Larry Niven is the New York Times bestselling author of such classic science fiction vels as Ringworld and Destiny's Road. One of his previous collections, N-Space, was lauded by the Houston Post as Outstanding . . . hours of entertainment, while Publishers Weekly called it A must for science fiction fans. A follow-up volume, Playgrounds of the Mind, was praised by Kirkus Reviews as Grand Entertainment. Niven returns with the sequel to his most recent collection, Scatterbrain, which gathers an equally engaging assortment of Niven's latest work, all in one captivating volume. Here are choice excerpts from his most recent vels, including Ringworld's Child, as well as short stories, n-fiction, interviews, editorials, collaborations, and correspondence. Stars and Gods roams all over a wide variety of fascinating topics, from space stations to conventional etiquette.Give yourself a treat, and feel free to pick the brain of one of modern science fiction's most fascinating thinkers.
Larry Niven is the award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces, and fantasy novels including the Magic Goes Away series. His Beowulf's Children, co-authored with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes, was a New York Times bestseller. He has received the Nebula Award, five Hugos, four Locus Awards, two Ditmars, the Prometheus, and the Robert A. Heinlein Award, among other honors. He lives in Chatsworth, California.