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A list of futuristic novels from various ages and topics

  1. Foundation and Empire by 

    4 stars

    Led by its founding father, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon, and taking advantage of its superior science and technology, the …

  2. Children of Time by 

    4 stars

    Children of Time is the epic story of humanity's battle for survival on a terraformed planet.

    Who will inherit this …

  3. Dune by 

    5 stars

    Dune is a 1965 science-fiction novel by American author Frank Herbert, originally published as two separate serials in Analog magazine. …

  4. The Dispossessed by 

    5 stars

    Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down …

  5. The Diamond Age by 

    4 stars

    The story of an engineer who creates a device to raise a girl capable of thinking for herself reveals what …

  6. Robot Dreams by 

    5 stars

    The author of over 400 books, Isaac Asimov has distinguished himself as a leading scientific writer, historian, and futurist. His …

  7. The Left Hand of Darkness by 

    4 stars

    A lone human ambassador is sent to Winter, an alien world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants can change their …

  8. Do androids dream of electric sheep?. by 

    4 stars

    It was January 2021, and Rick Deckard had a license to kill. Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there, …

  9. The Minority Report by 

    3 stars

    In the world of The Minority Report, Commissioner John Anderton is the one to thank for the lack of crime. …

  10. Childhood's end by 

    3 stars

    Childhood's End is a 1953 science fiction novel by British author Arthur C. Clarke. The story follows the peaceful alien …

  11. 2001: Space Odyssey (Penguin Readers, Level 3) by 

    4 stars

    A novel that proposes an idea about how the human race might have begun and where it might be headed...given …

  12. Valis by 

    4 stars

    VALIS is the first book in Philip K. Dick's incomparable final trio of novels (the others being The Divine Invasion …

  13. Dr. Futurity by 

    4 stars

    Dr. Futurity is a 1960 science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. It is an expansion of his …

  14. Island by 

    5 stars

    The final novel from Aldous Huxley, Island is a provocative counterpoint to his worldwide classic Brave New World, in which …

  15. Johnny Mnemonic by 

    5 stars

    "Johnny Mnemonic" is a science fiction short story by American-Canadian writer William Gibson, which served as inspiration for the 1995 …

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