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  Interview with the Best-Selling Visionary Interview with the Best-Selling Visionary Author, Zoltan Istvan: Pennsylvania (press release)It is cataloged in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Genamics JournalSeek, and Duotrope's Digest. PLJ has published works by and interviews with New York Times bestselling writers like Larry Niven and Cinda Williams ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:02 am
  DailyDirt: Boosting Brainpower - Techdirt DailyDirt: Boosting BrainpowerTechdirtLarry Niven will soon be bested. For those of you below a certain age, he is an SF writer who created fictional current addicts called wire heads. A direct stimulation of the pleasure center of the brain for a few pennies worth of electricity a day ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:19 pm
  SDCC: Lemire & Nguyen Deliver SDCC: Lemire & Nguyen Deliver "Descender" in 2015Comic Book Resources... but you were more into classic sci-fi writers like Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven, Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein. Comparatively speaking, is "Descender" more a space opera like "Star Wars" or more classic sci-fi like the works of Niven and the ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:28 pm
  How to Move an Entire Solar System - Popular Popular MechanicsHow to Move an Entire Solar SystemPopular MechanicsSelected science fiction portrayals: Star Maker, a 1937 novel by Olaf Stapledon, and the 2012 novel Bowl of Heaven and its sequel Shipstar by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven. In about a billion years our aging sun will become hot enough to boil off ...and more »
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:29 am
  Amazon Kindle Unlimited - Paul Thurrott's Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for WindowsAmazon Kindle UnlimitedPaul Thurrott's SuperSite for WindowsNo Dan Brown. No Isaac Asimov or Larry Niven, or Jerry Pournelle. On the nonfiction side, I found nothing from David McCullough or Stephen Ambrose. But there are three titles from Antony Beevor, two of which I already own on Kindle and highly recommend ...and more »
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 10:06 am


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  21 Books That Changed Science Fiction AndSam Jordison of the Guardian had this to say about Ringworld, the masterpiece that is centered around around a theoretical ring-shaped space-habitat: Larry Niven's 1970 Hugo award winner, Ringworld, is arguably one of the most influential science fiction ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 6:00 pm
  A Science Fiction Classic, IllustratedIf you’re not familiar with Larry Niven, you should be. For one thing he was Guest of Honor at Further Confusion once — largely for his creation of the brutal tiger-like aliens known as the Kzin. In 1970 his novel Ringworld received both the Hugo and ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 6:00 pm
  Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven Earn SyfyIf winter time feels a little bit like science-fiction utopia for fans, then you'll have to thank Syfy. The cable channel said it's working on two separate miniseries that will showcase two of the genre's biggest names in literature: Arthur C. Clarke and ...
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 10:00 am
  Russell Letson reviews Gregory Benford &A collaboration between Gregory Benford & Larry Niven is one of those dream-team arrangements that publishers and readers, um, dream about. But as anyone who has watched a supergroup rock concert during pledge week knows, such dreams are not always fulfilled.
Posted on 22 August 2012 | 11:30 am
  Lord of the Ringworld: In Praise of LarryYou know how it is with your literary heroes — you never want to stop crapping on about how great they are. (“Crapping on” is one of my wife’s expressions. She’s Australian, and at this point I no longer know which idioms are American or ...
Posted on 13 June 2012 | 8:43 am


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Quick Shot: The Mote in God's Eye byThe Mote in God's Eye is a classic of the genre and one of the most well regarded tales of first contact. The plot is fairly straight forward: in the future humanity has developed the ability for instantaneous transportation across ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:39 pm
Gregory Benford and Larry NivenGregory Benford and Larry Niven have created as a 'modified' Shkadov Thruster for a propulsion scheme capable of moving stars. Information from Centauri Dreams Gregory Benford describes his modified Shkadov thruster.
Posted on 7 July 2014 | 7:28 am
Larry Niven's Ringworld and KnownRingworld is a novel that's always stuck with me. I picked it up alongside authors such as Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert, Robert Heinlein, and other authors from that point in time. Foundation and Dune are two books that are ...
Posted on 27 June 2014 | 12:16 pm
The Magicians Author Lev Grossman ExplainsHere, Lev Grossman (The Magicians trilogy) talks about why Larry Niven is not only great, but what wonderful ideas he stole outright from the author. It was a dark and stormy night at the time of this reading, so all that rain and ...
Posted on 26 June 2014 | 7:00 am
The Master of Hard Sci-Fi: A LarryThose who spend significant time reading science fiction inevitably run across the name Larry Niven. That's because he's such a longstanding master of the genre, and has earned himself a place in the pantheon of science ...
Posted on 4 June 2014 | 12:00 am