Aurora is the title of Kim Stanley Robinson's latest novel, published in July 2015.

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In an interview with Romanian website SFMag in March 2014, Stan says:

"I just finished a starship novel in which people in a multi-generational starship try to get to Tau Ceti and occupy one of the planets around that star (actually a big moon of one of the planets). Problems follow..."

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.

Forty Signs Of Rain is the first volume of the Science In The Capital trilogy. It was published in 2004.

In Washington, DC, the National Science Foundation guides science on its usual procedures of peer-reviewed boards and budget allocations. Politics are little concerned of climate change. The arrival of the Khembali, a buddhist sect whose native island is in danger of being flooded, heralds some important changes.

The Years of Rice and Salt is an alternative history novel published in 2002. Its working title was A World Without Europe. In the 14th century Anno Domini, the Black Plague decimates Europe. The Muslim, Indian and Chinese civilizations are the ones that will drive world history, through hardships and wars, discoveries and revolutions.


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