On Sale: July 11, 2004
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Another dazzling collection of fact, fiction, and wit
from the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning master of hard
science fiction!Larry Niven is the New York Times
bestselling author of such classic science fiction
novels as Ringworld and Destiny's Road. His previous
collection, N-Space, was lauded by the Houston Post
as "outstanding . . . hours of entertainment," while
Publishers Weekly called it "a must for science
fiction fans." A follow-up volume, Playgrounds of the
Mind, was similarly praised by Kirkus Reviews:
"An abundance of Niven's curious yet disciplined
inventiveness and his fun-filled knack for turning seemingly
absurd notions into credible, absorbing fiction. Grand
Now, ten years later, Scatterbrain collects an
equally engaging assortment of Niven's latest work, all in
one captivating volume. Here are choice excerpts from
several of his most recent novels, including his upcoming
Ringworld's Child and Rainbow Mars, as well as
numerous short stories, nonfiction articles, interviews,
editorials, collaborations, and correspondence. True to its
title, Scatterbrain roams all over a wide variety of
fascinating topics, featuring Niven's singular insights into
everything from space stations to convention etiquette.
So give yourself a treat, and feel free to pick the brain-or
Scatterbrain-of one of modern science fiction's most
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