Science Fiction Books

Science Fiction Books


Aldiss, Brian. Billion Year Spree: The True History of Science Fiction. NY: Shocken Books, 1973.


Amis, Kingsley. New Maps of Hell: A Survey of Science Fiction. New York: Harcourt, 1960.

Attebery, Brian. Decoding Gender in Science Fiction. New York: Routledge, 2002.


Bacon-Smith, Camille. Science Fiction Culture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000.


Barr, Marleen S. Alien to Femininity. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1987.

___ and Carl Freedman, eds. PMLA: Special Topic: Science Fiction and Literary Studies: The Next Millennium. Vol. 119, No. 3, May 2004.

Barron, ed, Neil. Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction. New York: Bowker, 1976 (first ed.


Bould, Mark and China Miéville, eds. Red Planets: Marxism and Science Fiction. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2009.


Bukatman, Scott. Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction. Durham: Duke University Press, 1993.


Card, Orson Scott. How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy. Cincinnati: Writers Digest Books, 1990.


Chu, Seo-Young. Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep? A Science-Fictional Theory of Representation. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.


Collins, Samuel Gerald. All Tomorrow's Cultures: Anthropological Engagements with the Future. New York: Berghahn, 2008.


Clute, John and Peter Nicholls, eds. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.


Crossley, Robert. Imagining Mars: A Literary History. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 2011.


Csicsery-Ronay, Istvan, Jr. The Seven Beauties of Science Fiction. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan, 2008.


Delany, Samuel R. The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction. Elizabethtown, New York: Dragon, 1977.


del Rey, Lester. The World of Science Fiction, 1926-1976: The History of a Subculture. New York: Garland, 1976.


Freedman, Carl. Critical Theory and Science Fiction. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2000.


Gernsback, Hugo. Evolution of Modern Science Fiction. New York, 1952.

Grant, Barry Keith. 100 Science Fiction Films. London: BFI, 2013.


Gunn, James. Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction. NY: Oxford UP, 1982.


___, Marleen S. Barr, and Matthew Candelaria, eds. Reading Science Fiction. New York: Palgrave, Macmillan, 2009.


Hayles, N. Katherine. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics. Chicago:

University Of Chicago Press, 1999.


James, Edward and Farah Mendlesohn, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003.


Jameson, Fredric. Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fictions. London: Verso, 2005.


King, Geoff and Tanya Krzywinska. Science Fiction Cinema: From Outerspace to Cyberspace. Short Cuts. London: Wallflower, 2000.


Kuhn, Annette, eds. Alien Zone: Cultural Theory and Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema. London: Verso, 1990.


Landon, Brooks. Science Fiction After 1900: From the Steam Man to the Stars. Studies in Literary Themes and Genres No. 12. New York: Twayne, 1997.


Latham, Rob. Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption. Chicago: U Chicago Press, 2002.


Le Guin, Ursula K. The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction. New York: Perigee, 1980.


Lem, Stanislaw. Microworlds: Writings on Science Fiction and Fantasy. Ed. Franz Rottensteiner. NY: HBJ, 1984.


Luckhurst, Roger. Science Fiction. London: Polity, 2005.


Malmgren, Carl Worlds Apart: Narratology of Science Fiction. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 1991.


McCaffery, Larry, ed. Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers. Urbana: Illinois University Press, 1990.


___, ed. Storming the Reality Studio: A Casebook of Cyberpunk and Postmodern Fiction. Durham: Duke U P, 1991.


McHale, Brian. Postmodernist Fiction. New York: Methuen, 1987.


Mendlesohn, Farah. Rhetorics of Fantasy. Hanover: Wesleyan University Press, 2008.


Milner, Andrew. Locating Science Fiction. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2012.


Moskowitz, Sam The Immortal Storm: A History of Science Fiction Fandom. Westport, CT: Hyperion Press, 1974.


Moylan, Tom. Demand the Impossible: Science Fiction and the Utopian Imagination. London: Methuen, 1986.


___. Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia. Boulder and Oxford: Westview Press, 2000.


Paik, Peter Y. From Utopia to Apocalypse: Science Fiction and the Politics of Catastrophe. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2010.


Panshin, Alexei. Heinlein in Dimension. Advent Publishers, 1972.


___ and Cory Panshin. The World Beyond the Hill: Science Fiction and the Quest for Transcendence, New York: TARCHER, 1990.


Rabkin Eric S. The Fantastic in Literature. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1976.


Rickman, Greg, ed. The Science Fiction Film Reader. New York: Limelight Productions, 2004.


Roberts, Adam. Science Fiction (The New Critical Idiom). London: Routledge, 2000, 2006.


___. The History of Science Fiction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.


Russ, Joanna. To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.


Scholes, Robert. Structural Fabulation: An Essay on Fiction of the Future. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame

Press, 1975.


Sobchack, Vivian. Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1997.


Spinrad, Norman. Science Fiction in the Real World. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1990.


Sterling, Bruce, ed. Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology. New York: Arbor, 1986,


Suvin, Darko. Defined by a Hollow: Essays on Utopia, Science Fiction and Political Epistemology. Frankfurt am Main, Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang, 2010.


___. Metamorphoses of Science Fiction. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1979.


Vint, Sherryl. Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2010.


Westfahl, Gary. Cosmic Engineers: A Study of Hard Science Fiction. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996.


Williams, Raymond. Tenses of Imagination: Raymond Williams on Science Fiction, Utopia and Dystopia. Ed. Andrew Milner. Frankfurt am Main, Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang, 2010.Ed.


Wolfe, Gary K. Critical Terms for Science Fiction and Fantasy: A Glossary and Guide to Scholarship. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1986.


___. Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 2011.