Expanded Universe (book)

Expanded Universe, The New Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein is a 1980 collection of stories and essays by Robert A. Heinlein.[1] The trade paperback 1981 edition lists the subtitle under other Heinlein books as More Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein because the contents subsume the 1966 Ace Books collection, The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein. The current volume is dedicated to William Targ.

Expanded Universe
Expanded Universe (Heinlein collection - cover art)
First Edition cover for Expanded Universe
AuthorRobert A. Heinlein
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction
PublisherAce Books
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
LC ClassPS3515.E288 E96


The book collects many short stories and essays, with a foreword for each. They are:

The six items marked with (*) appeared in The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein.

When divided into two volumes, Volume 1 concludes with "On the Slopes of Vesuvius",[2] and Volume 2 picks up with "Nothing Ever Happens on the Moon".[3]


  1. ^ Don D'Ammassa (2005). Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Infobase Publishing. p. 183. ISBN 978-0-8160-5924-9.
  2. ^ Heinlein, Robert A. (January 21, 2015). Robert Heinlein's Expanded Universe: Volume One. Phoenix Pick. ISBN 978-1612422381.
  3. ^ Heinlein, Robert A. (March 16, 2015). Robert Heinlein's Expanded Universe: Volume Two. Phoenix Pick. ISBN 978-1612422404.

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