 37 (2003) (By:Nancy Kress)

Here is the ssential index of one year in SF and fantasy, full of winners and nominees of the prestigious Nebula Award. For groundbreaking works in the genre, the Nebula is perhaps the highest honor in the field and a beacon for readers looking for the best quality science fiction and fantasy around.

Nebula Awards 39 (2005) (By:Ruth Berman)

In an annual tradition, the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America present the Nebula Awards to honor the authors of the year’s most astounding fiction compelling stories that widen the imaginative boundaries of the genre. Includes Eleanor Arnason, Richard Bowes, Cory Doctorow, Harlan Ellison, Carole Emshwiller, Jeffrey Ford, Karen Joy Fowler, Neil Gaiman, Charles Harness, Elizabeth Moon, Robert Silverberg, Adam Troy Castro, and James Van Pelt.

Nebula Awards 40 (2006) (By:ChristopherRowe)

Each year, the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Americar bestow the Nebula Awards to authors whose exemplary fiction represents the most thought provoking and entertaining work the genre has to offer. Nebula Awards Showcase collects the year’s most preeminent science fiction and fantasy in one essential volume. This year’s winners include Lois McMaster Bujold, Eileen Gunn, Ellen Klages, and Walter Jon Williams, as well as Grand Master Anne McCaffrey.

Nebula Awards 42 (2008) (By:Ben Bova,Ruth Berman)

This annual tradition from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America collects the best of the year’s stories, as well as essays and commentary on the current state of the genre and predictions for future science fiction and fantasy films, art, and more. This year’s award winning authors include Jack McDevitt, James Patrick Kelly, Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Hand, and more. The anthology also features essays from celebrated science fiction authors Orson Scott Card and Mike Resnick.

Nebula Awards 43 (2009) (By:Ellen Datlow)

Michael Chabon, Michael Moorcock, Karen Joy Fowler, and more: The pulse of modern science fiction. New York Times Book Review

This annual tradition from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America collects the best of the year’s stories, as well as essays and commentary on the current state of the genre and predictions of future science fiction and fantasy films, art, and more.

This year s award winning authors include Michael Chabon, Karen Joy Fowler, Ted Chiang, and Nancy Kress, plus 2008 Grand Master Michael Moorcock.

Nebula Awards 44 (2010) (By:Bill Fawcett)

The year’s best science fiction and fantasy in one essential volume. An annual commemoration, the Nebula Awards are presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to those members whose imaginations refine and re define the infinite storytelling possibilities found within the genre. The Nebula Awards Showcase represents the best of the best in fantasy in one indispensible collection. This year’s compilation includes stories by: Ursula K. LeGuin Catherine Asaro John Kessel Nina Kiriki Hoffman Harry Harrison, this year’s Grandmaster

The Dragon in the Sea

In the endless war between East and West, oil has become the ultimate prize. Nuclear powered subtugs brave enemy waters to tap into hidden oil reserves beneath the East’s continental shelf. But the last twenty missions have never returned. Have sleeper agents infiltrated the elite submarine service, or are the crews simply cracking under the pressure?

Psychologist John Ramsay has gone undercover aboard a Hell Diver subtug. His mission is to covertly observe the remainder of the four man crew and find the traitor among them. Sabotage and suspicion soon plague the mission, as Ramsay discovers that the stress of fighting a war a mile and a half under the ocean exposes every weakness in a man. Hunted relentlessly by the enemy, the four men find themselves isolated in a claustrophobic undersea prison, struggling for survival against the elements…
and themselves.

A gripping novel by the legendary author of Dune.

Missing Link

Missing Link‘ is vintage Frank Herbert. It tells the story of Lewis Orne, junior I A field man, on the planet Gienah III. He is there to investigate a missing ship, and the natives are nothing but trouble…
Originally published in ‘Astounding Science Fiction’ under the editorship of John W. Campbell, Jr. here is a tale from the Golden Age of Science Fiction!

The Green Brain

In an overpopulated world seeking living room in the jungles, the International Ecological Organization was systematically exterminating the voracious insects which made these areas uninhabitable. Using deadly foamal bombs and newly developed vibration weapons, men like Joao Martinho and his co workers fought to clear the green hell of the Mato Grosso.

But somehow those areas which had been completely cleared were becoming reinfested, despite the impenetrable vibration barriers. And tales came out of the jungles…
of insects mutated to incredible sizes…
of creatures who seemed to be men, but whose eyes gleamed with the chitinous sheen of insects…

A fascinating examination of the fragile balance between consciousness, man and insect from one of the best loved science fiction creators of all time.

The Eyes of Heisenberg

A New World in EmbryoPublic Law 10927 was clear and direct. Parents were permitted to watch the genetic alterations of their gametes by skilled surgeons…
only no one ever requested it. When Lizbeth and Harvey Durant decided to invoke the Law; when Dr. Potter did not rearrange the most unusual genetic structure of their future son, barely an embryo growing in the State’s special vat the consequences of these decisions threatened to be catastrophic. For never before had anyone dared defy the Rulers’ decrees…
and if They found out, it was well known that the price of disobedience was the extermination of the human race…

The Santaroga Barrier

Santaroga seemed to be nothing more than a prosperous farm community. But there was something…
about Santaroga. Santaroga had no juvenile delinquency, or any crime at all. Outsiders found no house for sale or rent in this valley, and no one ever moved out. No one bought cigarettes in Santaroga. No cheese, wine, beer or produce from outside the valley could be sold there. The list went on and on and grew stranger and stranger. Maybe Santaroga was the last outpost of American individualism. Maybe they were just a bunch of religious kooks…
. Or maybe there was something extraordinary at work in Santaroga. Something far more disturbing than anyone could imagine.

Hellstrom’s Hive

America is a police state, and it is about to be threatened by the most hellish enemy in the world: insects.

When the Agency discovered that Dr. Hellstrom’s Project 40 was a cover for a secret laboratory, a special team of agents was immediately dispatched to discover its true purpose and its weaknesses it could not be allowed to continue. What they discovered was a nightmare more horrific and hideous than even their paranoid government minds could devise.

First published in Galaxy magazine in 1973 as Project 40, Frank Herbert s vivid imagination and brilliant view of nature and ecology have never been more evident than in this classic of science fiction.

The White Plague

What if women were an endangered species?It begins in Ireland, but soon spreads throughout the entire world: a virulent new disease expressly designed to target only women. As fully half of the human race dies off at a frightening pace and life on Earth faces extinction, panicked people and governments struggle to cope with the global crisis. Infected areas are quarantined or burned to the ground. The few surviving women are locked away in hidden reserves, while frantic doctors and scientists race to find a cure. Anarchy and violence consume the planet. The plague is the work of a solitary individual who calls himself the Madman. As government security forces feverishly hunt for the renegade scientist, he wanders incognito through a world that will never be the same. Society, religion, and morality are all irrevocably transformed by The White Plague. Frank Herbert is the author of the 1965 science fiction classic, Dune. He passed away in 1986. What if women were an endangered species?It begins in Ireland, but soon spreads throughout the entire world: a virulent new disease expressly designed to target only women. As fully half of the human race dies off at a frightening pace and life on Earth faces extinction, panicked people and governments struggle to cope with the global crisis. Infected areas are quarantined or burned to the ground. The few surviving women are locked away in hidden reserves, while frantic doctors and scientists race to find a cure. Anarchy and violence consume the planet. The plague is the work of a solitary individual who calls himself the Madman. As government security forces feverishly hunt for the renegade scientist, he wanders incognito through a world that will never be the same. Society, religion, and morality are all irrevocably transformed by The White Plague. Mr. Herbert…
serves up an intellectual disaster novel a brilliant, brooding meditation on the war between man’s tendencies toward self destruction and his instinct for self preservation. Gerald Jonas, The New York Times Book Review’A tale of awesome revenge.’ The Cincinnati Enquirer


Journalist, ecologist, conservationist, and bestselling novelist FRANK HERBERT captured the imagination of entire generations. Novels like The Dosadi Experiment and The White Plague explored science’s effect on society. The Green Brain and The Dragon in the Sea introduced Herbert’s main theme: how societies and individuals respond to changing or threatening environments. In Dune, winner of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, Herbert expanded this theme to create a series that has fascinated more readers than any other contemporary work of the imagination. Among Herbert’s other works were The Eyes of Heisenberg; Santaroga Barrier; Whipping Star; Project 40; Threshold; five additional novels in the Dune series, and two anthologies of short fiction. Eye features the startlingly original collaboration ‘The Road to Dune,’ a walking tour of Arakeen narrated by Frank Herbert and illustrated by acclaimed British artist Jim Burns. Also included is an introduction by Herbert describing his personal feelings about the filming of David Lynch’s movie version of Dune; Herbert’s own favorite short story, ‘Seed Stock’; and tales from throughout his career, some never before collected.

More Fantastic Stories

Collected her are Six Fantastic science fiction stories by R. A. Lafferty, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Clifford D. Simak, Edgar Pangborn, Andre Norton, and Frank Herbert. Sodom and Gomorrah, Texas The place called Sodom was bad enough. But right down the road was the other town and that was even worse! The Worlds of If Dixon Wells, a fashionable playboy, is always late. What will it cost him this time. The Street That Wasn’t There Jonathon Chambers went for a walk at the same time every day for twenty years. But this time when he got home nothing seemed quite right. The Good Neighbors You can’t blame an alien for a little inconvenience as long as he makes up for it! The Gifts of Asti She was the guardian of the worlds, but HER world was dead. Operation Haystack It’s hard to ferret out a gang of fanatics; it would, obviously, be even harder to spot a genetic line of dedicated men. But the problem Orne had was one step tougher than that!

The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction

The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction features over a 150 years’ worth of the best science fiction ever collected in a single volume. The fifty two stories and critical introductions are organized chronologically as well as thematically for classroom use. Filled with luminous ideas, otherworldly adventures, and startling futuristic speculations, these stories will appeal to all readers as they chart the emergence and evolution of science fiction as a modern literary genre. They also provide a fascinating look at how our Western technoculture has imaginatively expressed its hopes and fears from the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century to the digital age of today. A free online teacher’s guide at www. wesleyan. edu/wespress/sfanthologyguide accompanies the anthology and offers access to a host of pedagogical aids for using this book in an academic setting. The stories in this anthology have been selected and introduced by the editors of Science Fiction Studies, the world’s most respected journal for the critical study of science fiction.

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