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1967

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

by Heinlein, Robert A.

1967 Hugo Award winner.

1966

Dune (Dune Chronicles, Book 1)

by Herbert, Frank

1965 Nebula Award winning Sci Fi. 1966 Hugo award winner.

This Immortal

by Zelazny, Roger

1965

The Wanderer

by Leiber, Fritz

A large object (flying saucer? atomic fireball?) is heading toward earth. Its sheer impossibility is belied by the massive earthquakes and tidal surges though.

1964

The Way Station

by Simak, Clifford D.

HE WAS THE KEEPER OF INTERGALACTIC WAY STATION 18327 ... and he had one goal: To prepare Earth to join the other races of the universe.

1963

The Man in the High Castle

by Dick, Philip K.

"The single most resonant and carefully imagined book of Dick's career." - New York TimesIt's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names.

1962

Stranger in a Strange Land

by Heinlein, Robert A.

Stranger in a Strange Land is the epic saga of an earthling, Valentine Michael Smith, born and educated on Mars, who arrives on our planet with ''psi'' powers -- telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, telekinesis, teleportation, pyrolysis, and the ability to take control of the minds of others -- and complete innocence regarding the mores of man.

1961

A Canticle for Leibowitz

by Miller Jr., Walter M.

The classic sci-fi story about a post apocalyptic world and its religion.

1960

Starship Troopers

by Heinlein, Robert A.

Juan Rico earns his stripes as a private, then moving up to officer in the Mobile Infantry. The M.I. is an interstellar infantry force trying desperately to prevent humankind from being destroyed by the 'bugs', intelligent spider-like beings who live in hive colonies.

1959

A Case of Conscience

by Blish, James

An intersteller expedition from Earth discovers on a lithium rich planet an intelligent and peaceful reptilian race that raises political, ethical, and religious questions

1958

The Big Time (Change of War series)

by Leiber, Fritz

In a room outside of space-time doctors, entertainers, and wounded soldiers find themselves trapped with an atomic bomb. See long synopsis.

1956

Double Star

by Heinlein, Robert A.

When the most important statesman of the 21st century disappears on Mars, the only hope of preventing interplanetary war lies in a ham actor's ability to impersonate the missing leader well enough to fool two worlds.

1955

The Forever Machine

by Clifton, Mark and Riley, Frank

Bossy was right. Always. Invariably. She was limited only in that she had to have facts -- not assumptions -- with which to work. Given those facts, her conclusions and predictions were inevitably correct. And that made Bossy a 'ticking bomb.'

1954

Fahrenheit 451

by Bradbury, Ray

Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of 20th century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden.

1953

The Demolished Man

by Bester, Alfred

Ben Reich maneuvers his way through murder in a world policed by telepaths.

1951

Farmer in the Sky

by Heinlein, Robert A.

George Lerner was shipping out for Ganymede to join the fledgling colony and Bill wanted to go along, but his father would not hear of it.

1946

Foundation and Empire (Foundation Series #4)

by Asimov, Isaac

Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets...?

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