John Scalzi

John Scalzi won the 2006 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel for Redshirts, and his debut novel Old Man’s War was a finalist for Hugo Award as well.  His other books include The Ghost Brigades, The Android’s Dream, The Last Colony and The Human Division. He has won the  Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for science-fiction, the Seiun, The Kurd Lasswitz and the Geffen awards. His weblog, The Whatever, is one of the most widely-read web sites in modern SF. Born and raised in California, Scalzi studied at the University of Chicago. He lives in southern Ohio with his wife and daughter.


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An Epic Conversation with Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi, Part 2

John Scalzi and Cory Doctorow continue discussing writing, pranks, and more. Their books 'Zoe's Tale' and 'Little Brother' take center stage. Click here to see part one of this interview http://us.macmillan.com/littlebrother/CoryDoctorow#media

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John Scalzi discusses his book, The Last Colony

Author interview with John Scalzi on his science fiction novel The Last Colony, the sequel to Old Man's War.

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Authors@Google Presents: John Scalzi

Author John Scalzi discusses The Last Colony as part of the Authors@Google series. This event took place on April 27, 2007 at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA.

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Scalzi talks with Scott Westerfeld & Justine Larbalestier (2/2)

Listen to this author interview to hear acclaimed science fiction and fantasy authors and great friends John Scalzi, Scott Westerfeld, and Justine Larbalestier chat about their books. Learn more about Campbell Award-winning author John Scalzi at http://us.macmillan.com/author/johnscalzi Learn more about space opera sci-fi author Scott Westerfeld at http://us.macmillan.com/author/scottwesterfeld Visit fantasy/thriller author Justine Larbalestier's website at http://justinelarbalestier.com/

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Scalzi talks with Scott Westerfeld & Justine Larbalestier (1/2)

Listen to this author interview to hear acclaimed science fiction and fantasy authors and great friends John Scalzi, Scott Westerfeld, and Justine Larbalestier chat about their books. Learn more about Campbell Award-winning author John Scalzi at http://us.macmillan.com/author/johnscalzi Learn more about space opera sci-fi author Scott Westerfeld at http://us.macmillan.com/author/scottwesterfeld Visit fantasy/thriller author Justine Larbalestier's website at http://justinelarbalestier.com/

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John Scalzi on his book The Last Colony

"Hear author John Scalzi talk about his science fiction novel The Last Colony. In this audio recorded author interview, Scalzi talks to Tor publicist Dot Lin on The Last Colony, the perils of a madcap book tour, and his hotly anticipated next book! Learn more about the SF book The Last Colony at http://us.macmillan.com/thelastcolony/JohnScalzi Read more about author John Scalzi at http://us.macmillan.com/author/johnscalzi"

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And, no, I’m not trying to be “the voice of reason” with regard to the Hugos. These are my views; disagree if you like. I COULD BE WRONG — John Scalzi (@scalzi) April 20, 2014 And, now, for your information and consideration: People who disagree with me and think I am very,...

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Tor Books

Fifteen years from now, a new virus sweeps the globe. 95% of those afflicted experience nothing worse than fever and headaches. Four percent suffer acute...


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Unlocked: An Oral History of Haden’s Syndrome
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John Scalzi
Tor Books

A new near-future science fiction novella by John Scalzi, one of the most popular authors in modern SF. Unlocked traces the medical history behind a virus that...


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The Human Division
Old Man's War
John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

Following the events of The Last Colony, John Scalzi tells the story of the fight to maintain the unity of the human race. The people of Earth now know that...


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Metatropolis

John Scalzi
Tor Books

Five original tales set in a shared urban future—from some of the hottest young writers in modern SF More than an anthology, Metatropolis is the brainchild...


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The Human Division #13: Earth Below, Sky Above

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The final episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013,...


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The Human Division #12: The Gentle Art of Cracking Heads

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The twelfth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15,...


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The Human Division #11: A Problem of Proportion

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The eleventh episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15,...


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The Human Division #10: This Must Be the Place

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The tenth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013,...


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The Human Division #9: The Observers

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The ninth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013,...


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The Human Division #8: The Sound of Rebellion

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The eighth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15,...


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The Human Division #7: The Dog King

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The seventh episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15,...


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The Human Division #6: The Back Channel

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The sixth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013,...


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The Human Division #5: Tales From the Clarke

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The fifth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013,...


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The Human Division #4: A Voice in the Wilderness

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The fourth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15,...


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The Human Division #3: We Only Need the Heads

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The third episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013,...


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The Human Division #2: Walk the Plank

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The second episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15,...


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The Human Division #1: The B-Team

John Scalzi
Tor Books

The opening episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15,...


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Redshirts

John Scalzi
Tor Books

Now in paperback: John Scalzi’s New York Times bestselling tale of the starship ensigns who were expendable…until they started comparing notes


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Shadow War of the Night Dragons, Book One: The Dead City: Prologue
A Tor.Com Original
John Scalzi
Macmillan Audio

Old Man's War author John Scalzi's sendup of the heroic fantasy genre, now a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story.


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Redshirts: Chapters 1-4

John Scalzi
Tor Books

THEY WERE EXPENDABLE . . . UNTIL THEY STARTED COMPARING NOTES A free preview of Redshirts, the astonishing new science-fiction yarn from John Scalzi....


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Fuzzy Nation

John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

Jack Holloway works alone. Hundreds of miles from ZaraCorp’s headquarters on planet, 178 light-years from the corporation’s headquarters on Earth, Jack is...


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The President's Brain is Missing
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John Scalzi
Tor Books

The question is, how can you tell the President's brain is missing? And are we sure we need it back?


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Agent to the Stars

John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity’s first interstellar friendship. There’s just one problem: They’re hideously ugly...


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After the Coup
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John Scalzi
Tor Books

In a universe of harsh interstellar conflict, the practice of interspecies diplomacy—when possible—is important. So being a Colonial Union officer attached to...


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Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded

John Scalzi
Tor Books

On September 13, 1998, John Scalzi sat down in front of his computer to write the first entry in his blog Whatever--and changed the history of the Internet as...


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Zoe's Tale
Old Man's War
John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

A return to the bestselling Old Man’s War universe, by science fiction’s fastest-rising new star, told from the point of view of one of the most appealing...


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The Last Colony
Old Man's War
John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

The highly-anticipated conclusion to the science fiction trilogy begun with Old Man’s War and The Ghost Brigades.


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The Android's Dream

John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

The new SF novel from the author of Old Man’s War and The Ghost Brigades


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The Ghost Brigades
Old Man's War
John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

The sequel to the extraordinary Old Man’s War


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Old Man's War
Old Man's War
John Scalzi
Tor Science Fiction

A stunning novel of the long war for human survival--in a universe replete with hostility


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