Jack McDevitt

Jack McDevitt

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Doorway to the Stars (a short story) (Short Stories/Novellas) was the most recently released book by Jack McDevitt, on February 1st, 2024.

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Jack McDevitt Stats: The highest rated book by Jack McDevitt on Book Notification is The Engines of God, the first novel in The Academy series. The second-highest rated book is Eternity Road, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Jack McDevitt on Book Notification is The Engines of God, the first novel in The Academy series. The second most read book is A Talent for War (Alex Benedict #1).

Below is a complete list of Jack McDevitt books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Jack McDevitt is The Academy Series.

List of Alex Benedict Books in Publication Order

List of The Academy Books in Publication Order

List of Ancient Shores Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Defending the Future Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dogs of War (By: Brenda Cooper, David Sherman, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Mike McPhail)
2013
2
2016
3
Man and Machine (By: James Chambers, Jennifer Brozek, Brenda Cooper, Aaron Rosenberg, Nancy Jane Moore, Bud Sparhawk, Jeff Young, Robert E. Waters, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Patrick Thomas, Mike McPhail, Judi Fleming, Anton Kukal, Eric V. Hardenbrook, Ronald Garner)
2016
4
In Harm's Way (By: Mike McPhail)
2019
5
Best Laid Plans (By: Jack Campbell, James Chambers, John L. French, Jack Campbell Jr., Keith R.A. DeCandido, Jeff Youngquist, Nancy Jane Moore, Bud Sparhawk, David Sherman, Jeff Young, Maria Snyder, Jeff Young, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Jeffrey Lyman, Judi Fleming, Eric V. Hardenbrook, Peter Prellwitz, Eric V. Hardenbrook)
2021
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List of Jack McDevitt Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1985
2
1988
3
1992
4
1996
5
1997
6
2000
7
2007
8
2007
9
2008
10
2008
11
2012
12
2012
13
2013
14
2013
15
2013
16
2014
17
10 2015
18
2016
19
2016
20
2016
21
2017
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Jack McDevitt: Biography

Jack McDevitt was born on April 14th, 1935 and is currently 89 years old. Jack McDevitt was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Jack McDevitt is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 9 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1986 with the novel The Hercules Text. The most recently released novel was Return to Glory which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Jack at this time.

Jack McDevitt has also written the Alex Benedict series which has 9 books including A Talent for War and Polaris.

Jack McDevitt: Awards & Accolades

McDevitt's book, The Hercules Text won the Philip K. Dick Award, Special Citation Award, in 1986.

Jack McDevitt books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Fort Moxie Branch (in Full Spectrum 1) was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Short Story, in 1989. The Engines of God was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel, in 1997. Time Travelers Never Die (in Asimov's) was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novella, in 1997. Seeker was nominated for the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 2009.

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The most common authors followed by users who also follow Jack McDevitt are:

  1. John Scalzi, author of the Old Man's War Series.
  2. Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation Series.
  3. Frank Herbert, author of the Dune Series.
  4. Brandon Sanderson, author of the Mistborn Series.
  5. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.

Jack McDevitt: F.A.Q

When was Jack McDevitt Born? How old is Jack McDevitt?

Jack McDevitt was born on April 14th, 1935. Jack McDevitt is currently 89 years old.

Where was Jack McDevitt Born?

Jack McDevitt was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and is AMerican.

What book awards has Jack McDevitt won?

McDevitt's book, The Hercules Text won the award Philip K. Dick Award, Special Citation Award, in 1986.

What was the first book Jack McDevitt wrote?

The first novel written by Jack McDevitt was The Hercules Text, published in 1986.

What was the most recent book Jack McDevitt wrote?

His most recently released work was Doorway to the Stars (a short story) on February 1st, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Jack McDevitt?

Jack McDevitt does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Jack McDevitt written?

Jack McDevitt has written 34 books across 10 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 9 books in the Alex Benedict Series
  • 8 books in The Academy Series
  • 2 books in the Ancient Shores Series
  • 9 Standalone Novels
  • 3 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 3 Collections

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