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#1 DF

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:00 PM

You can exclude Crichton, Bear and Asimov..since I've read most of these guy's works.

Being a trekkie and into space exploration, any books covering this topic would be ideal. The future and terra forming are of interests as well.

Thanks.

#2 TheDHJ

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:04 PM

John Dies at the End

#3 Rayzeeday

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:05 PM

LE Modesitt jr, SM stirling

#4 hoagie

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:10 PM

A Stitch in Time

Badlands of Hark



#5 alsoa

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:58 AM

The Philip K. Dick Reader. Short stories, but still.

#6 HABIT

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:36 PM

Battlefield Earth the book is way better than the movie

#7 Rayzeeday

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:45 PM

LE Modesitt jr the ecolitan series You will love it his other works are equally mindblowing!

#8 hipdip

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:09 PM

Ray Bradbury always good - Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451. And the father of sci-fi H.G wells - The time machine

#9 little frog

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:44 PM

C S Lewis .. The Space Trilogy - Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, That Hideous Strength

#10 moed_over

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:50 PM

David Brin's Uplift series. Really good stuff...

http://en.wikipedia....Uplift_Universe


Orson Scott Card's Ender series

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ender's_Game_(series)

#11 pixiebug

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:01 PM

If you're interested in free weekly sci-fi in audio format, you should check out http://escapepod.org/

#12 moed_over

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:44 PM

Harry Harrison's Stainless Steel Rat series.. A little off the beaten path, but fun...

http://en.wikipedia....nless_Steel_Rat

#13 hoagie

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:02 PM

The Little Prince



#14 DF

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:55 AM

thanks folks..keep em coming.



#15 sarah b.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:40 AM

Ask feesh. And see heinlein.

#16 kindsisterkathy

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 02:33 PM

Also David Brin's Startide Rising



#17 sums

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 03:55 PM

samuel r. delany "babel-17".

"they wind-up girl" by paolo baccigalupi.