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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, 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 10th, 7:00pm: 334 Thomas Disch* ***note date change for the holiday***

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: Compass Reach by Mark Tiedemann

November 6th, 7:00pm: Mem by Bethany Morrow

December 4th, 7:00pm: Quantum Magician by Derek Kunsken

*Denotes New Wave track


Past reading lists: 201920182017201620152014


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Mem Cover Image
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
ISBN: 9781781085707
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Solaris - October 2nd, 2018

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