David Brin’s novels have been translated into more than twenty languages, including NY Times Bestsellers that won Hugo and other awards.
His 1989 thriller, “Earth,” foreshadowed cyberwarfare, the Web, global warming and Gulf Coast flooding. A 1998 Kevin Costner film was loosely adapted from “The Postman.” “Foundation’s Triumph” brought a grand finale to Isaac Asimov’s famed Foundation Universe. Brin’s groundbreaking hardcover graphic novel “The Life Eaters” was an international sensation.
Brin is also a scientist and futurist who appears frequently on television (“Life After People,” “The Universe,” “the Architechs”) discussing topics as diverse as surveillance technology, astronomy, SETI, nanotechnology and national defense. His non-fiction book — “The Transparent Society: Will Technology Make Us Choose Between Freedom and Privacy?” — won the 2000 Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association.