Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Pournelle also wrote as: Wade Curtis.

Jerry Pournelle was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA on August 7th, 1933 and passed away at the age of 84 on September 8th, 2017.

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Jerry Pournelle Stats: The highest rated book by Jerry Pournelle on Book Notification is The Mote in God's Eye, the first novel in the Moties series. The second-highest rated book is Lucifer's Hammer, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Jerry Pournelle on Book Notification is Lucifer's Hammer, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is The Mote in God's Eye (Moties #1).

Below is a complete list of Jerry Pournelle books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of CoDominium Universe Books in Publication Order

List of The Endless Frontier Books in Publication Order (with John F. Carr)

List of Falkenberg's Legion Books in Publication Order

List of Far Frontiers Books in Publication Order (with Jim Baen)

List of Golden Road Books in Publication Order (with Larry Niven)

List of Heorot Books in Publication Order (with Larry Niven, with Steven Barnes)

List of Heorot Series in Chronological Order

List of Imperial Stars Books in Publication Order (with John F. Carr)

List of Inferno Books in Publication Order (with Larry Niven)

List of Janissaries Books in Publication Order

List of Jupiter Books in Publication Order

List of Laurie Jo Hansen Books in Publication Order

List of Man-Kzin Wars Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
61988
2
61989
3
1990
4
1991
5
1991
6
1992
7
Man-Kzin Wars VI (By: Gregory Benford, Mark O. Martin)
1994
8
1995
9
1996
10
1998
11
91998
12
Man-Kzin Wars IX ( By: Jim Baen)
2001
13
2002
14
2003
15
Man-Kzin Wars XI ( By: Matthew Harrington)
2005
16
2006
17
2009
18
2012
19
2013
20
Treasure Planet (By: Larry Niven, Hal Colebatch, Jessica Q. Fox)
2014
21
2019
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List of Moties Books in Publication Order (with Larry Niven, with Jennifer R. Pournelle)

List of Paul Crane Books in Publication Order (as Wade Curtis)

List of Planet of the Apes Books in Publication Order

List of There Will Be War Books in Publication Order

List of War World Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1988
2
1990
3
1991
4
1992
5
1992
6
1994
7
1994
8
Discovery (With: William Wu, Leslie Fish, Charles E. Gannon, E.R. Stewart, Don Hawthorne, John F. Carr)
2010
9
Takeover (With: Don Hawthorne, John F. Carr)
2011
10
The Lidless Eye (By: Don Hawthorne, John F. Carr)
2013
11
The Battle of Sauron (With: Don Hawthorne, John F. Carr)
2013
12
2013
13
2013
14
2017
15
2018
16
2020
17
Andromeda Flight (By: John F. Carr, Doug McElwain)
2021
18
War World Concordance (By: John F. Carr, Doug McElwain)
2022
19
2022
20
2023
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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1977
2
1981
3
1984
4
1984
5
1984
6
1985
7
1989
8
1992
9
1995
10
2003
11
2004
12
2020
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List of Pournelle Users Guide Books in Publication Order

List of Jerry Pournelle Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1971
2
1974
3
1976
4
1978
5
1979
6
1981
7
1982
8
1985
9
1991
10
2014
11
2014
12
2017
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Jerry Pournelle: Biography

Jerry Pournelle (Jerry Eugene Pournelle) was born on August 7th, 1933. Jerry passed away September 8th, 2017 at 84 years old. Jerry Pournelle was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.

Jerry Pournelle is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 12 books available. The first was released in 1977 with the book That Buck Rogers Stuff. The most recently released book was Step Further Out: Jerry Pournelle's Essays on Taking the Stars which was released in 2020.

Jerry Pournelle (Jerry Eugene Pournelle) also wrote There Will Be War series which has 9 books including There Will Be War and Men of War.

Jerry Pournelle: Awards & Accolades

Jerry Pournelle was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Editor, Short Form, in 2016. Pournelle's books have won multiple awards, Footfall won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 1989. Fallen Angels won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 1998.

Jerry Pournelle books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Mote in God's Eye was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1975. Inferno was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1976. Lucifer's Hammer was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1978. Janissaries was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Science Fiction - Hardcover, in 1980. Footfall was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1986. The Legacy of Heorot was nominated for the Locus Award, Best Science Fiction Novel, in 1988.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Jerry Pournelle are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation Series.
  3. Frank Herbert, author of the Dune Series.
  4. Orson Scott Card, author of the Ender Saga Series.
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings Series.

Jerry Pournelle: F.A.Q

When was Jerry Pournelle Born?

Jerry Pournelle was born on August 7th, 1933.

When did Jerry Pournelle die?

Jerry Pournelle died on September 8th, 2017 at 84 years old.

Where was Jerry Pournelle Born?

Jerry Pournelle was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.

What book awards has Jerry Pournelle won?

Footfall: Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1989).
Fallen Angels: Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1998).

What was the first book Jerry Pournelle wrote?

The first book written by Jerry Pournelle was Analog Science Fiction And Fact, May 1971, published in 1971.

What was the most recent book Jerry Pournelle wrote?

His most recently released work was Mamelukes on June 2nd, 2020.

How many books has Jerry Pournelle written?

Jerry Pournelle has written 82 books across 24 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 3 books in the CoDominium Universe Series
  • 3 books in The Endless Frontier Series
  • 4 books in the Falkenberg's Legion Series
  • 7 books in the Far Frontiers Series
  • 2 books in the Golden Road Series
  • 4 books in the Heorot Series
  • 3 books in the Imperial Stars Series
  • 2 books in the Inferno Series
  • 4 books in the Janissaries Series
  • 2 books in the Jupiter Series
  • 3 books in the Laurie Jo Hansen Series
  • 4 books in the Man-Kzin Wars Series
  • 2 books in the Moties Series
  • 2 books in the Paul Crane Series
  • 1 book in the Planet of the Apes Series
  • 9 books in There Will Be War Series
  • 9 books in the War World Series
  • 6 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Short Story Collections
  • 11 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 Dan Ing Non-Fiction
  • 1 Michael Flynn Standalone Novels

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