The red planet is red no longer, as Mars
Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed "Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below, Sixty Days and Counting, The Years of Rice and Salt, "and "Galileo s Dream." In 2008 he was named one of "Time "magazine s Heroes of the Environment. He serves on the board of the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He lives in Davis, California."