3 best books by James Graham Ballard

JG Ballard Books

Halfway between Jules Verne and Kim Stanley Robinson, we find this English writer who epitomizes the imaginative alternative to our world of the first cited genius and the dystopian intention of the current second writer. Because to read Ballard is to enjoy a proposal with the aroma of the fantastic nineteenth century but ...

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Top 3 Kim Stanley Robinson Books

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Science Fiction (yes, with capital letters) is a genre associated by laymen with a kind of fanciful subgenre with no more value than mere entertainment. With the only example of the author that I bring here today, Kim Stanley Robinson, it would be worth to demolish all those vague impressions about ...

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Bewilderment, by Richard Powers

Novel Bewilderment, Richard Powers

The world is out of tune and hence the confusion (sorry for the joke). Dystopia is approaching because utopia was always too far away for a civilization like ours that increases exponentially in number as common identity decreases. Individualism is innate to being. ...

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3 best Robin Cook books

Robin Cook books

Robin Cook is one of those Science Fiction authors brought directly from the field of medicine. No one better than him to hypothesize about diverse futures about the human being, with the knowledge of genetics as that fertile space for assumptions of all colors. Not counting the possible...

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A Boy and His Dog at World's End, by CA Fletcher

Novel "A boy and his dog at the end of the world"

Post-apocalyptic fictions always pose a double aspect of possible total destruction and hope for rebirth. In this case, Fletcher also pulls the typical sketches that clarify how it got to that strange point where the survivors are in charge of rebuilding their world ...

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3 best Aldous Huxley books

Aldous Huxley Books

There are authors who hide behind their best works. This is the case of Aldous Huxley. A happy world, published in 1932 but with a timeless character, is that masterpiece that every reader recognizes and values. A very transcendental science fiction novel that delves into the social and the political, in ...

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Leave the World Behind, by Rumaan Alam

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Escaping to Long Island is never far enough for next to nothing. You can be an advantage if you just try to de-stress after a tough week of battle in New York City; but it is a bad plan if it is an end of the world, an apocalypse or ...

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Hunger, by Asa Ericsdotter

Hunger, by Asa Ericsdotter

The thrillers par excellence are dystopias of what can become. Because a dystopian approach always has a large sociological component. All exposed to the new order with its attempts of rebellion and its submission of fear. From George Orwell to Margaret Atwood a multitude of great writers ...

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Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood

Reissues of suggestive works of science fiction in the absence of new stories with which to feed an imaginary between dystopian and post-apocalyptic in tune with the times. Only Margaret Atwood is not a regular science fiction writer. For her, the scenography accompanies the ideas more ...

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The Anomaly, by Hervé Le Tellier

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Aviation is land (or rather sky) cultivated for juicy science fiction speculations. One need only remember the myth of the Bermuda Triangle, which so soon swallowed up ships like war fighters, or the langoliers of Stephen King that were devouring the Earth ...

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