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SkyFi is a mostly science fiction focused (with a mix of philosophy, music, horror, surrealism, and post-modern literature) book club made up of a group of people mostly based in new york city who mostly operate in the field of architecture. The lists below are some of the books we have read together and spinoffs they have inspired me to explore.

SKYFI :: BOOKS WE HAVE READ (chronological)

Ubik - Philip K. Dick

Altered Carbon - Richard Morgan

The Old Man and the Wasteland

Mountains of Madness - HP Lovecraft

Blindsight - Peter Watts

Emabssytown - China Mieville

REAMDE - Neil Stephenson

Halting State - Charles Stross

American Gods - Niel Gaiman

The Spiral - Paul McEwan

Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K LeGuin

Solaris - Stanislaw Lem

"The Dream Quest of the Unknown Kadath" - H.P. Lovecraft

By His Bootstraps - Robert A Heinlein

All You Zombies - Robert A Heinlein

City in The City - China Mieville

Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A Heinlein

The Quantum Theif - Hannu Rajaniemi

Leviathan Wakes - James A Corey

The Foundation Trilogy - Isaac Asimov

Rainbow's End - Vernor Vinge

The Call of Cthulu - H.P. Lovecraft

Broken Angels - Richard K Morgan

The Possibility of an Island - Michel Houellebecq

Brain Plague - Joan Slonczewski

Our Cosmin Habitat - Martic Rees

Schild's Ladder - Greg Eigen

In the Dust of This Planet - Eugene Thacker

Weird Realism - Graham Harmon

Annihilation - Jeff Vandermeer

Authority - Jeff Vandermeer

Acceptance - Jeff Vandermeer

2312 - Kim Stanley Robinson

Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (Posthumanities) - Timothy Morton

Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood

Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future - Various Authors

Seveneves - Niel Stephenson

Ready Player One - Ernest Klein

High Rise - JG Ballard

The Three Body Problem - Liu Cixin

The Passage - Justin Cronin

The Big Sheep - Robert Kroese

The Last Days of New Paris - China Mieville

Dark Ecology - Timothy Morton

The Year of The Flood - Margaret Atwood

MaddAddam - Margaret Atwood

The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin

The Girl With All The Gifts - M.R. Carey

Three Moments of an Explosion - China Mieville

Infinite Jest - David Foster Wallace

Lovecraft Country - Matt Ruff

Snow Crash - Neil Stevenson

Hyperion - Dan Simmons

Walkaway - Cory Doctorow

Rendezvous with Rama - Arthur C. Clarke

Dhalgren - Samuel R. Delany

Echopraxia - Peter Watts

Dune - Frank Herbert*

Ancillary Justice - Anne Leckie (+ Ancillary Mercy + Ancillary Sword)

Strange Stars - Jason Heller

The Beast That Shouted Love At The End Of The World - Harlan Ellison (1968)

Shadowbahn - Steve Erickson

Star Maker - Olaf Stapledon

Last and First Men - Olaf Stapledon

Ninefox Gambit - Yoon Ha Lee (+Raven Stratagem + Revenant Gun)

Peripheral - William Gibson

Agency - William Gibson

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FAVORITES

Altered Carbon (Broken Angels + Woken Furies) - Richard K Morgan

Blindsight - Peter Watts

Star Maker - Olaf Stappeldon

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The Book of Five Rings - Miyamoto Musashi

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SCIFI :: BOOKS I HAVE READ (under construction)

The Computer Connection - Alfred Bester

Deceivers - Alfred Bester

Neuromancer - William Gibson

Count Zero - William Gibson

Idoru - William Gibson

Diamond Age - Neal Stephenson

Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson

The Dispossessed - Ursula K. LeGuin (1994)

Market Forces - Richard K. Morgan

Thirteen - Richard K. Morgan

Dune Messiah - Frank Herbert

Children of Dune -  Frank Herbert

The Fall of Hyperion - Dan Simmons

Endymion - Dan Simmons

The Rise of Endymion - Dan Simmons

Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card

Speaker For The Dead - Orson Scott Card

Xenocide - Orson Scott Card

Children of the Mind - Orson Scott Card

The Corridors  of Time - Poul Anderson (1965)

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PHILOSOPHY :: BOOKS I HAVE READ (under construction)

*The Stack | On Software and Sovereignty - Benjamin Bratton

The Book of Five Rings - Miyamoto Musashi

Tao: The Watercourse Way - Alan Watts

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way - Ursula K. LE Guin

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FICTION :: BOOKS I HAVE READ (under construction)

* Lonesome Dove - Larry McMurty

Remainder - Tom McCarthy

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SKYFI :: BOOKS ON OUR RADAR (under construction)

CLASSICS (Pre 2000)

War In The Air  - Hg Wells (1907)

City - Simak (1952)

Chrysalids - John Wyndham  (1955)

Stars My Destination - Alfred Bester (1956)

Galactic Derelict - Andre Norton (1959)

Galactic Sibyl Sue Blue - Rosel George Brown (1968)

Enchantress From the Stars - Sylvia Louise Engdahl (1970)

The Sheep Look Up - John Brunner (1972)

Cosmicomics – Italo Calvino (1976)

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang - Kate Wilhelm (1976) 

Diadem from the Stars - Jo Clayton (1977)

A Voice Out of Ramah - Lee Killough (1979)

The Nitrogen Fix - Hal Clement (1980)

*Wild Seed - Octavia Butler (1980)

The Dispossessed - Ursula K. LeGuin (1994)

The Fortunate Fall - Raphael Carter (1996)

A Dazzle of Day - Molly Gloss (1997)

Vast - Linda Nagata (1998)

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CONTEMPORARY (Post 2000)

Genpei - Kara Dalkey (2000)

City Come A Walkin – John Shirley (2001)

Revelation Space – Alastair Reynolds (2002)

Down And Out In Magic Kingdom – Cory Doctrow (2003)

Across The Sea Of Suns – Gregory Benford (2004)

City and Stars - Arthur C Clarke (2004)

The Outback Stars - Sandra McDonald (2007)

January Dancer – Michael Flynn (2008)

Blood Music – Greg Bear (2008)

Fairyland – Paul Mcauley (2009)

Daemon -  Daniel Suarez (2009)

Dark Universe - Daniel F. Galouye (2010)

Freedom -  Daniel Suarez (2010)

Windup Girl – Paolo Bacigalupi (2010)

After the Apocalypse - Maureen F McHugh (2011)

Robopocalypse – Daniel Wilson (2012)

Skylark – Meagan Spooner (2012)

Rule 34 - Charles Stross (2012)

Throne of the Crescent Moon - Saladin Ahmed (2012)

Zero Sum Game - S.L. Huang (2014)

Lagoon - Nnedi Okorafor (2014)

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - Becky Chambers (2015)

Arctic Rising - Tobias S. Buckell (2016)

On the Edge of Gone - Corinne Duyvis (2016)

The Collapsing Empire - John Scalzi (2018)

Provenance - Anne Leckie (2018)

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NON-FICTION

Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People - Timothy Morton (2017)

Being Ecological - Timothy Morton (2018)

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