Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert

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

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List of Dune Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.5
Dune
1965
2
7.8
Dune Messiah
1969
3
7.9
Children of Dune
1976
4
7.5
God Emperor of Dune
1981
5
7.8
Heretics of Dune
1984
6
7.7
Chapterhouse: Dune
1985
7
8.4
House Atreides (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
1999
8
9.5
House Harkonnen (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2000
9
9
House Corrino (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2001
10
Fremen Justice (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2001
11
9.3
The Butlerian Jihad (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2002
12
8.8
The Machine Crusade (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2002
13
8.2
The Battle of Corrin (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2004
14
8.3
Hunters of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2006
15
6.8
Sandworms of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2007
16
7.6
Paul of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2008
17
7.3
The Winds of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2009
18
8.3
Sisterhood of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2011
19
8.6
Mentats of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2014
20
7
Red Plague (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2016
21
9
Navigators of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2016
22
10
The Duke of Caladan (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2020
23
10
The Lady of Caladan (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2021
24
The Heir of Caladan (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2022
25
Princess of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2023
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List of Dune Series in Chronological Order

#ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
9.3
The Butlerian Jihad (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2002
2
8.8
The Machine Crusade (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2002
3
8.2
The Battle of Corrin (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2004
4
8.3
Sisterhood of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2011
5
8.6
Mentats of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2014
6
7
Red Plague (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2016
7
9
Navigators of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2016
8
8.4
House Atreides (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
1999
9
9.5
House Harkonnen (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2000
10
9
House Corrino (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2001
11
Fremen Justice (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2001
12
Princess of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2023
13
10
The Duke of Caladan (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2020
14
10
The Lady of Caladan (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2021
15
The Heir of Caladan (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2022
16
8.5
Dune
1965
17
7.6
Paul of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2008
18
7.8
Dune Messiah
1969
19
7.3
The Winds of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2009
20
7.9
Children of Dune
1976
21
7.5
God Emperor of Dune
1981
22
7.8
Heretics of Dune
1984
23
7.7
Chapterhouse: Dune
1985
24
8.3
Hunters of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2006
25
6.8
Sandworms of Dune (By: Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson)
2007
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List of Dune Collections in Publication Order (with Brian Herbert, with Kevin J. Anderson)

List of ConSentiency Universe Books in Publication Order

List of The Pandora Sequence Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
The Dragon in the Sea / Under Pressure / 21st Century Sub
1956
2
10
Missing Link
1959
3
10
Operation Haystack
1959
4
Try to Remember
1961
5
10
The Green Brain
1966
6
10
The Eyes of Heisenberg
1966
7
10
The Heaven Makers
1968
8
10
The Santaroga Barrier
1968
9
10
Soul Catcher
1972
10
10
The Godmakers
1972
11
10
Hellstrom's Hive
1973
12
10
Direct Descent
1980
13
9.3
The White Plague
1982
14
Man of Two Worlds
1986
15
Old Rambling House
2010
16
10
High-Opp
2012
17
Angels' Fall
2013
18
A Game of Authors
2013
19
A Thorn in the Bush
2014

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Worlds of Frank Herbert
1970
2
The Book of Frank Herbert
1973
3
The Best of Frank Herbert 1965-70
1975
4
The Best of Frank Herbert
1975
5
The Best of Frank Herbert 1952-1964
1977
6
The Priests Of Psi
1981
7
Eye
1985
8
Classic Science Fiction Stories
2009
9
The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert
2014
10
Four Unpublished Novels
2016
11
Frank Herbert: Unpublished Stories
2016

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Dune: The Graphic Novel Books in Publication Order (with Brian Herbert, with Kevin J. Anderson)

List of Frank Herbert Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Astounding Science Fiction Vol LX, #5
1958
2
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, February 1964
1964
3
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, January 1965
1965
4
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, April 1965
1965
5
Analog Science Fiction and Fact, August 1967
1967
6
Amazing Stories, Vol. 41, No. 4
1967
7
Backdrop of Stars
1968
8
Analog 7
1969
9
On Our Way to the Future
1970
10
Frontiers 1: Tomorrow's Alternatives
1973
11
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow...
1974
12
Bug-Eyed Monsters
1974
13
Science Fiction Today and Tomorrow: A Discursive Symposium
1975
14
Weekend Book of Science Fiction
1981
15
Nebula Awards 15
1981
16
Analog: Writers' Choice Volume II
1984
17
Election Day 2084
1984
18
Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow
1987
19
More Fantastic Stories
2009
20
Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 2
2010
21
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
22
Pulse Pounders
2015
23
Lieu: Science Fiction Short Stories
2015
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Frank Herbert: Biography

Frank Herbert (Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr.) was born on October 8th, 1920. Frank passed away February 11th, 1986 at 65 years old. Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, USA.

Frank Herbert (Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr.) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 19 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1956 with the novel The Dragon in the Sea / Under Pressure / 21st Century Sub. The most recently released novel was A Thorn in the Bush which was released in 2014.

Frank Herbert also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 11 books including The Worlds of Frank Herbert and The Book of Frank Herbert.

Frank Herbert: Awards & Accolades

Herbert's books have won multiple awards, Dune won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1966 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Long Work in 1974.

Frank Herbert books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Dune was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1964 as well as the Audie Award - Best Multi-Voiced Performance Award in 2008. Children of Dune was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1977.

Frank Herbert: TV/Movies Based on Books

Dune was adapted into a miniseries for the Sci Fi Channel in 2000. Frank Herbert's Dune starred Alec Newman as Paul Atreides, William Hurt as Duke Leto, and Saskia Reeves as Lady Jessica. The miniseries won two Emmy Awards in 2001 for Outstanding Cinematography and Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a miniseries or movie. The miniseries was also nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing. Frank Herbert's Dune made very few changes to the original novel.

Dune Messiah and Children of Dune were adapted in a sequel miniseries in 2003 titled Frank Herbert's Children of Dune. The new series added James McAvoy as Leto II Atreides and Susan Sarandon as Princess Wensicia to the cast. The series was nominated for three Emmy Awards and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects.

The two miniseries were big time ratings successes and are two of the three highest-rated to be broadcast on the Sci-Fi Channel.

After the success of the 2021 Dune film, production began on a spinoff series set in the Dune Universe titled Dune: The Sisterhood. The series focuses on the character of Bene Gesserit and will be a prequel to the main series. Alison Schapker will be the showrunner, writer, and executive producer of Dune: The Sisterhood.

Dune was first adapted in 1984 for a film by director David Lynch. There were numerous attempts to adapt the novel beginning in 1971 and it was finally done by Lynch who also wrote the screenplay. The cast featured Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides alongside Patrick Stewart, Dean Stockwell, Virginia Madsen, Sting, and others. The soundtrack for Dune was done by the band Toto.

It was originally planned as three films, but the lack of success of the first film canceled those plans. The film has since received a bit of a cult following and has its fans.

Dune was then adapted in 2021 into a film by Denis Villeneuve. The film covers the first half of the book and was far more successful than the previous version. It was a major box office success and received ten Academy Award nominations, winning the awards for Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects, and Best Cinematography. The cast features Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto Atreides, Zendaya as Chani, Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck, and Jason Momoa as Duncan Idaho.

The second half of the book has been adapted into the film Dune: Part Two, also directed by Denis Villeneuve.

Frank Herbert: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Frank Herbert on Book Notification is The White Plague, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Frank Herbert on Book Notification is Dune, the 1st novel in the Dune series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Frank Herbert are:

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the The Lord of the Rings Series.
  2. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  3. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  4. Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation Series.
  5. George R.R. Martin, author of the A Song Of Ice and Fire Series.

Frank Herbert: F.A.Q

When was Frank Herbert Born?

Frank Herbert was born on October 8th, 1920.

When did Frank Herbert die?

Frank Herbert died on February 11th, 1986 at 65 years old.

Where was Frank Herbert Born?

Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, USA.

What book awards has Frank Herbert won?

Dune: Hugo Award Best Novel (1966), Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1974).

What was the first book Frank Herbert wrote?

The first novel written by Frank Herbert was The Dragon in the Sea / Under Pressure / 21st Century Sub, published in 1956.

What was the most recent book Frank Herbert wrote?

His most recently released work was Frank Herbert: Unpublished Stories on May 9th, 2016.

How many books has Frank Herbert written?

Frank Herbert has written 48 books across 11 series.
  • 6 books in the Dune Series
  • 1 Dune Collections
  • 2 books in the ConSentiency Universe Series
  • 4 books in the The Pandora Sequence Series
  • 19 Standalone Novels
  • 11 Short Story Collections
  • 5 Non-Fiction Books

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