Robert Heinlein
Books and Stories

Robert Anson Heinlein was born in Missouri in 1907; he died in 1988. He entered the Naval Academy in 1925 and was commissioned in 1929; his career as a naval officer was cut short by ill health. He studied engineering and mathematics at UCLA.

Heinlein also wrote as Anson MacDonald and Lyle Monroe. He wrote his first short story (Lifeline) in 1939. He wrote many well-known novels (see below). He received the Nebula Grand Master award in 1975. Select a novel or story title to see the inventions from that work:

-And He Built A Crooked House, Street and Smith, 1940

Assignment in Eternity, Signet, 1953

Between Planets, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951

Beyond This Horizon, Astounding Science Fiction, 1942

Blowups Happen, Street and Smith Publications, 1940

Citizen of the Galaxy, Astounding Science Fiction, 1957

Common Sense, Astounding Science Fiction, 1941

Coventry, Astounding Science Fiction, 1940

Double Star, Doubleday, 1956

Farmer in the Sky, Scribners, 1950

Friday, Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, 1982

Gentlemen, Be Seated, Argosy, 1948

Glory Road, Gregg Press, 1963

Gulf, Astounding Science Fiction, 1949

Have Space Suit - Will Travel, Scribners, 1958

If This Goes On..., Astounding Science-Fiction, 1940

Lifeline, Street and Smith, 1939

Methuselah's Children, Astounding Science-Fiction, 1941

Misfit, Astounding Science Fiction, 1939

Podkayne of Mars, Worlds of IF, 1962

Red Planet, Scribner, 1949

Requiem, Astounding Science Fiction, 1940

Sky Lift, Imagination, 1953

Space Cadet, Scribner's Sons, 1948

Starman Jones, Scribners, 1953

Starship Troopers, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1959

Stranger in a Strange Land, Putnam, 1961

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls, Putnam, 1985

The Door Into Summer, Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1956

The Man Who Sold The Moon, Shasta, 1950

The Menace From Earth, Fantasy House, 1957

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, GP Putnam, 1966

The Puppet Masters, Doubleday, 1951

The Roads Must Roll, Astounding Science Fiction, 1940

The Rolling Stones, Scribner's, 1952

The Star Beast, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954

Time Enough For Love, Putnam, 1973

Tunnel in the Sky, Not Available, 1955

Waldo, Astounding Science Fiction, 1942






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