Reading list


Isaac Asimov - Foundation
Iain Banks - Player of games
Donald Barthelme - The dead father
Lisa Halliday - Asymmetry
Meg Howry - The wanderers
Ursula LeGuin - The lathe of heaven
Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing - The mushroom at the end of the world
Tom McCarthy - Satin island
Adam Ehrlich Sachs - Inherited disorders
Jeff Vandermeer - Borne


Nanni Ballestrini - We want everything
Elif Batuman - The idiot
Claire-Louise Bennett - Pond
Jeffrey Eugenides - Middlesex
M. John Harrison - Light
C.A. Higgins - Lightless
László Krasznahorkai - Seiobo there below
Stanislaw Lem - Cyberiad
Tom McCarthy - Remainder
Ian McDonald - Luna - new moon
Liz Moore - The unseen world
Sylvain Neuvel - Sleeping giants
Robert J. Richards and Lorraine Daston - Kuhn’s structure of scientific revolutions at fifty
Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland - The rise and fall of DODO
Andy Weir - Artemis
Colson Whitehead - The intuitionist


J.G. Ballard - High-rise
Iain M Banks - Consider Phlebas
Paul Beatty - The sellout
Becky Chambers - The long way to a small, angry planet
Don Delillo - Underworld
Don Delillo - Zero K
Ann Leckie - Ancillary justice
Karan Mahajan - The association of small bombs
Maggie Nelson - The argonauts
Kim Stanley Robinson - Green earth
Jeff Vandermeer - Acceptance


Ernest Cline - Ready player one
Teju Cole - Open city
John Darnielle - Wolf in white van
Don Delillo - Ratner’s star
Philip K Dick - The man in the high castle
Hugh Howey - Beacon 23
Miranda July - The first bad man
Alexandra Kleeman - You too can have a body like mine
Ben Lerner - 10:04
Sean Michaels - Us conductors
Vladimir Nabokov - Transparent things
Alastair Reynolds - Revelation space
Kim Stanley Robinson - 2312
Kim Stanley Robinson - Aurora
Fredrik Sjöberg - The fly trap
Neal Stephenson - Seveneves
Andy Weir - The martian
Nell Zink - Mislaid
Nell Zink - Wallcreeper


Don Delillo - Great Jones Street
Don Delillo - Mao II
Don Delillo - Point omega
Don Delillo - The body artist
Don Delillo - The names
Don Delillo - White noise
Brett Easton Ellis - Less than zero
Hugh Howey - Shift
Mark Kurlansky - Cod
Rachel Kushner - The flamethrowers
Stanislaw Lem - His master’s voice
Cynthia Ozick - Foreign bodies
Thomas Pynchon - Inherent vice
Alan Ryan - On politics
Neal Stephenson et al. - Mongoliad 1
Jeff Vandermeer - Annihilation
Jeff Vandermeer - Authority
Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse five
Adelle Waldman - The love affairs of Nathaniel P.


Max Barry - Machine man
Michael Chabon - The Yiddish policemen’s union
George Dyson - Turing’s cathedral
Jasper Fforde - The Eyre affair
F Scott Fitzgerald - Tender is the night
David Graeber - Debt: the first 5000 years
Tina May Hall - The physics of imaginary objects
Philip Hoare - The whale
Hugh Howey - Wool
Miranda July - It chooses you
Thomas Kuhn - The structure of scientific revolutions
George R R Martin - Game of thrones
Vladimir Nabokov - Pale fire
Vladimir Nabokov - Pnin
Vladimir Nabokov - The gift
Thomas Pynchon - Bleeding edge
Michel Serres - Hermes
Arkady & Boris Strugatsky - Roadside picnic
Kurt Vonnegut - Breakfast of champions
David Foster Wallace - Both flesh and not


Tamim Ansary - Destiny disrupted
David Bellos - Is that a fish in your ear?
Philip K Dick - Ubik
Philip K Dick - Flow my tears, the policeman said
Stuart Firestein - Ignorance
F Scott Fitzgerald - The great Gatsby
Thomas Nagel - Mind and cosmos
Andrew Pickering - The cybernetic brain
Christopher Priest - The inverted world
John Scalzi - Redshirts
Robin Sloan - Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore
Neal Stephenson - Reamde


Jean Baudrillard - Simulacra and simulation
Manuel DeLanda - War in the age of intelligent machines
Slava Gerovich - From newspeak to cyberspeak
James Gleick - Information
Thomas Pynchon - The crying of lot 49
Simon Singh - The code book
David Foster Wallace - A supposedly fun thing I’ll never do again
David Foster Wallace - Everything and more
David Foster Wallace - Fate, time, and language
David Foster Wallace - The broom of the system
David Foster Wallace - The pale king


Margaret Atwood - Oryx and Crake
Donald Barthelme - Snow white
Michail Bulgakow - Der Meister und Margarita
Ann Gibbons - The first human
William Gibson - Pattern recognition
Bruno Latour - The pasteurization of France
William McNeill - Plagues and peoples
Haruki Murakami - The wind-up bird chronicles
David Foster Wallace - Infinite jest

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