Charles Stross


#20 most followed



Nichola...
5,371 books | 577 friends

Daniel
202 books | 32 friends

David B...
48 books | 333 friends

Rafael ...
180 books | 8 friends

Max
Max
145 books | 14 friends

Scott K...
510 books | 86 friends

Lawrence
1,032 books | 16 friends

Fraser ...
98 books | 41 friends

More friends…

Charles is following 0 people

Charles Stross

Goodreads Author


url

born
in Leeds, England, The United Kingdom
gender
male

website

twitter username

genre

influences
Only bad ones!

member since
November 2011


About this author

Charles David George "Charlie" Stross is a writer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. His works range from science fiction and Lovecraftian horror to fantasy.

Stross is sometimes regarded as being part of a new generation of British science fiction writers who specialise in hard science fiction and space opera. His contemporaries include Alastair Reynolds, Ken MacLeod, Liz Williams and Richard Morgan.

SF Encyclopedia: http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/...

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_...

Tor: http://us.macmillan.com/author/charle...


(Note to visitors: I am not American and this is not an American blog. Please check your cultural assumptions!)



I’m on a work/vacation road trip, but I’ve been unable to avoid the bad news coming out of Ferguson. And thinking about the wider societal questions that it raises.



How many of these fundamental principles of policing (emphases mine) are the police in Ferguson still following, either in...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
2 likes · like  • 
Published on August 20, 2014 05:26 • 104 views
Average rating: 3.82 · 96,871 ratings · 7,387 reviews · 107 distinct works · Similar authors
Accelerando
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 10,676 ratings — published 2005 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Atrocity Archives (Laun...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 8,326 ratings — published 2004 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Singularity Sky (Eschaton, #1)
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 7,459 ratings — published 2003 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Halting State
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 7,004 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Glasshouse
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6,155 ratings — published 2006 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Jennifer Morgue (Laundr...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 5,530 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Iron Sunrise (Eschaton, #2)
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 4,996 ratings — published 2004 — 21 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Fuller Memorandum (Laun...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 4,585 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rule 34
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 4,580 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Apocalypse Codex (Laund...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 3,593 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Charles Stross…
The Atrocity Archives The Jennifer Morgue The Fuller Memorandum The Apocalypse Codex The Rhesus Chart
Laundry Files (5 books)
by
4.0407337859309544 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 27,692 ratings

Singularity Sky Iron Sunrise
Eschaton (2 books)
by
3.8478573712823794 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 12,508 ratings

Halting State Rule 34
Halting State (2 books)
by
3.7323663990330656 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 11,583 ratings

The Family Trade The Hidden Family The Clan Corporate The Merchants' War The Revolution Business The Trade Of Queens
The Merchant Princes (6 books)
by
3.460587326120556 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 10,999 ratings

Saturn's Children Bit Rot Neptune's Brood
Freyaverse (3 books)
by
3.5861410211879123 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 5,758 ratings

More series by Charles Stross…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Rhesus Chart (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 18, 2012 07:35AM
Description: Book #5 of The Laundry Files, scheduled for publication in July 2014 (Ace (US), Orbit (UK)).

Charles's Recent Updates

Charles Stross wrote a new blog post
(Note to visitors: I am not American and this is not an American blog. Please check your cultural assumptions!)

I’m on a work/vacation road trip, bu... Read more of this blog post »
Charles Stross added a status update: REMINDER: Don't follow my reviews.

I won't review books here. Reason: a negative review might be disproportionately hurtful (coming from another author), and I'd feel dishonest if I only wrote positive reviews. So I'm not going to do casual reviews, or review works by living authors.
Charles Stross made a comment in the group Ask Charles Stross ANYTHING!An introductory note topic
"Not gonna happen, Antonios.

(I'm under contract to write a trilogy during the next 18 months. Don't have time for collaborations! Which in any case req...more
"
"How it started: one month ago:

"Don't be silly, Bob," said Mo: "everybody knows vampires don't exist."

(NB: As of October 18th, novel is 40% complete in first draft. Sorry, but no more teasers until it's finished, edited, and in the run-up to public..." Read more of this chapter »
Learning the World by Ken MacLeod
Rate this book
Clear rating
Fairyland by Paul J. McAuley
Rate this book
Clear rating
All The Myriad Ways by Larry Niven
Rate this book
Clear rating
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ring by Stephen Baxter
Rate this book
Clear rating
Way Station by Clifford D. Simak
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Charles's books…
“Gene police! You! Out of the pool, now!”
Charles Stross, The Atrocity Archives
tags: humor

“Like the famous mad philosopher said, when you stare into the void, the void stares also; but if you cast into the void, you get a type conversion error. (Which just goes to show Nietzsche wasn't a C++ programmer.)”
Charles Stross, Overtime

“Idiots emit bogons, causing machinery to malfunction in their presence. System administrators absorb bogons, letting machinery work again.”
Charles Stross, The Atrocity Archives

Polls

Which science fiction book would you like the group to read in March 2014?

 
  9 votes 30.0%

 
  6 votes 20.0%

 
  5 votes 16.7%

 
  5 votes 16.7%

 
  5 votes 16.7%

30 total votes
2 comments
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

25x33 Ask Charles Stross ANYTHING! — 18 members — last activity Jan 15, 2013 11:27AM
...December 14, 2012 to January 13, 2013...



No comments have been added yet.