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Blade Runner: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
by Philip K. Dick Details
The year is 2021. Somewhere out there, among the hordes of humans, lurk several rogue androids. Rick Deckard's assignment: find them and then..."retire" them. Trouble is, the androids all look and act exactly like humans, and they don't want to be found.
Ender's Game
by Orson Scott Card Details
Child hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.
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Ender Wiggin
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury Details
Guy Montag is a fireman whose job is to start fires, and he enjoys his job. He has never questioned the pleasure of the midnight runs nor the joy of watching pages consumed by flames. He never questions anything until he meets a 17-year-old girl who tells him of a past when people were not afraid and a professor who speaks of a future in which people can think.
I, Robot
by Isaac Asimov Details
In this collection, Asimov set out the principles of robot behavior known as the Three Laws of Robotics. Here are stories of robots gone mad, mind-reading robots, robots with a sense of humor, robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world, all told with Asimov's trademark dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction.
Jurassic Park
by Michael Crichton Details
A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening the attraction to the public, he invites some scientists to experience the park and help calm anxious investors; but, during the visit, the security system breaks down and prehistoric creatures break out.
Planet of the Apes
by Pierre Boulle Details
Three astronauts land on an planet very much like Earth, except that here apes rule over humans.
The Andromeda Strain
by Michael Crichton Details
Seventeen satellites are sent into the outer fringes of space to "collect organisms and dust for study." One of them falls to earth, landing in a desolate area of Arizona. Twelve miles from the landing site, in the town of Piedmont, a shocking discovery is made: the streets are littered with the dead bodies of the town's inhabitants, as if they dropped dead in their tracks.
The Children of Men
by P. D. James Details
In 2021, with the human race becoming extinct because of the infertility of all males, Oxford historian Theodore Faron is drawn into the schemes of an unlikely group of revolutionaries out to save society.
The Handmaid's Tale
by Margaret Atwood Details
In the Republic of Gilead, a new theocratic military dictatorship, Offred is one of a class of individuals kept as a concubine ("handmaid") for reproductive purposes by the ruling class. She relates the details of her grim life and the events that led up to her situation and the world she finds herself in.
The Minority Report and Other Stories
by Philip K. Dick Details
Commissioner John Anderton's clever use of the Precrime System, which uses "precogs," people with the ability to see into the future, to identify criminals before they can do any harm, is confronted with a serious glitch when his precogs identify Anderton himself as the next criminal and he must race against time to save himself.
The Stand
by Stephen King Details
The ultimate forces of good and evil have it out after mots of the world's population is decimated by a virus.
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