One of those stories that seems to get re-read on a regular basis, and one over which controversy continues to reign. The novel was originally slated to be Heinlein's …
This is one of those tales that you can't miss; it is truly Campbellian (Joseph) in it's form and presents one of science fiction's most notorious characters. The plot is convoluted, seemingly disjointed …
This novel and The Left Hand of Darkness are Le Guin at her best, and ample evidence for making the case that Margaret Atwood should shut up and let Ursula have her royalties for the 'not science fiction' …
Perhaps one of Asimov's best; his aliens living in a different dimensional world than our own are truly novel. Been quite a while since I re-read this one.
Phil Dick's foray into alternate history, with an alternate within an alternate twist. What happened when the US lost WWII? The Nazis and Imperial Japan split …
Farmer wrote a lot of really great stuff, but his Riverworld series takes the cake. Imagine a world where everyone who ever lived is resurrected - including yourself. (Though …
This is perhaps Simak's best, though I prefer City to Way Station. It could be called a 'cold war' book, but I think it's better to look at it as an examination of how …
Probably one of my least-favorite Heinlein tales, although it does provide one of Heinlein's most-realized characters. Political intrigue on a solar-system wide …
Another one of those must reads for 'real' SF fans. A novel that gave rise to the term 'ecological science fiction'; and a novel that has been much-maligned by the never-ending …
I've only read this book oh, about 30 times - but I've been slacking of late; I don't think I've re-read in the past five years or so. For someone …
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