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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Where the story refers specifically to naturism or nudism, the title is in bold.

New and updated entries in this sixth issue of Yarns Without Threads are listed at the end

AuthorTitle(s) and First publication
Nick AlimonosThe Dark Age Of Enya - 2004
Poul Anderson The Corridors of Time - 1965
The Dancer from Atlantis - 1971
The Merman's Children - 1973
The Winter of the World - 1976
Boat of a Million Years - 1989
Laurence Anholt
and Arthur Robins
The Emperor's Underwear - 1996
Piers Anthony

Rings of Ice - 1974

The Adept series:

  • Split Infinity - 1980
  • Blue Adept - 1981
  • Juxtaposition - 1982
  • Out of Phaze
  • Robot Adept
  • Unicorn Point
  • Phaze Doubt

Isaac AsimovThe Gods Themselves - 1972
John BallThe Cool Cottontail - 1966
Nicola BarkerWide Open - 1998
H E Bates The Revelation - 1934
Breeze Anstey - 1937
John BaxterThe Beach - 1968
Stephen Baxter
and Arthur C Clarke
The Light Of Other Days - 2000
Guy BellamyThe Nudists - 1986
John Beynon
(pen name of John Wyndham)
The Secret People - 1935
Cecil BiffinNot Even A Fig Leaf - 1959?
J F BoneThe Lani People - 1962
Jennifer (James) Finney BoylanThe Planets - 1991
Marion Zimmer BradleyThe Mists of Avalon - 1983
John BrunnerThe World Swappers - 1959
Bedlam Planet - 1968
Quicksand - 1969
Good Men Do Nothing - 1970
Edgar Rice BurroughsTwo of the Tarzan stories:
  • Tarzan of the Apes - 1912
  • Son of Tarzan - 1917

The Martian stories featuring John Carter, including:
    A Princess of Mars - 1917
Erskine CaldwellJackpot - 1940
Ken CampbellThe Furtive Nudist - 1992
Leslie CharterisThe Reluctant Nudist - 1957
Petra ChristianThe Sexploiters - 1973
Jo ClaytonSome books from the 9-volume Diadem series:
  • Diadem from the Stars - 1977
  • Lamarchos - 1978
  • Irsud - 1978
  • Maeve - 1979
  • Star Hunters - 1980
  • The Snares of Ibex - 1984
  • Quester's Endgame - 1986
Arthur C Clarke
and Stephen Baxter
The Light Of Other Days - 2000
Stephen ClarkeMerde Actually - 2005
Henry CobboldWearing a Smile - 2001
illustrator Tim Major
Stephen CrowleyThe Koala Bares - 2002
Frederic Dannay and Manfred Lee
writing as Ellery Queen
The Egyptian Cross Mystery - 1932
Louise DardanelleWorld Without Raiment - 1943
Manoj DasThe Naked - 2001
Robyn DavidsonTracks - 1980
Elmer Davis and Guy HoltBare Living - 1933
Patrick Dennis
pen-name of Edward Everrett Tanner III
Auntie Mame - 1955
Around the World with Auntie Mame - 1958
John DoanLife-One - 2003
Jay DubyaFrat Brats - 2004
Helen DunmoreZennor In Darkness - 1993
Geoff DyerOut Of Sheer Rage - 1997
Max EhrlichNaked Beach - 1979
John ElderThe Naked Hunchback - 2001
Lucy EllmannDoctors and Nurses - 2006
Earl EmersonGoing Crazy in Public - 1996
Maria EppieGone Wild - 2002
Philip José FarmerThe Riverworld series:
  • To Your Scattered Bodies Go - 1971
  • The Fabulous Riverboat - 1971
  • The Dark Design - 1977
  • The Magic Labyrinth - 1980
  • Riverworld and Other Stories - 1979
  • Gods of Riverworld - 1983
Howard FastThe Trap (aka The First Men) - 1959
and The Sight Of Eden - 1960
collected in Time and the Riddle: 31 Zen Stories
and in The Edge of Tomorrow
Leslie A. FiedlerNude Croquet - 1957
Ian FlemingDr No - 1958
Thunderball - 1961
Colin FletcherThe Man who walked through Time - 1967
Ellen ForneyMonkey Food - 1999
Erle Stanley GardnerThe Case Of The Sunbather's Diary - 1955
Kaye GibbonsDivining Women - 2004
Anthony GibbsThe New Crusade - 1934
Colin GibsonThe Pepper Leaf - 1971
Harry HarrisonFinal Encounter - 1964
Bill, the Galactic Hero on the Planet of Robot Slaves - 1989
Robert Heinlein The Puppet Masters - 1951
The Door Into Summer - 1956
Stranger in a Strange Land - 1961
Time Enough for Love - 1973
Glory Road - 1963
Farnham's Freehold - 1965
Friday - 1982
The Number of the Beast - 1980
Guy Holt and Elmer DavisBare Living - 1933
Michel HouellebecqAtomised - 1999
Orrie HittNudist Camp - 1957
Peter HuntMurder Among The Nudists - 1934
Bob HymerSmarty Pants Snake and the Chinese Button Knot - 1978
Eva IbbotsonA Song for Summer - 1997
Island of the Aunts / Monster Mission - 1999
Lucy IrvineCastaway - 1983
H A KellerYesterday's Sin - 1934
reprinted as Her Day of Sin
Edward KiernanGod's Hitchhiker - 1955
Allen Kim LangMurder in a Nudist Camp - 1966
Louise LangNudists Die Too - 2005
Joe R LansdaleCaptains Outrageous - 2001
Reon LaudatIt's a Love Thang - 2002
James LaverNymph Errant - 1932
D H LawrenceWomen in Love - 1921
Timothy Lea
(pen name of Christopher Wood)
Confessions from a Nudist Colony - 1976
Manfred Lee and Frederic Dannay
writing as Ellery Queen
The Egyptian Cross Mystery - 1932
Peter LefcourtEleven Karens - 2003
Gillian LinscottA Healthy Body - 1984
John S LloydLeaving Flat Iron Creek - 1999
David LodgeOut Of The Shelter - 1970
Adam Mars-JonesSummer Lightning - 1988
James Vance MarshallWalkabout - 1959
Byron & Kay McAllisterUndercover Nudist - 2005
Leslie MeierStar Spangled Murder - 2004
Sam Merwin JrThe Time Shifters - 1971
Eric James MillerThe Metaphysics of Nudity - 1996
Walter M Miller JrCommand Performance - 1952
aka Anybody Else Like Me
Gladys MitchellPrinter's Error - 1939
Judith MoffettSurviving - 1986
Pennterra - 1987
Tim MooreContinental Drifter
aka The Grand Tour - 2001
A W PalmerThe Reluctant Nudist - 2005
Richard S PratherStrip For Murder - 1955
E. R. PunshonDeath Among the Sunbathers - 1934
Ellery Queen
(Frederic Dannay and Manfred Lee)
The Egyptian Cross Mystery - 1932
Patrick RaymondDaniel and Esther - 1989
Mary RenaultThe King Must Die - 1958
Mack ReynoldsCommune 2000 A.D. - 1974
Robert H RimmerThe Harrad Experiment - 1966
Proposition 31 - 1968
The Premar Experiments - 1975
Arthur Robins
and Laurence Anholt
The Emperor's Underwear - 1996
William L RohdeMurder on the Line -1951
reprinted as High Red for Dead - 1956
Eric Frank RussellExposure - 1950
The Great Explosion - 1962
Mary ScottNudists May Be Encountered - 1991
David SedarisNaked - 1997
Dr SeussThe Seven Lady Godivas - 1939
Alice Sheldon
(writing as
James Tiptree Jr or as
Raccoona Sheldon)
Birth Of A Salesman - 1968
Faithful To Thee, Terra, In Our Fashion - 1968
The Snows Are Melted, The Snows Are Gone - 1969
Your Haploid Heart - 1969
Through A Lass, Darkly - 1972
On The Last Afternoon - 1972
Forever to a Hudson Bay Blanket - 1972
The Earth Doth Like A Snake Renew - 1973
Slow Music - 1980
Out Of The Everywhere - 1981
Brightness Falls From The Air - 1985
Our Resident Djinn - 1986
The Starry Rift - 1986
Backward, Turn Backward - 1988
Carol ShieldsDressing Down - 2000
William Jack SibleyAny Kind of Luck - 2001
Stacy SimsSwimming Naked - 2004
Dodie SmithI Capture the Castle - 1949
E E 'Doc' SmithMasters of Space - 1961
Thorne SmithThe Bishop's Jaegers - 1932
The Glorious Pool - 1934
Feodor SologubThe Created Legend - 1914
Stephen SpenderThe Temple - 1988
Harold StephensThe Tower and the River - 1998
Theodore SturgeonMore Than Human - 1953
James Tiptree Jr
(pen name of Alice Sheldon)
Lots - see a few rows up!
Edward Everrett Tanner III writing as
Patrick Dennis
Auntie Mame - 1955
Around the World with Auntie Mame - 1958
Mark TwainThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer - 1876
Huckleberry Finn - 1884
William VaneerScandals At A Nudist Colony - 1953
John VarleySteel Beach - 1992
Irving WallaceThe Prize - 1962
Stuart WardBody Freedom Day - 2004
H G WellsMen Like Gods - 1923
Earl WilsonPike's Peek or Bust - 1946
Donald A Wollheim (editor)Let's Go Naked - 1952
Christopher Wood
writing as Timothy Lea
Confessions from a Nudist Colony - 1976
John Wyndham
(writing as John Beynon)
The Secret People - 1935

New/Updated AuthorTitle(s) and First publication
Poul Anderson The Merman's Children - 1973
The Winter of the World - 1976
Petra ChristianThe Sexploiters - 1973
Stephen ClarkeMerde Actually - 2005
Henry CobboldWearing a Smile - 2001
illustrator Tim Major
John DoanLife-One - 2003
Jay DubyaFrat Brats - 2004
Lucy EllmannDoctors and Nurses - 2006
Orrie HittNudist Camp - 1957
Bob HymerSmarty Pants Snake and the Chinese Button Knot - 1978
Louise LangNudists Die Too - 2005
John S LloydLeaving Flat Iron Creek - 1999
Byron & Kay McAllisterUndercover Nudist - 2005
Eric James MillerThe Metaphysics of Nudity - 1996
E. R. PunshonDeath Among the Sunbathers - 1934
William L RohdeMurder on the Line -1951
reprinted as High Red for Dead - 1956
Dr SeussThe Seven Lady Godivas - 1939
Stephen SpenderThe Temple - 1988
Harold StephensThe Tower and the River - 1998
Stuart WardBody Freedom Day - 2004

Suggestions for additional material to be included in Yarns Without Threads are most welcome, as are your own views and reviews. Please email these to me.

Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 NUFF and author Tim Forcer

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