Frank Herbert (1920-1986) was an American author of science fiction. He is best known for his Dune series, which is set in the future and covers issues such as leadership, ecology, religion, evolution, sociobiology. He is considered part of the New Wave literary movement. Following his death, the Dune series was taken over by his son Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.

Frank Herbert came a published author in 1952 with the publication of the non-fiction book Survival and the Atom. He would go on to write his first novel in 1956, which was titled The Dragon in the Sea. Nine years later, he would write Dune. Below is a list of Frank Herbert’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Dune Books


Dune(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dune Messiah(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of Dune(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
God Emperor of Dune(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heretics of Dune(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chapterhouse: Dune(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dune Collections


Songs of Muad'dib(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Road to Dune(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Pandora Sequence Books


Destination: Void(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jesus Incident(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lazarus Effect(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ascension Factor(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Dragon in the Sea(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eyes of Heisenberg(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Green Brain(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Santaroga Barrier(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Heaven Makers(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whipping Star(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soul Catcher(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Godmakers(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hellstrom's Hive(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dosadi Experiement(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Direct Descent(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Plague(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man of Two Worlds(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High-Opp(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


The Worlds of Frank Herbert(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Priests of Psi(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of Frank Herbert(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Frank Herbert 1952-1964(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Frank Herbert 1952-70(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eye(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Survival and the Atom(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New World or No World(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Threshold: The Blue Angels Experience(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Notebooks of Frank Herbert's Dune(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: All of the Pandora Sequence books, except for Destination: Void, were co-authored by Bill Ransom. Man of Two Worlds, The Notebooks of Frank Herbert’s Dune and Songs of Muad’dib were co-authored by Brian Herbert. The Road to Dune was co-authored by Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert. The Dragon in the Sea was also published as Under Pressure and as 21st Century Sub.

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