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  • A for Andromeda ¤ Fred Hoyle and John Elliot, 1961

    A group of scientists detect a radio signal from a distant galaxy that contains instructions for the design of an advanced computer. When the computer is built, it gives the scientists instructions for the creation of a living organism named Andromeda, but one of the scientists, John Fleming, fears that Andromeda's purpose is to subjugate ... [more]

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  • A for Anything ¤ Damon Knight, 1961

    The author postulates the discovery, in the near future, of the "Gismo", a device that can duplicate anything—even another Gismo. Since all material objects have become essentially free, the only commodity of value is human labor, and the author suggests that a slave economy would be the inevitable result.

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  • After Doomsday ¤ Poul Anderson, 1962

    Earth is dead - murdered from the depths of space. But how? And by whom? Poul Anderson, as versatile and ingenious as ever, admirably confirms with this tale of interplanetary terror that he possesses one of the most awe-inspiring talents in the whole field of science fiction

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    After Doomsday
  • Aftermath ¤ George Corston

    Nir Rosen's Aftermath, an extraordinary feat of reporting, follows the contagious spread of radicalism and sectarian violence that the U.S. invasion of Iraq and the ensuing civil war have unleashed in the Muslim world.

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  • After the Fall: An Anthology ¤ Robert Sheckley, 1980

    The definitive Harry Harrison bibliography, with lengthy annotations and a special bonus--the Harrison story written for Harlan Ellison's unpublished Last Dangerous Visions anthology.

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    After the Fall: An Anthology
  • After the Good War ¤ Peter Breggin, 1972

    Oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II.

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    After the Good War
  • After World's End ¤ Jack Williamson

    When adventurer, Barry Horn, is chosen to be the worlds first Rocketeer, the first human to set foot on other worlds, he is reluctant to accept the job until he receives a vision seemingly from his late wife telling him he must go or all humanity will be lost. When his mission goes wrong, he winds up in a suspended state. Conscious that he ... [more]

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    After World's End
  • Again, Dangerous Visions ¤ Harlan Ellison

    Over the course of his legendary career, Harlan Ellison has defied—and sometimes defined—modern fantasy literature, all while refusing to allow any genre to claim him. A Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association as well as winner of countless awards, ... [more]

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  • Against a Dark Background ¤ Iain M. Banks, 2009

    Sharrow was once the leader of a personality-attuned combat team in one of the sporadic little commercial wars in the civilization based around the planet Golter. Now she is hunted by the Huhsz, a religious cult which believes that she is the last obstacle before the faith's apotheosis, and her only hope of escape is to find the last of th ... [more]

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    Against a Dark Background
  • Against Infinity ¤ Gregory Benford, 1983

    On the poisonous, icy surface of Ganymede, a man and a boy are on a deadly hunt. Their prey is the Aleph-an unknowable alien artifact that roamed and ruled Ganymede for countless millennia. Indescribable, infinitely dangerous, the Aleph haunts men's dreams and destroys all efforts to terraform Ganymede into a habitable planet. Now in a mod ... [more]

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    Against Infinity
  • An Age ¤ Brian W. Aldiss, 1967

    A solid foundation for improving your drawing skills Teaching a new observational method based on math and computer graphics principles, this book offers an innovative approach that shows you how to use both sides of your brain to make drawing easier and more accurate. Author Wei Xu, PhD, walks you through his method, which consists of sci ... [more]

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    An Age
  • Agent of Byzantium ¤ Harry Turtledove, 1987

    In a Moslem-free universe where Constantinople never fell, the Byzantine Empire has not only survived but flourished, developing technology at an earlier date than in our universe. And spreading its power and influence throughout the world. But Byzantium has enemies who are jealous of its glory and would like nothing better than to bring i ... [more]

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    Agent of Byzantium
  • Agent of Chaos ¤ Norman Spinrad, 1988

    The Great Tyrant rules the solar system with absolute terror. Only one man dares to fight back. The time is the 24th century. Humankind populates the entire solar system from icy Pluto to boiling Mercury. Great domed cities, humming factories, hordes of workers, all feed the power of the dictatorship that controls all life. Only a small gr ... [more]

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  • Agent of the Terran Empire ¤ Poul Anderson, 1965
    Book 4 of the Dominic Fland series

    If it pleased Ruethen of the Long Hand to give a feast and ball at the Crystal Moon for his enemies. He knew they must come. Pride of race had slipped from Terra, while the need to appear well-bred and sophisticated had waxed correspondingly. The fact that spaceships prowled and fought, fifty light-years beyond Antares, made it all the mor ... [more]

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  • Agent Z and the Penguin From Mars ¤ Mark Haddon, 2000

    The Sidebottoms, the nightmare neighbours of all time, have moved! Moved in next door to Ben's family... For the gang, Ben, Barney and Jenks, this is a state of emergency and calls for the one and only mighty Agent Z and a penguin...!

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    Agent Z and the Penguin From Mars
  • Age of Miracles ¤ John Brunner, 1973

    When suddenly all the fissionable material on Earth was exploded, Earthmen had their first notice of the aliens' arrival. And by the time the panic, death and chaos had been sorted out, reports were coming in about mysterious cities scattered across the face of the planet - huge areas of flickering light and awesome free energy, disorienti ... [more]

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    Age of Miracles
  • The Age of Ra ¤ James Lovegrove, 2009

    The Ancient Egyptian gods have defeated all the other pantheons and claimed dominion over the earth, dividing it into warring factions. Lt. David Westwynter, a British soldier, stumbles into Freegypt, the only place to have remained independent of the gods' influence. There, he encounters the followers of a humanist leader known as the Lig ... [more]

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    The Age of Ra
  • The Age of the Pussyfoot ¤ Frederik Pohl, 1969

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    The Age of the Pussyfoot
  • Ahead of Time ¤ Henry Kuttner

    Collects seventeen short stories by the science fiction master, including "Mimsy Were the Borogoves," the story that inspired the motion picture "The Last Mimzy."

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    Ahead of Time
  • The Airs of Earth ¤ Brian W. Aldiss, 1963

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    The Airs of Earth
  • Alanna: The First Adventure ¤ Tamora Pierce, 2009
    Book 1 of the Song of the Lioness series

    From Tamora Pierce, the first book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet, honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award. “From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, the younger twin. I’ll be a knight.” And so young Alanna of Trebond begins the journey to knighthood. Alanna has always craved the adventure and daring allowed only for boys; her twin brother, ... [more]

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    Alanna: The First Adventure
  • Alas, Babylon ¤ Pat Frank

    "Alas, Babylon." Those fateful words heralded the end. When a nuclear holocaust ravages the United States, a thousand years of civilization are stripped away overnight, and tens of millions of people are killed instantly. But for one small town in Florida, miraculously spared, the struggle is just beginning, as men and women of all backgro ... [more]

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    Alas, Babylon
  • The Alchemical Marriage of Alistair Crompton ¤ Robert Sheckley, 1978

    Science fiction-roman.

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    The Alchemical Marriage of Alistair Crompton
  • The Aleph: Including the Prose Fiction from The Maker ¤ Jorge Luis Borges, 2000

    Poems, stories, and personal reflections reveal the interwoven existence of imagination and reality in the mind of the South American writer

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    The Aleph: Including the Prose Fiction from The Maker
  • Alexander at the World's End ¤ Tom Holt,

    When his father dies, and he is reduced at a stroke from prosperity to penury, Euxenus decides to leave Athens and seek his fortune elsewhere. As a philosopher and intellectual of some note, he has no difficulty getting a job as tutor to a young prince in the wealthy but utterly provincial court of King Philip of Macedon. The young prince ... [more]

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    Alexander at the World's End
  • The Algebraist ¤ Iain M. Banks, 2004

    It is 4034 AD. Humanity has made it to the stars. Fassin Taak, a Slow Seer at the Court of the Nasqueron Dwellers, will be fortunate if he makes it to the end of the year. The Nasqueron Dwellers inhabit a gas giant on the outskirts of the galaxy, in a system awaiting its wormhole connection to the rest of civilisation. In the meantime, the ... [more]

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    The Algebraist
  • Alice's World ¤ Sam J. Lundwall, 1971

    Depicts Alice Austen's poignant career as a photographer of New York's Lower East Side, the elegant parlors of society, and the immigrant masses at Ellis Island, and presents a representative selection of her works

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    Alice's World
  • Alien ¤ Alan Dean Foster, 1979

    Having survived one encounter with an alien, Ripley is persuaded to return to the planet where her crew found the alien ship. A colony has been established there, but suddenly all contact with the settlers has been lost. Accompanied by marines, Ripley is going to find out why.

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  • Alien Accounts ¤ John Sladek, 1982

    John Sladek explains the theme of the darkly comic stories in this wonderful collection: "The aliens here are human. This book contains no giant flying snails or telepathic octopods, no Ganymedean cat-women dressed in silver, no aggressive dugong chiefs roaming the galaxy in their pulsar-powered yo-yo ships. The aliens here are human alien ... [more]

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    Alien Accounts