David Brin

David Brin is the author of more than a dozen novels, including six volumes in his award-winning Uplift saga, as well as two short story collections and a nonfiction work, The Transparent Society, about privacy in the electronic age. His New York Times bestseller The Postman was the basis for a major motion picture starring Kevin Costner. Brin was a fellow at the California Space Institute and at the Jet Propulsion Lab, studying spacecraft design, cometary physics, and analyses of the likelihood of life in the universe. He now lives in southern California.

Space Opera novels and short stories:

Uplift Universe

Sundiver (1980)
Startide Rising (1983) - Nebula Award winner, 1983; Hugo and Locus Awards winner, 1984
The Uplift War (1987) - Nebula Nominee, 1987; Hugo and Locus Awards winner, 1988

The New Uplift Trilogy:
* Brightness Reef (1995) - Hugo and Locus Awards nominee, 1996
* Infinity's Shore (1996)
* Heaven's Reach (1998)

Aficionado? (originally titled "Life in the Extreme"), short story published in 1998
Temptation, novella published in 1999 in Far Horizons