What are some classic sci-fi books and authors?
I know H.P. Lovecraft, but I don't know who else.
Metamorphasis by Kafka,
Cthullu by Lovecraft.
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Foundation & Earth - Isaac Asimov
Dune - Frank Herbert
Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert Heinlein
Millennium - John Varley
City - Clifford Simak
Waystation - Clifford Simak
The Man In The High Castle - Philip K. Dick
A Scent of New-mown Hay - John Blackburn
Sirius - Olaf Stapledon
The House on the Borderland - William Hope Hodgson
Something Wicked This Way Comes - Ray Bradbury
or anything by (the late) Arthur C. Clarke - and I personally like 'Tales From the White Hart' by him
. . . ah, but there are so many more.
If you want a complete rundown look for: 'Billion Year Spree - The History of Science Fiction' by Brain Aldiss.
- Omar CayenneLv 71 decade ago
Time out of Joint--Philip K Dick
Far Out--Damon Knight
A Pail of Air--Fritz Leiber
Red Shift--Alan Garner
Quest for the Future--A E Van Vogt
The Time Machine--H G Wells
Before the Golden Age--ed by Isaac Asimov
The Door into Summer--Robert A Heinlein
Dangerous Visions--ed by Harlan Ellison
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Philip K. Dick , Arthur C. Clarke , Isaac Asimov , Olaf Stapledon , William Hope Hodgson , Karel Capek , Ray Bradbury , A.Merritt , et.al.
Good luck !
:0)Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_k_dick http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_C_Clarke http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asimov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olaf_Stapledon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hope_Hodgson http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karel_Capek http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Bradbury http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._Merritt http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_fiction_genre
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- T MLv 61 decade ago
All the classic sci-fi books/authors are on this list: http://home.austarnet.com.au/petersykes/topscifi/l...