Lester del Rey

Lester del Rey

Lester del Rey was born in Clydesdale, Minnesota, USA on June 2nd, 1915 and passed away at the age of 77 on May 10th, 1993.

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Lester del Rey Stats: The highest rated book by Lester del Rey on Book Notification is The Runaway Robot, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Lester del Rey on Book Notification is The Runaway Robot, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Lester del Rey books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Jim Stanley Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Rocket Jockey
1952
2
Marooned on Mars
1952
3
The Mysterious Planet
1953
4
Attack from Atlantis
1953
5
Preferred Risk (With: Frederik Pohl)
1955
6
Nerves
1956
7
The Eleventh Commandment
1962
8
Outpost of Jupiter
1963
9
10
The Runaway Robot
1965
10
Tunnel Through Time
1966
11
The Cave of Spears
1966
12
Scheme of Things
1966
13
The One-Eyed Man
1966
14
Rocket From Infinity
1966
15
Siege Perilous
1966
16
Prisoners of Space
1968
17
The Infinite Worlds of Maybe
1968
18
The Man without a Planet
1969
19
Pstalemate
1971
20
Weeping May Tarry (With: Raymond F. Jones)
Weeping May Tarry (With: Raymond F. Jones)
1978
21
Rockets to Nowhere
2014
22
Police Your Planet
2014
23
Battle on Mercury
2020
24
Day of the Giants
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The World of Science Fiction, 1926-1976: The History of a Subculture
1975

List of Lester del Rey Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space
1946
2
Astounding Science Fiction: Volume 53, No. 6, August 1954
1954
3
Star Science Fiction Stories 3
1955
4
Novelets of Science Fiction
1963
5
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year, 1st Annual
1971
6
8
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume II A
1973
7
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1974
1974
8
Science Fiction Hall of Fame: The Novellas Book 1
1975
9
Fantastic World War II
1990
10
Once Upon a Time
1991
11
100 Wild Little Weird Tales
1994
12
The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse
2010
13
Bonus Sci-Fi Anthology -- 12 Masterpieces From Golden Era
2012
14
The Ninth Science Fiction Megapack
2014
15
Out of this World Adventures, July 1950
2016
16
The Alien MEGAPACK®: 25 Modern and Classic Science Fiction Stories
2016
17
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Twelve
2016
18
Space Pioneers
2018
19
Black Cat Weekly #22
2022
20
Black Cat Weekly #53
2022
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Lester del Rey: Biography

Lester del Rey (Leonard Knapp) was born on June 2nd, 1915. Lester passed away May 10th, 1993 at 77 years old. Lester del Rey was born in Clydesdale, Minnesota, USA.

Lester del Rey (Leonard Knapp) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 24 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1952 with the novel Rocket Jockey. The most recently released novel was Day of the Giants which was released in 2020.

Lester del Rey also wrote the Collections series which has 10 books including ..And Some Were Human and Robots and Changelings.

In 1978, Judy-Lynn del Rey along with her husband Lester del Rey were nominated for the "Professional" award, a World Fantasy Special Award for Ballantine Books. In 1980, Lester del Rey was nominated for the "Professional" award, a World Fantasy Special Award for Ballantine Del Rey Fantasy. In 1981 & 1983 Lester del Rey was nominated for the "Professional" award, a World Fantasy Special Award for Ballantine Del Rey.

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Lester del Rey: F.A.Q

When was Lester del Rey Born?

Lester del Rey was born on June 2nd, 1915.

When did Lester del Rey die?

Lester del Rey died on May 10th, 1993 at 77 years old.

Where was Lester del Rey Born?

Lester del Rey was born in Clydesdale, Minnesota, USA.

What was the first book Lester del Rey wrote?

The first novel written by Lester del Rey was ..And Some Were Human, published in 1948.

What was the most recent book Lester del Rey wrote?

His most recently released work was Day of the Giants on August 10th, 2020.

How many books has Lester del Rey written?

Lester del Rey has written 45 books. 3 books in the Jim Stanley Series, 24 Standalone Novels, 7 Short Stories/Novellas, 10 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books.

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