Sci Fi Love

Every once in a while I get up on my Sci Fi soap box and pass along a favs list, usually a gentle entry into the genre to ease newbies into this fabulous world of entertainment, philosophy, and mind-bending creativity.

SOLARIS, Stanislaw Lem: among my favorite books of all time, this is an incredibly inventive tale about humans on the planet Solaris, which is much more than a mere pile o’ rocks.

THE MARRIAGE BETWEEN ZONE ,THREE, FOUR, AND FIVE, Dorris Lessing: Lessing has written several sci fi works, and this is one of my favs.

THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS, Ursula LeGuin: love the gender-bending species in this novel. Who’s male, who’s female, no one knows.

PATTERN RECOGNITION, Wilson Gibson, NEUROMANCER too: start with Pattern Recognition, as it’s more digestible and very entertaining. If you like it, give his seminal novel Neuromaner a whirl.

LILITH’S BROOD, Octovia Butler: Love this trilogy about humans and a visiting species co-mingling.

UBIK and DO ANDRIODS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP (basis for the film BLADE RUNNER), Philip K. Dick: yes you can tell Dick likes drugs, but at least he is able to articulate ideas he meets on his trips.







2 thoughts on “Sci Fi Love

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s