Scalzi, John 1969-
Most widely held works by John Scalzi
Old man's war by John Scalzi ( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Enlisting in the army on his seventy-fifth birthday, John Perry joins an interstellar war between Earth and alien enemies who would stake claims on the few existing inhabitable planets, unaware that the conflict involves much more than he understands.
The ghost brigades by John Scalzi ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
When humanity is threatened by an alliance of three adversarial races who would halt the world's expansion into space, Jared Dirac, a super-power clone, tries to discover why the scientist who gave him his DNA has revealed key military secrets.
The last colony by John Scalzi ( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
Serving his human colony on distant Huckleberry as a village ombudsman, retired fighter John Perry looks forward to settling into farm life with his wife and adopted daughter before he is drawn back into the dangerous interstellar politics of his past.
Zoe's tale by John Scalzi ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Zoë Boutin-Perry travels to the fledgling colony world of Roanoke with her adoptive parents, John Perry and Jane Sagan, who have accepted positions as administrators. When her biological father develops the technology to give the Obin consciousness and self-awareness, she suddenly becomes the center of a critical but endangered treaty between the Obin and the Colonial Union.
The android's dream by John Scalzi ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
To avoid an interstellar incident, ex-cop and hacker Harry Creek searches for a rare type of sheep to be used in an alien race's coronation ceremony, following a trail that leads to pet store owner Robin Baker, whose genes contain traces of the sheep DNA.
Fuzzy nation by John Scalzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Jack Holloway, prospecting on Zara XXIII for ZaraCorp, finds an immensely valuable stream of sunstone. But when he forwards footage of the planet's catlike, native "fuzzies" to a biologist friend --who believes the "fuzzies" are sentient--hired company thugs, murder, and arson soon follow to protect ZaraCorp's mining interests.
The rough guide to sci-fi movies by John Scalzi ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
This guide explores cinema's fascination with space exploration, time travel, and fantastical worlds and tells the stories behind the movies that have been expanding our universe since film began.
The rough guide to the universe by John Scalzi ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Contains information on the planets of the solar system, provides advice on observing planets and stars, discusses theories of how the universe came into existance, and offers listings of planetariums, observatories, and "deep sky" sites.
Agent to the stars by John Scalzi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
The space-faring Yherajk have come to begin humanity's first interstellar friendship. Unfortunately, they are hideous and they smell like rotting fish. They're going to need the best agent in Hollywood to make the friendly, odiferous creatures palatable to humanity.
The God engines by John Scalzi ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Devoted to the Bishopry Militant and to his crew, ship captain Ean Tephe is given a secret mission to a hidden land.
Metatropolis ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 159 libraries worldwide
"Scalzi and his contributors/collaborators have created a fascinating shared urban future that each of them evokes with his or her particular strengths....Originally an audio anthology, this stellar collection is a fascinating example of shared world-building, well deserving of a parallel life in print"-Booklist --
The Sagan diary by John Scalzi ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
A long novelette that for the first time looks at the worlds of the Hugo-nominated Old Man's War and its sequel The Ghost Brigades from the point of view of Lieutenant Jane Sagan, who in a series of diary entries gives her views on some of the events included in the series... and sheds new light into some previously unexplored corners. If you thought you knew Jane Sagan before, prepare to be surprised.
Your hate mail will be graded : a decade of Whatever, 1998-2008 by John Scalzi ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A compilation of some of the writings from the author's popular blog, Whatever, from 1998 to 2008.
Uncle John's presents Book of the dumb by John Scalzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Contains hundreds of true stories that demonstrate the utter stupidity of humans.
You're not fooling anyone when you take your laptop to a coffee shop : Scalzi on writing by John Scalzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The rough guide to money online by John Scalzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Uncle John's presents Book of the dumb 2 by John Scalzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Judge Sn goes golfing by John Scalzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Androidenträume Roman by John Scalzi ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Die letzte Kolonie : Roman : mit Bonusmaterial: "Sagans Tagebuch by John Scalzi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
American wit and humor Anecdotes Assassination Astronomy Audiobooks Authors and publishers Authorship Authorship--Marketing Blogs California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Cloning Corporations--Corrupt practices Cosmology Creative writing Criticism, interpretation, etc. Extraterrestrial beings Fantasy fiction Fiction Finance, Personal--Computer network resources Financial services industry--Computer network resources Genetic engineering Gods Golf stories Handbooks, manuals, etc. Human-alien encounters Humor Insight Internet addresses Internet banking Judges Life on other planets Older men Popular works Science fiction Science fiction Science fiction, American Science fiction films Short stories, American Soldiers Space colonies Space ships Space warfare Special forces (Military science) Stupidity Teenage girls Teenagers Theatrical agents United States War stories Writing
Scalzi, John Michael 1969-
סקאלזי, ג׳ון, 1969-ジョン・スコルジー