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  • Almost Human ¤ William F. (Ed.) Nolan

    A remarkable, intense portrait of the robotic subculture and the challenging quest for robot autonomy. The high bay at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is alive and hyper night and day with the likes of Hyperion, which traversed the Antarctic, and Zoe, the world’s first robot scientist, now back home. Robot Segways lear ... [more]

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  • Alright, Everybody off the Planet ¤ Bob Ottum

    Now, you can read the first four Frontier Zone books in one collection! This book contains Beginnings, Ticonderoga, Free Will, and Midshipman Miki, all together!This is a compilation of my first four Frontier Zone books. Taken as a whole, these four books form a story arc leading up to the conflict known as the Darkwar.

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  • The Alteration ¤ Kingsley Amis, 1976

    Their insights are extraordinary, their behaviors unusual. Their brains—shaped by the era of microprocessors, access to limitless information, and 24-hour news and communication—are remapping, retooling, and evolving. They're not superhuman. They're your twenty-something coworkers, your children, and your competition. Are you keeping up? I ... [more]

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  • The Alteration ¤ Kingsley Amis, 1976

    Their insights are extraordinary, their behaviors unusual. Their brains—shaped by the era of microprocessors, access to limitless information, and 24-hour news and communication—are remapping, retooling, and evolving. They're not superhuman. They're your twenty-something coworkers, your children, and your competition. Are you keeping up? I ... [more]

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    The Alteration
  • Altered Carbon ¤ Richard K. Morgan, 2002

    Four hundred years from now mankind is strung out across a region of interstellar space inherited from an ancient civilization discovered on Mars. The colonies are linked together by the occasional sublight colony ship voyages and hyperspatial data-casting. Human consciousness is digitally freighted between the stars and downloaded into bo ... [more]

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    Altered Carbon
  • The Alternate Asimovs ¤ Isaac Asimov, 1986

    Damien Broderick 'has had a major impact as an Australian SF writer since 1964. He is undoubtedly the leading Australian theorist of the SF genre' (Russell Blackford, Van Ikin, Sean McMullen, Strange Constellations). Now, Broderick draws upon his skills as both critic and novelist to analyze science fiction of the last two decades, and its ... [more]

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  • Alternating Currents ¤ Frederik Pohl, 1956

    Part one of the Tesla Presents series, this book contains the transcript of an extended pre-hearing interview with Nikola Tesla in which he chronicals his efforts directed towards the development of an earth-based system for wireless telecommunications. An Appendex section includes the description of a physical plant built for this purpose ... [more]

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  • Alvin Journeyman: The Tales of Alvin Maker ¤ Orson Scott Card, 1996

    Now a grown man and a journeyman smith, Alvin has returned to his family in the town of Vigor Church. He will share in the isolation, work as a blacksmith, and try to teach anyone who wishes to learn the knack of being a Maker. For Alvin has had a vision of the Crystal City he will build, and he knows that he cannot build it alone. But he ... [more]

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    Alvin Journeyman: The Tales of Alvin Maker
  • Always Coming Home ¤ Ursula K. Le Guin, 1985

    Ursula K. Le Guin's Always Coming Home is a major work of the imagination from one of America's most respected writers. More than five years in creation, it is a novel unlike any other. A rich and complex interweaving of story and fable, poem, artwork and music, it totally immerses the reader in the culture of the Kesh, a peaceful people o ... [more]

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  • A Martian Odyssey ¤ Stanley G. Weinbaum, 2014

    "A Martian Odyssey" is a science fiction short story by Stanley G. Weinbaum originally published in the July 1934 issue of Wonder Stories. It was Weinbaum's first published story, and remains his best known. It was followed four months later by a sequel, "Valley of Dreams". These are the only stories by Weinbaum set on Mars.

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  • The Amazing Maurice & His Educated Rodents ¤ Terry Pratchett, 2001
    Book 28 of the Discworld series

    It's not a game any more . . . Every town on Discworld knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice - a streetwise tomcat - leads a band of educated ratty friends (and a stupid kid) on a nice little earner. Piper plus rats equals lots and lots of money. Until they run across someone playing a different tune. Now he and his rats mus ... [more]

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    The Amazing Maurice & His Educated Rodents
  • The Amazing Mr. Lutterworth ¤ Desmond Leslie

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    The Amazing Mr. Lutterworth
  • Ambassador Prog ¤ Walter Jon Williams, 1984

    In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

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  • The Ambassador's Mission ¤ Trudi Canavan, 2010

    Sonea, former street urchin, now a Black Magician of Kyralia, is horrified when her son, Lorkin, volunteers to assist Dannyl in his new role as Guild Ambassador to Sachaka, a land still ruled by cruel black magicians. When word comes that Lorkin has gone missing Sonea is desperate to find him, but if she leaves the city she will be exiled ... [more]

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    The Ambassador's Mission
  • Ambulance Ship ¤ James White, 1980

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    Ambulance Ship
  • American Empire: The Victorious Opposition ¤ Harry Turtledove, 2004

    The Confederacy, under president Jake Featherston, ignites old hatreds in the midst of the Great Depression to renew hostilities with the United States as they become embroiled in the Second World War.

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  • American Gods ¤ Neil Gaiman, 2013

    Neil Gaiman is the imaginative wizard behind the best-selling novels American Gods (soon to be an HBO series) and The Anansi Boys, the graphic series The Sandman, and popular children’s books like Coraline and The Graveyard Book. Neil Gaiman and Philosophy looks at Gaiman’s work through a philosophical lens. How does fantasy interact with ... [more]

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  • Ammonite ¤ Nicola Griffith, 1993

    The James Tiptree Jr Award-winning novel. Change or die. These are the only options available on the planet Jeep. Centuries earlier, a deadly virus shattered the original colony, killing the men and forever altering the few surviving women. Now, generations after the colony has lost touch with the rest of humanity, a company arrives to exp ... [more]

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  • The Amphibians ¤ S. Fowler Wright

    Collects essays of thirty-seven European scientists on the biology and ecology of the Amphibian species, from tree frogs to sand toads.

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    The Amphibians
  • The Amsirs and Iron Thorn ¤ Algis Budrys

    Honor White Jackson was a human being. But his planet was not Earth, nor his time Now. His world was dominated by a giant Iron Thorn. Beyond the reach of this tower there was supposedly, nothing - except a frozen, airless desert where huge winged beasts called Amsirs roamed. The duty of Jackson's caste was to hunt and kill the Amsir. And i ... [more]

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    The Amsirs and Iron Thorn
  • The Amtrak Wars: Blood River ¤ Patrick Tilley, 1988

    Hundreds of years after civilisation has been destroyed by nuclear war, the Earth is divided between the Trackers of the Amtrak Federation a community living in vast subterranean cities and the Mutes, who have evolved to withstand the radiation that has driven their foes underground. A long war for possession of the overground has killed a ... [more]

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    The Amtrak Wars: Blood River
  • The Amtrak Wars: Earth-thunder, Book 3 ¤ Patrick Tilley, 1990

    A further title in the science fiction series THE AMTRAK WARS, following DEATH BRINGER, in which the rulers of the Federation believe that Clearwater's unborn child is the Thrice-Gifted One, and they hold both in their power.

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    The Amtrak Wars: Earth-thunder, Book 3
  • The Amtrak Wars: Earth-thunder, Book 3 ¤ Patrick Tilley, 1990

    The Talisman Prophecy verges on fulfilment. The Federation rulers believe the captive Clearwater's unborn child is the Thrice-Gifted One. Cadillac and Roz determine to free her but Steve, lured by prospects of a career within the First Family, hovers between support and betrayal.

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    The Amtrak Wars: Earth-thunder, Book 3
  • Anackire ¤ Tanith Lee, 1985

    The lowland girl seemed to contain fire. Her hair stirred, flickered, gushed upward, blowing flame in a wind that did now blow. A tower of light shot up the sky, beginning where the girl stood. For half a second there was only light, then it took form. The form it took was Anackire. She towered, she soared. Her flesh was a white mountain. ... [more]

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  • Analog 1 ¤ John W. Campbell, 1850

    Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, A Checklist, 1700-1974, Volume one of Two, contains an Author Index, Title Index, Series Index, Awards Index, and the Ace and Belmont Doubles Index.

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  • Analog 3 ¤ John W. Campbell, 1850

    This is a sustained argument about the idea of science fiction by a renowned critic. Overturning many received opinions, it is both controversial and stimulating Much of the controversy arises from Westfahl's resurrection of Hugo Gernsback - for decades a largely derided figure - as the true creator of science fiction. Following an initial ... [more]

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    Analog 3
  • Analog 4 ¤ John W. Campbell, 1850

    The new expanded compilation of material on Anti-Gravity, Free Energy, Flying Saucer Propulsion, UFOs, Suppressed Technology, NASA Cover-ups and more. Highly illustrated with patents, technical illustrations and photos. This revised and expanded edition has more material, including photos of Area 51, Nevada, the government's secret testing ... [more]

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  • Analog 5 ¤ John W. Campbell, 1850

    "An examination of science fiction editor and author Hugo Gernsback's career, summarizing the science fiction theories of Gernsback and his successors, and for the first time offers detailed studies of his rarest periodicals. An analysis of his ground-bre

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  • Analog 6 ¤ John W. Campbell, 1850

    This is a sustained argument about the idea of science fiction by a renowned critic. Overturning many received opinions, it is both controversial and stimulating Much of the controversy arises from Westfahl's resurrection of Hugo Gernsback - for decades a largely derided figure - as the true creator of science fiction. Following an initial ... [more]

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    Analog 6
  • Analog 7 ¤ John W. Campbell, 1850

    H. Beam Piper is one of science fiction's most enigmatic writers. In 1946 Piper appeared seemingly from out of nowhere, already at the top of his form. He published a number of memorable short stories in the premier science fiction magazine of the time, Astounding Science Fiction, under legendary editor John W. Campbell. Piper quickly beca ... [more]

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