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Edward M. Lerner

Edward M. Lerner is an American author of science fiction, techno-thrillers, and popular science. As of 2021, he has twenty-one published books: ten solo novels (three in his InterstellarNet universe), five collections, five novels co-authored with Larry Niven in the Known Space universe, and one popular-science book. The majority of Lerner's shorter works were originally published in Analog, The Grantville Gazette, and (until it ceased publication) Jim Baen's Universe. His 2001 short story "Grandpa?" was made into a short film, The Grandfather Paradox, and shown at the 2006 Balticon Science Fiction convention, where it won the Best Film Award. It was also a semi-finalist at the 2006 Science Fiction Short Film Festival.

ALL BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR
Trope-ing The Light Fantastic

Trope-ing the Light Fantastic: The Science Behind the Fiction

Edward M. Lerner

Men have walked on the Moon. Siri and Alexa manage—at least often enough to be helpful—to make sense of the things we say. Biologists have decoded DNA, and doctors have begun to tailor treatments to suit our individual genetic make-ups. In short: science and tech happen. But faster-than-light travel...

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Small Miracles

Edward M. Lerner

When Brent Cleary, demonstrating a beta-test protective "nanosuit" to potential customers, gets trapped in a massive pipeline explosion, only the nanosuit saves him. Smart nanobots integrated into the suit will do whatever it takes to protect the wearer ....

The explosion kills hundreds. It's so de...

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Dark Secret

Edward M. Lerner

When the experimental ship Clermont is urgently recalled from a long-range test flight, neither Dana McElwain nor Blake Westford, its captain and crew, imagines that they are about to embark on a much more urgent voyage—or that this new mission will determine the fate of the human race.

A gamma-ray...

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Energized

Edward M. Lerner

A geopolitical miscalculation tainted the world’s major oil fields with radioactivity and plunged the Middle East into chaos. Any oil that remains usable is more prized than ever. No one can build solar farms, wind farms, and electric cars quickly enough to cope. The few countries still able to expo...

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Fools Experiments

Edward M. Lerner

Fools’ Experiments is a near-future technothriller—a tale of artificial life, artificial intelligence, and world-threatening hubris. In a nutshell:
We are not alone, and it’s our own damn fault ….

Something demonic is stalking the brightest men and women in the computer industry. It attacks without...

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