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John Scalzi

Autor(a) de Old Man's War

125+ Works 53,497 Membros 2,835 Reviews 165 Favorited

About the Author

John Michael Scalzi was born May 10, 1969 in California. He attended the University of Chicago. During his 1989 -1990 school year he was the editor-in-chief of The Chicago Maroon. After graduating in 1991, Scalzi took a job as the film critic for the Fresno Bee newspaper, eventually also becoming a mostrar mais humor columnist. In 1996 he was hired as the in-house writer and editor at America Online. When he was laid off in 1998, he decided to become a full-time freelance writer and author. His first published novel was Old Man's War. His other works include Agent to the Stars, The Ghosts Brigades, The Androids Team, The Sagan Diary, The Last Colony, and Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas. In 2014 his title, Locked In, made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de John Scalzi

Old Man's War (2005) — Autor — 8,584 cópias
The Ghost Brigades (2006) 4,565 cópias
The Last Colony (2007) 3,733 cópias
Lock In (2014) 2,977 cópias
Zoe's Tale (2008) 2,560 cópias
The Collapsing Empire (2017) 2,436 cópias
The Android's Dream (2006) 2,329 cópias
Fuzzy Nation (2011) 1,767 cópias
Agent to the Stars (2005) 1,700 cópias
The Human Division (2013) 1,556 cópias
The Kaiju Preservation Society (2022) 1,450 cópias
The End of All Things (2015) 1,260 cópias
The Consuming Fire (2018) 1,223 cópias
Head On (2018) 1,076 cópias
The Last Emperox (2020) 1,022 cópias
The Dispatcher (2016) 829 cópias
The God Engines (2009) 798 cópias
The Sagan Diary (2007) 776 cópias
Starter Villain (2023) 691 cópias
Metatropolis (2008) — Editor; Contribuinte — 573 cópias
After the Coup (2008) 271 cópias
Murder by Other Means (2020) 252 cópias
Questions for a Soldier (2005) 229 cópias
Judge Sn Goes Golfing (2009) 159 cópias
Travel by Bullet (2022) 141 cópias
The Tale of the Wicked (2012) 104 cópias
An Election (2012) 97 cópias
Everything but the Squeal (2016) 76 cópias
Slow Time Between the Stars (2023) 74 cópias
A Very Scalzi Christmas (2019) 65 cópias
The Life of the Mind (2015) 61 cópias
Don't Live For Your Obituary (2017) 57 cópias
Clash of the Geeks — Editor; Contribuinte — 55 cópias
This Hollow Union (2015) 48 cópias
To Stand or Fall (2015) 44 cópias
Muse of Fire (2013) 44 cópias
Can Long Endure (2015) 44 cópias
Redshirts: Chapters 1-4 (2012) 30 cópias
The Origin of the Flow (2019) 24 cópias
Waiting for Athena 14 cópias
Subterranean Magazine, Issue #4 (Spring 2006) (2006) — Editor — 12 cópias
The High Castle 10 cópias
Pluto Tells All 7 cópias
Extras 3 cópias
The Statue 2 cópias
Sarah's Sister 2 cópias
A model Dog 1 exemplar(es)
Penelope (poem) 1 exemplar(es)
Midnight rises 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Martian Chronicles (1950) — Introdução, algumas edições16,457 cópias
The Forever War (1974) — Prefácio, algumas edições9,339 cópias
Always Coming Home (1985) — Introdução, algumas edições2,110 cópias
Robots vs Fairies (2018) — Contribuinte — 227 cópias
Twenty-First Century Science Fiction (2013) — Contribuinte — 180 cópias
Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2014 Edition (2015) — Contribuinte — 153 cópias
The Best of R. A. Lafferty (2019) — Contribuinte — 152 cópias
Black Tide Rising (2016) — Contribuinte, algumas edições93 cópias
The Art of John Harris (2014) — Prefácio — 88 cópias
The Best of Subterranean (2017) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology (2020) — Contribuinte — 68 cópias
Rip-Off! (2012) — Contribuinte — 65 cópias
Scenting the Dark and Other Stories (2009) — Introdução — 62 cópias
Mash Up (2012) — Contribuinte — 61 cópias
Resist: Tales from a Future Worth Fighting Against (2018) — Contribuinte — 56 cópias
The Stories: Five Years of Original Fiction on tor.com (2013) — Contribuinte — 38 cópias
A Better Way to Die (2015) — Introdução, algumas edições30 cópias
Love, Death + Robots: The Official Anthology, Volume 1 (2021) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
First-Person Singularities: Stories (2017) — Introdução — 18 cópias
Tor.com: Selected Original Fiction, 2008-2012 (2013) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Love, Death + Robots: The Official Anthology, Volume 2+3 (2022) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
The Paulandstormonomicon — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
MidAmeriCon II Souvenir Book — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Subterranean Magazine Summer 2008 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Scalzi, John Michael, II
Data de nascimento
1969-05-10
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Fairfield, California, USA
Locais de residência
Covina, California, USA
Glendora, California, USA
Claremont, California, USA
Fresno, California, USA
Bradford, Ohio, USA
Educação
University of Chicago (BA|1991)
Ocupação
film critic
humor columnist
In-house writer/editor (America Online)
Professional blogger (America Online)
business consultant
Relacionamentos
Booth, John Wilkes (distantly related)
Blauser, Kristine Ann (wife)
Organizações
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA)
Fresno Bee
America Online
Premiações
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (2006)
Hugo Nominee (Fan Writer ∙ 2007)
Hugo (Fan Writer ∙ 2008)
Hugo (Novel ∙ 2013)
Agente
Ethan Ellenberg (Ethan Ellenberg Agency)
Bibi Lewis (Ethan Ellenberg Agency)
Joel Gotler (film/TV)
Pequena biografia
John Michael Scalzi II (born May 10, 1969) is an American science fiction author and former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. He is best known for his Old Man's War series, three novels of which have been nominated for the Hugo Award, and for his blog Whatever, where he has written on a number of topics since 1998. He won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer in 2008 based predominantly on that blog, which he has also used for several charity drives. His novel Redshirts won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel. He has written non-fiction books and columns on diverse topics such as finance, video games, films, astronomy, writing and politics, and served as a creative consultant for the TV series Stargate Universe.

Membros

Discussions

OCTOBER READ - SPOILERS - Old Man's War em The Green Dragon (Dezembro 2014)
OCTOBER - NO SPOILERS - Old Man's War em The Green Dragon (Setembro 2014)
Old Man's Warriors em Science Fiction Fans (Maio 2013)
Chat about... Redshirts by John Scalzi em The SF&F Book Chat (Fevereiro 2013)

Resenhas

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Estatísticas

Obras
125
Also by
27
Membros
53,497
Popularidade
#282
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
2,835
ISBNs
499
Idiomas
17
Favorito
165

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