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Science Fiction Stories with Good Astronomy & Physics. Compiled by Andrew Fraknoi (Foothill College) Version 6; 2014 - UPDATED © copyright 2014 by Andrew Fraknoi.

Science Fiction Stories with Good Astronomy & Physics

All rights reserved. Permission to use for any non-profit educational purpose, such as distribution in a classroom, is hereby granted. For any other use, please contact the author. (e-mail: fraknoiandrew {at} fhda.edu) This is a selective list of some short stories and novels that use more or less accurate science and can be used for teaching or reinforcing astronomy or physics concepts. Anti-matter Davies, Paul Fireball. 1987, Heinemann. Back to topic list Archaeoastronomy Harrison, Harry & Stover, Leon Stonehenge. 1972, Scribners.

Asteroids Baxter, Stephen “Pilot” in Vacuum Diagrams. 1997, Harper Prism. See also under “Impacts” Astronomers Banville, John Doctor Copernicus. 1976, Godine. Black Holes Anderson, Poul “Kyrie” in Jerry Pournelle, ed. Comets Anderson, Poul “Pride” in Asimov, Isaac, et al., eds. Cosmology (The Origin and Evolution of the Universe as a Whole) Short Stories & Classic Literature from around the World. Great Books Lists: Lists of Classics, Eastern and Western. As seen in A Guide to Oriental Classics, Whole Earth magazine, Winter 2002.

Great Books Lists: Lists of Classics, Eastern and Western

(A revised version of the article is available at author Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools site.) This page: Introduction | Western Canon | Eastern and World Canons | Contemporary Canon | Other Lists of Great Books | My Reading Lists | Indexes to these Great Books Lists Introduction Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) What are the Great Books? Western Canon Eastern and World Canons Approaches to the Asian Classics. Contemporary Canon. Good Reading: A Guide for Serious Readers. Good Reading began as a list of college reading.

Good Reading: A Guide for Serious Readers

It has since been much expanded to include significant works in literature, history, regional studies, humanities, social sciences, and science. At the front are four checklists of "101 Significant Books," "A Short List of Books to Read on Vacation," "A Short List of Books to Read Before Entering College," and "A Short List of Books to Read After Retirement. " Frequently Asked Questions Who wrote this list? See the heading above and the credit below to find out who wrote this list. Why isn't my favorite author listed here? This list may not include your favorite author, but he or she may be on other Great Books lists. See the Great Books FAQ for more about the Great Books and these lists of them.

Summer Reading List - Summer Books. The World's Leading Source of eBooks. Book Lists on Lists of Bests. Home | About | Login or Sign up.

Book Lists on Lists of Bests

eBook - ebooks. Borges' Book Selections: The Library of Babel and A Personal Library. The Argentinian fiction writer, essayist, and librarian Jorge Luis Borges selected the following titles for two series, "The Library of Babel" and "A Personal Library.

Borges' Book Selections: The Library of Babel and A Personal Library

" Who wrote this list? See the heading above and the credit below to find out who wrote this list. If you don't like the selections in this list or the arrangement, take it up with the author(s). Why isn't my favorite author listed here? This list may not include your favorite author, but he or she may be on other Great Books lists. See the Great Books FAQ for more about the Great Books and these lists of them. The Library of Babel Jack London, The Concentric Deaths Jorge Luis Borges, August 25 1983 Gustav Meyrink, Cardinal Napellus Léon Bloy, Discourteous Tales Giovanni Papini, The Escaping Mirror Oscar Wilde, The Crime of Lord Arthur Savile Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, The Guest at the Last Banquet Pedro de Alarcón, The Friend of Death Herman Melville, Bartleby the Scrivener William Beckford, Vathek H.

A Personal Library. Free eBooks for iPhone, Blackberry or Palm Pre. Summer Reading List - Summer Books - Oprah.com. Electronic Library. Booklist. Note: writing how-to books is a thriving business for a lot of people who have sold little or no fiction professionally.

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I'd strongly advise you to look for books on how to write that are written by working writers who have published fiction credits--these are the people who are actually doing the work you want to do, and their advice is going to be the most accurate and useful. This same advice applies to writing classes and seminars, too: make sure you know a teacher's professionally published credentials before you sign up! Here are some writing books I've found to be most useful: HOW TO WRITE BESTSELLING FICTION by Dean R.

Koontz (Writer's Digest Books, 1981, ISBN 0-89879-045-X) is out of print, unfortunately, but it can still be found at libraries and used bookstores. Other Essential Books A good dictionary. More to come... I plan to add more books to this list, so check back from time to time. College Bound Reading List.