David Brin
Dr. David Brin is an American author of science fiction novels and stories. He is the creator of the Uplift universe. Brin graduated from the California Institute of Technology with a B.S. in astrophysics and also got his M.S. in applied physics and Ph.D in space science from the University of California, San Diego. As an author of hard science fiction, most of his stories are plausible, to the point that there is a website that keeps track of his predictions. He is a Hugo, Locus, Campbell and Nebula award winner. David lives in Southern California with his wife and children.

David Brin became a published novelist in 1980 with the novel Sundiver, which began his Uplift universe. Below is a list of David Brin’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Uplift Books


Sundiver(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Startide Rising(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Uplift War(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brightness Reef(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Infinity's Shore(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heaven's Reach(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gorilla, My Dreams(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Uplift Non-Fiction Books


Contacting Aliens: An Illustrated Guide to David Brin's Uplift Universe(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of David Brin’s Out Of Time Books


Yanked!(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tiger in Sky(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Game of Worlds(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Second Foundation Books


Foundation's Triumph(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Kiln Books


Kiln People(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kiln Time(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Colony High Books


Sky Horizon(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Practice Effect(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Postman(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Heart of the Comet(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glory Season(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Existence(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


Dr. Pak's Preschool(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Piecework(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crystal Spheres(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Loom of Thessaly(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stones of Significance(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thor Meets Captain America(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reality Check(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Giving Plague(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


The River of Time(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Otherness(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tomorrow Happens(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels


The Life Eaters(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Trek: The Next Generation Graphic Novels


Forgiveness(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Game Books


Tribes: It's 50,000 B.C. Where Are Your Children?(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Project Solar Sail(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Transparent Society(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Extraterrestrial Civilization(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
King Kong is Back!: An Unauthorized Look at One Humongous Ape(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Wars on Trial(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Through Stranger Eyes(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dark Side: Star Wars, Mythology and Ingratitude(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
George Orwell and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Why 1984 Didn't Happen(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lord of the Rings: J.R.R. Tolkien vs. The Modern Age(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Matrix: Tomorrow May Be Different(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Disputation Arenas(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Heart of the Comet was co-authored by Gregory Benford. Star Wars on Trial was edited with Matthew Stover. Project Solar Sail was edited with Arthur C. Clarke. Extraterrestrial Civilization was written with Thomas B.H. Kuiper. Contacting Aliens: An Illustrated Guide to David Brin’s Uplift Universe was written with Kevin Lenagh. The David Brin’s Out of Time series was created by Brin, written by authors Nancy Kress, Sheila Finch and Roger MacBride Allen.

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David Brin Synopsis: Dr. Pak’s Preschool is a 33-page short story by David Brin. If children could be taught in the womb, would babies become brilliant? Would they become monsters? Or a combination of the two?

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