“Aurora” by Kim Stanley Robinson

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“Aurora” by Kim Stanley Robinson is the kind of book that justifies the existence of science fiction. Dealing with the journey to Tau Ceti by a colony spacecraft with 2000…

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“Anvil of Stars” by Greg Bear

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This science fiction novel by Greg Bear is among my all-time favourite books. In my opinion, it doesn’t get the attention it deserves. It’s the sequel to the enigmatic and fairly nihilistic…

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The Helliconia Trilogy: A Science Fiction Classic

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I think that the classic “Helliconia” trilogy by Brian Aldiss is one of the greatest works of science fiction, and quite possibly the greatest of all time. Written in the…

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