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David Brin's best-selling novels (e.g. Earth, Startide Rising) are in 20+ languages. The Postman was filmed in 1997. His non-fiction -- The Transparent Society -- won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association.

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Diaries published: 282 (559 days since last diary on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 05:44 PM PST)

Comments posted: 716 (559 days since last comment on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 07:29 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 6532

Total Comment Ratings: 4763

Most Recommended Diary: A TRIBUTE TO ARTHUR CLARKE, 182 comments, 382 recommends

People Following David Brin: 349

David Brin's Most Recent Diaries:

Here is my personal posting of  the article that Salon Magazine recently featured , on how U.S. citizens might, one at a time and each of us, strike a blow against the worst political criminals ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 05:44 PM PST with 27 Recommends
For a version of this that has all the links and illustrations, visit Last year finally saw the end of America's ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 10:24 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
To many U.S. voters, one issue towers foremost -- the Fiscal Cliff of rising public debt. We appear to have come a long way since Vice President Dick Cheney famously said "deficits don't matter." ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 01:09 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Well... it's back. One of the best examples of a mass-hypnotic pseudo-wisdom that helps to lobotomize politics in American life. "A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 01:21 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
== First a quick update about coming online events == * A limited number of folks can join me in a "book tour" video-conference on Shindig (beta) on June 14 at 3 pm PDT... sign up in advance at ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 11:28 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Here's a pair of links you'll love, and that you'll want to pass along. First, a 40 second teaser for my new novel EXISTENCE ! Then go for the real treat - a full, three minute preview trailer of ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon May 21, 2012 at 10:16 PM PDT with 23 Recommends

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