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Hotel World
Hotel World
by Ali Smith
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Five people: four are living; three are strangers; two are sisters; one, a teenage hotel chambermaid, has fallen to her death in a dumbwaiter. But her spirit lingers in the world, straining to recall things she never knew. And one night all five women... (read more)

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Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury
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Fahrenheit 451 is probably one of the most important books ever written. If the world of this novel comes to pass, I will be this book. (You'll have to read it to see what I mean.)... (read more)

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American Gods (11 Edition)
American Gods (11 Edition)
by Neil Gaiman
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First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of American Gods in this tenth... (read more)

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The Broom of the System
The Broom of the System
by David Foster Wallace
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Published when Wallace was just twenty-four years old, The Broom of the System stunned critics and marked the emergence of an extraordinary new talent. At the center of this outlandishly funny, fiercely intelligent novel is the bewitching heroine... (read more)

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Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (10 Edition)
Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (10 Edition)
by Arthur B. Evans
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The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction features over a 150 years' worth of the best science fiction ever collected in a single volume. The fifty-two stories and critical introductions are organized chronologically as well as thematically for classroom... (read more)

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The Chanur Saga
The Chanur Saga
by C J Cherryh
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Here, for the first time in one volume, is C.J. Cherryh's classic adventure of interstellar politics, a spacefaring fugitive, and first contact with a strange race known as "humans."... (read more)

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Towers of Midnight (The Wheel of Time #13)
Towers of Midnight (The Wheel of Time #13)
by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
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The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark Ones prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight. The sun has begun to set upon the Third Age. Perrin Aybara is now hunted... (read more)

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Night Watch: A Novel
Night Watch: A Novel
by Sergei Lukyanenko
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The Night Watch series has caused a sensation never before seen in Russia — its popularity is frenzied and unprecedented, and driven by a truly great, epic story. In 2005 Fox Searchlight announced it had acquired the Russian film adaptation for an... (read more)

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Dune Chronicles #04: God Emperor of Dune
Dune Chronicles #04: God Emperor of Dune
by Frank Herbert
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Centuries have passed on Dune, and the planet is green with life. Leto, the son of Dune's savior, is still alive but far from human, and the fate of all humanity hangs on his awesome sacrifice... "Rich fare...heady stuff." --Los Angeles... (read more)

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The Fifth Sacred Thing
The Fifth Sacred Thing
by Starhawk
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An epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind tells of a twenty-first century California clan caught between two clashing worlds, one based on tolerance, the other on repression.... (read more)

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The Years of Rice and Salt
The Years of Rice and Salt
by Kim Stanley Robinson
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With the incomparable vision and breathtaking detail that brought his now-classic Mars trilogy to vivid life, bestselling author KIM STANLEY ROBINSON boldly imagines an alternate history of the last seven hundred years. In his grandest work yet, the... (read more)

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Iron Council
Iron Council
by China Mieville
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In Iron Council, China Miéville delivers us back to the teeming metropolis of New Crobuzon. Its citizens (a fantastic array of creatures) are on the brink of revolution, and its government will use any means necessary to control the uprising. Fans of... (read more)

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The Children of Men
The Children of Men
by P D James
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Told with P. D. James's trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The Children of Men is a story of a world with no children and no future. The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now... (read more)

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Dune Chronicles #06: Chapterhouse: Dune
Dune Chronicles #06: Chapterhouse: Dune
by Frank Herbert
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Now — the conclusion to Frank Herbert's l3-million-copy epic masterpiece. The desert planet Arrakis, called Dune, has been destroyed, and the heirs to Dune's power, have colonized a green world — and are turning it into a desert, mile by... (read more)

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Anathem
Anathem
by Neal Stephenson
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From New York Times bestselling author Daniel Suarez—a terrifying, breathtaking, and all-too-plausible vision of the worlds near future… Linda McKinney studies the social behavior of insects—which leaves her entirely unprepared for the day... (read more)

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Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories
Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories
by Eric S Rabkin
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As the first international anthology to cover the entire scope of fantastic narrative, Fantastic Worlds presents over fifty tales, myths, and stories, ranging from Genesis to Ovid, Hans Christian Andersen to J.R.R. Tolkien, Edgar Allan Poe to James... (read more)

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VALIS
VALIS
by Philip K. Dick
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How would you react to having a pink laser beam information directly into your brain and having the experience of simultaneously living in the present and the time of the Christian apostles? A writer of science fiction, Philip K. Dick used it as fodder... (read more)

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Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse
by John Joseph Adams
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Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon — these are our guides through the Wastelands... From the Book of Revelations to The Road Warrior; from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road... (read more)

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Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction
Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction
by Gardner Dozois
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For over twenty years "The Year's Best Science Fiction has been recognized as the best collection of short science fiction writing in the universe and an essential resource for every science fiction fan. Now, with hundreds of stories and dozens of... (read more)

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Friedman's Fables (with Booklet) with Book
Friedman's Fables (with Booklet) with Book
by Edwin H Friedman
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"Teaching by parable has old and honorable tradition. Ed. Friedman, beloved rabbi and noted family therapist, is a great modern master of the art...Frank Pittman, M.D.... (read more)

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