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Great Novels of the 22nd Century

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

Science fiction reading group, hosted by Left Bank Books, moderated by Mark W. Tiedemann. We explore novels that reflect the potential of SF as both intellectually challenging and excellent writing. This group meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month downstairs in the store at 7:00pm.

Questions? Send them to Mark at mark.t@left-bank.com, or call the store at 314-367-6731.

2018 Titles

December 5th, 7:00pm: Crosstalk by Connie Willis

2019 Titles

January 2nd, 2019, 7:00pm: Infomacracy by Malka Older

February 6th, 2019: 7:00pm: Calculating Stars & Fated Sky by Mary Robinette Kowal

March 6th, 2019, 7:00pm: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

April 3rd, 7:00pm: Beyond This Horizon by Robert A. Heinlein

May 1st, 7:00pm: Astounding by Alec Nevala-Lee

June 5th, 7:00pm: The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R. Delany*

July 3rd, 7:00pm: 334 Thomas Disch*

August 7th, 7:00pm: Complete Short Stories of J.G. Ballard*

September 4th, 7:00pm: Dark Orbit by Carolyn Ives Gilman

October 2nd, 7:00pm: Agency by William Gibson

November 6th, 7:00pm: Mem by Bethany Morrow

December 4th, 7:00pm: Quantum Magician by Derek Kunsken

*Denotes New Wave track

 

Past reading lists: 20182017201620152014

 

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Infomocracy: Book One of the Centenal Cycle Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780765392367
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor.com - August 8th, 2017

January 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780765378385
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - July 3rd, 2018

February 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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The Fated Sky: A Lady Astronaut Novel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780765398949
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - August 21st, 2018

February 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarers #3) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062699220
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Voyager - July 24th, 2018

March 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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Beyond This Horizon Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781476736860
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Baen - October 7th, 2014

April 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062571946
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dey Street Books - October 23rd, 2018

May 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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Einstein Intersection Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780819563361
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Wesleyan University Press - July 1st, 1998

June 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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334: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375705441
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - April 27th, 1999

July 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard Cover Image
By J. G. Ballard, Martin Amis (Introduction by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780393339291
Availability: Backordered
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 8th, 2010

August 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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Dark Orbit: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765336309
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - May 10th, 2016

September 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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Agency Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101986936
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Berkley - September 3rd, 2019

October 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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Mem Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781944700867
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Unnamed Press - March 5th, 2019

November 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection


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The Quantum Magician Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781781085707
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Solaris - October 2nd, 2018

December 2019 Great Novels of the 22nd Century book club selection