Science fiction (sci-fi) isn't for everyone, and I won't even get started about the hotly contested difference between sci-fi and fantasy, but I think everyone should broaden their horizons. Here are some of the best classic sci-fi books you should read.
by Frank Herbert
If you ask science fiction readers what the "best book" is, you will frequently hear that it is Dune, by Frank Herbert. I wouldn't necessarily disagree. Unfortunately, he only had one good book in him (in my humble opinion), and it is too bad that he kept writing, and then his relatives kept writing. And don't even talk to me about the movie. But Dune is an awesome book.
by Robert A. Heinlein
I love Robert Heinlein's books. I think though that he was several different people during the course of his writing. This book is typical of his middle period when I think he hit the peak of his writing.
by Arthur C. Clarke
He has written some great novels too, but I love his short stores, especially "Nine Billion Names of God" and "The Star."
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About Tristan Colson
My primary goal in life is to read every (good) book that has ever been written, and I'm making good progress. In my spare time, I'm a software engineer, and try to squeeze in about 5,000 different hobbies and a lot of traveling.
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