The Planet on the Table

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Tor Books, 1987 - Fiction - 256 pages
First time in paperback--the masterpiece selected most notable by The New York Times and The Washington Post. Certainly one of the finest stylists of fantastic literature going, Robinson could write any kind of fiction he chose. Here is an unbeatable collection.

About the author (1987)

Writer Kim Stanley Robinson was born in Orange County, California in 1952. He earned a B. A. and Ph. D. at the University of California at San Diego and an M. A. at Boston University. His first trilogy of books, concerning a post-nuclear holocaust: Orange County, collectively won a Nebula Award and two Hugos, but he may be better known for his Mars trilogy, which chronicles the colonization of Mars and spans hundreds of years. He has won an Asimov Award, a World Fantasy Award, a Locus Reader's Poll Award, and a John W. Campbell Award.

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