George Alec Effinger

George Alec Effinger

George Alec Effinger was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on January 10th, 1947 and passed away at the age of 55 on April 27th, 2002.

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George Alec Effinger Stats: The highest rated book by George Alec Effinger on Book Notification is When Gravity Fails, the first novel in The Budayeen Cycle series. The second-highest rated book is The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12 (Best Science Fiction of the Year #12).

The most read book by George Alec Effinger on Book Notification is When Gravity Fails, the first novel in The Budayeen Cycle series. The second most read book is The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12 (Best Science Fiction of the Year #12).

Below is a complete list of George Alec Effinger books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by George Alec Effinger is The Budayeen Cycle Series.

List of The Budayeen Cycle Books in Publication Order

List of The Nick of Time Books in Publication Order

List of Planet of the Apes Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1972
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1973
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1975
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1976
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1976
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1978
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1979
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1981
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1988
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1990
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1991
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1997

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Heroes in Hell Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1986
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1986
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1986
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1987
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Crusaders in Hell (By: C.J. Cherryh, Gregory Benford, David Drake, Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael Amstrong, Bill Kerby)
1987
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1987
8
1987
9
The Little Helliad (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris)
1988
10
1988
11
Prophets in Hell (With: C.J. Cherryh, Robert Sheckley, David Drake, Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Brad Miner, Bill Kerby, Richard Groller)
1989
12
1989
13
Bridge Over Hell (By: Janet Morris, Michael A. Armstrong)
2009
14
Lawyers in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Jason Cordova, Bruce Durham, Sarah Hulcy, Larry Atchley Jr., John Manning, Richard Groller)
2011
15
Rogues in Hell (By: Bradley H. Sinor, Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Shirley Meier, Michael Z. Williamson, Michael H. Hanson, Julie Cochrane, David L. Burkhead, H. David Blalock, Bruce Durham, Sarah Hulcy, Larry Atchley Jr., John Manning, Richard Groller, Michael A. Armstrong, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Jack William Finley, Edward McKeown, Allan Gibreath)
2012
16
Dreamers in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Ed McKeown, Sara M. Harvey, David L. Burkhead, Jason Cordova, Sarah Hulcy, Larry Atchley Jr., John Manning, Richard Groller, Tom Barczak, Yelle Hughes, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Shebat Legion, Jack William Finley, Michael A. Ventrella, Bettina Meister, Petra Jorns)
2013
17
Poets in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, pdmac, Bruce Durham, Larry Atchley Jr., Richard Groller, Michael A. Armstrong, Tom Barczak, Matthew Kirshenblatt, Beth W. Patterson, Yelle Hughes, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Shebat Legion, Bill Barnhill, Jack William Finley)
2014
18
Doctors in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, Matthew Kirshenblatt, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Chris Morris, Andrew P. Weston, Rob Hinkle, Paul Freeman)
2015
19
Hell Bound (By: Janet Morris, Andrew P. Weston)
2015
20
Pirates in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Paul Freeman, Andrew P. Weston, Rob Hinkle)
2017
21
Lovers in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, A.L. Butcher, Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Andrew P. Weston, Michael E. Dellert)
2018
22
Mystics in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Gustavo Bondoni, A.L. Butcher, Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Andrew P. Weston)
2021
23
Liars in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, Richard Groller, S.E. Lindberg, Andrew P. Weston)
2022
24
Monsters in Hell (By: Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Janet Morris, Chris Morris, A. L. Butcher)
2024
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List of Heroes in Hell Series in Chronological Order

#ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1986
2
1986
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1986
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1987
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Crusaders in Hell (By: C.J. Cherryh, Gregory Benford, David Drake, Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael Amstrong, Bill Kerby)
1987
6
1987
7
1987
8
1987
9
The Little Helliad (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris)
1988
10
1988
11
Prophets in Hell (With: C.J. Cherryh, Robert Sheckley, David Drake, Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Brad Miner, Bill Kerby, Richard Groller)
1989
12
1989
13
Lawyers in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Jason Cordova, Bruce Durham, Sarah Hulcy, Larry Atchley Jr., John Manning, Richard Groller)
2011
14
Rogues in Hell (By: Bradley H. Sinor, Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Shirley Meier, Michael Z. Williamson, Michael H. Hanson, Julie Cochrane, David L. Burkhead, H. David Blalock, Bruce Durham, Sarah Hulcy, Larry Atchley Jr., John Manning, Richard Groller, Michael A. Armstrong, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Jack William Finley, Edward McKeown, Allan Gibreath)
2012
15
Bridge Over Hell (By: Janet Morris, Michael A. Armstrong)
2009
16
Dreamers in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Ed McKeown, Sara M. Harvey, David L. Burkhead, Jason Cordova, Sarah Hulcy, Larry Atchley Jr., John Manning, Richard Groller, Tom Barczak, Yelle Hughes, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Shebat Legion, Jack William Finley, Michael A. Ventrella, Bettina Meister, Petra Jorns)
2013
17
Poets in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, pdmac, Bruce Durham, Larry Atchley Jr., Richard Groller, Michael A. Armstrong, Tom Barczak, Matthew Kirshenblatt, Beth W. Patterson, Yelle Hughes, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Shebat Legion, Bill Barnhill, Jack William Finley)
2014
18
Doctors in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, Matthew Kirshenblatt, Bill Snider, Deborah Koren, Chris Morris, Andrew P. Weston, Rob Hinkle, Paul Freeman)
2015
19
Hell Bound (By: Janet Morris, Andrew P. Weston)
2015
20
Pirates in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Paul Freeman, Andrew P. Weston, Rob Hinkle)
2017
21
Lovers in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Nancy Asire, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, A.L. Butcher, Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Andrew P. Weston, Michael E. Dellert)
2018
22
Mystics in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Gustavo Bondoni, A.L. Butcher, Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Andrew P. Weston)
2021
23
Liars in Hell (By: Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Michael H. Hanson, Joe Bonadonna, Richard Groller, S.E. Lindberg, Andrew P. Weston)
2022
24
Monsters in Hell (By: Joe Bonadonna, S.E. Lindberg, Janet Morris, Chris Morris, A. L. Butcher)
2024
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List of Infocom Books in Publication Order

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)
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)
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)
1983
4
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Shawna McCarthy)
1985
5
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (With: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, John Kessel, 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
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1991
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1991
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1993
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1993
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1994
11
1995
12
1995
13
1997
14
1998
15
1998
16
1999
17
1999
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19
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2001
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List of Best Science Fiction of the Year Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1972
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1973
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1974
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1976
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1977
7
1978
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1979
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1980
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1981
11
1982
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13
1984
14
1984
15
1986
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1987
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List of Author's Choice Monthly Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1989
2
1989
3
Heroines (By: James Patrick Kelly)
1990
4
Legacy of Fire (By: Nina Kiriki Hoffman)
1990
5
1990
6
1990
7
Neon Twilight ( By: Edward Bryant)
1990
8
Tales from a Vanished Country (By: Elizabeth Lynn)
1990
9
1990
10
1991
11
1991
12
1991
13
1991
14
1991
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1992
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List of George Alec Effinger Anthologies in Publication Order

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1980
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1981
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1982
18
1982
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10 1983
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1986
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1987
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1987
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1988
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1989
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1989
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1991
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1991
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1992
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1993
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1993
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1994
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1995
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1996
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1997
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1998
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1998
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1999
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1999
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2001
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George Alec Effinger: Biography

George Alec Effinger was born on January 10th, 1947. George passed away April 27th, 2002 at 55 years old. George Alec Effinger was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

George Alec Effinger is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 12 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1972 with the novel What Entropy Means to Me. The most recently released novel was Trinity: Hope-Sacrifice-Unity which was released in 1997.

George Alec Effinger also wrote the Collections series which has 9 books including Mixed Feelings and Irrational Numbers.

George Alec Effinger: Awards & Accolades

Effinger's books have won multiple awards, Schrödinger's Kitten won the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 1989 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Short Story in 1991.

George Alec Effinger books have also been nominated for multiple awards, When Gravity Fails was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1988. Everything But Honor (in Asimov's) was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 1990. A Fire in the Sun was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1990.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow George Alec Effinger are:

  1. Robin Hobb, author of the Farseer Series.
  2. Jim Butcher, author of The Dresden Files Series.
  3. John Scalzi, author of the Old Man's War Series.
  4. Nathan Lowell, author of the Trader Tales Of The Solar Clipper Series.
  5. Laurell K Hamilton, author of the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series.

George Alec Effinger: F.A.Q

When was George Alec Effinger Born?

George Alec Effinger was born on January 10th, 1947.

When did George Alec Effinger die?

George Alec Effinger died on April 27th, 2002 at 55 years old.

Where was George Alec Effinger Born?

George Alec Effinger was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

What book awards has George Alec Effinger won?

Schrödinger's Kitten: Hugo Award Best Novelette (1989), Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1991).

What was the first book George Alec Effinger wrote?

The first novel written by George Alec Effinger was What Entropy Means to Me, published in 1972.

What was the most recent book George Alec Effinger wrote?

His most recently released work was Bliss-Bestowing Hands (a short story) on April 18th, 2016.

How many books has George Alec Effinger written?

George Alec Effinger has written 36 books across 13 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 3 books in The Budayeen Cycle Series
  • 2 books in The Nick of Time Series
  • 4 books in the Planet of the Apes Series
  • 12 Standalone Novels
  • 3 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 9 Collections
  • 1 book in the Heroes in Hell Series
  • 1 book in the Infocom Series
  • 1 book in the Author's Choice Monthly Series

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