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Spider Robinson (born November 24, 1948) is an American-born, Canada-dwelling science fiction author who has won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Early in his career he adopted "Spider" which he had earned based on his tall gangly appearance and one of his favourite musicians Spider John

  • Stand Alone Novels:
    • Telempath (1976, reprint 2001) (a portion won the Hugo Award for best Novella)
    • Night of Power (1985, reprint 2005)
    • The Free Lunch (2001)
    • Variable Star (2007) — Robert A. Heinlein left behind an eight page outline for a novel. Spider Robinson was given the surviving seven pages and permission from the Heinlein estate to finish what Heinlein started.

  • The Russell Walker/Zandor Zudenigo/Nika Mandiç Mysteries

  • The Death Killer Trilogy

  • The Stardance Trilogy (co-written with his wife Jeanne Robinson)
    • Stardance (won the Hugo, Locus, Nebula Awards for best Novella)
    • Starseed
    • Starmind

Callahan's Crosstime Saloon series

  • Callahan's Place
    • Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (1977) (American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults)
    • Time Travelers Strictly Cash (1981) (contains several non-Callahan's stories as well)
    • Callahan's Secret (1986)
    • Callahan and Company (1988) - (omnibus edition of Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, Time Travelers Strictly Cash, and Callahan's Secret)
    • The Callahan Chronicals (1997) - (retitled republication of Callahan and Company with one additional story)
  • Lady Sally's
    • Callahan's Lady (1989)
    • Lady Slings the Booze (1992)
    • Kill the Editor (1991) - (an excerpt from Lady Slings the Booze, published in a special edition)
  • Mary's Place
    • The Callahan Touch (1993)
    • Callahan's Legacy (1996)
  • The Place
    • Callahan's Key (2000)
    • Callahan's Con (2003)
  • Off the Wall at Callahan's (1994) - (a collection of quotes from other books in the series)