Robert Charles Wilson


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

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I've been writing science fiction professionally since my first novel A Hidden Place was published in 1986. My books include Darwinia, Blind Lake, and the Hugo Award-winning Spin. My newest novel is The Affinities (April 2015).

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Spin (Spin, #1)

4.02 avg rating — 34,137 ratings — published 2005 — 33 editions
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Axis (Spin, #2)

3.51 avg rating — 7,401 ratings — published 2007 — 23 editions
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The Chronoliths

3.67 avg rating — 4,791 ratings — published 2001 — 30 editions
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Vortex (Spin, #3)

3.74 avg rating — 4,914 ratings — published 2011 — 21 editions
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Julian Comstock: A Story of...

3.57 avg rating — 2,941 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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Darwinia

3.36 avg rating — 3,450 ratings — published 1998 — 28 editions
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Blind Lake

3.69 avg rating — 2,722 ratings — published 2003 — 17 editions
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The Affinities

3.39 avg rating — 2,160 ratings — published 2015 — 15 editions
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Last Year

3.80 avg rating — 1,530 ratings — published 2016 — 11 editions
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Burning Paradise

3.34 avg rating — 1,595 ratings — published 2013 — 14 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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