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2011-05-00 NOVEL English Embassytown
China Miéville?China Mieville
    space opera (2), linguistics (1), science fiction (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
2005-01-00 NOVEL English Old Man's War John Scalzi     military sf (3), space opera (3), mind cloning (2), war with aliens (1), genetic engineering (1), nanotechnology (1), science fiction (1), dyson sphere (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
2005-03-01 NOVEL English Uglies Scott Westerfeld     Young Adult (1), young-adult sf (1), dystopian (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1999-05-00 NOVEL English Cryptonomicon Neal Stephenson     undersea cables (1), Turing (1), cryptography (1), families (1), world war ii (1), Philippines (1), gold (1), romance (1), strong female character (1), mining (1), Ronald Reagan (1), Douglas MacArthur (1), submarines (1), internet (1), nanotechnology (1), POWs (1), tech startups (1), entrepreneurs (1), computer security (1), hackers (1), Unix (1), jungle warfare (1), death (1), Manila (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), cryptology (1)
1996-03-00 COLLECTION English Ribofunk Paul Di Filippo     Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1992-09-00 NOVEL English Red Mars Kim Stanley Robinson     mars (4), science fiction (2), terraforming (2), space elevator (2), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), nanotechnology (1), underground city (1), Phobos (1), Corporations (1), hard sf (1), Coyote (1), 2-award-winner (1), politics (1), genetic engineering (1), Mars colonization (1), climate control (1), longevity (1), revolution (1), near future (1), colonization (1)
1989-06-00 NOVEL English Hyperion Dan Simmons     space opera (4), nanotechnology (2), mega-flora (1), storytelling (1), AI (1), 2-award-winner (1), dolphin (1), science fiction (1), far future (1), space warfare (1), artificial intelligence (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1988-04-00 NOVEL English Falling Free Lois McMaster Bujold     science fiction (1), genetic engineering (1), hard sf (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1987-00-00 NOVEL English Consider Phlebas Iain M. Banks     artificial intelligence (3), space opera (3), ship AI (2), science fiction (2), nanotechnology (2), war with aliens (2), transhuman (1), ai citizens (1), dyson sphere (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1985-01-00 NOVEL English Ender's Game Orson Scott Card     space opera (3), science fiction (3), military sf (2), into-movie (2), first contact (1), from-short (1), child protagonist (1), 3-award-winner (1), aliens (1), asteroids (1), antigravity (1), genocide (1), ansible (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), games (1)
1982-09-00 NOVEL English Nor Crystal Tears Alan Dean Foster     first contact (1), science fiction (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1979-00-00 NOVEL English The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams     dolphin (1), comedy (1), philosophical quest (1), into-tv (1), cult fiction (1), from-radio (1), mega-engineering (1), england (1), interstellar travel (1), space drive (1), science fiction (1), into-movie (1), philosophy (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), into-video game (1)
1978-11-00 NOVEL English The Stand Stephen King     post apocalypse (3), horror (3), into-tv (2), post-apocalyptic (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), science fiction (1)
1977-05-00 OMNIBUS English Roadside Picnic / Tale of the Troika and     Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1976-08-00 NOVEL English Man Plus Frederik Pohl     mars (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), science fiction (1), cyborgs (1), cold war (1), artificial intelligence (1)
1975-02-00 NOVEL English The Female Man Joanna Russ     SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), alternate history (1), science fiction (1), world without men/women (1)
1973-06-00 NOVEL English Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke     first contact (3), science fiction (3), Big Dumb Object (1), into-video game (1), into-radio (1), exploration (1), robots (1), space travel (1), genetic engineering (1), hard sf (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), 5-award-winner (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), hard science fiction (1), sub-light speed (1), mega-starship (1), alien artifact (1), near future (1)
1970-10-00 NOVEL English Ringworld Larry Niven     exploration (2), teleportation (1), natural disaster (1), faster than light travel (1), breeding program (1), time stasis (1), luck (1), interstellar travel (1), aliens (1), longevity (1), superconductivity (1), into-game (1), into-video game (1), hard sf (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), science fiction (1), The 5-Parsec Shelf (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), asteroid (1), mega-engineering (1)
1969-03-00 NOVEL English Behold the Man Michael Moorcock     time travel (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), religion (1), jesus (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), science fiction (1)
1969-03-00 NOVEL English The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin     science fiction (2), interstellar travel (1), androgyny (1), alternating chapter structure (1), sociology (1), philosophy (1), ice planet (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), multiple points of view (1), politics (1), social criticism (1), first contact (1), gender bending (1), first person (1), alien point of view (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), The 5-Parsec Shelf (1), 3-award-winner (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), cold (1)
1968-00-00 NOVEL English Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick     androids (2), bounty hunter (1), set in 1990s (1), into-video game (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), animals (1), into-play (1), into-radio (1), robots (1), genetic engineering (1), pets (1), San Francisco (1), postapocalyptic (1), premonition (1), Oregon (1), science fiction (1), dystopia (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), replicants (1), population collapse (1), psychology (1), social commentary (1), interplanetary travel (1), ecological decline (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), what human is (1), into-movie (1)
1967-00-00 NOVEL English Logan's Run George Clayton Johnson and William F. Nolan     dystopia (2), science fiction (1), novelization (1), overpopulation (1), into-movie (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), megaplex (1), automated medical machinery (1)
1966-00-00 NOVEL English Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison     dystopia (2), overpopulation (2), science fiction (2), New York City (2), detective (2), social collapse (1), societal collapse (1), birth control (1), immigrants (1), murder (1), police investigations (1), police (1), police detective (1), New York (1), millenialism (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), into-movie (1)
1965-12-01 NOVEL English Dune Frank Herbert     space opera (3), galactic empire (3), precognition (3), religion (2), ecology (2), into-movie (2), into-tv (2), science fiction (2), desert (1), cult fiction (1), interstellar empire (1), space empire (1), specialized human breeding (1), prophecy (1), interstellar travel (1), eugenics (1), alien ecology (1), assassination (1), feud (1), strong female characters (1), into-board game (1), space fantasy (1), drugs (1), force fields (1), ornithopters (1), secret breeding program (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), The 5-Parsec Shelf (1), 2-award-winner (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), mega-fauna (1), revolution (1), superman (1)
1962-00-00 NOVEL English A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle     into-movie (2), young-adult sf (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), juvenile sf (1), into-opera (1), into-play (1), kidnapping (1), coming of age (1), aliens (1), female protagonist (1), good and evil (1), tesseract (1), child prodigy (1)
1962-00-00 NOVEL English Hothouse Brian W. Aldiss     mind control (1), fungi (1), science fiction (1), locked rotation (1), evolution (1), insects (1), interplanetary travel (1), Earth (1), moon (1), Fix up (1), parasites (1), panspermia (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), The 5-Parsec Shelf (1), dying earth (1), far future (1)
1962-08-00 NOVEL English The Drowned World J. G. Ballard     science fiction (1), post apocalypse (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), cosy catastrophe (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), climate fiction (1), cli-fi (1), devolution (1), rising sea level (1), climate change (1), england (1), london (1), anomie (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1)
1961-00-00 NOVEL Polish Solaris
Stanisław Lem?Stanislaw Lem
    science fiction (2), into-movie (2), psychology (1), mega-fauna (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), space station (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1)
1960-09-00 NOVEL English Venus Plus X Theodore Sturgeon     SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), science fiction (1)
1959-10-00 NOVEL English A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr.     religion (3), post apocalypse (2), post-apocalyptic (2), The 5-Parsec Shelf (2), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (2), mutants (1), world war (1), Wandering Jew (1), monastery (1), nuclear war (1), science fiction (1), mexico (1), holy relics (1), historical perspective (1), warlords (1), Theology (1), Catholicism (1), illuminated manuscripts (1), canonizatioin (1), Renaissance (1), United States (1), euthanasia (1), into-radio (1), Utah (1), set in 2500s (1), cannibalism (1), set in 3100s (1), Texas (1), set in 3700s (1), interstellar travel (1), Physicians (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1)
1959-03-00 NOVEL English Alas, Babylon Pat Frank     nuclear war (1), alternate history (1), near future (1), dystopia (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), Florida (1), science fiction (1), postapocalyptic (1), into-tv (1)
1959-00-00 NOVEL English Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein     military sf (4), science fiction (2), into-movie (2), young-adult sf (1), power armor (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), space opera (1), into-tv (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), coming of age (1), punishment (1), war with aliens (1), world government (1), into-video game (1), into-board game (1)
1959-10-00 NOVEL English The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.     science fiction (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), aliens (1), time travel (1), Titan (1), Earth (1), free will (1), into-play (1)
1956-00-00 NOVEL English The Death of Grass John Christopher     post apocalypse (1), england (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), cosy catastrophe (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), into-movie (1), into-radio-play (1), blight (1)
1955-00-00 NOVEL English The Chrysalids John Wyndham     dystopia (2), telepathy (1), science fiction (1), mutants (1), post apocalypse (1), cosy catastrophe (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), C1 Nanzan 117 (1), first person point of view (1), Canada (1), unusual children (1), coming of age (1), into-radio (1)
1955-00-00 NOVEL English The Long Tomorrow Leigh Brackett     post-apocalyptic (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1954-01-00 NOVEL English Mission of Gravity Hal Clement     hard sf (2), first contact (1), science fiction (1), aliens (1), alien perspective (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), high gravity (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1)
1953-00-00 NOVEL English Ring Around the Sun Clifford D. Simak     surveillance (1), interstellar communication (1), telepathy (1), premonition (1), paranormal abilities (1), Solar power (1), robots (1), antigravity (1), mutants (1), artificial bodies (1), manhunt (1), alternate worlds (1), Illinois (1), Wisconsin (1), nostalgia (1), New York City (1), implanted memories (1), architecture (1), time theory (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), New Jersey (1), suspended animation (1), pioneers (1), hypnosis (1), twist ending (1), science fiction (1), cars (1), durable goods (1), writer (1), economics (1), genetic memory (1), set in 1980s (1), longevity (1)
1952-00-00 NOVEL English The Demolished Man Alfred Bester     telepathy (2), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), New York City (1), science fiction (1), detective (1), earworm (1), time distortion (1), punishment (1), murder (1)
1951-00-00 COLLECTION English Foundation Isaac Asimov     archaeology (1), surveillance (1), world city (1), nuclear power (1), nuclear weapons (1), scientists (1), transmutation (1), symbolic logic (1), gold (1), courtroom drama (1), time capsule (1), force fields (1), hyperwave (1), diplomacy (1), ray guns (1), iron (1), interstellar trade (1), empire (1), computers (1), encyclopedia (1), mathematics (1), interstellar travel (1), antigravity (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), Les 100 principaux titres de la science-fiction (1), religion (1), hard sf (1), science fiction (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), Fix up (1), galactic empire (1), space opera (1), psychohistory (1)
1951-02-00 COLLECTION English The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury     living tattoo (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), tattoos (1), science fiction (1)
1949-00-00 NOVEL English Earth Abides George R. Stewart     ecology (2), science fiction (2), pandemic (2), cosy catastrophe (2), Escape (Radio) (1), descent to barbarism (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1), rats (1), ants (1), depopulation (1), doomsday novel (1), education (1), pastoral (1), ruined earth (1), disaster (1), anthropology (1), sociology (1), california (1), cultural decline (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), post apocalypse (1)
1949-06-08 NOVEL English Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell     dystopia (3), social criticism (2), Newspeak (1), near future (1), horror (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1), into-ballet (1), endless war (1), Horror: Another 100 Best Books (1), into-opera (1), into-play (1), into-radio (1), torture (1), london (1), neologisms (1), story within a story (1), history rewritten (1), surveillance state (1), British dystopia (1), into-tv (1), into-movie (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), 99 Novels: The Best in English 1939-1984 (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), science fiction (1)
1935-00-00 NOVEL English Odd John Olaf Stapledon     science fiction (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), telepathy (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), The 5-Parsec Shelf (1), evolution (1), suicide (1), teenagers (1), telekinesis (1), mind reader (1), superpowers (1), friendship (1), gifted (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1)
1933-00-00 NOVEL English When Worlds Collide Edwin Balmer and Philip Wylie     natural disaster (1), science fiction (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), into-movie (1), end of the world (1), astronomy (1), scientists (1), tsunami (1), earthquakes (1), United States (1), alien artifacts (1), into-music (1), extrasolar planet (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1)
1932-00-00 NOVEL English Brave New World Aldous Huxley     NESFA Core Reading List (1), cloning (1), virtual reality (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), forbidden books (1), into-tv (1), biologic engineering (1), drug addiction (1), social engineering (1), consumerism (1), social dictatorship (1), in-vitro (1), london (1), science fiction (1), into-radio (1), into-play (1), psychological conditioning (1), sleep learning (1), into-movie (1), native americans (1), British dystopia (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), dystopia (1), CBS Radio Workshop (1), Utopia (1)
1898-00-00 NOVEL English The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells     into-movie (3), war with aliens (2), alien invasion (2), chemical weapons (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), disease (1), genocide (1), interplanetary travel (1), Earth (1), alien artifacts (1), into-music (1), into-radio (1), into-video game (1), into-game (1), into-play (1), Horror: Another 100 Best Books (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1), bacteria (1), evolution (1), Martians (1), england (1), london (1), first person point of view (1), into-tv (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), science fiction (1), mars (1), Librivox (1), aliens (1), into-radio drama (1)
1864-11-25 NOVEL French Voyage au centre de la terre Jules Verne     exploration (1), underworld adventure (1), lost race (1), Librivox (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), into-video game (1), dinosaurs (1), Iceland (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1), science fiction (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), into-movie (1), into-tv (1)
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