Author Robinson's Book
Forty Signs of Rain
Frank Vanderwal is a brilliant microbiologist, an avid rock climber and a bit of an amateur anthropologist who tends view human behavior somewhat dispassionately in terms of social psychology and primate evolution. After a year in DC he is increasingly frustrated with the politics and bureaucracy that he believes is preventing urgently needed action on climate change.
Anna Quibler is the Bioinformatics Director at the National Science Foundation in Wa...
Taking place in three seperate time periods spanning several centuries, Icehenge is a story about history written by the victors, and an archaeological mystery stretching from the dust covered ruins of a domed Martian city to an impossible artifact on the polar plain of Pluto. Emma Weil is a bystander on a mutinous freighter hijacked during the failed Martian revolution. Her journal, discovered amidst ruins three hundred years later, becomes the obsessio...
This Book is a woderful look at the possible colinization of Mars. This has lots of main Charaters and give you a wonderful story through multiple perspectives
The Memory of Whiteness
THE MEMORY OF WHITENESS is a book written by Kim Stanley Robinson in 1985. It's a story about the relation between
mathematical and physical laws and the music.
Johannes Wright is the Ninth Master of the Orchestra. He became blind after having taken a powerful drug when still young but, thanks to his electronic eyes, has managed to master his instrument. The Orchestra has been built 200 years ago by Arthur Holywelkin, a physicist who devoted the 10 ...
The Wild Shore
THE WILD SHORE is the first novel, published in 1984, of the californian trilogy of Kim Stanley Robinson.
In 2060, only a few families live in San Onofre, between Los Angeles and San Diego. They have survived the nuclear bombing of the U.S.A. in 1987. They are farmers and fishermen and they try to rebuild a society without any technology under the satellite eyes of Japan that are observing them all year long. The californian climate has changed and st...
The Years of Rice and Salt
This book goes on the premise that the Bubonic Plague has wiped out 99% of the population of Europe after the first wave, leaving the eastern cultures to fill the gap left behind. Islam fills Europe, China discovers the new world by crossing the Pacific Ocean, and colonizes west to east. Taking place over several centuries, we follow the development of the world through the experiences of a family of constantly reincarnated people. A work of philosoph...