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Barry B. Longyear
Hugo & Nebula winning author of Enemy Mine (made into a major motion picture by Fox)BARRY B. LONGYEAR is the first writer to win the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer all in the same year. In addition to his acclaimed Enemy Mine Series, his works include the classic Sea... show more

Hugo & Nebula winning author of Enemy Mine (made into a major motion picture by Fox)BARRY B. LONGYEAR is the first writer to win the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer all in the same year. In addition to his acclaimed Enemy Mine Series, his works include the classic Sea of Glass and Infinity Hold series, SF & fantasy novels, recovery and writing instruction works, and numerous short stories. Nominations and Awards*:1979 (Nomination) John W. Campbell Award for best new writer.1979 John W. Campbell Award for best new writer.1979 Hugo Award, best novella, "Enemy Mine."1979 Nebula Award, best novella, "Enemy Mine."1979 Locus Award, best novella, "Enemy Mine."1979 (Nomination) Hugo Award, best novelette, "Homecoming."1980 (Nomination), Hugo Award, best novelette, "Savage Planet."1980 (Nomination), Locus Award, best novelette, "Savage Planet."1980 (Nomination), AnLab Award, best novelette, "Savage Planet."1981 (Nomination) Locus Award, Single Author Collection, Manifest Destiny.1981 Distinguished Achievement Award, University of Maine at Farmington.1982 (Nomination), AnLab Award, best short story, "Collector's Item."1984 (Nomination) Prometheus Award, best novel, The Tomorrow Testament.1990 (Finalist) Philip K. Dick Award, best novel, Infinity Hold.1990 (Nomination) Prometheus Award, best novel, Infinity Hold.1991 (Nomination) Prometheus Hall of Fame, Circus World.1993 (Nomination), Locus Award, best novelette, "Chimaera."1994 (Nomination), Locus Award, best novelette, "The Death Addict."1999 (Nomination) Prometheus Hall of Fame, Circus World.2002 (Nomination), Locus Award, best novella, "Silent Her."2006 AnLab Award, best novella, "The Good Kill."2007 AnLab Award, best novella, "Murder in Parliament Street."
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Birth date: January 01, 1942
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Traditional Fantasy
Traditional Fantasy rated it 5 years ago
This is a classic science fiction story about a man who becomes spaceship wrecked on a planet with his enemy, a drac. The two are thrown together in a survival situation where co-operation is theonly alternative to death. A movie was made of this story starring Dennis Quaid, but much of the story ...
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader rated it 6 years ago
Here’s who’ll love this book: fans of football and science. Too bad I know next to nothing about football. I was lured in by the book’s description “In the bestselling tradition of Freakonomics…”, but while FREAKONOMICS is all about paradoxal thinking in a conventional world, NEWTON’S FOOTBALL is mo...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it 11 years ago
Now this is what science fiction is supposed to be. Funny, clever, intelligent stories. They're all too rare these days!Circus World is a collection of linked short stories in the classic SF style. They share the setting of City of Baraboo and Elephant Song, which were published after it but are set...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it 11 years ago
Now this is what science fiction is supposed to be. Funny, clever, intelligent stories. They're all too rare these days!Circus World is a collection of linked short stories in the classic SF style. They share the setting of City of Baraboo and Elephant Song, which were published after it but are set...
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