Robert A. Heinlein
Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988), author of ground-breaking novels such as STARSHIP TROOPERS, RED PLANET, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND and THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS, is generally considered the greatest and most influential science fiction writer of the twentieth century – some would argue that greatest writer, regardless of genre.
The film “Destination Moon,” which Heinlein scripted and for which he provided technical direction, remains a classic and is considered the first modern science fiction film. The Robert A. & Virginia Heinlein Prize Trust was founded to encourage space exploration.
Hugo Award, Best Novel, STARSHIP TROOPERS
Hugo Award, Best Novel, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND
Hugo Award, Best Novel, THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS
Hugo Award, Best Nover, DOUBLE STAR
Nebula Grand Master Award for Lifetime Achievement
NASA Medal of Honor (Civilian)
For further information (including news about the limited edition of the complete set of Heinlein’s works), visit the websites below.
For a classic film interview by Walter Cronkite with Robert Heinlein and with Arthur Clarke in the aftermath of the moon landing, click here.
The film "Predestination" from Sony Pictures, directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig, starring Ethan Hawke, based on Robert A. Heinlein's story "All You Zombies" was released in 2015. Click here for the official trailer. And click here for a video interview with Ethan Hawke about the film.
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