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sweeping WWII thriller set at an English country house, described by Lee Child as "like binge watching a great British drama on Masterpiece Theater.


Robert J. Sawyer


Photo Credit: Carolyn Clink

Robert J. Sawyer called "the dean of Canadian science fiction" by The Ottawa Citizen and "just about the best science-fiction writer out there these days" by The Denver Rocky Mountain News is one of only seven writers in history to win all three of the science-fiction field's top honors for best novel of the year:

* the World Science Fiction Society's Hugo Award, which he won in 2003 for his novel Hominids;

* the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America's Nebula Award, which he won in 1996 for his novel The Terminal Experiment;

* and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, which he won in 2006 for his novel Mindscan.

Rob is also the only writer in history to win the top SF awards in the United States, China, Japan, France, and Spain. In addition, he's won an Arthur Ellis Award from the Crime Writers of Canada as well as ten Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards ("Auroras").

Maclean's: Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine says, "By any reckoning, Sawyer is among the most successful Canadian authors ever," and Barnes and Noble calls him "the leader of SF's next-generation pack."

Rob's novels are top-ten national mainstream bestsellers in Canada, appearing on the Globe and Mail and Maclean's bestsellers' lists, and they've hit #1 on the bestsellers' list published by Locus, the U.S. trade journal of the SF field. His seventeen novels include Frameshift, Factoring Humanity, FlashForward, Calculating God, and the popular "Neanderthal Parallax" trilogy consisting of Hominids, Humans, and Hybrids.

He's often seen on TV, including such program as Rivera Live with Geraldo Rivera, Canada A.M., and Saturday Night at the Movies, and he's a frequent science commentator for Discovery Channel Canada, CBC Newsworld, and CBC Radio. He has been the subject of an hour-long Canadian TV documentary ("In the Mind of Robert J. Sawyer"), profiled for an entire half-hour episode of "Credo," and twice been "in the hot seat" on Vision TV's "Test of Faith" with Valerie Pringle.

Rob who holds an honorary doctorate from Laurentian University has taught writing at the University of Toronto, Ryerson University, Humber College, the National University of Ireland, and the Banff Centre. He has been Writer-in-Residence at the Richmond Hill (Ontario) Public Library, the Kitchener (Ontario) Public Library, the Toronto Public Library's Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, and at the Odyssey Workshop. And he edits Robert J. Sawyer Books, the science-fiction imprint of Calgary's Red Deer Press.

Rob has given talks at hundreds of venues including the Library of Congress and the National Library of Canada, and been keynote speaker at dozens of events in places as diverse as Los Angeles, Boston, Tokyo, and Barcelona. He was born in Ottawa in 1960, and now lives just west of Toronto with his wife, poet Carolyn Clink.

 

Series

Books:

Quantum Night, March 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Quantum Night, March 2016
Hardcover
Triggers, April 2012
Hardcover
WWW: Wonder, April 2011
WWW #3
Hardcover
WWW: Watch, April 2010
WWW #2
Hardcover
Www: Wake, April 2010
WWW #1
Paperback
Www: Wake, April 2009
WWW #1
Hardcover
Calculating God, March 2009
Paperback
Rollback, February 2008
Mass Market Paperback
Mindscan, January 2006
Mass Market Paperback
Foreigner, July 2005
Book Three Of The Quintaglio Ascension
Paperback
Fossil Hunter, February 2005
Book Two Of The Quintaglio Ascension
Paperback
Hybrids, November 2004
Neanderthal Parallax #2
Mass Market Paperback
Hominids, February 2003
Neanderthal Parallax
Mass Market Paperback
Flashforward, April 2000
Mass Market Paperback

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