Great Summer Sci-Fi Reads

Are you a Sci-Fi fan? Or maybe you have always wanted to try the genre but don’t know where to begin? Let Booth Library feed your imagination with some of the most essential works from the genre. We’ve got thousands of pages from the best writers just waiting to be discovered!

Has it been a few years since you last read one of these favorites? Let us take you back in time as you reconnect with all time Sci-Fi favorites!

 

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008.
  • PR6005.L36 A615 1968x
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  • American Science Fiction: Five Classic Novels 1956-1958
  • PS648.S3 A572x 2012
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  • American Science Fiction: Four Classic Novels 1953-1956
  • PS648.S3 A57x 2012
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  • Brave New World
  • Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963,
  • PR6015.U9 B65 2006x
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  • Collected Stories Of Arthur C. Clarke.
  • Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008.
  • PR6005.L36 A6x 2001
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  • Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
  • Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001,
  • PR6051.D3352 D5 1987
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  • Earthsea Quartet
  • Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018.
  • 813 L527ea
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  • End Of Eternity
  • Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.
  • PS3551.S5 E5 2011x
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  • Fahrenheit 451
  • Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012,
  • PS3503.R167 F3 2013x
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  • Have Space Suit–will Travel
  • Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988.
  • 813 H364h 2003
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  • Heir to the Empire
  • Zahn, Timothy.
  • PS3576.A33 H45 1991
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  • Martian Chronicles.
  • Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
  • PS3503.R167 M37 1963x
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  • Minority Report
  • Dick, Philip K.
  • PS3554.I3 M46 2002
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  • Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
  • Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988.
  • 813 H364mo
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  • Neuromancer
  • Gibson, William, 1948-
  • PS3557.I2264 N48 2004
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  • Nineteen Eighty-four
  • Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
  • PR6029.R8 N49 1992
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  • Red Mars
  • Robinson, Kim Stanley,
  • PS3568.O2893 R44 1993X
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  • Selected Stories Of Philip K. Dick
  • Dick, Philip K.
  • PS3554.I3 A6 2002
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  • Slaughterhouse-five, Or, the Children’s Crusade: A Duty-dance with Death
  • Vonnegut, Kurt.
  • PS3572.O5 S55 2009x
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  • Time Machine.
  • Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
  • PR5774 .T5 1964x
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For the hardcore fan of some of the lesser known 20th Century Sci-Fi, take a look at this list of electronic and print titles from Booth from American Science Fiction author Alfred Bester. Jad Smith, Professor of English at EIU published Alfred Bester in 2016 for the book series “Modern Masters of Science Fiction”.