Books by Rudy Rucker
Books are listed from newest to oldest. Books edited, Multimedia, and Software appear at the bottom of this page.
For more info, see Rucker's Notes on Writing Page.
Million Mile Road Trip, to appear in 2017 or 2018.
Transreal Cyberpunk, 9 Stories with Bruce Sterling, Transreal Books 2016. Transreal Cyberpunk page.
Journals 1990-2014, Transreal Books 2015. Journals page.
All The Visions, memoir/novel. 2nd ed.,Transreal Books 2014. 1st ed., Ocean View Books, 1991. All The Visions page.
Transreal Trilogy, omnibus of Secret of Life, White Light, and Saucer Wisdom. Transreal Books 2014. Transreal Trilogy page.
The Big Aha, novel. Transreal Books 2013. The Big Aha page.
Turing & Burroughs: A Beatnik SF Novel. Transreal Books 2012. Turing & Burroughs page.
Collected Essays. Transreal Books , 2012.
Complete Stories. Transreal Books, 2012.
Better Worlds, art book of Rucker's paintings. Transreal Books 2013. Better Worlds page.Surfing the Gnarl, Short anthology. PM Press. 2012
Nested Scrolls, autobiography. PS Publishing 2011, Tor Books, 2011. Nested Scrolls page.
Jim and the Flims, SF/Fantasy novel, Night Shade Books, June, 2011, Transreal Books, 2016. Jim and the Flims page.
The Ware Tetralogy, omnibus of Software, Wetware, Freeware and Realware. Prime Books, 2010. Wares page.
Hylozoic, SF novel, Tor Books, 2009. Hylozoic page.
Postsingular, SF novel, Tor Books, 2007. Postsingular page.
Mathematicians in Love, novel, Tor Books, 2006, Transreal Books 2016. Mathematicians in Love page.
The Lifebox, the Seashell, and the Soul, nonfiction, Basic Books, 2005, Transreal Books, 2016. Lifebox page.
Frek and the Elixir, novel, Tor Books, 2004. Frek page.
As Above, So Below: A Novel of Peter Bruegel, historical novel, Forge Books, 2002. As Above, So Below page.
Software Engineering and Computer Games, textbook, Addison-Wesley, 2002. Computer Games page.
Spaceland, novel, Tor Books, 2002. Spaceland page.
Saucer Wisdom, novel, Tor Books, 1999. Transreal Books, 2016. Saucer Wisdom page. (Also appears in Transreal Trilogy.)
The Hacker and the Ants, novel, !st ed., Avon Books 1994, 2nd ed., Four Walls Eight Windows 2003. Amazon page.
The Hollow Earth, novel, William Morrow & Co. 1990, Avon Books 1992, Monkeybrain Books, 2006. Hollow Earth page
Mind Tools, nonfiction, Houghton Mifflin 1987. Dover 2013. Amazon page.
The Secret of Life, novel, Bluejay Books 1985. Electric Story. Reprinted in Transreal Trilogy, 2014. Transreal Books, 2016. Amazon page. (Also appears in Transreal Trilogy.)
Master of Space and Time, novel, Bluejay Books 1984, Baen Books 1985, Thunder's Mouth Press 2005. Amazon page.
The Fourth Dimension, nonfiction, Houghton Mifflin 1984. Dover 2014. Amazon page.
The Sex Sphere, novel, Ace Books 1983. Ereads 2009. Open Road Media 2014. Transreal Books, 2016. Amazon page.
The Fifty-Seventh Franz Kafka, story collection, Ace Books 1983. (All these stories appear in Complete Stories.)
Software, novel, Ace Books 1982, Avon Books 1987, Avon Books 1997. Included with Wetware, Freeware and Realware in The Ware Tetralogy, 2010. Wares page.
Infinity and the Mind, nonfiction, Birkhäuser 2982, Bantam 1983, Princeton University Press, 1995, 2004. Amazon page.
White Light, novel, Ace Books 1980, Wired Books 1997, Four Walls Eight Windows 2001. Transreal Books, 2016. Amazon page. (Also appears in Transreal Trilogy.)
Spacetime Donuts, novel, Ace Books 1981. Ereads 2009, Open Road Media 2014. Transreal Books, 2016. Amazon page.
Geometry, Relativity and the Fourth Dimension, nonfiction, Dover 1977. Amazon page.
MONDO 2000: A User's Guide to the New Edge, edited with Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. HaperCollins, 1992. (Out of print.)
Semiotex(e) SF, edited with Peter Lamborn Wilson and Robert Anton Wilson. Autonomedia 1989. (In print (?) Contact Autonomedia, 55 S. 11th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211-0568.)
Mathenauts: Tales of Mathematical Wonder. Arbor House, 1987. (Out of print.)
Speculations on the Fourth Dimension: Selected Writings of Charles Howard Hinton. Dover, 1983..
Audio & Video
Like A Passing River. Spoken word and classical music CD, with Roy Whelden, Karen Clark, and American Baroque. New Albion Records, 1995.
Cellular Automata. VHS video, Media Magic, 1990. Rudy Rucker's YouTube channel, 2014.
Chaos. VHS video, Media Magic, 1990.
Several other tapes and videos are available from Sound Photosynthesis..
Also see Rudy Rucker's Podcasts.
Other videos are available on Rudy Rucker's YouTube channel.
The Pop Framework. Windows software framework for creating computer games.
CAPOW Continuous-Valued Cellular Automata. Windows software for simulating 1D and 2D continuous valued cellular automata, 1994-1998. Written by Rudy Rucker and his students.
HYPERCUBE98. Tumbling Hypercubes. Windows software for visualizing solid and wireframe four-dimensional hypercubes. Written by Farideh Dormishian and Rudy Rucker.
BOPPERS. Artificial Life Laboratory. First published as Artificial Life Lab, Waite Group, 1993.
DOS Gnarl (Spirograph, Chaotic Vine, Quartic Julia Sets). Three diverse gnarly DOS programs, first published online in HOTWIRED.)
James Gleick's CHAOS: The Software. Written by James Glieck, Josh Gordon, Rudy Rucker and John Walker. Autodesk, 1990.
CELLAB. Discrete-Valued Cellular Automata Laboratory. Originally released as CA Lab: Rudy Rucker's Cellular Automata Laboratory. Written by Rudy Rucker and John Walker. Autodesk 1989.