Bruce Sterling

Bruce Sterling

This is a complete list of Bruce Sterling books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Mechanist Shapers Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Artificial Kid
1980
2
Islands in the Net
1988
3
4
The Difference Engine (With: William Gibson)
1990
4
Heavy Weather
1994
5
Holy Fire
1996
6
Distraction
1998
7
Zeitgeist
2000
8
The Zenith Angle
2004
9
The Caryatids
2009
10
Love is Strange
2012
11
Pirate Utopia
2015

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dinner in Audoghast (in Asimov's)
1985
2
Flowers of Edo (in Asimov's)
1987
3
Our Neural Chernobyl (in F&SF)
1988
4
Dori Bangs (in Asimov's)
1989
5
Deep Eddy (in Asimov's)
1993
6
Bicycle Repairman (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future)
1996
7
Maneki Neko (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future)
1998
8
Taklamakan (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future)
1998
9
The Parthenopean Scalpel
2010
10
Black Swan
2010
11
Good Night, Moon (With: Rudy Rucker)
2011
12
Loco (With: Rudy Rucker)
2012
13
Totem Poles (With: Rudy Rucker)
2016

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of The Harlan Ellison Discovery Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Universe Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Universe 1 (By: Terry Carr)
1971
2
Universe 2 (By: Terry Carr)
1972
3
Universe 3 (By: Terry Carr)
1973
4
Universe 4 (By: Terry Carr)
1974
5
Universe 5 (By: Terry Carr)
1974
6
Universe 6 (By: John Shirley, Terry Carr)
1976
7
Universe 7 (By: Terry Carr)
1977
8
Universe 8 (By: Terry Carr)
1978
9
Universe 9 (By: John Shirley, Terry Carr)
1979
10
Universe 10 (By: Terry Carr)
1980
11
Universe 11 (By: Kim Stanley Robinson, William Gibson, Michael Swanwick, Carter Scholz, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Nancy Kress, Carol Emshwiller, Josephine Saxton, Terry Carr)
Universe 11 (By: Kim Stanley Robinson, William Gibson, Michael Swanwick, Carter Scholz, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Nancy Kress, Carol Emshwiller, Josephine Saxton, Terry Carr)
1981
12
Universe 12 (By: Terry Carr)
1982
13
Universe 13 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Terry Carr, Leanne Frahm, Bill Bickel)
Universe 13 (With: Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Michael Bishop, Ian Watson, Terry Carr, Leanne Frahm, Bill Bickel)
1983
14
Universe 14 (By: Terry Carr)
1984
15
Universe 15 (By: Terry Carr)
1985
16
Universe 16 (By: Terry Carr)
1986
17
Universe 17 (By: Terry Carr)
1987
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Anthology series.

List of Best Science Fiction of the Year Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1
1972
2
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 2
1973
3
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 3
1974
4
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 4
1975
5
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 5
1976
6
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 6
1977
7
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 7
1978
8
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 8
1979
9
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 9
1980
10
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 10
1981
11
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 11
1982
12
10
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12
1983
13
Best Science Fiction of the Year 13
1984
14
Best Science Fiction of the Year 14
1984
15
Best Science Fiction of the Year 15
1986
16
Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year 16
1987
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List of Bruce Sterling Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1
1972
2
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 2
1973
3
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 3
1974
4
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 4
1975
5
Universe 6
1976
6
Lone Star Universe
1976
7
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 5
1976
8
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 6
1977
9
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 7
1978
10
Universe 9
1979
11
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 9
1980
12
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 10
1981
13
Universe 11
1981
14
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 11
1982
15
10
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12
1983
16
Universe 13
1983
17
Nebula Awards 18
1983
18
Best Science Fiction of the Year 13
1984
19
Best Science Fiction of the Year 14
1984
20
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection
1985
21
Best Science Fiction of the Year 15
1986
22
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 12
1986
23
Mirrorshades
1986
24
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, May 1987
1987
25
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 1988
1988
26
The Seventh Omni Book of Science Fiction
1989
27
Third Annual Collection
1989
28
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, September 1989
1989
29
Drabble II: Double Century
1990
30
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection
1990
31
Semiotext SF
1991
32
Storming the Reality Studio
1991
33
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories
1992
34
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July 1992
1992
35
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection
1993
36
Under African Skies
1993
37
The Ascent of Wonder
1994
38
Asimov's Science Fiction, November 1994
1994
39
Cthulhu 2000
1995
40
Paragons
1996
41
Hackers
1996
42
The Science Fiction Century
1997
43
Modern Classics of Fantasy
1997
44
Year's Best SF 2
1997
45
Lightspeed Magazine, April 2011
1998
46
The Good New Stuff
1999
47
Year's Best SF 4
1999
48
The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: The 50th Anniversary Anthology
1999
49
Genometry
2001
50
The Ultimate Cyberpunk
2002
51
Supermen
2002
52
Year's Best SF 8
2003
53
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16
2003
54
The Year\'s Best Science Fiction: Twentieth Annual Collection
2003
55
Custer's Last Jump and Other Collaborations
2003
56
The Hard SF Renaissance
2003
57
Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse
2005
58
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Third Annual Collection
2006
59
Year's Best SF 11
2006
60
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Nineteenth Annual Collection
2006
61
Rewired
2007
62
Year's Best SF 13
2008
63
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 21
2008
64
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
65
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection
2010
66
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 5
2011
67
10
Happily Ever After
2011
68
The Book of Cthulhu
2011
69
Steampunk III
2012
70
Digital Rapture
2012
71
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 35, April 2013
2013
72
After the End
2013
73
Twelve Tomorrows 2014
2014
74
8
Hieroglyph
2014
75
Transreal Cyberpunk
2015
76
Lightspeed Magazine, February 2017
2017
77
2001: An Odyssey in Words
2018
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Bruce Sterling: Biography

Bruce Sterling (Michael Bruce Sterling) was born on April 14th, 1954 and is currently 70 years old. Bruce Sterling was born in Brownsville, Texas, USA.

Bruce Sterling is the author of the Bruce Sterling Short Stories/Novellas series which currently consists of 13 novels. The Bruce Sterling Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1985 with the novel Dinner in Audoghast (in Asimov's). The most recently released novel in the Bruce Sterling Short Stories/Novellas series was Totem Poles which was released in 2016. There are no upcoming novels for the Bruce Sterling Short Stories/Novellas series.

Bruce Sterling: Awards & Accolades

Sterling's books have won multiple awards, Bicycle Repairman (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future) won the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 1997. Taklamakan (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future) won the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 1999. Distraction won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel, in 2000.

The following novels by Bruce Sterling were also nominated for these awards:

  • Dinner in Audoghast (in Asimov's): Hugo Award, Best Short Story (1986).
  • Flowers of Edo (in Asimov's): Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1988).
  • Our Neural Chernobyl (in F&SF): Hugo Award, Best Short Story (1989).
  • Islands in the Net: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1989).
  • Dori Bangs (in Asimov's): Hugo Award, Best Short Story (1990).
  • Third Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1991).
  • Deep Eddy (in Asimov's): Hugo Award, Best Novelette (1994).
  • Holy Fire: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1997).
  • Maneki Neko (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future): Hugo Award, Best Short Story (1999).
  • Distraction: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1999).
  • Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Nineteenth Annual Collection: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2007).

Bruce Sterling: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Bruce Sterling on Book Notification is Schismatrix Plus, the 3rd novel in the Mechanist Shapers series.

The most read book by Bruce Sterling on Book Notification is Schismatrix Plus, the 3rd novel in the Mechanist Shapers series.

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  5. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.

Bruce Sterling: F.A.Q

When was Bruce Sterling Born? How old is Bruce Sterling?

Bruce Sterling was born on April 14th, 1954. Bruce Sterling is currently 70 years old.

Where was Bruce Sterling Born?

Bruce Sterling was born in Brownsville, Texas, USA and is American.

What book awards has Bruce Sterling won?

Bicycle Repairman (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future): Hugo Award Best Novelette (1997).
Taklamakan (in A Good Old-Fashioned Future): Hugo Award Best Novelette (1999).
Distraction: Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Science Fiction Novel (2000).

What was the first book Bruce Sterling wrote?

The first novel written by Bruce Sterling was Involution Ocean, published in 1977.

What was the most recent book Bruce Sterling wrote?

His most recently released work was Robot Artists and Black Swans: The Italian Fantascienza Stories on March 30th, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Bruce Sterling?

Bruce Sterling does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Bruce Sterling written?

Bruce Sterling has written 37 books across 12 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 3 books in the Mechanist Shapers Series
  • 11 Standalone Novels
  • 13 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 6 Collections
  • 1 book in the The Harlan Ellison Discovery Series
  • 3 Non-Fiction Books

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