Great Novels of the 22nd Century

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, or call the store at 314-367-6731.

2017 Titles

January 4th, 7:00pm: Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

February 1st, 7:00pm: Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie

March 1st, 7:00pm: Trouble on Triton by Samuel R. Delany

April 5th, 7:00pm: Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge

May 3rd, 7:00pm: The City & the City by China Mieville

June 7th, 7:00pm: Pavane by Keith Roberts

July 5th, 7:00pm: Yiddish Policeman's Union by Michael Chabon

August 2nd, 7:00pm: Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

September 6th, 7:00pm: Use of Weapons by Iain M. Banks

October 4th, 7:00pm: Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer

November 1th, 7:00pm: Anubis Gate by Tim Powers

December 6th, 7:00pm: Everfair by Nisi Shawl


Past reading lists: 201620152014


The Yiddish Policemen's Union Cover Image
ISBN: 9780007149834
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - April 29th, 2008

July 5th, 2017 selection

Ninefox Gambit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781781084496
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Solaris - June 14th, 2016

August 2nd, 2017 selection