"Red Moon" is Kim Stanley Robinson's ninteenth novel, published in October 2018, by Orbit.

It covers, among other things, the colonization of the moon in the 21st century, with China having settled the South Pole and an alliance of other countries having settled the North Pole. Social changes inside China, US-China relations, spying and surveillance and artificial intelligence are other themes of the novel.

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"New York 2140" is a Kim Stanley Robinson novel published on March 14 2017 (hardcover, ebook, audiobook) in the USA, Canada and Australia (March 16 for UK). 624 pages. The paperback was released on March 14 2018. It is a comedy of coping in a future where climate change and sea level rise has happened, but life goes on.

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Aurora is the title of a Kim Stanley Robinson novel published in July 2015. It deals with the journey of an intergenerational interstellar spaceship with the mission to colonize Aurora, the moon of a planet in a star twelve light-years away from the solar system. As the novel begins, the ship has started decelerating to its destination, still eleven years away.


/!\ Beware of spoilers! Moreso than your typical KSR novel, Aurora is more plot-driven and contains several plot twists.

Shaman is the title for the novel by Kim Stanley Robinson published by Orbit in September 2013. 456 pages.

It describes the life of humans living close to the Chauvet cave in Vallon-Pont d'Arc, about 30,000 years ago, during the Ice Age.

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Kim Stanley Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of science fiction masterworks such as the Mars trilogy and 2312, has, on many occasions, imagined our future. Now, in SHAMAN, he brings our past to life as never before.

Galileo's Dream is a novel by Kim Stanley Robinson, published on August 6, 2009 in the UK and December 29, 2009 in the USA. It is Robinson's 14th novel to be published.

In articles and interviews in 2008, during the writing stage, the novel was referred to as The Galileans.


After the historical fiction feel of most of The Years Of Rice And Salt, Robinson returns to writing set in Renaissance times, with this novel whose pitch can be approximated to a biography partly based on historical sources, partly time-travel science fiction.

Sixty Days And Counting is the third volume of the Science In The Capital trilogy, published in 2007.

A new administration arrives in the White House, decided to tackle climate change in every way possible. Personal destinies and global strategies are forged.

Fifty Degrees Below is the second volume of the Science In The Capital trilogy. It was published in 2005, a few months after the passage of hurricane Katrina and the destruction of New Orleans: real-life images that were echoed greatly ex ante by the flood of Washington described in these novels.

As Washington, DC, recovers from a flood, climate change becomes more of a cntral issue in the intricate interaction between science and politics. Frank Wanderwal now homeless, he decides to live in a tree house -- just as the Northern hemisphere experiences the coldest winter in recorded history.


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