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Kim Stanley Robinson
Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards. He is the author of eleven previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Fifty Degrees Below, Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt, and Antarctica--for which he was sent to the... show more



Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards. He is the author of eleven previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Fifty Degrees Below, Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt, and Antarctica--for which he was sent to the Antarctic by the U.S. National Science Foundation as part of their Antarctic Artists and Writers' Program. He lives in Davis, California.

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Birth date: March 23, 1952
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in libris
in libris rated it 4 months ago
Kim Stanley Robinson's The Years of Rice and Salt is distinctly Robinsonian, mostly in good (nay, excellent) ways. Much like his Mars trilogy, this novel traces the development of a civilization over the course of centuries. So, there is an epic sweep to it, but the focus is not the traditional king...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 6 months ago
“Did you ever read Waiting for Godot? “No.” “Did you ever read Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead?” “No.” “Did you ever read Kiss of the Spider Woman?” “No.” “Did you ever read---“ “Jeff, stop it. I’ve never read anything.” “Some coders read.” “Yeah that’s right. I’ve read The R Cookbook. Also, E...
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
New York in the early 2140s, some 125 years in the future, is in some ways the same as it always has been - the crowds and the crime and Central Park and the street urchins and the folks trying to make a fast buck (legally or illegally), the immensely rich few bumping up against great masses of much...
meeplemaiden
meeplemaiden rated it 1 year ago
Interesting rather than entertaining (if that distinction can be made). The story contains a lot of speculation about what can be done about climate change, it's a bit like reading an idiots guide interspersed with the odd news report about a catastrophe happening somewhere in the world. I missed th...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
You can't beat The Second Law of Thermodynamics. ***************************************** Okay, it's really tempting to leave the above as the complete review but... KSR has been something of a hit-or-miss author in my experience but this isn't so much hitting the nail on the head as firing a s...
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