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Cover of first paperback edition
Author Harry Turtledove
Cover artist Barclay Shaw
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher The Easton Press
Publication date
December 1991
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 264 pp
ISBN 0-345-37239-5 (pbk.)

Earthgrip is a collection of linked science fiction stories by Harry Turtledove, first published in hardcover by The Easton Press in 1991, and paperback by Ballantine Books in December of the same year. The cover of the paperback edition bears the subtitled "Tales from the Traders' World." It was later gathered together with his novel Noninterference and collection Kaleidoscope into the omnibus collection 3 X T, published in hardcover by Baen Books in 2004.

The book contains two novellas and one novelette.


  • "The G'Bur" (originally published as "6 +" in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, September 1987)
  • "The Atheters (originally published as "Nothing in the Night-Time" in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, March 1989)
  • "The Foitani (originally published in serial form as "The Great Unknown" in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, April–June 1991)