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Starship Troopers

• <b>Author:</b> Robert A. Heinlein<p><b>In Robert A. Heinlein’s controversial bestseller, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the Universe—and into battle against mankind’s most alarming enemy.</b><br>JOIN THE ARMY AND SEE THE UNIVERSE<br>The historians can’t seem to settle whether to call this …

Walden and Civil Disobedience

• <b>Author:</b> Henry David Thoreau<p>HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.<p>“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, …

I Am Ozzy

• <b>Author:</b> Ozzy Osbourne & Chris Ayres<p>"They've said some crazy things about me over the years. I mean, okay: 'He bit the head off a bat.' Yes. 'He bit the head off a dove.' Yes. But then you hear things like, 'Ozzy went to the show last night, but he wouldn't perform until he'd killed fifteen puppies …

Stranger in a Strange Land

• <b>Author:</b> Robert A. Heinlein<p><b>Robert Heinlein's Hugo Award-winning all-time masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a science fiction classic.</b><p>Raised by Martians on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith is a human who has never seen another member of his species. Sent …

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How we restored Harvard’s Rothko murals without touching them

In 1989, I was a conservation student at the Courtauld Institute in London. During a class on varnish removal, my professor, Gerry Hedley, demonstrated how shining blue light on a picture with yellowed varnish made it seem as if the varnish had been cleaned away—returning the painting to how it …

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Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick

• <b>Author:</b> Philip K. Dick<p><i>Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick</i> contains twenty-one of Dick’s most dazzling and resonant stories, which span his entire career and show a world-class writer working at the peak of his powers.<p>In “The Days of Perky Pat,” people spend their time playing with dolls who manage …

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

• <b>Author:</b> Philip K. Dick<p><b>A masterpiece ahead of its time, a prescient rendering of a dark future, and the inspiration for the blockbuster film Blade Runner</b><br>By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any …

The Martian Chronicles

• <b>Author:</b> Ray Bradbury<p>Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves... Each wave different, and each wave stronger.<p>The Martian Chronicles<p>Ray Bradbury is a storyteller without peer, a poet of the possible, and, indisputably, one of America's most beloved authors. In a much celebrated …

Foundation

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>One of the great masterworks of science fiction, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building. The story of our future begins with the history of Foundation and its greatest …

God Emperor of Dune

• <b>Author:</b> Frank Herbert<p>Millennia have passed on Arrakis, and the once-desert planet is green with life. Leto Atreides, the son of the world’s savior, the Emperor Paul Muad’Dib, is still alive but far from human. To preserve humanity’s future, he sacrificed his own by merging with a sandworm, granting …

Dune Messiah

• <b>Author:</b> Frank Herbert<p><b>Book Two in the Magnificent Dune Chronicles—the Bestselling Science Fiction Adventure of All Time</b><p><i>Dune Messiah</i> continues the story of Paul Atreides, better known—and feared—as the man christened Muad’Dib. As Emperor of the Known Universe, he possesses more power than a single …

Children of Dune

• <b>Author:</b> Frank Herbert<p><b>Book Three in the Magnificent Dune Chronicles—the Bestselling Science Fiction Adventure of All Time</b><p>Nine years ago Emperor Paul Muad'Dib disappeared into the desert wastelands of Arrakis. Now, his twin children—Leto and Ghanima Atreides—are being groomed to become Messiahs. Like …

Foundation and Empire

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets...?<p><i>From the Paperback</i> …

The Martian

• <b>Author:</b> Andy Weir<p>Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.<p>Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.<p>After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone …

Neuromancer

• <b>Author:</b> William Gibson<p><b>Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, Neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece—a classic that ranks as one of the twentieth century’s most potent visions of the future.</b><p>Case was the sharpest data-thief in the matrix—until he crossed the wrong people and …

The Quiet Earth

• <b>Author:</b> Craig Harrison<p>John Hobson, a geneticist, wakes one morning to find his watch stopped at 6.12. The streets are deserted, there are no signs of life or death anywhere, and every clock he finds has stopped: at 6.12. Is Hobson the last person left on the planet?<br>Inventive and suspenseful, <i>The</i> …

The Peripheral

• <b>Author:</b> William Gibson<p><b>The New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Zero History presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future...</b><p>Flynne Fisher lives down a country road, in a rural America where jobs are scarce, unless you count illegal drug …

Dune

• <b>Author:</b> Frank Herbert<p><b>Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time.</b><p>Set on the desert planet Arrakis, <i>Dune</i> is the story of the boy Paul Atreides—who would become known as Muad’Dib—and of a great family’s ambition to …

Second Foundation

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity's light …

Acts of Contrition

• <b>Author:</b> Kirsten Beyer<p>An original novel set in the universe of <i>Star Trek: Voyager</i>—and the sequel to the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Protectors</i>!<p>Admiral Kathryn Janeway has now taken command of the Full Circle Fleet. Her first mission: return to the Delta Quadrant and open diplomatic relations with the …

Prelude to Foundation

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows …