Mike resnick has 685 books on goodreads with 191701 ratings. March 5, 1942 january 9, 2020 was an american science fiction writer under the name mike resnick. He is such a pro at writing its hard to imagine him turning out anything not at least worthy of consideration for an award. Mike resnick is the winner of 5 hugos and numerous other major awards in the usa, france, japan, spain, croatia, and poland, and is, according to locus, the alltime leading award winner, living or dead, for short fiction. The book of man is mike resnicks masterful contribution to the science fiction genres sweeping galactic legacy that began with asimovs foundation series. A national book award finalist first published in 1981 and reissued in hardcover in march 2012, homecoming is the compelling story of four siblings, age 6 to, who are abandoned by their mother in a parking lot, and have no father to go home to he left before the fourth kid was born.
They can cure cancer and transplant every damned organ in your body. Homecoming is a 1981 young adult novel by american childrens author cynthia voigt. The homecoming by mike resnick, asimovs aprilmay 2011. Parents need to know that homecoming is the first book in a sevenpart series known as the tillerman cycle. Alternate presidents is a collection of 28 short stories edited by mike resnick, speculating on what history might have been like if the outcome of 28 presidential elections would have been different. May 11, 2011 mark watson 0 comments mike resnick a consecutive short and emotionally intense story in the issue looking at the impact on humans of loss through an sfnal lens. Mike resnick project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Mike resnicks novels are notable for the tall tales they relate and the characters who are bigger than life. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. This issue of the galaxys edge is filled with the stories he bought as editor, and many appreciations and tributes to him as a writer, editor, friend, husband and father. Homecoming, by cynthia voigt, has changed my perspective on the way books are supposed to be like. A native of chicago, resnick attended the university of chicago from 1959 to 1961 where he met his future wife, carol.
You will read about how mike resnick was an incredible author and the best writer dad a fledging author could wish for. Win some, lose some by mike resnick between 1989 and 2012, a span of 23 years, the members of the world science fiction society have seen fit to honor mike resnick with 36 hugo nominations, 30 for his fiction, more than any other science fiction author. A great plot, with quirky and fascinating characters. Adrienne gormley completed a 679page second edition, which was published in 2012. This includes 5 hugo awards, and a record 34 hugo nominations, 29 of them for short fiction. How lessons from kindergarten can help everyone develop the creative thinking skills needed to thrive in todays society. The moon had just slipped behind the clouds when we heard the first rustlings in the grass. In kindergartens these days, children spend more time with math worksheets and phonics flashcards than building blocks and finger paint. All my adult life i had wanted to write a novel about doc holliday and johnny ringo, the only two college.
A science fiction conversation 2004 and 50th anniversary brunch noreascon three videotape 1989. I am usually looking for an adventurous, mystery book. However, after reading homecoming, i noticed that adventure and mystery are not the only genres that make a satisfying story for me. A son returns home, much changed, having taken a decision to undergo fundamental surgical change to live out his dreams on a distant planet. Resnick has been nominated for 37 hugo awardsa record for writersand won five times. But while this story is worthy of consideration, its not a contender, at least in my mind. Become a member and enjoy the enhanced features only available to registered members. Mike, tell us a little about buntline special, a weird western with thomas edison fighting magic. Michael mike diamond resnick, better known by his published name mike resnick, was a popular and prolific american science fiction author. Mike edited the library of african adventure series for st.
Mike resnick currently stands first on the locus list of alltime award winners, living of dead, for short fiction, and 4th on the alltime list of award winners for all lengths. Flagship is book 5 of mike resnick s starship series and is set in 1970 of the galactic era, almost three thousand years from now, when the rebel starship theodore roosevelt prepares to lead coles armada into the republic even though outnumbered. Mike resnick s most popular book is the other teddy roosevelts. Widowmakers1998 is a sfbc omnibus trilogy of scifi western stories, set in the same universe as the fairly similar santiago galaxyfrontier bounty hunter stories, also by mike resnick. In the 1960s and early 1970s, resnick wrote more than 200 adult novels under pseudonyms 1, edited seven tabloid newspapers, and edited a trio of mens magazines. Mike resnick is, according to locus, the alltime leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction.
The outpost is a canterbury talesstyle bar where these heroes can meet and swap stories when they need a break from their lives of heroic endeavors. He is the author of more than 50 novels, 200 short stories, 14 collections, and two screenplays, and the editor of more. Common knowledge publisher series daw book collectors. Now, in widowmaker unleashed, he turns his attention to the recently cured jefferson nighthawk. Will the last person to leave the planet please shut off the sun. Mike resnick books list of books by author mike resnick. The author of the starship series, the john justin mallory series, the eli paxton mysteries, and four weird west tales, he sold sixtynine science fiction novels and more than two hundred fifty short stories and edited forty anthologies. He is, according to locus, the alltime leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. Short story narration of mike resnick s the homecoming. In lifelong kindergarten, learning expert mitchel resnick argues for exactly the. Michael mike diamond resnick, better known by his published name mike resnick, is a popular and prolific american science fiction author.
Most of mike resnicks science fiction novels and series fit into an overarching future history, the birthright universe. I dont know which bothers me more, my lumbago or my arthritis. The future and youall of mike resnick s audio interviews on the podcast in which he describes his expectations of the future mike resnick at the internet speculative fiction database. Resnick wrote more than 70 novels and published over 25 collections. It is the first of seven novels in the tillerman cycle. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Except for 1999 and 2003, he has received at least one nomination every year from 1989 through 2012. Mike resnick is currently considered a single author. Short story narration of mike resnicks the homecoming. Join facebook to connect with michael resnick and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. The homecoming by mike resnick this story is a nominee for the 2012 hugo awards, and as such i expected it to be a good read.
The book of man 1982 and ivory 1988 are set throughout this timeline. Martins press, and is currently editing the resnick library of african adventure, and, with carol as coeditor, the resnick library of worldwide adventure, for alexander books. The homecoming is mike resnick s 34th hugo nominated publication, which is pretty darned amazing. Mike resnick has 683 books on goodreads with 191844. The purpose of these clones was to provide the capital needed to maintain nighthawks slumber until he could be cured. Mike resnick was born on march 5, 1942 in chicago, illinois, usa as michael diamond resnick.
Mike resnick at the internet book list bibliography cleaner and easier to read than the one at the official site. Mike and carol resnik are editors of the resnicks library of worldwide adventure, a nonfiction series collecting tales of travel from various authors, for alexander books. Lou anders, my editor at pyr, asked me to do a weird western, which would be both fantasy and steampunk. Mike resnick won an impressive five hugos and was nominated for thirtyone more. Then there was a moment of utter silence, as if they knew we were listening for them, and finally there were the familiar hoots and shrieks as they raced to within fifty meters of us and, still screeching, struck postures of aggression. See all books authored by mike resnick, including after the king. Mike resnick has 683 books on goodreads with 191844 ratings. A list of the published works of american science fiction author mike resnick. Michael diamond resnick born 5 march 1942, better known by his published name mike resnick, is an american science fiction author. Kindergarten is becoming more like the rest of school. Join facebook to connect with mike resnick and others you may know.142 1141 1507 361 175 889 946 621 711 855 250 286 1158 301 790 753 841 1116 951 1181 1363 770 538 101 536 685 652 419 618 1278 32 543 1111 969 86 395 203 801 1347 1480 462 229 976 546 902