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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.

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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Einstein Intersection Cover Image
$11.16
ISBN: 9780819563361
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wesleyan University Press - July 1998

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


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334: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780375705441
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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: On Our Shelves Now
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 - January 21st, 2020

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


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Mem Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781944700867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Unnamed Press - March 19th, 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