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Science Fiction Books to read

Science Fiction Books to read

This week, The New Yorker published their first ever science fiction issue, filled with speculative stories from popular authors, many not necessarily known for their sci-fi writing: Junot Daz, Jennifer Egan, Sam Lipsyte, Jonathan Lethem. In truth, we’re kind of amazed that it took The New Yorker this long to do a science fiction issue, but that doesn’t make us any less psyched to delve into it. However, we’ve heard more than one mutinous grumble …


Funny science fiction Books

Funny science fiction Books

The Website at the End of the Universe just pulled this gem from the internet’s discard pile. This list was created for The Guardian eight and a half years ago by Rob Grant (of Red Dwarf fame) and I do believe its worthy of a repost. Top 10 comedic science fiction novels 1. The Hitch-hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams The obvious choice, really. The first three books are the best – bright, witty and chock full of brilliant concepts. Though …


Science Fiction Books Reviews

Science Fiction Books Reviews

After a series of Earth-bound novels, Stephen Baxter marks his return to outer space with Proxima (Gollancz, 20). With his trademark scientific accuracy and seemingly effortless ability to create a sense of wonder, Baxter explores humankind s first attempt at colonising the planet of another star. Proxima IV is a hostile world, with one hemisphere perpetually facing the sun while the other is in eternal icy darkness. Yuri Jones and a thousand fellow …

Science Fiction Stories (book)

Science Fiction Stories (book)

This was a virtually impossible task. Put together a list of 50 must-read science fiction books and don’t make anyone angry. Science fiction is the most discussed and argued over genre in literature but it actually goes way beyond books and into film, TV, video games and even toys. Here are the criteria I used. One book per author, so that was hard on the big three of science fiction – Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov and Arthur C Clarke, who each have …

Books About Science Fiction

Books About Science Fiction

This was a virtually impossible task. Put together a list of 50 must-read science fiction books and don’t make anyone angry. Science fiction is the most discussed and argued over genre in literature but it actually goes way beyond books and into film, TV, video games and even toys. Here are the criteria we used. One book per author, so that was hard on the big three of science fiction – Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov and Arthur C Clarke, who each have …

Online Science Fiction Novels

Online Science Fiction Novels

You can read science fiction books online for free at the two websites below. By using the two websites below, you can use the resources you have on-hand without leaving your home. This will allow you to save money on gas, taxi and bus fees. This will allow you to use your hard earned money for other needed things in your life. I like to find things such as these science fiction and fantasy books that will help me save money. Not only can I save money …

Popular Science Fiction Books

Popular Science Fiction Books

This was a virtually impossible task. Put together a list of 50 must-read science fiction books and don’t make anyone angry. Science fiction is the most discussed and argued over genre in literature but it actually goes way beyond books and into film, TV, video games and even toys. Here are the criteria we used. One book per author, so that was hard on the big three of science fiction – Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov and Arthur C Clarke, who each have …

Feminist Science Fiction Books

Feminist Science Fiction Books

I just found this group while searching to see if Goodreads had a group for feminist romance (because some of us are loosely gathering to see if that s a thing and if not, why not, and can we make it a thing). So I hope it s okay to plunge right into an old thread and say that my favourite feminist book (which happens to be scifi) is hands-down Sherri S Tepper s Gate to Women s Country . I discovered it via a university class on anthropology in science …

Famous Science Fiction Books

Famous Science Fiction Books

In 1932, English writer Aldous Huxley published Brave New World and foretold a future in which individualism is abhorred, the population is permanently limited and everyone is strung out on a hallucinogen known as soma. Many critics today describe this anti-utopian story as a science-fiction classic. But another 10 years or so would pass before mainstream publishers began embracing sci-fi as a genre. The years before, during and after World War …

Science Fiction Book Clubs

Science Fiction Book Clubs

We are reading all the works of HP Lovecraft for charity!! That s right we are risking our sanity and holding a LovecraftAthon between now and Nov 19th and you can join in Simply click here to learn more. The Science Fiction Book Club meets in central London on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month & is open to Men & Women who enjoy discussing the themes & issues found in Science Fiction Novels. We read,meet & …