Sir Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008) was an English author of hard science fiction as well as an inventor and futurist. He is considered one of the “Big Three” of sci-fi, along with Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein. He is most famous for his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was adapted concurrently into a very successful and critically acclaimed film.

Arthur C. Clarke published his first short story in 1937, Travel by Wire!. His first novel, Against the Fall of Night was published in 1948. It would later be revised as The City and the Stars. Below is a list of Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Space Odyssey Books

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
2010: Odyssey Two (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
2061: Odyssey Three (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
3001: The Final Odyssey (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Rama Books

Rendezvous with Rama (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rama Revealed (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Life Science Library Books

Man And Space (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Blue Planet Books

The Coast of the Coral (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Reefs of Taprobane (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Treasure of the Great Reef (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Against the Fall of Night (1948)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prelude to Space (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sands of Mars (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Islands in the Sky (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Childhood's End (1953)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earthlight (1955)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City and the Stars (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Deep Range (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fall of Moondust (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolphin Island (1963)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glide Path (1963)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Imperial Earth (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fountains of Paradise (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Songs Of Distant Earth (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
July 20, 2019 (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cradle (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Fall of Night (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ghost from the Grand Banks and the Deep Range (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hammer of God (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Richter 10 (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trigger (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Interplanetary Flight (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Exploration of Space (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boy Beneath the Sea (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Voice Across The Sea (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Profiles of the Future (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Voices from the Sky (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Promise of Space (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The View from Serendip (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
1984: Spring - A Choice of Futures (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Astounding Days (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How the World Was One (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Exploration of the Moon (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Against the Fall of Night was vastly re-written and re-published as The City and the Stars. Prelude to Space was re-titled Master of Space and later The Space Dreamers.

Cradle, Rama II, The Garden of Rama and Rama Revealed were co-authored by Gentry Lee. Richter 10 was co-authored by Mike McQuay. Beyond the Fall of Night was co-authored by Gregory Benford. The Trigger was co-authored by Michael P. Kube-McDowell. The Time Odyssey series was co-authored by Stephen Baxter. The Last Theorem was co-authored by Frederik Pohl.

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