Dune is a science fiction franchise created by American author Frank Herbert, with contributions made by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. The first novel in the series, Dune, is considered by many to be the greatest sci-fi novels of all time. The series takes place in the distant future over several millennia. Its themes range from evolution to survival to religion to politics and much more.

The Dune series began in 1965 with Dune. Frank Herbert would go on to write five sequels to his sci-fi classic. Below is a list of all of the Dune books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order when necessary):

Publication Order of Dune Books

(By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)

Publication Order of Dune Collections

(By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)

Publication Order of Dune Chapbooks

(By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)

Publication Order of Dune: House Trilogy Books

(By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)

Publication Order of Legends Of Dune Books

(By: Kevin J. Anderson, Brian Herbert)

Publication Order of Dune: Red Plague Books

(By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)

Publication Order of Great Schools Of Dune Books

(By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)

Publication Order of Dune Graphic Novel Books


Notes: The first six Dune books were written by Frank Herbert. Songs of Muad’dub was written by Frank & Brian Herbert. The Road to Dune was written by Kevin J. Anderson and Frank & Brian Herbert. From Hunters of Dune on, the Dune books are written by Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert. The spin-off series were written by Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert.

The Dune: House Trilogy and Legends of Dune series are prequels to the original Dune series. The Dune: House Trilogy series is also known as the Prelude To Dune series.

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