Date: 2017-05-25 04:30 pm (UTC)
arkessian: (Default)
From: [personal profile] arkessian
12/20 -- not up to my usual standard.

Date: 2017-05-25 04:40 pm (UTC)
kjn: (Default)
From: [personal profile] kjn
What about Mary Shelley and Frankenstein?

Date: 2017-05-25 04:48 pm (UTC)
kjn: (Default)
From: [personal profile] kjn
Details shmetails.

Date: 2017-05-25 04:43 pm (UTC)
gehayi: (Default)
From: [personal profile] gehayi
I've read two of them--Flowers for Algernon and The Left Hand of Darkness. I've never heard of any of the others.

Date: 2017-05-25 06:02 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I'm not sure why Left Hand Of Darkness is on this list. It's a really excellent book, but it's not about science - it's about an ambassador. No science 'gets done' in it.

Date: 2017-05-25 07:03 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
_The Dispossessed_ was on a previous Twenty Core, or it probably would have been used here.

Date: 2017-05-26 01:11 am (UTC)
cyphomandra: fractured brooding landscape (Default)
From: [personal profile] cyphomandra
Gwyneth Jones' Life (added not as a corrective but as a suggestion to interested readers)

Date: 2017-05-26 01:53 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] philrm
5/20 - way above my usual standard.

Another addendum for interested readers: Lem's 'His Master's Voice', one of the great 'first contact' novels.

I reread 'Omnilingual' just a few months back; aside from the inevitable advances in our knowledge of Mars, it's held up extremely well.

Date: 2017-05-26 02:13 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] sethsellis
Arnason's recent Mammoths of the Great Plains is also excellent, and about scientists.
Edited Date: 2017-05-26 02:14 am (UTC)

Date: 2017-05-29 10:24 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] agharta75
2/20. That's pathetic. Clearly I have no idea what's going on in mainstream SF.


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