Robert Charles Wilson





Robert Charles Wilson

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in Whittier, California, The United States
December 15, 1953

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Born in California, Robert Charles Wilson lives in Toronto. Darwinia won Canada's Aurora Award, The Chronoliths won the John W. Campbell Award, and Blind Lake is a New York Times Notable Book. All three were Hugo finalists. Spin won the Hugo for best novel.

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Average rating: 3.77 · 39,350 ratings · 3,347 reviews · 71 distinct works · Similar authors
Spin (Spin, #1)
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 18,766 ratings — published 2005 — 21 editions
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Axis
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 3,821 ratings — published 2007 — 14 editions
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The Chronoliths
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 2,819 ratings — published 2001 — 23 editions
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Vortex
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 2,227 ratings — published 2011 — 13 editions
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Julian Comstock: A Story of...
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 2,049 ratings — published 2009 — 13 editions
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Darwinia
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 2,121 ratings — published 1998 — 22 editions
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Blind Lake
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 1,622 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
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Burning Paradise
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 674 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Bios
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 574 ratings — published 1999 — 11 editions
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A Bridge of Years
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 533 ratings — published 1991 — 12 editions
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“There are so many kinds of time. The time by which we measure our lives. Months and years. Or the big time, the time that raises mountains and makes stars. Or all the things that happen between one heartbeat and the next. Its hard to live in all those kinds of times. Easy to forget that you live in all of them.”
Robert Charles Wilson, Spin

“We're all born strangers to ourselves and each other, and we're seldom formally introduced.”
Robert Charles Wilson, Spin

“I won't put my ignorance on an altar and call it God. It feels like idolatry, like the worst kind of idolatry.”
Robert Charles Wilson, Darwinia

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