Brian Aldiss

Writing

Brian has published

With more than one hundred books to his credit, Brian Aldiss is one of the most prolific British writers of modern times. This section of the site contains hundreds of pages of information about Brian’s books and hundreds of cover images arranged into galleries, use the menu to the left to go to the books that interest you.

41 Novels & novellas

26 Volumes of stories

13 Non-fiction books

8 Volumes of poetry

18 Small works

40 Anthologies

Brian Aldiss Chronological Bibliography

The Brightfount Diaries – 1955
Space, Time and Nathaniel – 1957
Non-Stop – 1958
Equator – 1958
The Canopy of Time – 1959
No Time Like Tomorrow – 1959
The Male Response – 1959
The Interpreter – 1960
The Primal Urge – 1961
Hothouse – 1962
The Airs of Earth – 1963
The Dark Light Years – 1964
Greybeard – 1964
Best SF stories of Brian Aldiss – 1965
Earthworks – 1965
The Impossible Smile – 1965
The Saliva Tree and other strange growths – 1966
Cities and Stones: A Traveller’s Yugoslavia (non fiction) – 1966
An Age – 1967
Report on Probability A – 1967
Barefoot in the Head – 1969
Neanderthal Planet – 1970
The Hand-Reared Boy – 1970
The Shape of Further Things: Speculations on Change (non fiction) – 1970
A Soldier Erect – 1971
The Moment of Eclipse – 1971
The Book of Brian Aldiss – 1972
Item Eighty Three (non fiction) – 1972
Frankenstein Unbound – 1973
Billion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction (non fiction) – 1973
The Eighty Minute Hour – 1974
Hell’s Cartographers (non fiction) – 1975
The Malacia Tapestry – 1976
Brothers of the Head – 1977
Last Orders and Other Stories – 1977
A Rude Awakening – 1978
Enemies of the System – 1978
Pile – 1979
New Arrivals, Old Encounters – 1979
This World and Nearer Ones: Essays Exploring the Familiar (non fiction) – 1979
Moreau’s Other Island – 1980
Life In The West – 1980
Helliconia Spring – 1982
Helliconia Summer – 1983
Seasons in Flight – 1984
Courageous New Planet – 1984
Horatio Stubbs – 1985
Helliconia Winter – 1985
The Pale Shadow Of Science (non fiction) – 1985
Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction (non fiction) – 1986
… And the Lurid Glare of the Comet (non fiction) – 1986
The Year before Yesterday – 1987
Ruins – 1987
Forgotten Life – 1988
A Man in His Time – 1988
A Romance of the Equator: The Best Fantasy Stories – 1989
Dracula Unbound – 1990
Bury My Heart at W.H. Smith’s: A Writing Life (non fiction) – 1990
Home Life With Cats (poetry) – 1992
Remembrance Day – 1993
Somewhere East Of Life – 1994
A Tupolev too Far – 1994
Somewhere East of Life: Another European Fantasia – 1994
The Secret of This Book – 1995
At The Caligula Hotel (poetry) – 1995
Songs From The Steppes Of Central Asia (poetry) – 1995
The Detached Retina: Aspects of SF and Fantasy (non fiction) – 1995
The Twinkling of an Eye, or My Life as an Englishman (non fiction) – 1998
White Mars or, the Mind Set Free – 1999
When the Feast is Finished (non fiction) – 1999
The Rain Will Stop – 2000
A Plutonian Monologue on His Wife’s Death (poetry) – 2000
Art After Apogee: The Relationships Between an Idea, a Story, a Painting (non fiction) – 2000
Super-Toys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of Future Time – 2001
Super-State – 2002
The Cretan Teat – 2002
At A Bigger House (poetry) – 2002
The Dark Sun Rises (poetry) – 2002
Affairs at Hampden Ferrers – 2004
Cultural Breaks – 2005
Jocasta – 2005
Sanity and the Lady – 2005
HARM – 2007
A Prehistory of Mind (poetry) – 2008
Walcot – 2010
Mortal Morning (poetry) – 2011
Finches of Mars – 2012
Comfort Zone – 2013