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H. Beam Piper Commentary

"Mr. Piper, a tall, slim man with sharply chiseled features and a sinister black mustache, could pass for a villain in his own mystery novel."
The Pennsy, "Typewriter 'Killer'"


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H. Beam Piper
(Photo from The Pennsy)

Robert S. Richardson, "Rocket Blitz from the Moon," Collier's, Vol. 122, No. 17, October 23, 1948, pp. 24-25, 44-46. An article about a possible lunar base which could launch a nuclear missile attack against the Earth, possibly a concept which inspired the U.S. Lunar Base and Operation Triple Cross in Piper's yarn "The Edge of the Knife" (Zarthani.net hoard).

Frederik Pohl's 20 November, 1952, letter describing his submission of an unpublished Piper novella titled "Hour of Indecision" to Sam Moskowitz at (what was likely) Science Fiction Plus magazine. The yarn was not published in Science Fiction Plus.

Anonymous, "Typewriter 'Killer': Altoona's H. Beam Piper. Watchman — Mystery Writer, Finds Job Helps Plots," in The Pennsy, Vol. 2, No. 9, September 1953, Pennsylvania Railroad Company, Philadelphia, PA (Zarthani.net hoard).

Anonymous, "Mystery writer a suicide," New York Times, November 18, 1964, Sec. I, p. 27.

Anonymous, "H. Beam Piper found dead," Science Fiction Times, No. 422, December 1964, p. 3.

Peter Weston, "In Memorium: H. Beam Piper," Vector, No. 31, March 1965, pp. 17-18.

Bill Bowers and Bill Mallardi, "H. Beam Piper," Double: Bill Symposium, Akron, OH: D:B Press, 1969.

Mark Owings, "The Electric Bibliograph VII: H. Beam Piper," in The WFSA Journal, No. 72, Donald L. Miller, ed. (Washington Science Fiction Association, Wheaton, Maryland), June-August 1970, pp. 17-18; extensive bibiliography (including some foreign language reprints) and brief commentary (mostly inaccurate, in hindsight) on rumored third Fuzzy novel.

John H. Costello, "H. Beam Piper: An Infinity of Worlds, part I," Renaissance, Vol. 4, No. 4, Fall 1972, pp. 1-3, published by John J. Pierce (archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

John H. Costello, "H. Beam Piper: An Infinity of Worlds, part II," Renaissance, Vol. 5, No. 1, Winter 1973, pp. 1-5, published by John J. Pierce (archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

John H. Costello, "H. Beam Piper: An Infinity of Worlds, part III," Renaissance, Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 1973, pp. 1-8, published by John J. Pierce (archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

Mark R. Leeper, "Origins of Little Fuzzy," Lan's Lantern, No. 2, June 1976 (fanzine), pp. 9-10.

William J. Denholm, III, "H. Beam Piper Bibliography," Science Fiction Review (fanzine), Richard E. Geis, ed., Vol. 7, No. 2 (Whole Number 25), May 1978.

John F. Carr, "The Terrohuman Future History of H. Beam Piper," Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America #71, Vol. 14, No. 3, Fall 1979, pp. 42-51 (Zarthani.net hoard).

John L. Espley, "H. Beam Piper: An Annotated Bibliography," Extrapolation, Vol. 21, No. 2, Summer 1980, pp. 172-181 (archived).

Jerry E. Pournelle, "Preface: Piper's Foundation," in Federation, John F. Carr, ed., New York: Ace, 1981, pp. vii-ix (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "Introduction (and interstitial material)," in Federation, John F. Carr, ed., New York: Ace, 1981, pp. x-xxx (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "Terro-Human Future History Chronology," in Empire, John F. Carr, ed., New York: Ace, 1981, pp. vi-viii (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "Introduction (and interstitial material)," in Empire, John F. Carr, ed., New York: Ace, 1981, pp. 1-10 (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "Introduction (and interstitial material)," in Paratime, John F. Carr, ed., New York: Ace, 1981, pp. 1-12 (Zarthani.net hoard).

William B. Thesing, "H. Beam Piper," Twentieth-Century American Science Fiction Writers, Part II: M-Z, David Cowart, ed., Detroit: Gale, 1981, pp.70-73.

Gordon Benson, Jr., Bibliographies for the Avid Reader: H. Beam Piper, A Working Bibliography, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK: Galactic Central, 1982.

Ardath Mayhar, "Foreward," in Golden Dream: A Fuzzy Odyssey, Ardath Mayhar, New York: Ace, 1982, pp. ix-x (Zarthani.net hoard).

Ardath Mayhar, "Glossary of Terms," in Golden Dream: A Fuzzy Odyssey, Ardath Mayhar, New York: Ace, 1982, pp. 267-269 (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "Introduction (and interstitial material)," in The Worlds of H. Beam Piper, John F. Carr, ed., New York: Ace, 1983, pp. 1-8 (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "Introduction," in Uller Uprising, H. Beam Piper, New York: Ace, 1983, pp. v-ix (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "The Last Cavalier: H. Beam Piper," Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, Vol. 108, No. 1, January 1988, pp. 161-74 (Zarthani.net hoard).

J. C. Robbins, "The uses of military history in Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen," Selected Proceedings of the 1978 SFRA National Conference, T. J. Remington, ed., Cedar Falls, Iowa: Univiversity of Northern Iowa, 1979. pp. 75-104.

Elwanda Holland, "H. Beam Piper in Paperback (1957-1965)," Books Are Everything, No. 8, R.C. & Elwanda Holland, eds., Vol. 2, No. 2, March 1989, pp. 14-21 (includes reproduction of Piper's own record of writing sales and earnings).

L. Fred Ramsey, "H. Beam Piper: A Life Out of Time," in Murder in the Gunroom, H. Beam Piper, Baltimore, MD: Old Earth Books (facsimile), 1993, pp. ix-xviii (Zarthani.net hoard; permission to post courtesy of Fred Ramsey).

L. Fred Ramsey, "H. Beam Piper: A Bibliography," in Murder in the Gunroom, H. Beam Piper, Blatimore, MD: Old Earth Books (facsimile), 1993, pp. xix-xxviii (Zarthani.net hoard).

Gordon Benson, Jr., and Phil Stephensen-Payne, "H. Beam Piper, Emperor of Paratime: A Working Bibliography," Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK: Galactic Central, 1994 (Zarthani.net hoard).

Frank Gasperik, "No Rayguns, No Rocket Ships," unpublished essay, 22 October, 2001 (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "H. Beam Piper," Argentus, No. 4, 2004, pp. 9-11.

Michael Andre-Driussi, "Deciphering the Text Foundations of Traveller," website, Internet Review of Science Fiction, February 2005, essay which identifies the connection of Traveller's Sword Worlds to Piper.

John F. Carr, "Kalvan: The Genesis," website, Hostigos.com, April 12, 2006 (expansion of "The Road to Hostigos").

Rick Walker, "H. Beam Piper: The writer Williamsport forgot," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, December 10, 2006.

Bud Webster, "Piper at the Gates," Helix, January 1, 2008 (served by Galactic Central).

John F. Carr, H. Beam Piper: A Biography, Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008 (Zarthani.net hoard).

Frederik Pohl, "The Way the Future Blogs: H. Beam Piper," weblog, January 10, 2010 (archived).

Nils Jeppe, "H. Beam Piper's Terro-Human Future History," weblog, Enderra, June 9, 2011 (archive).

Don D'Ammassa, "H. Beam Piper" (survey of Piper's work), website, Critical Mass, circa 2013.

Daniel Eness's 2014 "A Suicide of Stars," an extremely creative take on what may have actually happened on the day that Piper died (from the Castalia House blog).

Tom Rogers, A Search for H. Beam Piper Manuscripts, Baltimore, MD: Tweet & Tick Press, 2015, limited run chapbook (25 copies) (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, Typewriter Killer, Boalsburg, PA: Pequod Press, 2015 (Zarthani.net hoard).

Eric Fisher, "On Paratime," in The Paratime Police Chronicles, Volume I, John F. Carr, ed., Boalsburg, PA: Pequod Press, 2019, pp. 11-16 (Zarthani.net hoard).

John F. Carr, "Paratime," in The Paratime Police Chronicles, Volume I, John F. Carr, ed., Boalsburg, PA: Pequod Press, 2019, pp. 17-38 (Zarthani.net hoard).

D. Everett Smith, "Prolific sci-fi writer was inspired by Williamsport," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, 27 Jan 2020.



H. Beam Piper Rereads

". . . and in the evening he dialed through his micro-film library, finding only books he had read and reread a dozen times. . . ."
— H. Beam Piper (Jack Holloway POV), Little Fuzzy


These "reread" reviews of Piper's yarns assume that the reader has already read the yarn being reviewed.  There will be "spoilers," of course, but hopefully there are benefits too.  Piper's Terro-human Future History yarns are especially suited to a reread because he connects them to each other in such subtle ways.  So, whether you reread Piper simply to enjoy the "Reread Bonus" or perhaps as an element of personal growth or merely because Piper isn't writing any more, these are the reviews for you.

Terro-human Future History Yarns
The Edge of the Knife | Omnilingual | When in the Course— | Four-Day Planet | Uller Uprising | Naudsonce | Little Fuzzy | Fuzzy Sapiens | Fuzzies and Other People | Oomphel in the Sky | Graveyard of Dreams | Junkyard Planet | Space Viking | A Slave is a Slave | Ministry of Disturbance | The Keeper

Paratime Yarns
He Walked Around the Horses | Police Operation | Last Enemy | Temple Trouble | Time Crime | Gunpowder God | Down Styphon! | Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen

The Hartley Yarns
Time and Time Again | The Mercenaries | Day of the Moron

Other speculative fiction
Flight from Tomorrow | Operation R.S.V.P. | Genesis | Dearest | Crossroads of Destiny | The Answer | First Cycle (with Michael Kurland)

The McGuire collaborations
Null-ABC | The Return | Lone Star Planet | Hunter Patrol



H. Beam Piper Reviews

"Try reading [Space Viking] as a parallel to Isaac Asimov's 'Foundation' trilogy.  It's one of a series of books and stories with which Piper, an old pro who gets better as he goes along, is creating a galactic future of his own."
— P. Schuyler Miller, "The Reference Library," Analog, January 1964


Reviews of Piper's work and of other Piper-related work by other authors, listed chronologically.

• John T. Winterich ("Sergeant Cuff"), "The Criminal Record" (Murder in the Gunroom review), The Saturday Review, April 18, 1953.

• P. Schuyler Miller, "The Reference Library: For the Juniors," Analog Science Fiction — Science Fact, Vol. LXVIII, No. 5, January 1962, pp. 156-163 (includes a brief review of Four-Day Planet, p. 159).

• P. Schuyler Miller, "The Reference Library: The Universe Our Stage," Analog Science Fiction — Science Fact, Vol. LXXII, No. 5, January 1964, pp. 86-90 (includes a brief review of Space Viking, pp. 87-88).

• Lester del Rey, "The Reference Library: Something Old, Something New," Analog Science Fiction—Science Fact, Vol. XCVI, No. 6, June 1976, pp. 168-173 (includes review of first Ace reprint of Little Fuzzy, p. 173).

• Lester del Rey, "The Reference Library: What's in a Name?," Analog Science Fiction—Science Fact, Vol. XCVII, No. 5, May 1977, pp. 165-169 (includes review of first Ace reprint of Space Viking, pp. 167-168).
• Paul McGuire, "Review: Space Viking," Science Fiction Review (fanzine), Vol. 6, No. 2 (Whole No. 21), May 1977, pp. 66.

• Philip Stephensen-Payne, "Review: Space Viking by H. Beam Piper," Paperback Parlour (fanzine), Vol. 2, No 3, June 1978, pp. 66.

• J. A. Clark, "Little Fuzzy," Survey of Science Fiction Literature, Vol. 3, Frank N. Magill, ed., Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Salem Press, 1979, pp. 1230-1234.

• Anonymous, "Lost fuzzy novel found," Locus, Vol. 15., No. 10, October 1982, p. 3.

• Baird Searles, "Review: Space Viking by H. Beam Piper," Asimov's Science Fiction, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Whole No. 76), March 1984, pp. 172.
• Debbie Notkin, "Fuzzies and Other People, H. Beam Piper," Locus, Vol. 17:7, No. 282, July 1984.

• Gary Lovisi, "The Long Lost 'Fuzzy,'" Paperback Parade #35, August 1993, pp. 40-44, Gary Lovisi, ed., Gryphon Publications, Brooklyn, NY.
• Ardath Mayhar, "Golden Dreams: Odyssey of an Alien,"Paperback Parade #35, August 1993, pp. 45-47, Gary Lovisi, ed., Gryphon Publications, Brooklyn, NY.
• Gary Lovisi, "Little Fuzzy: The 8th Printing," Paperback Parade #35, August 1993, pp. 48-49, Gary Lovisi, ed., Gryphon Publications, Brooklyn, NY.
• Gary Lovisi, "H. Beam Piper in Paperback," Paperback Parade #35, August 1993, pp. 50-58, Gary Lovisi, ed., Gryphon Publications, Brooklyn, NY.
• Joseph T. Major, "Lord Kalvan of Otherwriters," Paperback Parade #35, August 1993, pp. 72-100, Gary Lovisi, ed., Gryphon Publications, Brooklyn, NY.

• Dani Zweig, "Belated Reviews #3: H Beam Piper," Newsgroup post (rec.arts.sf.reviews), February 1994 (archived).
• Dani Zweig, "The Reference Library: Murder in the Gunroom by H.Beam Piper," Analog Science Fiction and Fact, November 1994.

• André-François Ruaud, "Les Petits Maìtres de la SF: H. Beam Piper et les Tinounours Sapiens," in Bifrost (France), No. 3, November 1996.

• David Johnson, "How do you know if a fuzzy alien is intelligent?" (The Complete Fuzzy review), website, Amazon.com, March 14, 2001.
• David Johnson, "Cross-time Travelers Police Parallel Worlds" (The Complete Paratime review), website, Amazon.com, March 16, 2001.
• Rob Preece, "Space Viking by H. Beam Piper," website, BooksForABuck.com, 16 August, 2001.
• Robert Wilfred Franson, "The Complete Paratime by H. Beam Piper," website, Troynovant, September 2001.
• Robert Wilfred Franson, "Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen by H. Beam Piper," website, Troynovant, September 2001.
• Steven H. Silver, "The Complete Paratime by H. Beam Piper," website, SF Site, 2001.
• Joseph T. Major, "The Wheel of Fortune (Space Viking review)," website, FOSFAX, 2001.

• Rob Preece, "Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen by H. Beam Piper," website, BooksForABuck.com, 2002.

• Bud Foote, "Escape into Paratime: H. Beam Piper's Alternated Pennsylvanias," Genre at the Crossroads: The Challenge of Fantasy, George Slusser & Jean-Pierre Barricelli, eds., Riverside, CA: Xenos Books, 2003, pp. 167-176.
• Rob Preece, "Great Kings' War by Roland Green and John F. Carr," website, BooksForABuck.com, 2003.

• Anonymous [thetensor (at) gmail (dot) com], "'Omnilingual,' by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Tenser, said the Tensor, 8 February, 2004.

• Scott Morrison, "Forgotten Classics: Space Viking," weblog, Polite Dissent, June 29, 2005, review which identifies the connection of Traveller's Sword Worlds to Piper.

• David Johnson, "A Fitting Legacy: H. Beam Piper's Paratime Saga Continues" (Siege of Tarr-Hostigos review), website, Amazon.com, June 25, 2006.
• Jon Jermey, "Murder in the Gunroom," website, Golden Age of Detection Wiki, July 3, 2006.
• David Johnson, "An Impressive Sequel: H. Beam Piper's Paratime Saga Continues" (Great Kings' War review), website, Amazon.com, December 29, 2006.
• David Johnson, "A Welcome Addition: H. Beam Piper's Paratime Saga Continues" (Kalvan Kingmaker review), website, Amazon.com, December 29, 2006 (reposted January 19, 2024).

• David Johnson, "Wonderful to see Piper back in print!" (Flight from Tomorrow: Science Fiction Stories review), website, Amazon.com, July 8, 2007.
• David Johnson, "More like Flight from Yesterday" (Flight from Tomorrow and Other SF review), website, Amazon.com, July 8, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Another Flight From Tomorrow?" (Graveyard of Dreams: Science Fiction Stories review), website, Amazon.com, July 10, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Piper's most interesting Paratime novel" (Time Crime review), website, Amazon.com, July 11, 2007.
• David Johnson, "The Big Idea in Little Fuzzy: Alien Intelligence" (Little Fuzzy review), website, Amazon.com, July 16, 2007.
• David Johnson, "A sci-fi author tries his hand at mystery" (Murder in the Gunroom review), website, Amazon.com, July 16, 2007.
• David Johnson, "More Piper Returns to Print!" (Crossroads of Destiny: Science Fiction Stories review), website, Amazon.com, July 19, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Naudsonce or Nonsense?" (Naudsonce and Other SF review), website, Amazon.com, July 19, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Cub reporter is witness to revolution" (Four-Day Planet review), website, Amazon.com, July 20, 2007.
• David Johnson, "The Politics of Reincarnation" (Last Enemy review), website, Amazon.com, July 20, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Yet another odd collection of Piper yarns" (Time and Time Again and Other SF review), website, Amazon.com, July 25, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Some of Piper's more unusual and hard-to-find tales" (Crossroads of Destiny and Others review), website, Amazon.com, July 26, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Finally a series-based Piper collection!" (Ministry of Disturbance and Other SF review), website, Amazon.com, July 26, 2007.
• David Johnson, "One of Piper's best novels" (The Cosmic Computer review), website, Amazon.com, July 26, 2007.
• David Johnson, "One of Piper's best novels" (Junkyard Planet review), website, Amazon.com, July 26, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Piper's best novel - a sci-fi classic!" (Space Viking review), website, Amazon.com, August 1, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Alien Revolt - Piper's first Future History yarn" (Uller Uprising review), website, Amazon.com, August 3, 2007.
• David Johnson, "Piper's most interesting Paratime novel" (Time Crime review), website, Amazon.com, August 3, 2007.
• David Johnson, "The Big Idea in Little Fuzzy: Alien Intelligence" (Little Fuzzy review), website, Amazon.com, August 3, 2007.
• Fred Patten, "The Fuzzy Story," Anthro #14, webzine, November / December 2007.

• Cory Doctorow, "Little Fuzzy as an award-winning audiobook," website, Boing Boing, June 5, 2008.
• Alan Jalowitz, "H. Beam Piper: A Biography by John F. Carr," audio recording, WPSU-FM BookMark, June 25, 2008.

• David Johnson, "Carr's Piper Biography is an Unqualified Success!," Amazon.com, January 2, 2009.
• Jo Walton, "Sapience and responsibility: H. Beam Piper's Fuzzy books," weblog, Tor.com, March 11, 2009.
• Shannon Appelcline, "Review of Space Viking," website, RPGnet, June 24, 2009.
• Jo Walton, "Competence is really attractive: H. Beam Piper's Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen," weblog, Tor.com, November 6, 2009.
• David Billinghurst, "Reviews - Gunpowder God (British edition of Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen)," website, David's Little Lead Web Page, 2009 (archived by the Internet Archive).
• David Billinghurst, "Reviews - Space Viking," website, David's Little Lead Web Page, 2009 (archived).

• George Randall, "F(orgotten) F(riday) B(ooks): Murder In The Gunroom - H. Beam Piper," weblog, February 11, 2010.
• Jo Walton, "Yakking about who's civilized and who's not: H. Beam Piper's Space Viking," weblog, Tor.com, April 3, 2010.
• Garrison James, "Space Viking (review)," weblog, Old School Heretic, September 2, 2010.
• David Johnson, "Time and Time Crime Again" (Time Crime review), website, Amazon.com, December 1, 2010.

• Paul Di Filippo, "Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi," website, Barnes & Noble, June 15, 2011.
• Andrew Joyce, "The Cosmic Computer by H. Beam Piper," website, Into the Book, October 8, 2011.
• Thomas M. Wagner, "Little Fuzzy (1962) by H. Beam Piper," website, SF Reviews.Net, 2011.

• Andrea Johnson, "The Fuzzy Papers, by H. Beam Piper," weblog, the Little Red Reviewer, January 4, 2012.
• Jo Walton, "Scientific Language: H. Beam Piper's 'Omnilingual,'" weblog, Tor.com, March 5, 2012.
• Joseph T. Major, "A-Viking Shall We Go," Alexiad, Vol. 11, No. 3, June 2012 (reviews of The Last Space Viking by John F. Carr and Mike Robertson and Prince of Tanith and Princess Valerie's War by Terry Mancour).

• Julia [no last name], "Fuzzies and Other People by H. Beam Piper," website, Cannonball Read 5, February 9, 2013.
• Joseph T. Major, "Viking Backlash," Alexiad, Vol. 12, No. 3, June 2013 (review of Space Viking Legacy: The Tanith Gambit by Dietmar Wehr).
• Jerry House, "Forgotten Book: Science-Fictional Sherlock Holmes," weblog, Jerry's House of Everything, September 6, 2013.
• Felicity Savage, "A Baaaad Case of the Warm and Fuzzies: H. Beam Piper v. John Scalzi," website, Amazing Stories, October 17, 2013.
• Gideon Marcus, "December 1958: Astounding (1st half) 11-08-1958" (includes brief review of "Ministry of Disturbance"), website, Galactic Journey, November 8, 2013.

• Andrea Johnson, "Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen," weblog, the Little Red Reviewer, January 24, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "The Edge of the Knife by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, January 27, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "Flight from Tomorrow by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, February 12, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "Lone Star Planet by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, April 9, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "He Walked Around the Horses by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, June 27, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "Police Operation by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, July 4, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "Last Enemy by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, September 3, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "The Mercenaries by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, September 24, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "Temple Trouble by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, November 3, 2014.
• Karl Janssen, "Uller Uprising by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, December 29, 2014.

• Karl Janssen, "Genesis by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, March 31, 2015.
• Karl Janssen, "Day of the Moron by H. Beam Piper," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, April 15, 2015.
• James Nicoll, "My First Piper" (Little Fuzzy review), website, James Nicoll Reviews, April 19, 2015.
• John O'Neill, "The Omnibus Volumes of H. Beam Piper," website, Black Gate, April 21, 2015.
• James Nicoll, "Is John Scalzi history's greatest monster?" (review of Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi), website, James Nicoll Reviews, May 20, 2015.
• Karl Janssen, "Null-ABC by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, June 2, 2015.
• James Nicoll, "Znidd suddabit!" (Uller Uprising review), website, James Nicoll Reviews, June 13, 2015.
• Morgan Holmes, "The First Modern Military Science Fiction Novel" (Uller Uprising review), weblog, Castalia House, June 14, 2015.
• James Nicoll, "Everything you know is wrong!" (review of H. Beam Piper: A Biography by John F. Carr), website, James Nicoll Reviews, June 22, 2015.
• James Nicoll, "Lady Elaine, please remember to order your bride-sized fridge" (Space Viking review), website, James Nicoll Reviews, August 13, 2015.
• Gideon Marcus, "[Oct. 20, 1960] Fiction > Non-fiction . . . sometimes (the November 1960 Analog)" (includes brief review of "Oomphel in the Sky"), website, Galactic Journey, October 20, 2015.
• Karl Janssen, "The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire," weblog, Old Books by Dead Guys, December 14, 2015.

• Steve Fahnestalk, "Two Classics: H. Beam Piper and Keith Laumer" (Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen, Space Viking, Little Fuzzy and Four-Day Planet reviews), weblog, Amazing Stories, May 6, 2016.
• James Nicoll, "Follow sweet children, I'll show thee the way" (Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen review), website, James Nicoll Reviews, July 17, 2016.
• Alan Brown, "When Wishes Come True: Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen by H. Beam Piper," website, Tor.com, October 4, 2016.
• Gideon Marcus, "[December 21, 1961] Reviewer's Burden (January 1962 Analog)" (includes brief review of "Naudsonce"), website, Galactic Journey, December 21, 2016.

• Rosemary Benton, "[January 23, 1962] A Methodical Approach to Writing (H. Beam Piper's Little Fuzzy)," website, Galactic Journey, January 23, 2017.
• David Johnson, "A Redemption Tale, of Sorts: H. Beam Piper's Lord Kalvan Saga Continues" (The Fireseed Wars review), website, Amazon.com, December 2, 2017.
• David Johnson, "Beyond Great King Kalvan: H. Beam Piper's Lord Kalvan Saga Continues" (Gunpowder God review), website, Amazon.com, December 6, 2017.
• David Johnson, "A Fitting Conclusion: H. Beam Piper's Kalvan Saga Comes to an End" (Down Styphon! review), website, Amazon.com, December 12, 2017.

• David Johnson, "Post-Apocalyptic Paratime: Thirteen Alternate Days" (Paratime Trouble review), website, Amazon.com, March 25, 2018.
• Joseph T. Major, "Genesis and Followers," Alexiad, Vol. 17, No. 5, October 2018 (review of The Rise of the Terran Federation).

• David Johnson, "More Chronicles of H. Beam Piper's Paratime Police" (The Paratime Police Chronicles: Volume I review), website, Amazon.com, February 9, 2019.
• Tomi S. Melka & Michal Místecký, "On Stylometric Features of H. Beam Piper's 'Omnilingual,'" Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 12 Feb 2019 (online).

• David Johnson, "H. Beam Piper's Paratime Police Saga Ends" (The Paratime Police Chronicles: Volume II review), website, Amazon.com, May 22, 2021.
• David Johnson, "Space Viking Arrives? Otto Harkaman's Origin Story" (The Way of the Sword-Worlds review), website, Amazon.com, November 1, 2021.


Online Piper Discussion

"Welcome to the list, everyone, and I hope we manage to start a snowball here."
— Geoffrey Edwards, October 2, 1995


Online discussion of Piper and his work have been active since October 1995.  The original forum for online Piper discussion was the "Works of H. Beam Piper mailing List" (PIPER-L).  An archive of messages originally posted to the now-defunct PIPER-L mailing list, from 1995 to 2008, is irregularly preserved by the Internet Archive and a still-being-curated subset is provided by Port Sandor Times.

After PIPER-L came to an end Piper discussion moved to the "Piper Mailing List and Discussion Forum" in 2008.  In 2021, this list-and-forum became the current "H. Beam Piper Mailing List" (which includes a online message archive), after moving to a new service provider.  An archive of messages originally posted to the old "Piper Mailing List and Discussion Forum," including all messages posted through 2021, is also provided by Port Sandor Times.



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