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    The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war--and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan.

Year: 1962
Genre: Alternate HistoryScience FictionSpeculative Fiction

    Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein

Heinlein's longest and most ambitious work, it is the story of a man so in love with Life that he refused to stop living it; and so in love with Time that he became his own ancestor.

Year: 1973
Genre: Speculative Fiction

    Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

A postmodern visionary and one of the leading voices in twenty-first-century fiction, David Mitchell combines flat-out adventure, a Nabokovian love of puzzles, a keen eye for character, and a taste for mind-bending, philosophical and scientific speculation in the tradition of Umberto Eco, Haruki Murakami, and Philip K. Dick. The result is brilliantly original fiction. In this groundbreaking novel, Mitchell explores with daring artistry fundamental questions of reality and identity.

Year: 2004
Genre: ActionHistoricalNear FuturePost ApocalypseSpeculative Fiction

    Gnomon by Nick Harkaway

In the world of Gnomon, citizens are constantly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of 'transparency.' Every action is seen, every word is recorded, and the System has access to its citizens' thoughts and memories--all in the name of providing the safest society in history. When suspected dissident Diana Hunter dies in government custody, it marks the first time a citizen has been killed during an interrogation. The System doesn't make mistakes...

Year: 2017
Genre: DystopianNear FutureSF DetectiveSpeculative Fiction





1895The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
1939Expanded Universe by Robert A. Heinlein
1950The Man Who Sold The Moon by Robert A. Heinlein
1960Venus Plus X by Theodore Sturgeon
1962A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
1962The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
1972334 by Thomas M. Disch
1973Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein
1975Peace by Gene Wolfe
1976The Best of C.L. Moore by C.L. Moore
1980Timescape by Gregory Benford
1985Chapterhouse: Dune by Frank Herbert
1985The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein
1987To Sail Beyond the Sunset by Robert A. Heinlein
1988There are Doors by Gene Wolfe
1994Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem
2004Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
2009The Best of Gene Wolfe by Gene Wolfe
2015A Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe
2017Gnomon by Nick Harkaway
2020Interlibrary Loan by Gene Wolfe
2020The Arrest by Jonathan Lethem



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