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- Telempath, 1976
- Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, 1977
- Antinomy, 1980
- Time Travelers Strictly Cash, 1981
- Mind Killer, 1982
- Callahan's Secret, 1986
- Time Pressure, 1987
- Callahan and Company, 1988
- Callahan's Lady, 1989
- True Minds, 1990
- Lady Slings the Blues, 1992
- The Callahan Touch, 1993
- Callahan's Legacy, 1996
- Lifehouse, 1997
- The Callahan Chronicles, 1997
- User Friendly, 1998
- Callahan's Key, 2000
- By Any Other Name, 2001
- The Free Lunch, 2001
- Callahan's Con, 2003
- Very Bad Deaths, 2004
- Variable Star, 2006
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Spider Robinson (1948 - )
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Since he began writing professionally in 1972, Spider Robinson has won 3 Hugos, a Nebula, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and numerous other awards. Twenty-five of his 33 books are still in print, in 10 languages. His short work has appeared in magazines from OMNI and Analog to Xhurnal Izobretatel i Rationalizator (Moscow), and in numerous anthologies. His most recent books are VERY BAD DEATHS [Baen Books], and THE CRAZY YEARS [BenBella].
He was chosen by the Heinlein Prize Trust to write VARIABLE STAR, a novel based on a 7-page outline created in 1955 by First Grandmaster Robert A. Heinlein; it will be a Tor hardcover in September 2006. The Usenet newsgroup alt.callahans and its many internet offshoots, inspired by Spider's Callahan's Place series, are said to constitute the largest non-porn network in cyberspace.
Spider was born in the Bronx, New York on 3 successive days (they had to handle him in sections) in 1948, and holds a Bachelors degree in English from the State University of New York. He was book reviewer for Galaxy, Analog and New Destinies magazines for nearly a decade, and his op-ed column "Future Tense" has appeared in The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, since 1996. In 2001 he released Belaboring the Obvious, a CD featuring original music accompanied by guitar legend Amos Garrett.
Spider has been married for over 30 years to Jeanne Robinson, a Boston-born writer, choreographer, former dancer, and teacher of dance and the Alexander Technique; she was founder/artistic director of Halifax's Nova Dance Theatre during its 8-year history. Jeanne is now writing, producing and choreographing a short film about zero gravity dance, STARDANCE, with producer James Sposto.
The Robinsons collaborated on the Hugo-, Nebula- and Locus-winning Stardance Trilogy. They have lived for the last 7 years on Bowen Island, British Columbia, where they raise and exhibit hopes. (From Spider Robinson's official website: http://www.spiderrobinson.com/index2.html)
Written in collaboration with his wife, Jeanne Robinson.
The Star Dancers (1997) (omnibus edition of Stardance and Starseed)