Books Larry Niven Books by Larry Niven Larry Niven has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Larry Niven Review This Week's Must Read An Ode To Our Newest Neighbor: Biden, The Pink Dwarf Planet March 28, 2014 In honor of the newly discovered planet, 2012 VP113, aka Biden, author Jason Sheehan recommends First Light by Richard Preston and Andy Weir suggests the short story "Flatlander," by Larry Niven. An Ode To Our Newest Neighbor: Biden, The Pink Dwarf Planet Listen · 2:13 2:13 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/295815683/295851487" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Opinion 100 Best Books Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books August 11, 2011 More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. The winners are an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.