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1989

The Healer's War

by Scarborough, Elizabeth

In this Nebula Award winning novel, written by a former Vietnam War medical officer, a dying Vietnamese wizard gives a nurse with conflicted loyalties and a mission the power to read true emotions.

1988

Falling Free (Miles Vorkosigan #4)

by Bujold, Lois Mcmaster

Disability politics in space. Disability politics in outer space. Same setting as the Vorkosigan Saga, but set approximately 200 years before Miles is born.

1987

The Falling Woman

by Murphy, Pat

In this Nebula Award winning novel, a Mayan Priestess gives an alienated archaeologist a chance to achieve her dream. She can bring back the old gods if she sacrifices the daughter she has neglected.

1986

Speaker for the Dead (Ender Wiggin #2)

by Card, Orson Scott

The revised, definitive edition of the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning classic.

1985

Ender's Game (Ender Wiggin #1)

by Card, Orson Scott

Ender Wiggin is a very bright young boy with a powerful skill, one of a group of children bred to be military geniuses and save Earth from the alien race of the "buggers".

1984

Neuromancer

by Gibson, William

A debut novel set for brain stun! Streetwise SF. 1984 Nebula Award Winner.

1983

Startide Rising (Uplift #2)

by Brin, David

David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction ever written. Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up one of the most beloved sagas of all time.

1982

No Enemy But Time

by Bishop, Michael

Nebula Award winner. His spirit dreams bring family trouble in the present. Yet those dreams let him meet our earliest Hominid ancestors in their own world and become one of them.

1981

The Claw of the Conciliator (The Book of the New Sun, Volume 2)

by Wolfe, Gene

Severian, a young torturer banished for the sin of mercy, is now imbued with the powers of an ancient relic as he continues his journey to the city of his exile in a magical world.

1980

Timescape

by Benford, Gregory

1979

The Fountains of Paradise

by Clarke, Arthur C.

Story about a king who built gardens to reach the gods thousands of years ago, and jumping forward, how a space elevator is used these days to probe our solar system

1978

Dreamsnake

by Mcintyre, Vonda N.

A splendid tale, combining the sensitivity and attention to mood of the new generation of science fiction writers.

1977

Gateway

by Pohl, Frederik

Robinette Broadhead got out of the Wyoming oil-into-protein conversion mines, by winning a lottery and gained a one-way ticket to Gateway, an abandoned"interstellar depot...

1976

Man Plus

by Pohl, Frederik

In this Nebula Award winning novel, the space program, under pressure and with a glitch in its computers, tries to grotesquely alter an astronaut so that he can live unaided on the surface of Mars.

1975

The Forever War

by Haldeman, Joe

Imagine yourself conscripted to fight an Interstellar war that willlast.

1974

The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia

by Ursula K. Le Guin

In this humanistic, Nebula-winning novel, a visionary scientist tries to break down walls between a materialistic world and a Utopia based on individual freedom, collectivism, and social pressure.

1973

Rendezvous with Rama

by Clarke, Arthur C.

The first images, from 10000 km away, brought a halt to all activities of mankind. On a billion TV screens, a tiny cylinder grew rapidly second by second. Everyone knew it wasn't a natural object. First book in Clarke's Rama series.

1972

The Gods Themselves

by Asimov, Isaac

Only a few know the terrifying truth--an outcast Earth scientist, a rebellious alien inhabitant of a dying planet, a lunar-born human intuitionist who senses the imminent annihilation of the Sun. They know the truth--but who will listen?

1971

1970

Ringworld (Ringworld #1)

by Niven, Larry

Four travelers explore a gigantic world in the shape of a ring in this Hugo award winning science fiction novel.

1969

The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish #4)

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The sci-fi classic about a Terran male who goes to Gethen, where people go through cycles, becoming male or female once a month. Winner of the Nebula and Hugo awards.

1968

Rite of Passage

by Panshin, Alexei

In 2198 man lives precariously on hastily-established colony worlds and in seven giant starships. Mia Haveros ship tests its children by casting them out to live or die in a month of Trial in the hostile wilds of a colony world

1967

The Einstein Intersection

by Delany, Samuel R.

The surface story tells of the problems a member of an alien race, Lo Lobey, has assimilating the mythology of earth, where his kind have settled among the leftover artifacts of humanity.

1966

Flowers for Algernon

by Keyes, Daniel

Oscar-winning film Charly starring Cliff Robertson and Claire Bloom-a mentally challenged man receives an operation that turns him into a genius...and introduces him to heartache.

Empire Star (Babel-17)

by Delany, Samuel R.

A poet is engaged in an interstellar war where the weapon of choice is language... In the far future, after human civilization has spread through the galaxy, communications begin to arrive in an apparently alien language. They appear to threaten invasion, but in order to counter the threat, the messages must first be understood.

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