Biographical information


David Brin


David Brin is a scientist, best-selling author and tech-futurist. His novels include Earth, The Postman (filmed in 1997) and Hugo Award winners Startide Rising and The Uplift War. A leading commentator and speaker on modern trends, his nonfiction book The Transparent Society won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association. Brin’s newest novel EXISTENCE explores the ultimate question: billions of planets are ripe for life. So where is Everybody? David’s main thread: how will we shape the days and years ahead — and how will tomorrow shape us?

Previous Works

Earth, Existence, The Postman, Startide Rising, Sundiver, The Practice Effect, The Uplift War, Glory Season
The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force us to Choose between Privacy and Freedom


Best known for

The Uplift Universe: Sundiver, Startide Rising, The Uplift War
Advocate for Transparency: The Transparent Society