Robert A. Heinlein Books in Chronological Order

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Publication Order of Future History/Heinlein Timeline Books

Misfit (1939) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Methuselah’s Children (1941) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man Who Sold the Moon (1950) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Green Hills of Earth (1951) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revolt in 2100 (1953) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Orphans of the Sky (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Past Through Tomorrow (1967) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of World As Myth Books

Time Enough for Love (1973) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Number of the Beast (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Sail Beyond the Sunset (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Heinlein’s Juveniles Books

Rocket Ship Galileo (1947) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Space Cadet (1948) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Planet (1949) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Farmer in the Sky / Satellite Scout (1950) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Between Planets / Planets in Combat (1951) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Rolling Stones / Tramp Space Ship / Space Family Stone (1952) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Starman Jones (1953) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Star Beast / Star Lummox (1954) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tunnel in the Sky (1955) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Time for the Stars (1956) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Citizen of the Galaxy (1957) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Have Space Suit—Will Travel (1958) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Sixth Column / The Day After Tomorrow (1941) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond This Horizon (1948) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Puppet Masters (1951) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Double Star (1956) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Door into Summer (1957) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Starship Troopers / Starship Soldier (1959) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Podkayne of Mars (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Glory Road (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Farnham’s Freehold (1964) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (1966) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I Will Fear No Evil (1970) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Friday (1982) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Job (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
For Us, the Living (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Variable Star (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pursuit of the Pankera (2020) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Universe (1941) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destination Moon (1950) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year of the Jackpot (1952) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
‘All You Zombies–‘ (1959) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Chapbooks

The Notebooks of Lazarus Long (1975) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Life Line (1939) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ordeal in Space (1948) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Waldo & Magic, Inc. (1950) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Assignment in Eternity (1953) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag (1959) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Menace from Earth (1959) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lost Legacy (1960) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Three by Heinlein / Heinlein Triad (1965) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein (1972) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Robert Heinlein, 1947-1959 (1973) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fantasies of Robert A. Heinlein (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Requiem: Collected Works and Tributes to the Grand Master (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Off the Main Sequence (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Outward Bound (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Project Moonbase and Others (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Expanded Universe (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grumbles from the Grave (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tramp Royale (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Take Back Your Government (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

The Virginia Edition (46 Volume Collectors Set) (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of New Destinies Books

New Destinies Vol. 1: Spring 1987 (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 2: Fall 1987 (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 3: Spring 1988 (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 4: Summer 1988 (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 5: Fall 1988 (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 6: Winter 1988 (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 7: Spring 1989 (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 8: Fall 1989 (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Destinies Vol. 9: Fall 1990 (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Infinite Stars Books

Infinite Stars (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Tomorrow, the Stars (1952) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
50 Short Science Fiction Tales (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume II A (1973) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Other Dimensions (1974) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of All Possible Worlds (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cats in Space… and Other Places (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Space Pioneers (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

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