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Off Blog: SF Masterworks

Posted in Off Blog by newmusicexcess on February 23, 2010

Rush 2112

Following on from yesterdays post in which I listed all the Fantasy Masterworks series I though it only proper to post the current list for the companion SF Masterworks released by Millennium/Gollancz. I also have a number of books from this series, up to #27.

  1. Joe Haldeman – The Forever War
  2. Richard Matheson – I Am Legend
  3. James Blish – Cities in Flight
  4. Philip K. Dick – Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
  5. Alfred Bester – The Stars My Destination
  6. Samuel R. Delany – Babel-17
  7. Roger Zelazny – Lord of Light
  8. Gene Wolfe – The Fifth Head of Cerberus
  9. Frederik Pohl – Gateway
  10. Cordwainer Smith – The Rediscovery of Man
  11. Olaf Stapledon – Last and First Men
  12. George.R. Stewart – Earth Abides
  13. Philip K. Dick – Martian Time-Slip
  14. Alfred Bester – The Demolished Man
  15. John Brunner – Stand On Zanzibar
  16. Ursula Le Guin – The Dispossesed
  17. J. G. Ballard – The Drowned World (out of print)
  18. Kurt Vonnegut – The Sirens of Titan
  19. Jack Vance – Emphyrio
  20. Philip K. Dick – A Scanner Darkly
  21. Olaf Stapledon – Star Maker
  22. Michael Moorcock – Behold the Man
  23. Robert Silverberg – The Book of Skulls
  24. The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells
  25. Daniel Keyes – Flowers for Algernon
  26. Philip K. Dick – Ubik
  27. Greg Benford – Timescape
  28. Theodore Sturgeon – More than Human
  29. Frederik Pohl – Man Plus
  30. James Blish – A Case of Conscience
  31. M. John Harrison – The Centauri Device
  32. Philip K. Dick – Dr Bloodmoney
  33. Brian Aldiss – Non-Stop
  34. Arthur C. Clarke – The Fountains of Paradise
  35. Keith Roberts – Pavane
  36. Philip K. Dick – Now Wait for Last Year
  37. Samuel R. Delany – Nova
  38. H.G. Wells – The First Men in the Moon
  39. Arthur C. Clarke – The City and the Stars
  40. Greg Bear – Blood Music
  41. Frederik Pohl – Jem
  42. Ward Moore – Bring the Jubilee
  43. Philip K. Dick – Valis
  44. Ursula Le Guin – The Lathe of Heaven
  45. John Sladek – The Complete Roderick
  46. Philip K. Dick – Flow, My Tears, The Policeman Said
  47. H. G. Wells – The Invisible Man
  48. Sheri S. Tepper – Grass
  49. Arthur C. Clarke – A Fall of Moondust
  50. Greg Bear – Eon
  51. Richard Matheson – The Shrinking Man
  52. Philip K. Dick – The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch
  53. Michael Moorcock – The Dancers at the End of Time
  54. Frederik Pohl, Cyril M. Kornbluth – The Space Merchants
  55. Philip K. Dick – Time Out of Joint
  56. Robert Silverberg – Downward to the Earth
  57. Philip K. Dick – The Simulacra
  58. Philip K. Dick – The Penultimate Truth
  59. Robert Silverberg – Dying Inside
  60. Larry Niven – Ringworld
  61. Geoff Ryman – The Child Garden
  62. Hal Clement – Mission of Gravity
  63. Philip K. Dick – A Maze of Death
  64. Poul Anderson – Tau Zero
  65. Arthur C. Clarke – Rendevous with Rama
  66. Lucius Shepard – Life During Wartime
  67. Kate Wilhelm – Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
  68. Arkady and Boris Strugatsky – Roadside Picnic
  69. Walter M. Miller Jr. – Dark Benediction
  70. Mockingbird – Walter Tevis
  71. Dune – Frank Herbert
  72. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress – Robert A. Heinlein
  73. The Man In The High Castle – Philip K. Dick

SF Masterworks at Amazon

http://www.orionbooks.co.uk/Masterworks-SF-list.aspx

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sf_masterworks

So, what albums might I listen to while reading sci-fi. Here is my top 10 favourites:

  • Rush – 2112
  • Jean Michel Jarre – Oxygene
  • Vangelis – Blade Runner
  • UFO – UFO 1
  • Hawkwind – Space Ritual
  • Invasion – Master Alchemist
  • Kraftwerk – The Man-Machine
  • Wendy Carlos – A Clockwork Orange
  • Portishead – Dummy
  • Explosions In The Sky – The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place

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  1. Andrew Spong said, on April 25, 2010 at 1:11 am

    I like your taste in music as well as books 🙂 I’ve been reviewing both series – very, very slowly – here http://sfandfantasymasterworks.blogspot.com/

    • newmusicexcess said, on April 25, 2010 at 8:09 pm

      Glad you like the posts and thank you for taking the time to comment. I look forward to reading the book reviews on your blog.


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