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Making the monster : the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein —Harkup, Kathryn, author.

The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science fiction genres. The...

Brave new world ; and, Brave new world revisited : notes

A literary study guide that includes summaries and commentaries.

Science Fiction the 101 best novels, 1985-2010. —Broderick, Damien.

Inspired by David Pringle's landmark 1985 work Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels, this volume supplements the earlier selection with the present authors' choices for the best English-language science fiction novels du...

Don't Panic : Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy —Gaiman, Neil, author.

The #1 New York Times -bestselling author's "hilarious ... idiosyncratic ... delightful" and definitive companion to a global phenomenon ( Publishers Weekly ). Douglas Adams's "six-part trilogy," The Hitchhiker's Guide t...

On Nineteen Eighty-Four : A Biography —Taylor, D. J. (David John), 1960- author.

From the author of the definitive biography of George Orwell, a captivating account of the origin and enduring power of his landmark dystopian novel Since its publication nearly 70 years ago, George Orwell's 1984 has bee...

H.G. Wells —Nardo, Don, 1947-

Explores the life of the wide-ranging British author known for his science fiction, histories, and novels and discusses his efforts to achieve social change through his books.