Book Reviews (specific)
- The Mote in God's Eye Review by Douglas B. McElroy
- Protector Review by Douglas B. McElroy
- Ringworld Review by Douglas B. McElroy
Book Reviews (multiple), Biographies and Bibliographies:
- Books of Larry Niven An (incomplete) page featuring summaries of Larry's works'. by Epoch.
- Bücherliste (list of books)
by Jürgen Weinelt. Jürgen's list includes cover scans and information from Ringworld, The Long ARM of Gil Hamilton, and Fallen Angels (German/English).
- Doug's Library - Larry Niven
- Ebooks at Fictionwise.com
A small, but growing selection of ebooks available for direct download in a variety of ebook formats. If you're local bookstore doesn't stock any Niven or the title you are searching for is now out of print, this is a good place to try.
- Larry Niven: Author Information Page Hosted by booksnbytes.com
- Larry Niven Bibliography Hosted by Fantasticfiction.co.uk
- T&M's Online Bookstore
A selection of Niven reviews. To access the Larry Niven pages, go to Science Fiction, then Larry Niven. Direct link not possible due to the site's framesets.
- Thomas Christensen's Book Reviews
Reviews of Ringworld, Ringworld Engineers, The Ringworld Throne, N-Space, The Mote in God's Eye, The Gripping Hand and finally the World of Ptavvs.
- Known Space Story List
A Suggested Reading order for the new Niven reader by Raja Thiagarajan. This list was created after Protector and was voted as Book of the Month in May 2003 on the Hard SF yahoo discussion list.
- The Kzin Question: Reconciling the Kzin with the modern Star Trek Universe
A Speculation by Allyn Gibson. This essay asks if the Kzin should be considered part of the Star Trek Universe and if so, how can they be fit into the trek folklore without being contrary to its history. This essay ponders the question of the early trek series, right up to the First Contact movie and postulates a way for the Kzin to exist.
- The Encyclopedia of Known Space
by Brian O'Neill An excellent online encyclopedia of all things Niven. Highly recommended!
- The Up To Date Known space Chronology
compiled by I. Marc Carlson This is a very detailed timeline for the Known Spaceuniverse, with additional contributions by Richard Holmes (see below) and converted to HTML by Larry King. Stories, novels, and significant events are all laid out in a continuous history all the way from the beginning of the universe to the projected end of life as we know it due to the galactic core explosion. Great job, guys.
- Technovelgy.com Larry's got 67 entries so far on this interesting site.
- Locus: Larry Niven Interview - Painful Fiction Excerpted from Locus Magazine - February 1997.
Filks: (Humourous Songs)
- One Minute Summary of Ringworld from Ringworks' Book-a-Minute site
- Teela: I'm lucky.
- Speaker-to-Animals: I'm fierce.
- Nessus: I'm scared.
- Louis: I'm old.
- (They fly to the RINGWORLD, and it is COOL. They almost DIE. They LEAVE.)
- alt.books.larry-niven A newsgroup intended for discussion of Larry Niven's work and on Niven-related topics.
A general newsgroup intended for the discussion of the science behind sf works of fiction. This often includes postings about Niven's work, where boffins nitpick the math of Niven's literary inventions. Fascinating really.
- The Larry Niven Mailing List
This is a mailing list devoted to discussions of the works of Larry Niven. This list has been in existence since 1995, and was first set up by Frank Wilson who was a member of staff at Bucknell University. The list was originally housed on the University, however, since August 2001 the list has been privately hosted by Jonathan Andrew Sheen. The managers of this site are co-administrators of this list - if you have any problems you can email us, although in the first instance you are better of contacting the Listmaster, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jonathan Sheen maintains an information page for the list at: http://www.larryniven-l.org
You can subscribe to Larryniven-l by visiting this page.
This is a Yahoo Group for discussing the works of Larry Niven - not as high trafficked as the Main List - you might like to consider this if you can't keep up with the other one! You need a Yahoo ID to participate.
by Softwear Toys and TeesThis T-shirt design, approved by Larry Niven, shows the Ringworld from space and says: "Ringworld - Where Every Day's An Adventure" and lists the "attractions":
- Ski...Fist-Of-God Mountain!
- Ride...the Tunnel of Rishathra! (must be over 18)
- See...Our Sunflower Garden!
- KIDS! Visit the Kzinti Petting Zoo!
- The universe's biggest amusement park experience can be yours!
- E-Tickets available from your local General Products representative.
- (Humans and aliens ride at heir own risk)
- Sized in Medium, Large, X-Large and XX-Large, Only $18 (plus s&h) from the above Company.
- The Crazy Eddie Project
Fancy sailing on a 40km high kite? Here's a plan to do it for real. Not quite sure if this is serious or not, but I found this article whilst surfing one day.