The following are the books that were discussed in the May 2018 meetup. The genre under discussion was Science Fiction and Fantasy

Genre Specific

  • Dune – Frank Herbert
  • 1984 – George Orwell
  • H2G2 – Douglas Adams
  • Martian – Andy Weir
  • Artemis – Andy Weir
  • Binti  - Nnedi Okorafor
  • Who fears Death - Nnedi Okorafor
  • Thursday Next Series – Jasper Fforde
  • Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
  • Ubik – PKD
  • Children of Time – Adrian Tchiakovsky
  • A Scanner Darkly – PKD
  • Do Androids – PKD
  • Rendezvous with Rama – Arthur C Clarke
  • Steelheart – Sanderson
  • 2001 A Space Odyssey – Arthur C Clarke
  • Leila – Prayaag Akbar
  • Time Machine – HG Wells
  • Bear and The Nightingale – Katherine Arden
  • The Trigan Empire – Hamlyn (Publisher)
  • The Savage Sword of Conan + Short Stories– Marvel/Robert E Howard
  • The Last Question – Isaac Asimov
  • Earth to Centauri: The First Journey – Kumar L
  • Hell! No saints in Paradise - A.K. Asif
  • I,Robot – Isaac Asimov
  • The Complete Robot – Isaac Asimov
  • The Bicentennial Man – Isaac Asimov
  • Consider Phlebas – Iain M Banks
  • Disposessed – Ursula K Le Guin
  • I have no mouth and I must scream – Harlan Ellison
  • Legion – Sanderson
  • Emperor’s Soul – Sanderson
  • The Nine Billion Names of God – Arthur C Clarke
  • Professor Shonku – Satyajit Ray
  • Three Body Problem – Cixin Liu
  • Dead Send – Cixin Liu
  • Altered Carbon – Richard Carbon
  • Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card
  • Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel
  • The Themis Files – Sylvain Neuvel
  • The Quantum Thief Trilogy – Hannu Rajaniemi
  • Collected Fiction – Hannu Rajaniemi
  • White Mars – Roger Penrose
  • This Alien Shore – Cecilia Friedman
  • The Crystal Trilogy – Max Harms
  • Norse Mythology – Gaiman
  • Coraline - Gaiman
  • Grimus - Salman Rushdie
  • Timeline - Michael Crichton
  • All You Need Is Kill - Hiroshi Sakurazaka
  • Yaana - S L Bhyrappa
  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea - Jules Verne

Non Genre:

  • The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Victor Frankl
  • Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Selfish Gene - Dawkins
  • The Rational Man
  • Deep Work
  • Flow
  • Blindness
  • Edge of Physics – Anil Ananthaswamy
  • The Man who wasn’t There – Anil Ananthaswamy
  • Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • We were Eight Years in Power - Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Wild Sheep Chase – Haruki Murakami
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Kundera
  • Zero to One – Peter Thiel