John Varley

John Varley

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List of Eight Worlds Books in Publication Order

List of Gaea Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of Metal Books in Publication Order

List of Thunder and Lightning Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Chapbooks 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)
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)
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)
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)
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Shawna McCarthy)
1985
5
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, John Kessel, George Alec Effinger, 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)
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By: Connie Willis, George R.R. Martin, Ron Goulart, John Kessel, George Alec Effinger, 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
6
Isaac Asimov's Aliens (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1991
7
Isaac Asimov's Robots (By: Isaac Asimov, Rob Chilson)
1991
8
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite (By: Isaac Asimov, John M. Ford)
1993
9
Isaac Asimov's War (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1993
10
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1994
11
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1995
12
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts (By: Isaac Asimov, Terry Bisson)
1995
13
Isaac Asimov's Christmas (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1997
14
Isaac Asimov's Camelot (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois, Eleanor Arnason)
1998
15
Isaac Asimov's Detectives (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
1998
16
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves (By: Isaac Asimov, Suzy McKee Charnas, Gardner Dozois)
1999
17
Isaac Asimov's Solar System (By: Gardner Dozois)
1999
18
Isaac Asimov's Utopias (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
2000
19
Isaac Asimov's Father Day (By: Isaac Asimov, Gardner Dozois)
2001
20
Isaac Asimov's Halloween (By: Isaac Asimov)
2001
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List of Mondo Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Mondo Barbie (With: Lynne Barrett, Julia Alvarez, Philip Levine, A.M. Homes, David Trinidad, Sandra Cisneros, Marge Piercy, Gary Soto, Roberta Allen, Alice McDermott, Hilary Tham, Lyn Lifshin, Rebecca Brown, Denise Duhamel, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Lynne McMahon, Kathryn Harrison, Patricia Storace, Richard Grayson, Leslie Shiel, Laura Costas, Sharon Henry, Cookie Lupton, Lisa B. Herskovits, Belinda Subraman, Ellie Schoenfeld, Sparrow ., Gregg Shapiro, Cathryn Hankla, Wayne E. Kline, Jose Padua, Jeff Weddle)
Mondo Barbie (With: Lynne Barrett, Julia Alvarez, Philip Levine, A.M. Homes, David Trinidad, Sandra Cisneros, Marge Piercy, Gary Soto, Roberta Allen, Alice McDermott, Hilary Tham, Lyn Lifshin, Rebecca Brown, Denise Duhamel, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Lynne McMahon, Kathryn Harrison, Patricia Storace, Richard Grayson, Leslie Shiel, Laura Costas, Sharon Henry, Cookie Lupton, Lisa B. Herskovits, Belinda Subraman, Ellie Schoenfeld, Sparrow ., Gregg Shapiro, Cathryn Hankla, Wayne E. Kline, Jose Padua, Jeff Weddle)
1993
2
Mondo Elvis (By: Howard Waldrop, Cornelius Eady, Mark Childress, Susie Mee, Nick Cave, Mark Winegardner, Rafael Alvarez, Greil Marcus, Pagan Kennedy, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Lynne McMahon, Cathryn Hankla, Samuel Charters, Rachel Salazar, Eleanor Earle Crockett, Diane Wakoski, Judy Vernon, David Wojahn, William McCranor Henderson, Janice Eidus, Elizabeth Ash Vélez, Laura Kalpakian, Eri Makino, Ai, Michael Wilkerson, Brian Gilmore)
Mondo Elvis (By: Howard Waldrop, Cornelius Eady, Mark Childress, Susie Mee, Nick Cave, Mark Winegardner, Rafael Alvarez, Greil Marcus, Pagan Kennedy, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Lynne McMahon, Cathryn Hankla, Samuel Charters, Rachel Salazar, Eleanor Earle Crockett, Diane Wakoski, Judy Vernon, David Wojahn, William McCranor Henderson, Janice Eidus, Elizabeth Ash Vélez, Laura Kalpakian, Eri Makino, Ai, Michael Wilkerson, Brian Gilmore)
1994
3
Mondo Marilyn (By: J.G. Ballard, Michael Hemmingson, Clive Barker, Doris Grumbach, Beth Meacham, Lynne Tillman, Charles Bukowski, David Trinidad, Tom Whalen, Sharon Olds, Leslie Pietrzyk, Lyn Lifshin, Nanci Griffith, Robert Peters, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Gregg Shapiro, Judy Grahn, Sam Toperoff, Julia P. Dubner, Bill Morris, John Rechy, L.A. Lantz, Phyllis Burke, Hillary Johnson, Rita Valencia, Michael Lally, Eleanor E. Crocket, Taylor Mead, Susan Compo, Rosanne Daryl Thomas)
Mondo Marilyn (By: J.G. Ballard, Michael Hemmingson, Clive Barker, Doris Grumbach, Beth Meacham, Lynne Tillman, Charles Bukowski, David Trinidad, Tom Whalen, Sharon Olds, Leslie Pietrzyk, Lyn Lifshin, Nanci Griffith, Robert Peters, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Gregg Shapiro, Judy Grahn, Sam Toperoff, Julia P. Dubner, Bill Morris, John Rechy, L.A. Lantz, Phyllis Burke, Hillary Johnson, Rita Valencia, Michael Lally, Eleanor E. Crocket, Taylor Mead, Susan Compo, Rosanne Daryl Thomas)
1995
4
Mondo James Dean (By: Lewis Shiner, Jack C. Haldeman II, Bentley Little, Michael Hemmingson, Chuck Taylor, Michael Martone, Louisa Ermelino, Terence Winch, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Sparrow ., Janice Eidus, Ai, Tino Villanueva, Edwin Corley, Robert Ready, Reuben Jackson, Stephanie Hart, D.E. Steward, David Plumb, Ed Graczyk, Hilary Howard, James Finney Boylan, Miranda Schwartz)
Mondo James Dean (By: Lewis Shiner, Jack C. Haldeman II, Bentley Little, Michael Hemmingson, Chuck Taylor, Michael Martone, Louisa Ermelino, Terence Winch, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Sparrow ., Janice Eidus, Ai, Tino Villanueva, Edwin Corley, Robert Ready, Reuben Jackson, Stephanie Hart, D.E. Steward, David Plumb, Ed Graczyk, Hilary Howard, James Finney Boylan, Miranda Schwartz)
1996
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List of John Varley Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 22nd Series
1976
2
Galaxy: Volume 1
1980
3
Nebula Awards 13
1980
4
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction
1980
5
Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction
1980
6
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far
1981
7
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 24
1982
8
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own
1983
9
Fourth Planet from the Sun
1984
10
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy!
1985
11
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection
1985
12
Worlds Apart
1986
13
The Dark Void
1987
14
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy!
1989
15
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection
1990
16
Isaac Asimov's Aliens
1991
17
Isaac Asimov's Robots
1991
18
Mondo Barbie
1993
19
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite
1993
20
Isaac Asimov's War
1993
21
Mondo Elvis
1994
22
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams
1994
23
Superheroes
1995
24
Mondo Marilyn
1995
25
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep
1995
26
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts
1995
27
Mondo James Dean
1996
28
Isaac Asimov's Christmas
1997
29
Isaac Asimov's Camelot
1998
30
Isaac Asimov's Detectives
1998
31
The Good New Stuff
1999
32
Bangs & Whimpers: Stories about The End of The World
1999
33
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves
1999
34
Isaac Asimov's Solar System
1999
35
Isaac Asimov's Utopias
2000
36
Isaac Asimov's Father Day
2001
37
Isaac Asimov's Halloween
2001
38
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian
2003
39
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 21 Annual Edition
2004
40
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF
2009
41
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
42
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF
2013
43
Humanity 2.0
2016
44
7.3
Flight or Fright
2018
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John Varley: Biography

John Varley (John Herbert Varley) was born on August 9th, 1947 and is currently 76 years old. John Varley was born in Austin, Texas, USA.

John Varley is the author of the Eight Worlds series which currently consists of 4 novels. The Eight Worlds series started in 1977 with the novel The Ophiuchi Hotline. The most recently released novel in the Eight Worlds series was Irontown Blues which was released in 2018. There are no upcoming novels for the Eight Worlds series.

John Varley (John Herbert Varley) has also written the Thunder and Lightning series which has 4 books including Red Thunder and Red Lightning.

John Varley: Awards & Accolades

Varley's books have won multiple awards, Press Enter won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1987. Tango Charlie and Foxtrot Romeo won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1992.

The following novels by John Varley were also nominated for these awards:

  • Titan: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1980).
  • The Persistence of Vision: National Book Awards, Best Science Fiction - Paperback (1980).
  • Wizard: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1981).
  • Millennium: Philip K. Dick Award, Best Science Fiction Book (1983). Hugo Award, Best Novel (1984).
  • Steel Beach: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1993).
  • The Barbie Murders: Otherwise Award, Retrospective Award (1995).
  • Flight or Fright: Goodreads Awards, Best Horror (2018).

John Varley: Author Insights

The highest rated book by John Varley on Book Notification is Titan, the 1st novel in the Gaea Trilogy series.

The most read book by John Varley on Book Notification is Titan, the 1st novel in the Gaea Trilogy series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow John Varley are:

  1. Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation Series.
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the The Lord of the Rings Series.
  3. George Orwell, author of the novel: 1984.
  4. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  5. Terry Pratchett, author of the novel: Good Omens.

John Varley: F.A.Q

When was John Varley Born? How old is John Varley?

John Varley was born on August 9th, 1947. John Varley is currently 76 years old.

Where was John Varley Born?

John Varley was born in Austin, Texas, USA and is American.

What book awards has John Varley won?

Press Enter: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1987).
Tango Charlie and Foxtrot Romeo: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1992).

What was the first book John Varley wrote?

The first novel written by John Varley was The Ophiuchi Hotline, published in 1977.

What was the most recent book John Varley wrote?

His most recently released work was Irontown Blues on August 28th, 2018.

Will there be any more books by John Varley?

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

How many books has John Varley written?

John Varley has written 22 books across 10 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 4 books in the Eight Worlds Series
  • 3 books in the Gaea Trilogy Series
  • 2 books in the Metal Series
  • 4 books in the Thunder and Lightning Series
  • 3 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 3 Short Story Collections
  • 2 Chapbooks

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