The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress is a 1966 novel by Robert A. Heinlein, about a lunar colony's revolt against rule from Earth. The novel is respected for its credible presentation of a comprehensively imagined future human society on both the Earth and the moon.

Originally serialized in Worlds of If (December 1965, January, February, March, April 1966), the book was nominated for the Nebula Award in 1966.

It received the 1967 Best Novel Hugo.

Many fans consider it to be the last great novel Heinlein wrote.