Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein also wrote as: Anson MacDonald.

Robert A. Heinlein was born in Butler, MO, USA on July 7th, 1907 and passed away at the age of 80 on May 8th, 1988.

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Robert A. Heinlein Stats: The highest rated book by Robert A. Heinlein on Book Notification is To Sail Beyond the Sunset, the 4th novel in the World As Myth series. The second-highest rated book is The Past Through Tomorrow (Future History/Heinlein Timeline #7).

The most read book by Robert A. Heinlein on Book Notification is Stranger in a Strange Land, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Starship Troopers / Starship Soldier, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Robert A. Heinlein books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Future History/Heinlein Timeline Books in Publication Order

List of Heinlein's Juveniles Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
61947
2
7.31948
3
7.51949
4
7.51950
5
7.51951
6
7.51952
7
71953
8
71954
9
81955
10
8.51956
11
7.31957
12
8.41958

List of Man-Kzin Wars Books in Publication Order (with Larry Niven, with S.M. Stirling, with Jerry Pournelle, with Dean Ing, with Robert Sheckley, with Gregory Benford, with Anthony Boucher, with William Goldman, with Paul Chafe, with Jim Baen, with Mark O. Martin, with Matthew Harrington, with Hal Colebatch, with Jessica Q. Fox)

# 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 The Road to Science Fiction Books in Publication Order (by with James Edwin Gunn)

List of World As Myth Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
101941
2
8.5
Beyond This Horizon ( As: Anson MacDonald)
1948
3
81951
4
81956
5
8.51957
6
8.41959
7
8.11961
8
8.31963
9
81963
10
8.51964
11
8.51966
12
8.41970
13
7.21982
14
7.21984
15
62003
16
82006
17
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Chapbooks in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
91939
2
1948
3
101950
4
71953
5
71959
6
8.51959
7
1960
8
1965
9
1972
10
1973
11
1986
12
2005
13
2006
14
2008

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Robert A. Heinlein Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1941
2
1946
3
1952
4
1954
5
1954
6
1958
7
1963
8
1967
9
1970
10
8 1973
11
1974
12
1974
13
1978
14
1980
15
1980
16
1984
17
1987
18
1988
19
1989
20
1991
21
1992
22
1999
23
1999
24
2005
25
2010
26
2013
27
2014
28
2018
29
2019
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Robert A. Heinlein: Biography

Robert A. Heinlein (Robert Anson Heinlein) was born on July 7th, 1907. Robert passed away May 8th, 1988 at 80 years old. Robert A. Heinlein was born in Butler, MO, USA.

Robert A. Heinlein (Robert Anson Heinlein) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 17 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1941 with the novel Sixth Column / The Day After Tomorrow. The most recently released novel was The Pursuit of the Pankera which was released in 2020.

Robert A. Heinlein also wrote the Short Story Collections series which has 14 books including Life Line and Ordeal in Space.

Robert A. Heinlein: Awards & Accolades

Heinlein's books have won multiple awards, Farmer in the Sky / Satellite Scout won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1951. Double Star won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1956. Starship Troopers / Starship Soldier won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1960. Stranger in a Strange Land won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1962. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1967. I Will Fear No Evil won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 1978.

The following novels by Robert A. Heinlein were nominated for these awards:

  • Have Space Suit—Will Travel: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1959).
  • Glory Road: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1964).
  • The Moon is a Harsh Mistress: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1966).
  • Time Enough for Love: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1974).
  • Friday: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1983).
  • Job: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1985).
  • Grumbles from the Grave: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (1990).
  • The Star Beast / Star Lummox: Audie Award, Best Audio Drama (2008).

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  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings Series.
  3. Frank Herbert, author of the Dune Series.
  4. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  5. Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation Series.

Robert A. Heinlein: F.A.Q

When was Robert A. Heinlein Born?

Robert A. Heinlein was born on July 7th, 1907.

When did Robert A. Heinlein die?

Robert A. Heinlein died on May 8th, 1988 at 80 years old.

Where was Robert A. Heinlein Born?

Robert A. Heinlein was born in Butler, MO, USA.

What book awards has Robert A. Heinlein won?

Farmer in the Sky / Satellite Scout: Hugo Award Best Novel (1951).
Double Star: Hugo Award Best Novel (1956).
Starship Troopers / Starship Soldier: Hugo Award Best Novel (1960).
Stranger in a Strange Land: Hugo Award Best Novel (1962).
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress: Hugo Award Best Novel (1967).
I Will Fear No Evil: Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1978).

What was the first book Robert A. Heinlein wrote?

The first novel written by Robert A. Heinlein was Life Line, published in 1939.

What was the most recent book Robert A. Heinlein wrote?

His most recently released work was The Pursuit of the Pankera on March 24th, 2020.

How many books has Robert A. Heinlein written?

Robert A. Heinlein has written 66 books across 18 series.
  • 7 books in the Future History/Heinlein Timeline Series
  • 12 books in the Heinlein's Juveniles Series
  • 4 books in the World As Myth Series
  • 17 Standalone Novels
  • 4 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 1 Chapbooks
  • 14 Short Story Collections
  • 6 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 Collections

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