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I guess I just didn't read enough of his other stuff, but for the record, I had read prior to NOTB, the following works:(I may be omitting a few titles)
double star
puppet masters,
starship troopers
stranger in a strange land
time enough for love
I will fear no evil
The moon is a harsh mistress
the door into summer
methuselah's children
have spacesuit - will travel
glory road
expanded universe (non-fiction)
In my bookshelf not yet read: Friday, Job.


You've read most of the really good stuff. Friday and Job are terrific as well, and they are not among that set of his late work which includes Number of the Beast, The Cat Who Walked Thru Walls, To Sail Beyond the Sunset. "Cat" and "Sail" were extensions of "Number" - hating that book, you won't like them. But if you liked the earlier work, you will like Friday and Job.

Also check out The Past Thru Tomorrow, a vast collection of the "future history" short stories. Some of them you will have seen - I believe "Methuselah's Children" is included in that collection - but it's great stuff. "Blowups Happen", "The Roads Must Roll", "Let There Be Light", etc etc etc.

Heinlein might be worth a thread of his own. Before he passed away, I had read every one of his published works. There have since been some posthumous releases I've missed. I'm one of the rare fans of Heinlein's "spiritual" work, like Assignment in Eternity and the stuff collected in The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag. I also really like his "juveniles", like Red Planet and Starman Jones and the Lord-of-the-Flies homage Tunnel in the Sky. The person who mentioned "By His Bootstraps" is dead-on right too: that's terrific. "All You Zombies" is considered his classic time-travel story (collected in "Hoag"), but I like "Bootstraps" better.

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