Philip José Farmer is an American author best know for writing the World of Tiers series of books and the Riverworld series. His work focused on pulp heroes while also pioneering use of sexual and religious themes in the genre.

Farmer is a three-time Hugo Award winner and he was also awarded as a Nebula Grand Master. He is one of the foremost writers of science fiction and fantasy that wrote characters like Tarzan and Doc Savage. One of his best known works is The Lovers that introduced sex to the world of science fiction. Farmer grew up in Peoria, Illinois and wanted to write from fourth grade on. He washed out of flight training in World War II and eventually attended Bradley University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1950. Two years later, he would publish The Lovers.

Publication Order of World Of Tiers Books

The Maker of Universes (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gates of Creation (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Private Cosmos (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Behind the Walls of Terra (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lavalite World (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Orc's Rage (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
More Than Fire (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Herald Childe Books

Image of the Beast (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blown (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Traitor to the Living (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Doc Caliban and Lord Grandrith Books

A Feast Unknown (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord of the Trees (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mad Goblin (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Opar Books

Hadon of Ancient Opar (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flight to Opar (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dayworld Books

Dayworld (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dayworld Rebel (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dayworld Breakup (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Riverworld Books

To Your Scattered Bodies Go (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fabulous Riverboat (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dark Design (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magic Labyrinth (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gods of Riverworld (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
River of Eternity (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tarzan Books

Tarzan Alive (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Doc Savage (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Philip Jose Farmer's The Dungeon Books

(with Richard A. Lupoff, Charles de Lint, Robin Wayne Bailey)

Philip José Farmer's The Dungeon (By: Richard A. Lupoff) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Tower (By: Richard A. Lupoff) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lake of Fire (By: Robin Wayne Bailey) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Valley of Thunder (By: Charles de Lint) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Final Battle (By: Richard A. Lupoff) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hidden City (By: Charles de Lint) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dungeon (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Philip José Farmer's The Dungeon Vol. 6, The Final Battle (By: Richard A. Lupoff) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of SF Authors Choice Books

SF Authors' Choice 2 (By: Harry Harrison) (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
SF Authors' Choice 3 (By: Harry Harrison) (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Further Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes Books

The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
War of the Worlds (By: Manly Wade Wellman,Wade Wellman) (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Giant Rat of Sumatra (By: Richard L. Boyer) (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sherlock vs Dracula (By: Loren Estleman) (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stalwart Companions (By: H. Paul Jeffers) (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes (By: Loren Estleman) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ectoplasmic Man (By: Daniel Stashower) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Whitechapel Horrors (By: Edward B. Hanna) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Seventh Bullet (By: Daniel D. Victor) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seance for a Vampire (By: Fred Saberhagen) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Angel of the Opera (By: Sam Siciliano) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Titanic Tragedy (By: William Seil) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Star of India (By: Carole Buggé) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scroll of the Dead (By: David Stuart Davies) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man from Hell (By: Barrie Roberts) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Haunting of Torre Abbey (By: Carole Buggé) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Veiled Detective (By: David Stuart Davies) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Web Weaver (By: Sam Siciliano) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Grimswell Curse (By: Sam Siciliano) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Promise (By: David Stuart Davies) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Albino's Treasure (By: Stuart Douglas) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Worm (By: Sam Siciliano) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ripper Legacy (By: David Stuart Davies) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at Sorrow's Crown (By: Steven Savile,Robert Greenberger) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Counterfeit Detective (By: Stuart Douglas) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Moonstone's Curse (By: Sam Siciliano) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Improbable Prisoner (By: Stuart Douglas) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil and the Four (By: Sam Siciliano) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Instrument of Death (By: David Stuart Davies) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Martian Menace (By: Eric Brown) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Venerable Tiger (By: Sam Siciliano) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crusader's Curse (By: Stuart Douglas) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Thieves' World Books

Thieves' World (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows of Sanctuary (With: John Brunner,Joe Haldeman,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Storm Season (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Face of Chaos (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wings of Omen (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead of Winter (By: Robert Lynn Asprin) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lythande (By: Marion Zimmer Bradley) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soul of the City (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Ties (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aftermath (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Uneasy Alliances (By: Robert Lynn Asprin) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stealers' Sky (By: Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sanctuary (By: Lynn Abbey) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Turning Points (By: Dennis L. McKiernan,Mickey Zucker Reichert,Lynn Abbey,Raymond E. Feist) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enemies of Fortune (By: Jody Lynn Nye,Mickey Zucker Reichert,Lynn Abbey,Robin Wayne Bailey,Jeff Grubb) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Weird Heroes Books

Weird Heroes Volume 1 (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Heroes Volume 2 (By: Steve Englehart) (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Heroes: Volume 3: Quest of the Gypsy (By: Ron Goulart) (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Heroes Volume 4: Nightshade (By: Beth Meacham,Tappan King) (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Heroes, Volume 5: Doc Phoenix (By: Marv Wolfman,Ted White) (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Heroes Volume 6 (By: Robert Bloch) (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Heroes: Volume 7: Eye of the Vulture (By: Ron Goulart) (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Heroes Volume 8 (By: Byron Preiss) (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Philip José Farmer Standalone Novels

The Green Odyssey (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Woman a Day / The Day of Timestop / Timestop! (1960)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flesh (1960)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lovers (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cache from Outer Space (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fire and the Night (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inside Outside (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tongues of the Moon (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dare (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Of Light (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gate of Time / Two Hawks from Earth (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Day of Timestop (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord Tyger (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stone God Awakens (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Song (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time's Last Gift (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wind Whales of Ishmael (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Venus on the Half-Shell (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ironcastle (With: J.H. Rosny Aîné) (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jesus on Mars (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unreasoning Mask (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stations of the Nightmare (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Greatheart Silver (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Barnstormer in Oz (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nothing Burns in Hell (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Caterpillar's Question (With: Piers Anthony) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The City Beyond Play (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Evil in Pemberley House (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Up From The Bottomless Pit (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Philip José Farmer Short Stories/Novellas

Queen of the Deep (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rastignac the Devil (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Philip José Farmer Short Story Collections

They Twinkled Like Jewels (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strange Relations (1960)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alley God (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Down in the Black Gang (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of Philip José Farmer (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Riverworld War (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Father to the Stars (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cache (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Purple Book (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Grand Adventure (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Classic Philip Jose Farmer 1952-1964 (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Classic Philip Jose Farmer 1964-1973 (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Riders of the Purple Wage (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Philip José Farmer (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pearls from Peoria (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Up From The Bottomless Pit And Other Stories (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Venus on the Half-Shell and Others (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of the Wold Newton Universe (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Met Tarzan (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

A Rough Knight for the Queen (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Oz-Story Magazine Books

Oz-Story 1 (By: L. Frank Baum) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oz-Story 2 (With: Harlan Ellison,L. Frank Baum,Eloise Jarvis McGraw) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oz-Story 3 (By: ) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oz-Story 4 (By: Eric Shanower) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oz-Story 5 (By: Eric Shanower) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oz-Story 6 (With: Harlan Ellison,L. Frank Baum,,Eloise Jarvis McGraw) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Dangerous Visions(1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Backdrop of Stars(1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Continuum 1(1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chrysalis Volume 2(1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows of Sanctuary(1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales Of Riverworld(1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Science Fiction Century(1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naked Came the Farmer(1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Philip José Farmer Books, You’ll Love…

To Your Scattered Bodies Go is the first book in the Riverworld series. The Riverworld is a place where every human who ever lived, from the earliest days of humanity to the present day, is resurrected after death on the banks of a river in an unknown world. They are provided with food, but no clue to the meaning of their afterlife and no idea of what they are meant to do. Billions of people from history have to start living again.

The World of Tiers starts with The Maker of Universes. The book focuses on a man named Robert Wolff who is trying to buy a new house in Arizona. One day, he finds a secret doorway through space and time that sends him into the World of Tiers. The world is populated by fantastical creatures and ascending levels that is anything beyond anything that Wolff has ever experienced.

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