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Like many people, I go way, way back with Heinlein. My very favorite book (and one that stands out in my mind--and with much affection--to this day) is Tunnel in the Sky. I really, really wanted to go off to explore new worlds with a covered wagon and horses, like the hero does at the very end of the book. But one of the nice things about Robert Heinlein is that he's got something for everyone. One of my best friends has a different favorite: Podkayne of Mars. Go figure.
--Shelly Shapiro, Executive Editor
Robert A. Heinlein was the grand master of science fiction in the twentieth century. Over the course of his long career he won numerous awards and many of his novels have cemented their place in history as science fiction classics, including STARSHIP TROOPERS, THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS, and the beloved STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I found this to be a satisfying take on the common conceptions of good and evil, God and Lucifer and things we chose to believe about religion, love and faith.Published on Dec 19 2011 by Karen
The writings of Robert Heinlein's later years are a good bit different from the science fiction classics he produced in his prime. Read morePublished on July 14 2006 by Daniel Jolley
I love Robert A. Heinlein's quriky brand of libertarian sci-fi, and I enjoyed this book. However, it didn't compare to some of his other work like "The Moon is a Harsh... Read morePublished on March 19 2004 by Jerry Brito
The good: It was a page-turner with some rich characters and a compelling study of human nature. And Heinlein as usual makes the reader feel just as his characters do. Read morePublished on Feb. 12 2004 by J. T. King
Heinlein wastes no time in jumping right into the story. Alex Hergensheimer, on vacation in Polynesia, is challenged in a bet to walk through a firepit. Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2004 by Taylor B. Rodgers
...what if everything you believe in and everything you know to be true were tested? Tested so much so that one moment you're walking into an ice cream parlor with your taste buds... Read morePublished on June 18 2003 by yygsgsdrassil