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)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
2010: Odyssey Two (1982)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
2061: Odyssey Three (1987)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
3001: The Final Odyssey (1997)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of Rama Books

(with Gentry Lee)

Rendezvous with Rama (1973)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Rama II (With: Gentry Lee) (1989)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Garden of Rama (With: Gentry Lee) (1991)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Rama Revealed (With: Gentry Lee) (1993)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Bright Messengers (By: Gentry Lee) (1995)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Bright Messengers: A New Novel Set in the Rama Universe (By: Gentry Lee) (1995)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Double Full Moon Night (By: Gentry Lee) (1999)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Tranquility Wars (By: Gentry Lee) (2000)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Tranquility Wars (By: Gentry Lee) (2000)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of A Time Odyssey Books

(with Stephen Baxter)

Time's Eye (2003)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Sunstorm (2005)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Firstborn (By: Stephen Baxter) (2007)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of Life Science Library Books

The Body (By: Alan E. Nourse) (1964)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Man And Space (1964)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of Blue Planet Books

The Coast of the Coral (1956)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Reefs of Taprobane (1956)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Treasure of the Great Reef (1964)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of Arthur C. Clarke Standalone Novels

Against the Fall of Night (1948)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Prelude to Space (1950)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Sands of Mars (1951)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Islands in the Sky (1952)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Childhood's End (1953)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Earthlight (1955)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
City and the Stars (1956)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Deep Range (1957)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
A Fall of Moondust (1961)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Dolphin Island (1963)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Glide Path (1963)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Imperial Earth (1975)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Fountains of Paradise (1979)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Songs Of Distant Earth (1986)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
July 20, 2019 (1986)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Cradle (1987)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Beyond the Fall of Night (1990)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Ghost from the Grand Banks (1990)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Hammer of God (1993)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Richter 10 (1996)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Trigger (1999)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Light of Other Days (With: Stephen Baxter) (2000)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Last Theorem (With: Frederik Pohl) (2008)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of Arthur C. Clarke Non-Fiction Books

Interplanetary Flight (1950)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Exploration of Space (1951)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Boy Beneath the Sea (1958)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Voice Across The Sea (1958)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Profiles of the Future (1962)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Voices from the Sky (1966)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Promise of Space (1968)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Into Space (With: Robert Silverberg) (1971)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The View from Serendip (1977)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
1984: Spring - A Choice of Futures (1984)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Astounding Days (1990)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
How the World Was One (1992)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! (1999)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Exploration of the Moon (2020)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of Star Science Fiction Books

(with Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Frederik Pohl, Jack Vance, Richard Matheson, Philip K. Dick, Lester del Rey, Jack Williamson)

Star Science Fiction Stories No. 1 (By: Frederik Pohl) (1953)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 (By: Frederik Pohl) (1953)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Star Science Fiction Stories 3 (With: Isaac Asimov,Ray Bradbury,Frederik Pohl,Jack Vance,,Richard Matheson,Philip K. Dick,Lester del Rey,Jack Williamson) (1955)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of The Year's Best Science Fiction Anthology Books

The Year's Best Science Fiction (1986)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection (1988)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1991)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1992)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1992)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1993)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1993)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1995)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1995)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1997)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (1999)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2000)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2001)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2002)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2005)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Best of the Best (2005)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2006)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2007)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2008)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2008)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2010)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2013)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2013)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2014)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Year's Best Science Fiction (2015)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

Publication Order of Anthologies

Star Science Fiction Stories 3(1955)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
50 Short Science Fiction Tales(1963)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Best of British SF 2(1977)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Best of British SF 1(1977)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels(1980)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Space Odyssey(1983)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow(1987)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Ultimate Alien(1995)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction(2010)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
The Ninth Science Fiction Megapack(2014)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr
Grave Predictions(2016)Amazon.com | Amazon.fr

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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