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Date Type Language Title Authors Parent Title Parent Authors Tags
2020-02-00 SHORTFICTION English Jigsaw Children Grace Chan     family (1), science fiction (1), social commentary (1)
2018-10-29 NOVEL English Murderworld Allen White     science fiction (1), near future (1), GameLit (1), martial arts (1), strong female characters (1), social commentary (1), action (1), murder (1), video games (1), cyberpunk (1), virtual reality (1), artificial intelligence (1), korea (1), Tokyo (1)
2018-09-00 SHORTFICTION English Noon in the Antilibrary Karl Schroeder     near future (1), science fiction (1), internet (1), social commentary (1), fake news (1), female protagonist (1), journalist (1), programmer (1), government conspiracy (1)
2016-11-00 SHORTFICTION English Merry Christmas from All of Us to All of You Sandra McDonald     Christmas (1), satire (1), social commentary (1)
2012-07-10 NOVEL English Albert of Adelaide Howard L. Anderson     platypus (2), animal fantasy (2), action (1), adventure (1), allegory (1), Australia (1), fantasy (1), humour (1), satire (1), social commentary (1), western (1)
2012-02-21 NOVEL English The Technologists Matthew Pearl     US Civil War (1), college students (1), female protagonist (1), massachusetts institute of technology (1), 1868 (1), boston (1), alternate history (1), mystery (1), social commentary (1), mad scientist (1)
2010-06-15 NOVEL English The Twiller David Derrico     science fiction (1), comedy (1), humor (1), satire (1), social commentary (1), Young Adult (1)
2008-09-30 NOVEL English The Night Children Kit Reed     near future (1), dystopia (1), juvenile sf (1), female protagonist (1), social commentary (1)
2006-08-00 SHORTFICTION English Where the Golden Apples Grow Kage Baker     hard sf (1), juvenile (1), mars (1), only humans (1), terraforming (1), social commentary (1), frontier society (1), science fiction (1), child protagonist (1)
2004-03-00 NOVEL English Messenger Lois Lowry     young-adult fantasy (1), xenophobia (1), healing (1), blindness (1), paranormal powers (1), social commentary (1), village (1), forest (1), trading (1), price (1)
2000-12-00 NOVEL English The Coming Joe Haldeman     science fiction (1), dystopia (1), social commentary (1), politics (1), near future (1), academia (1), alien visitation (1), hard sf (1), climate change (1)
1997-00-00 SHORTFICTION English Sic Transit Gloria Mundi George Allen     near future (1), genetic engineering (1), feminism (1), social commentary (1), only Earth (1), only humans (1)
1989-00-00 SHORTFICTION English Homelanding Margaret Atwood     social commentary (1), first person point of view (1), alien contact (1)
1986-09-20 SHORTFICTION English Freeforall Margaret Atwood     SF (1), social commentary (1), near future (1)
1985-09-00 SHORTFICTION English A Sun in the Attic Mary Gentle     steampunk (1), social commentary (1), progress (1), feudalism (1), matriarchy (1), strong female characters (1), polyandry (1), telescope (1), collapse of civilization (1)
1978-10-00 SHORTFICTION English The Man Who Had No Idea Thomas M. Disch     near future (1), social commentary (1), government regulation (1), science fiction (1)
1976-08-00 SHORTFICTION English Final Victory Jill Taggart     postapocalyptic (1), irony (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), social commentary (1), post apocalypse (1)
1976-06-00 SHORTFICTION English Starburst Robert Lulyk     alien point of view (1), contemporary (1), deep space life form (1), pure energy life form (1), social commentary (1)
1975-09-00 NOVEL English Imperial Earth Arthur C. Clarke     solar system (1), radio astronomy (1), Utopia (1), homesickness (1), loneliness (1), space travel (1), science fiction (1), Titan (1), Earth (1), Clones (1), LGBTQ+ (1), romance (1), mtitanic (1), social commentary (1)
1975-00-00 ANTHOLOGY English Social Problems Through Science Fiction Martin H. Greenberg and John W. Milstead and Joseph D. Olander and Patricia S. Warrick     science fiction (1), social commentary (1)
1974-03-00 SHORTFICTION English Knox Harlan Ellison     near future (1), only Earth (1), guilt (1), totalitarianism (1), social commentary (1), betrayal (1), marriage (1)
1974-03-00 SHORTFICTION English Let the Future Judge L. Lester Anderson     near future (1), first manned landing on mars (1), aliens (1), alien point of view (1), social commentary (1)
1974-11-00 SHORTFICTION English Parasite Lost Raymond James Jones     allegory (1), social commentary (1), end of humanity (1)
1974-00-00 NOVEL English The Memoirs of a Survivor Doris Lessing     SF (1), postapocalyptic (1), contemporary (1), Britain (1), social commentary (1), cosy catastrophe (1), post apocalypse (1)
1973-12-00 SHORTFICTION English For the Good of Society Terri E. Pinckard     social commentary (1), near future (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), courtroom trial (1), twist ending (1)
1972-07-00 SHORTFICTION English The Merchants of Venus Frederik Pohl     science fiction (1), satire (1), social commentary (1), Capitalism (1)
1969-10-00 NOVEL English Macroscope Piers Anthony     Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), war with machines (1), time travel (1), science fiction (1), social commentary (1), science (1), aliens (1), sex (1), child prodigy (1)
1968-00-00 NOVEL English Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick     androids (2), bounty hunter (1), set in 1990s (1), into-video game (1), 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1), animals (1), into-play (1), into-radio (1), robots (1), genetic engineering (1), pets (1), San Francisco (1), postapocalyptic (1), premonition (1), Oregon (1), science fiction (1), dystopia (1), Abebooks: 50 Essential SF Books (1), replicants (1), population collapse (1), psychology (1), social commentary (1), interplanetary travel (1), ecological decline (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), what human is (1), into-movie (1)
1967-00-00 NOVEL English An Age Brian W. Aldiss     time travel (1), surprise ending (1), metaphysics (1), anomie (1), england (1), Jurassic era (1), Victorian era (1), social commentary (1), coup (1), cryptozoic era (1), near future (1), only humans (1), distant future (1), military dictatorship (1), science fiction (1), dystopia (1)
1966-01-00 SHORTFICTION English Mr. Jester Fred Saberhagen     hard sf (1), FTL travel (1), war with machines (1), berserker machine (1), ship AI (1), social commentary (1)
1966-00-00 SHORTFICTION English The Long Memory William Spencer     social commentary (1), surveillance state (1)
1965-11-00 SHORTFICTION English Masque of the Red Shift Fred Saberhagen     hard sf (1), ship AI (1), social commentary (1), berserker machine (1), war with machines (1), science fiction (1)
1964-03-00 NOVEL English The Great Time Machine Hoax Keith Laumer     time travel (1), near future (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), virtual reality (1), social commentary (1), super computer (1), science fiction (1), education (1), Utopia (1)
1961-10-00 SHORTFICTION English Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.     Merril07 (1), near future (1), earth only (1), humans only (1), dystopia (1), satire (1), social commentary (1), egalitarianism (1), into-tv (1), into-movie (1)
1958-12-00 SHORTFICTION English Ministry of Disturbance H. Beam Piper     social commentary (1), Cultural stagnation (1), galactic empire (1), student uprising (1), university administration (1), assassination plots (1), palace intrigue (1)
1958-02-00 SHORTFICTION English The Dread Tomato Addiction Mark Clifton     moral panic (1), tomatoes (1), humor (1), social commentary (1), parody (1)
1956-07-00 SHORTFICTION English A Work of Art James Blish     social commentary (1), psychology (1), music (1), earth only (1), humans only (1), science fiction (1)
1956-02-00 SHORTFICTION English The Country of the Kind Damon Knight     dystopia (1), first person (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), near future (1), social commentary (1), Utopia (1), ahimsa anthology (1), smell (1), epilepsy (1), creativity (1)
1956-10-00 SHORTFICTION English The Racer Ib Melchior     Merril02 (1), into-movie (1), social commentary (1), near future (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), auto racing (1), blood sport (1)
1955-11-00 SHORTFICTION English We Are Holding Our Own John Steinbeck     extinction (1), United Nations (1), human nature (1), humor (1), social commentary (1), society (1), prehistory (1), mob psychology (1), prehistoric (1)
1954-00-00 SHORTFICTION English Fighting Philosopher Everett B. Cole     galactic empires (1), rehabilitation (1), sociological engineering (1), social commentary (1)
1954-04-00 SHORTFICTION English Inferiority James Causey     pacifism (1), human aggression (1), twist ending (1), social commentary (1), clash of civilizations (1), Martians (1), mars (1), inferiority complex (1)
1953-02-00 SHORTFICTION English Crucifixus Etiam Walter M. Miller, Jr.     science fiction (1), mars (1), terraforming (1), social commentary (1)
1953-00-00 SHORTFICTION English Disappearing Act Alfred Bester     time travel (1), near future (1), social commentary (1), satire (1), war (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), fantasy (1), alternate universes (1)
1953-05-00 SHORTFICTION English Specialist Robert Sheckley     alien point of view (1), interstellar travel (1), social commentary (1), humor (1)
1952-00-00 SHORTFICTION English Mrs. Poppledore's Id Reginald Bretnor     contemporary (1), satire (1), poltergeist (1), psychoanalysis (1), parapsychology (1), exorcism (1), Id (1), publishing (1), religion (1), self help books (1), social commentary (1)
1950-09-00 SHORTFICTION English The Ship Sails at Midnight Fritz Leiber     SF (1), social commentary (1), romance (1), alien contact (1), contemporary (1)
1949-03-00 SHORTFICTION English The Other Santa Thorp McClusky     contemporary (1), Christmas Eve (1), social commentary (1), satire (1), fantasy (1), shared belief (1), manifestation (1), child who needs operation (1), Santa Claus (1), marketing (1), public relations stunt (1), broadcasting (1), first person point of view (1), Christmas (1)
1948-05-00 SHORTFICTION English Pillar of Fire Ray Bradbury     social commentary (1), only Earth (1), vampire (1), fantasy (1), 24th century (1), gothic (1), anger (1), resurrection (1), Librivox (1)
1940-02-00 SHORTFICTION English Half-Breed Isaac Asimov     atomic power (1), bigotry (1), superior species (1), human/Martian hybrids (1), social commentary (1), science fiction (1)
1937-00-00 NOVEL English Star Maker Olaf Stapledon     social commentary (1), nebula (1), Sentient plants (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1), philosophy (1), star-dwelling beings (1), sentient stars (1), astral projection (1), distant past (1), spirituality (1), science fiction (1), evolution (1), aliens (1), mental intergalactic travel (1), mental time travel (1), distant future (1), first person point of view (1), European interwar period (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1)
1931-00-00 NOVEL English The Academy for Souls John O'Hara Cosgrave     Utopia (1), social commentary (1)
1930-00-00 NOVEL English Last and First Men Olaf Stapledon     venus (2), Neptune (2), first person point of view (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1), war with aliens (1), European interwar period (1), social commentary (1), sociology (1), psychology (1), interplanetary travel (1), telepathy across time (1), human evolution (1), distant future (1), genetic engineering (1), far future (1), future history (1), spirituality (1), Venusians (1), Martians (1), evolution (1), The 5-Parsec Shelf (1), Anatomy of Wonder 1 Core Collection (1), science fiction (1)
1921-00-00 NOVEL English Going Home: Being the Fantastic Romance of the Girl with Angel Eyes and the Man Who Had Wings Barry Pain     sentimental fantasy (1), social commentary (1), allegory (1)
1915-12-00 NOVEL English Herland Charlotte Perkins Gilman     Librivox (1), feminist (1), Utopia (1), lesbian (1), explorers (1), parthenogenesis (1), social commentary (1), love (1), motherhood (1), Fantasy: The 100 Best Books (1), world without men/women (1), women (1)
1910-09-10 SHORTFICTION English The True History of the Hare and the Tortoise Lord Dunsany     twist ending (1), social commentary (1), talking animals (1)
1895-00-00 SHORTFICTION Yiddish
י. ל. פרץ?Peretz I. L.
    19th century (1), Poland (1), Jews (1), fantasy (1), first person point of view (1), story within a story (1), philosophy (1), poverty (1), living dead (1), World of Illusions (1), social commentary (1)
1887-05-31 SHORTFICTION French La morte Guy de Maupassant     Librivox (1), first person point of view (1), bereavement (1), social commentary (1), Paris (1), cemetery (1), supernatural vision (1), revenants (1), twist ending (1), irony (1), horror (1)
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