Samuel R. Delany

Samuel R. Delany

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Roots of Imagination: A Chrestomathy (Collection) was the most recently released book by Samuel R. Delany, on March 1st, 2023.

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Samuel R. Delany Stats: The highest rated book by Samuel R. Delany on Book Notification is Babel-17, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is The Einstein Intersection, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Samuel R. Delany on Book Notification is Dhalgren, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Babel-17, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Samuel R. Delany books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of The Fall of the Towers Books in Publication Order

List of Return to Nevèrÿon Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1965
2
7.51966
3
101967
4
1968
5
1973
6
91975
7
1976
8
1978
9
1984
10
1993
11
1994
12
1994
13
2007
14
2011
15
2019
16
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1967
2
1971
3
1981
4
1986
5
1991
6
1995
7
2012
8
2015
9
2017
10
2021
11
2021
12
2023

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1977
2
1978
3
1979
4
1984
5
1988
6
1988
7
1989
8
1994
9
1996
10
1999
11
2000
12
2000
13
2001
14
2006
15
2009
16
2018
17
2019
18
2021
19
2021
20
2021
21
2021
22
2021

List of Outspoken Authors Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
2001
2
2009
3
2009
4
2010
5
2010
6
2011
7
2011
8
2011
9
2012
10
2013
11
2013
12
2013
13
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad, Eleanor Arnason)
2014
14
2015
15
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz, Eleanor Arnason)
2015
16
2016
17
2017
18
2017
19
2018
20
Thoreau's Microscope (By: Michael Blumlein, Eleanor Arnason)
2018
21
The Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack)
2019
22
2019
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List of PM's Outspoken Authors Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Presidential Papers (By: John H. Kessel)
1984
2
2001
3
2010
4
2010
5
2011
6
2012
7
2013
8
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad, Eleanor Arnason)
2014
9
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz)
2015
10
2016
11
2017
12
2018
13
Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack)
2019
14
2019
15
2020
16
2021
17
Utopias of the Third Kind (By: Vandana Singh)
2021
18
Night Shift (By: Eileen Gunn)
2022
19
2024
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List of Samuel R. Delany Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
0
2
8 1967
3
1967
4
1970
5
1971
6
1973
7
1974
8
1974
9
1977
10
1980
11
1982
12
1986
13
1986
14
1988
15
1991
16
1992
17
1993
18
1994
19
1996
20
1996
21
1997
22
10 2000
23
2002
24
2002
25
2004
26
2004
27
2006
28
2007
29
2007
30
2010
31
2012
32
2013
33
2013
34
2013
35
2014
36
2015
37
2017
38
2018
39
2019
40
2019
41
2021
42
2023
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Samuel R. Delany: Biography

Samuel R. Delany (\"Chip\") was born on April 1st, 1942 and is currently 82 years old. Samuel R. Delany was born in New York City, USA.

Samuel R. Delany is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 22 books available. The first was released in 1977 with the book The Jewel-Hinged Jaw. The most recently released book was The Tragedy of Ophelia: Two Essays which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Samuel at this time.

Samuel R. Delany: Awards & Accolades

Samuel R. Delany has won multiple awards including: The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation Awards, Imagination in Service to Society, in 2021 and the World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 2022.

Delany's books have also won multiple awards, The Motion of Light in Water won the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1989. A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 2001 as well as the World Fantasy Award - Anthology in 2001. People of Color Destroy Science Fiction! won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2017.

The following novels by Samuel R. Delany were also nominated for these awards:

  • Babel-17: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1967). Otherwise Award, Retrospective Award (1995).
  • The Einstein Intersection: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1968). Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (1997).
  • Nova: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1969).
  • Tales of Nevèrÿon: National Book Awards, Best Science Fiction - Paperback (1980).
  • Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1987).
  • Tritón / Trouble on Triton: Otherwise Award, Retrospective Award (1995).
  • Silent Interviews: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (1995).
  • Reading the Bones: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2005). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (2005).
  • About Writing: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (2007).
  • Dark Reflections: Stonewall Book Award, Literature (2008).
  • Dhalgren: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2012).

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  4. Terry Pratchett, author of the novel: Good Omens.
  5. Anne McCaffrey, author of the Dragonriders of Pern Series.

Samuel R. Delany: F.A.Q

When was Samuel R. Delany Born? How old is Samuel R. Delany?

Samuel R. Delany was born on April 1st, 1942. Samuel R. Delany is currently 82 years old.

Where was Samuel R. Delany Born?

Samuel R. Delany was born in New York City, USA and is American.

What awards has Samuel R. Delany won?

Samuel R. Delany has won the following awards: Imagination in Service to Society at the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation Awards (2021) and the Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (2022).

What book awards has Samuel R. Delany won?

The Motion of Light in Water: Hugo Award Best Related Work (1989).
A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora: World Fantasy Award Anthology (2001), World Fantasy Award Anthology (2001).
People of Color Destroy Science Fiction!: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2017).

What was the first book Samuel R. Delany wrote?

The first novel written by Samuel R. Delany was The Jewels of Aptor, published in 1962.

What was the most recent book Samuel R. Delany wrote?

His most recently released work was Roots of Imagination: A Chrestomathy on March 1st, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Samuel R. Delany?

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

How many books has Samuel R. Delany written?

Samuel R. Delany has written 60 books. 3 books in The Fall of the Towers Series, 4 books in the Return to Nevèrÿon Series, 16 Standalone Novels, 5 Short Stories/Novellas, 12 books in the Collections, 22 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Outspoken Authors Series, 1 book in the PM's Outspoken Authors Series.

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