Brian W. Aldiss

Brian W. Aldiss

Brian W. Aldiss was born in Dereham, Norfolk, England on August 18th, 1925 and passed away at the age of 92 on August 19th, 2017.

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Brian W. Aldiss Stats: The highest rated book by Brian W. Aldiss on Book Notification is Non-Stop / Starship, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Hothouse / The Long Afternoon of Earth, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Brian W. Aldiss on Book Notification is Hothouse / The Long Afternoon of Earth, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Helliconia Spring (Helliconia #1).

Below is a complete list of Brian W. Aldiss books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Horatio Stubbs Books in Publication Order

List of The Squire Quartet Books in Publication Order

List of Helliconia Books in Publication Order (with Maxim Jakubowski)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Starswarm
1954
2
The Brightfount Diaries
1955
3
8
Non-Stop / Starship
1958
4
Vanguard From Alpha
1959
5
Bow Down to Nul / The Interpreter
1960
6
8
Hothouse / The Long Afternoon of Earth
1961
7
The Male Response
1961
8
6
The Primal Urge
1961
9
6
Dark Light Years
1964
10
Greybeard
1964
11
Earthworks
1965
12
Cryptozoic! / An Age
1967
13
6
Report on Probability A
1968
14
8
Barefoot in the Head
1969
15
Neanderthal Planet
1969
16
Frankenstein Unbound
1973
17
The Eighty-Minute Hour
1974
18
Enemies of the System
1978
19
Moreau's Other Island
1980
20
An Island Called Moreau
1980
21
Tales from the Planet Earth
1986
22
The Year Before Yesterday / Cracken at Critical
1987
23
6
Ruins
1988
24
Sex and the Black Machine
1988
25
Dracula Unbound
1990
26
White Mars (With: Roger Penrose)
1999
27
The Cretan Teat
2001
28
Super State
2002
29
Affairs At Hampden Ferrers
2004
30
Jocasta
2005
31
Sanity and the Lady
2005
32
Harm
2007
33
Walcot
2009
34
Finches of Mars
2012
35
Comfort Zone
2013
36
The Malacia Tapestry
2014

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6
Space, Time and Nathaniel
1957
2
No Time Like Tomorrow
1959
3
Galaxies Like Grains of Sand / The Canopy of Time
1959
4
The Airs of Earth
1963
5
The Saliva Tree
1966
6
Who Can Replace a Man?
1966
7
Intangibles Inc. And Other Stories
1969
8
The Moment of Eclipse
1970
9
Comic Inferno / The Book of Brian Aldiss
1972
10
Equator
1973
11
Brothers of the Head
1977
12
Last Orders
1977
13
Pile
1979
14
New Arrivals, Old Encounters
1979
15
Foreign Bodies
1981
16
Farewell to a Child
1982
17
Seasons in Flight
1984
18
A Tupolev Too Far and Other Stories
1986
19
The Magic of the Past
1987
20
Science Fiction Blues
1988
21
Man in His Time
1989
22
At the Caligula Hotel
1995
23
The Secret of This Book / Common Clay
1995
24
The God Who Slept With Women
1995
25
Supertoys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of Future Time
2001
26
The Dark Sun Rises
2002
27
Cultural Breaks
2005
28
A Prehistory of Mind
2008
29
Mortal Morning
2011
30
The Invention of Happiness
2013
31
Songs from the Steppes
2014
32
The Complete Short Stories: The 1950s
2015
33
The Complete Short Stories: The 1960s (Part 1)
2015
34
The Complete Short Stories: The 1960s (Part 2)
2015

List of Best SF Anthologies in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Shape of Further Things
1970
2
Billion Year Spree
1973
3
Science Fiction Art
1975
4
This World and Nearer Ones
1979
5
Pale Shadow of Science
1986
6
8
Trillion Year Spree (With: David Wingrove)
1986
7
And the Lurid Glare of the Comet/Articles and Autobiography
1986
8
The Detached Retina
1988
9
Bury My Heart at W.H. Smith's
1990
10
Home Life With Cats
1992
11
When The Feast Is Finished
1994
12
The Twinkling of an Eye or My Life as an Englishman
1998
13
Art After Apogee
2000
14
Plutonian Monologue
2000
15
The Starry Messenger
2006
16
An Exile on Planet Earth
2012
17
The Twinkling of an Eye
2015
18
And the Lurid Glare of the Comet
2021

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Andromeda Books in Publication Order (with Robert Holdstock, with Michael G. Coney, with Naomi Mitchison, with Peter Weston, with Terry Greenhough, with Andrew M. Stephenson)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Andromeda 2 (By: Peter Weston)
Andromeda 2 (By: Peter Weston)
1977
2
Andromeda 3 (By: Gino d'Achille, Peter Weston)
Andromeda 3 (By: Gino d'Achille, Peter Weston)
1978
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List of Orbit Science Fiction Yearbooks Books in Publication Order (with Howard Waldrop, with Felix C. Gotschalk, with Lisa Tuttle, with Lucius Shepard, with Dan Simmons, with Jonathan Carroll, with Kate Wilhelm, with Richard Kadrey, with Marta Randall, with John Clute, with David S. Garnett)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Two (By: David S. Garnett)
1989
2
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook Three (By: David S. Garnett)
1990
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List of Isaac Asimov's Anthology Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction (By: Isaac Asimov, Tanith Lee, Phyllis Eisenstein, Gene Wolfe, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Arnie Bateman, Alan Dean Foster, Martin Gardner, Randall Garrett, Rob Chilson, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, Richard S. McEnroe, Jeff Duntemann, R.N. Bracewell, K.W. MacAnn, G. Richard Bozarth)
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction (By: Isaac Asimov, Tanith Lee, Phyllis Eisenstein, Gene Wolfe, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Arnie Bateman, Alan Dean Foster, Martin Gardner, Randall Garrett, Rob Chilson, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, Richard S. McEnroe, Jeff Duntemann, R.N. Bracewell, K.W. MacAnn, G. Richard Bozarth)
1980
2
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far (By: Isaac Asimov, Frederik Pohl, Carter Scholz, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Jack Williamson, Darrell Schweitzer, John Brunner, Juleen Brantingham, Martin Gardner, Richard Wilson, Milton A. Rothman, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Sharon Webb, Somtow Sucharitkul, Lee Weinstein, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, William Tuning, Francis E. Izzo, Paul David Novitski, Lee Russell, Seth S. Horowitz, Tol E. Rant, S. Dale, Julie Flores, Tony Sarowitz)
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far (By: Isaac Asimov, Frederik Pohl, Carter Scholz, Barry B. Longyear, John M. Ford, Jack Williamson, Darrell Schweitzer, John Brunner, Juleen Brantingham, Martin Gardner, Richard Wilson, Milton A. Rothman, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Sharon Webb, Somtow Sucharitkul, Lee Weinstein, Ted Reynolds, George Scithers, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, William Tuning, Francis E. Izzo, Paul David Novitski, Lee Russell, Seth S. Horowitz, Tol E. Rant, S. Dale, Julie Flores, Tony Sarowitz)
1981
3
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (By: Connie Willis, Ursula K. Le Guin, Pat Cadigan, Joan D. Vinge, Tanith Lee, Pamela Sargent, Lee Killough, Mary Gentle, Mildred Downey Broxon, Shawna McCarthy, Sharon Webb, Leigh Kennedy, Stephanie A. Smith, Cherie Wilkerson, Julie Stevens, Sydney J. Van Scyoc, Cyn Mason, P.A. Kagan, P.J. MacQuarrie, Janet O. Jeppson, Beverly Grant, Hope Athearn)
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (By: Connie Willis, Ursula K. Le Guin, Pat Cadigan, Joan D. Vinge, Tanith Lee, Pamela Sargent, Lee Killough, Mary Gentle, Mildred Downey Broxon, Shawna McCarthy, Sharon Webb, Leigh Kennedy, Stephanie A. Smith, Cherie Wilkerson, Julie Stevens, Sydney J. Van Scyoc, Cyn Mason, P.A. Kagan, P.J. MacQuarrie, Janet O. Jeppson, Beverly Grant, Hope Athearn)
1983
4
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Shawna McCarthy)
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Shawna McCarthy)
1985
5
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, John Kessel, George Alec Effinger, Robert Thurston, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard, Scott Baker, Lillian Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Lee Killough, Ian McDowell, Daphne Castell, Sharon N. Farber, Richard Kearns, Shawna McCarthy, Leigh Kennedy, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen)
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, John Kessel, George Alec Effinger, Robert Thurston, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard, Scott Baker, Lillian Carl, Juleen Brantingham, Lee Killough, Ian McDowell, Daphne Castell, Sharon N. Farber, Richard Kearns, Shawna McCarthy, Leigh Kennedy, Gregg Keizer, Kristi Olesen)
1989
6
Isaac Asimov's Aliens (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1991
7
Isaac Asimov's Robots (By: Isaac Asimov, Rob Chilson)
1991
8
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite (By: Isaac Asimov, John M. Ford)
1993
9
Isaac Asimov's War (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1993
10
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1994
11
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1995
12
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts (By: Isaac Asimov, Terry Bisson)
1995
13
Isaac Asimov's Christmas (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1997
14
Isaac Asimov's Camelot (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois, Eleanor Arnason)
1998
15
Isaac Asimov's Detectives (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1998
16
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves (By: Isaac Asimov, Suzy McKee Charnas, Gardner Dozois)
1999
17
Isaac Asimov's Solar System (By: Gardner Dozois)
1999
18
Isaac Asimov's Utopias (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
2000
19
Isaac Asimov's Father Day (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
2001
20
Isaac Asimov's Halloween (By: Isaac Asimov)
2001
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List of Brian W. Aldiss Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Penguin Science Fiction
1961
2
Best Fantasy Stories
1962
3
More Penguin Science Fiction
1963
4
The Eighth Galaxy Reader
1965
5
Tales of Unease
1966
6
Nebula Award Stories #2
1966
7
Introducing Science Fiction
1967
8
Farewell, Fantastic Venus / All About Venus
1968
9
Backdrop of Stars
1968
10
The Inner Landscape
1969
11
Dangerous Visions 1
1969
12
The Year's Best Science Fiction No. 3
1970
13
Nova 1
1970
14
On Our Way to the Future
1970
15
SF Authors' Choice 2
1970
16
Science Against Man
1970
17
The Astounding Analog Reader
1972
18
This Side of Infinity
1972
19
Alpha 3
1972
20
The 6th Annual Best SF 72
1973
21
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Book Two
1973
22
Orbit 12
1973
23
Factions
1974
24
Space Odysseys
1974
25
Final Stage: The Ultimate Science Fiction Anthology
1974
26
Decade: The 1940's
1975
27
Tomorrow: New Worlds of Science Fiction
1975
28
New Worlds Nine
1975
29
New Writings in SF 27
1975
30
Evil Earths
1975
31
Gollancz-Sunday Times Best SF Stories
1975
32
Hell's Cartographers
1975
33
New Worlds 6
1975
34
Antigrav
1975
35
Andromeda 1
1976
36
Decade: The 1950s
1976
37
Galactic Empires 2
1976
38
Beyond Tomorrow
1976
39
Decade: The 1960s
1977
40
Algol The Magazine About Science Fiction - Winter 1977 / 1978
1977
41
Perilous Planets
1978
42
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction
1980
43
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction
1980
44
Winter's Tales 26
1981
45
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far
1981
46
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own
1983
47
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy!
1985
48
The Book of Mini-Sagas
1985
49
Tales From the Forbidden Planet
1987
50
The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook 1
1988
51
Gaslight & Ghosts
1988
52
The Best Horror Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
1988
53
The Book of Mini-Sagas 2
1988
54
The Drabble Project
1988
55
Tropical Chills: Fourteen Tales of Scorching Horror to Make Your Blood Run Cold
1988
56
Dark Fantasies
1989
57
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy!
1989
58
The Ultimate Frankenstein
1991
59
Now We Are Sick
1991
60
Isaac Asimov's Aliens
1991
61
Isaac Asimov's Robots
1991
62
Dante's Disciples
1991
63
The Amis Story Anthology
1992
64
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection
1993
65
Invaders!
1993
66
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite
1993
67
Isaac Asimov's War
1993
68
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams
1994
69
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep
1995
70
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts
1995
71
New Worlds 1
1996
72
New Worlds No. 221
1996
73
Asimov's Science Fiction, May 1997
1997
74
Isaac Asimov's Christmas
1997
75
Isaac Asimov's Camelot
1998
76
Isaac Asimov's Detectives
1998
77
Mini Sagas 1999
1999
78
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves
1999
79
Isaac Asimov's Solar System
1999
80
Year's Best SF 5
2000
81
Isaac Asimov's Utopias
2000
82
Nebula Awards 35 (2001)
2001
83
Isaac Asimov's Father Day
2001
84
Isaac Asimov's Halloween
2001
85
DAW 30th Anniversary Science Fiction
2002
86
The Mammoth Book Of Science Fiction
2002
87
Mini-Sagas
2002
88
DAW 30th Anniversary Science Fiction and Fantasy Anthologies
2002
89
Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology
2006
90
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
91
The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2011
2010
92
Catastrophia
2010
93
xo Orpheus
2013
94
Four For Fantasy
2013
95
Flotsam Fantastique: The Souvenir Book of World Fantasy Convention 2013
2013
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Brian W. Aldiss: Biography

Brian W. Aldiss (Brian Wilson Aldiss) was born on August 18th, 1925. Brian passed away August 19th, 2017 at 92 years old. Brian W. Aldiss was born in Dereham, Norfolk, England.

Brian W. Aldiss (Brian Wilson Aldiss) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 36 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1954 with the novel Starswarm. The most recently released novel was The Malacia Tapestry which was released in 2014.

Brian W. Aldiss also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 34 books including Space, Time and Nathaniel and No Time Like Tomorrow.

Brian W. Aldiss: Awards & Accolades

Brian W. Aldiss won the World Fantasy Award, Convention Award, in 2013.

Aldiss' book, Trillion Year Spree won the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1987.

Brian W. Aldiss books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Pale Shadow of Science was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1986. Bury My Heart at W.H. Smith's was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1991. The God Who Slept With Women was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Novella, in 1995. The Secret of This Book / Common Clay was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Collection, in 1996. xo Orpheus was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2014.

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  3. Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation Series.
  4. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  5. Kim Stanley Robinson, author of the Mars Trilogy Series.

Brian W. Aldiss: F.A.Q

When was Brian W. Aldiss Born?

Brian W. Aldiss was born on August 18th, 1925.

When did Brian W. Aldiss die?

Brian W. Aldiss died on August 19th, 2017 at 92 years old.

Where was Brian W. Aldiss Born?

Brian W. Aldiss was born in Dereham, Norfolk, England.

What awards has Brian W. Aldiss won?

Brian W. Aldiss has won the following awards: Convention Award at the World Fantasy Award (2013).

What book awards has Brian W. Aldiss won?

Aldiss' book, Trillion Year Spree won the award Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1987.

What was the first book Brian W. Aldiss wrote?

The first novel written by Brian W. Aldiss was Starswarm, published in 1954.

What was the most recent book Brian W. Aldiss wrote?

His most recently released work was And the Lurid Glare of the Comet on March 18th, 2021.

How many books has Brian W. Aldiss written?

Brian W. Aldiss has written 105 books across 18 series.
  • 3 books in the Horatio Stubbs Series
  • 4 books in The Squire Quartet Series
  • 3 books in the Helliconia Series
  • 36 Standalone Novels
  • 34 Short Story Collections
  • 5 Best SF Anthologies
  • 18 Non-Fiction
  • 2 Short Stories/Novellas

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