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Spin Stateby Chris Moriarty
Mystery, adventure, and cutting edge sci-fi.
Revelation Spaceby Alastair Reynolds
First volume of a trilogy. Destined to be an SF classic.
Gravity Dreamsby L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
A great spacefaring story with some real ideas behind it.
His Share of Gloryby C.M. KornbluthClassic sci-fi by a short-lived master.
Triplanetaryby E.E. “Doc” SmithThe first of the legendary Lensman novels.
Time Enough for LoveBy Robert A. HeinleinContinues the story of Lazarus Long begun in his novella Methuselah’s Children.
I Robotby Isaac AsimovClassic short stories which preface his novels Caves of Steel and The
Naked Sun, in which Asimov successfully combines sci-fi and detective fiction.
This Immortalby Roger ZelaznyHis first novel and still a great read.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?by Philip K. DickThe famous short novel that “Blade Runner” was based on.
Neuromancerby William Gibson
The first and best novel by the original cyberpunk guru. Winner of the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the Philip K. Dick Award.
Hyperionby Dan SimmonsFirst in a series. Followed by: The Fall of Hyperion, Endymion, and The Rise of Endymion.
Snow Crashby Neal Stephenson
One of the best of the cyberpunk science-fiction genre.A must-read.
Holy Fireby Bruce Sterling
A fascinating exploration of the consequences ofextending human life.
Woman on the Edge of Timeby Marge PiercyA feminist utopian time-travel novel...
Hammerfallby C. J. CherryhVolume I of the Gene Wars.
by Iain M. Banks
“A riotous space swashbuckler...”
by Richard K Morgan
His books are a perfect blend of crime noir and hard SF.
A Talent for War
by Jack McDevitt
One of the best new sci-fi writers in the business.
The Rediscovery of Manby Cordwainer SmithA dark vision of the future.
by Frederik PohlThe Heechee saga begins.
The Moon is a Harsh Mistressby Robert A. Heinlein“He shows us where the future is.” --Tom Clancy
by Isaac AsimovHugo award winner in 1965 for the best all-time science fiction series.
Lord of LightBy Roger Zelazny“Essential SF reading.”
Slaughterhouse Fiveby Kurt VonnegutSo much more than sci-fi--a true literary classic.
by William Gibson
"He has tapped straight into our collective cultural mainline..." --Spin
All Tomorrow’s Partiesby William GibsonPossibly his best since “Neuromancer.”
The Diamond Ageby Neal Stephenson
I didn’t think he could do it again, but he did--some people think it is more brilliant than Snow Crash.
by Bruce Sterling“...brilliantly captures the moral and cultural climate of an end-of-millennium world full of twentieth-century
The Forever Warby Joe HaldemanHugo and Nebula award winner, this book transcendes its subject matter.
The Chanur Sagaby C. J. CherryhThree of her best novels with the best aliens in the business.
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