Fantasy & Science Fiction/Theory Reading Group

(Note: the group began meeting Jan 1988; this incomplete list was begun by David Carter based on archived web pages available 20 Sep 2005. The year indicates the year of posting a given schedule of readings.)

J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's  Stone
Walker Percy, Love in the Ruins
Glenn Kleier, The Last Day
Thomas M. Disch, 334
C. S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength
Kate Wilhelm, Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
Alan Garner, The Owl Service
Mary Doria Russell, Children of God
Neal Stephenson, The Diamond Age
Arthur C. Clarke, Rendezvous With Rama
Ursula K. LeGuin, The Lathe of Heaven
Vernor Vinge, A Fire Upon the Deep
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft
Sherree R. Thomas, Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora
Paul DiFilippo, The Steampunk Trilogy
José Saramago, Blindness
Ken Grimwood, Replay
Jack Williamson, Darker Than You Think
Jonathan Lethem, Gun, With Occasional Music
Tove Jansson, Moominpappa at Sea
Christopher Priest, The Prestige
David Lindsay, A Voyage to Arcturus
William Browning Spencer, Résumé with Monsters
Walter Moseley, Futureland
Nalo Hopkinson, Brown Girl in the Ring
Joe Haldeman, Forever Peace
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
Karl Schroeder, Ventus
Nevil Shute, On the Beach
Jonathan Carroll, The Wooden Sea
Lawrence Watt-Evans, The Unwilling Warlord
Haruki Murakami, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
China Miéville, Perdido Street Station
Alan Moore, Watchmen
Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair
Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Robert Charles Wilson, The Chronoliths
Stanislaw Lem, His Master's Voice
Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49
Michael Resnick, Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia
Kate Atkinson, Human Croquet
Neil Gaiman et al, Preludes & Nocturnes and The Doll's House
John Fowles, The Magus
Anthony Burgess, The Wanting Seed
Alastair Reynolds, Revelation Space
Italo Calvino, Cosmicomics
Anthony C. Winkler, The Duppy
Bram Stoker, Dracula
Tim Powers, Declare
Sharyn McCrumb, Bimbos of the Death Sun
Frank Miller, The Dark Knight Returns
John Wyndham, The Chrysalids
Matt Ruff, Sewer, Gas, & Electric: The Public Works Trilogy
Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves
Edgar Rice Burroughs; The Land that Time Forgot; The People that Time Forgot; Out of Time's Abyss
Robert Holdstock, Mythago Wood
Phillip Roth, The Plot Against America
Neil Gaiman, American Gods
Charles Stross, Accelerando (Jan 2006)
Grant Morrison, Seaguy and We3
Connie Willis, To Say Nothing of the Dog
Cornelia Funke, Inkheart
Max Barry, Jennifer Government
Robin McKinley, Sunshine
Midori Snyder, The Innamorati
Clifford Simak, Way Station
George R. Stewart, Earth Abides
Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go
Kim Stanley Robinson, The Years of Rice and Salt
Charles Burns, Black Hole
Toni Morrison, Beloved
Italo Calvino, If on a winter's night a traveler
Maureen F. McHugh, China Mountain Zhang
Philip K. Dick, Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
Russell, Hoban, Riddley Walker
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Kelly Link, Magic for Beginners
Clive Barker, Weaveworld
Elizabeth Kostova, The Historian
Richard Matheson, I Am Legend
Russell Hoban,Linger Awhile
Robert J. Sawyer, Rollback
Jeff Smith, Bone
Cormac McCarthy, The Road
James Morrow, Towing Jehovah
Joshua Mowll, Operation Red Jericho (Book 1)
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Slaughterhouse-Five
Barry Hughart, Bridge of Birds
Mary Doria Russell, The Sparrow
Kevin Crossley-Holland, The Norse Myths
Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards!
Toby Barlow, Sharp Teeth
Scott McCloud, Zot!: The Complete Black and White Collection: 1987-1991
Michael Cisco, The San Veneficio Canon
Adolfo Bioy Casares, The Invention of Morel
Adam Rex, The True Meaning of Smekday
Scarlett Thomas, The End of Mr. Y
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
Robert J. Sawyer, Flashforward
Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely, All-Star Superman
William Gibson, Neuromancer
M. T. Anderson, Feed
Terry Pratchett, The Wee Free Men
Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book
Richard Kadrey, Sandman Slim
China Mieville, The City & The City
Iain M. Banks, The Player of Games
Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson, Beasts of Burden
Paolo Bacigalupi, The Windup Girl
Cory Doctorow, Little Brother
Gioconda Belli, Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand: A Novel of Adam and Eve
Gary Shteyngart, Super Sad True Love Story
Jasper Fforde, Shades of Grey
Vernor Vinge, Rainbows End
Ursula K. LeGuin, The Dispossessed
Walter Moers, The City of Dreaming Books
Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita
Robert Silverberg, Dying Inside
Ted Chiang, Stories of Your LIfe and Others & The Lifecycle of Software Objects
Olaf Stapledon, Star Maker
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games
Bill Willingham, Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall & Fables Vol. 1: Legends in Exile
Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
Charles Yu, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
John Scalzi, Old Man's War
Cordwainer Smith, Norstrilia
Catherynne M. Valente, Palimpsest
Jo Walton, Among Others
Rachel Hartman, Seraphina
Roger Zelazny, Lord of Light
James Blish, A Case of Conscience
Gene Wolfe, The Sorcerer's House
Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodrigues, Locke & Key (vols. 1 & 2)
Stanislaw Lem, The Cyberiad
Colson Whitehead, Zone One
China Mièville, Embassytown
John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar
Graham Joyce, Some Kind of Fairy Tale
G. Willow Wilson, Alif the Unseen
Tanith Lee, Red as Blood
Nick Harkaway, Angelmaker
David Levithan, Every Day
Mark Millar, Superman: Red Son
Lev Grossman, The Magicians
Toby Barlow, Babayaga
Kim Stanley Robinson, 2312
Marcus Sedgwick, Midwinterblood
Ursula Le Guin, Left Hand of Darkness
Frederik Pohl, Gateway
Glen Duncan, The Last Werewolf
Fritz Leiber, Swords & Deviltry
Anne Leckie, Ancillary Justice
Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y: The Last Man
Thomas Ligotti, Teatro Grottesco
Alena Graedon, The Word Exchange
David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks
Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
Arkady Strugatsky, Roadside Picnic
Octavia Butler, The Parable of the Sower
Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven
Marge Piercy, He, She and It
Ernest Cline, Ready Player One
Carla Speed McNeil, Finder Library, Volume 1
Andy Weir, The Martian
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Buried Giant
Kim Stanley Robinson, Aurora
William Gibson, The Peripheral
Ben Aaronovich, Midnight Riot
Ryan North, To Be of Not To Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure
Eric Stephenson, Nowhere Men Volume 1: Fates Worse Than Death
William Goldman, The Princess Bride
Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House
Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
China Mieville, The Last Days of New Paris
Ben Winters, Underground Airlines
James Gleick, Time Travel: A History
Connie Willis, Doomsday Book
Seanan McGuire, Every Heart a Doorway
Michael Moorcock, Behold the Man
Charles Saunders, Imaro
Richard Kadrey, The Everything Box
Joe Kelly and JM Ken Nimura, I Kill Giants
Nicky Drayden, The Prey of Gods
Daryl Gregory, Afterparty
Anne McCaffrey, The Ship Who Sang
George Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo
Cixin Liu, The Three-Body Problem
Julie McElwain, A Murder in Time
Ahmed Saadawi, Frankenstein in Baghdad
Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff, Illuminae
Larry Marder, Beanworld Omnibus
Walter M. Miller, Jrl, A Canticle for Leibowitz
N.K. Jemison, The Fifth Season
Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
H.P. Lovecraft, H.P. Lovecraft: The Complete Fiction
Stephen King, 11/22/62
Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash
Suzy McKee Charnas, The Vampire Tapestry
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination
Clark Ashton Smith, The Return of the Sorcerer
Ian Mortimer, The Outcasts of Time
Matt Haig, The Humans
Madeline Miller, Circe
Alan Moore and David Lloyd, V for Vendetta
Tamsyn Muir, Gideon the Ninth
Arkady Martine, A Memory Called Empire
Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, This Is How You Lose the Time War
Omar El Akkad, American War
Mur Lafferty, The Shambling Guide to New York City
Octavia Butler, Kindred
Susan Palwick, The Necessary Beggar
Corinne Duyvis, The Art of Saving the World
James Tiptree, Jr., Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
Susanna Clarke, Piranesi
Tillie Walden, On a Sunbeam
Natasha Pulley, The Kingdoms
H. G. Wells, The Invisible Man
Alix E. Harrow, The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Albert Monteys, Universe! Volume 1
Ann Leckie, The Raven Tower
Mohsin Hamid, Exit West
David D. Levine, Arabella of Mars
James Gunn, The Listeners
Becky Chambers, To Be Taught, If Fortunate
V. E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue