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Science Fiction that makes you go Hmmm...
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Solaris [DVD]
I was hoping to find the book by S. Lem. A great Russian fiction book coming to terms of what is intelligence.
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Cover Art: The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy /
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001
Humorous and slightly barbed. First three books of series are the best.
Adult Fiction ADAMS
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Cover Art: Fahrenheit 451 /
Fahrenheit 451
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-
Ahead of its time. Read after news and American Idol.
Adult Fiction BRADBURY
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Cover Art: A clockwork orange /
A clockwork orange
Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993
Very different from the movie, questions freedom versus security
Adult Fiction BURGESS
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Cover Art: Time out of joint /
Time out of joint
Dick, Philip K.
Great author. A good book to start.
Adult Fiction DICK
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Cover Art: Overclocked : stories of the future present /
Overclocked : stories of the future present
Doctorow, Cory
Great short stories about current computing trends. "Anda's Game" takes on the World of Warhammer and NAFTA
Adult Fiction DOCTORO
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Cover Art: American gods : a novel /
American gods : a novel
Gaiman, Neil
Mythology for modern times.
Adult Fiction GAIMAN
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Cover Art: Pattern recognition /
Pattern recognition
Gibson, William, 1948-
Cyberpunk comes of age.
Adult Fiction GIBSON
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Cover Art: Watchmen /
Watchmen
Moore, Alan, 1953-
Deconstruction of the Super Hero.
Teen Fiction MOORE
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Cover Art: 1984 : a novel /
1984 : a novel
Orwell, George, 1903-1950
Read this in seventh grade, still important today.
Adult Fiction ORWELL
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Cover Art: Small gods : a novel of Discworld /
Small gods : a novel of Discworld
Pratchett, Terry
Marvelous series. This is one of the more insightful ones.
Adult Fiction PRATCHETT
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Cover Art: Cryptonomicon /
Cryptonomicon
Stephenson, Neal
A look at how far current computer technology can go, also a WWII thriller!
Adult Fiction STEPHENSO
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Cover Art: The diamond age /
The diamond age
Stephenson, Neal
Best book on nanotechnology.
Adult Fiction STEPHENSO
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Cover Art: Anathem /
Anathem
Stephenson, Neal.
Adult Fiction STEPHEN
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Cover Art: Heavy weather /
Heavy weather
Sterling, Bruce
What the movie "Twister" should have been.
Adult Fiction STERLING
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