100 Must-read Science Fiction Novels

100 Must-read Science Fiction Novels

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Overview


"A reliable guide to what science fiction is" Christopher Priest, award-winning science fiction author

"A really good introduction to the genre" SFX Magazine

"Perceptive and glorious" Ian Watson, author of the screenplay for Steve Spielberg's A.I.


Want to become a science fiction buff? Want to expand your reading in your favourite genre? This is a good place to start! From the publishers of the popular Good Reading Guide comes a rich selection of some of the finest SF novels ever published. With 100 of the best titles fully reviewed and a further 500 recommended, you'll quickly become an expert in the world of science fiction.




The book is arranged by author and includes some thematic entries and special categories such as SF film adaptations, SF in rock music and Philip K. Dick in the mass media . It also includes a history of SF and a new definition of the genre, plus lists of award winners and book club recommendations. Foreword by Christopher Priest, the multiple award-winning SF author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781408136089
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication date: 09/29/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 541 KB

About the Author

Steve Andrews has been a bookseller for Waterstones for more then fifteen years and has a particular knowledge of the genre. He was co-editor of the Waterstones Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Books. Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He is author of the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide.
Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly.

Nick Rennison has worked as a bookseller, editor, and freelance writer. His publications include The Blue Plaque Guide to London (1999), Poets on Poets (1997), and the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide to Crime Fiction (2003).
Steve Andrews has been a bookseller for Waterstones for more then fifteen years He was co-editor of the Waterstones Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Books and author of 100 Must-Read Science Fiction Novels. Duncan Bowis studied English Literature at Reading University and has worked as a bookseller and writer, producing regular reviews for The Bookseller. His short story, The Fifth Piggy won a Millennium literary competition adjudicated by Jacqueline Wilson.

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