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Hello,
Might I also suggest any or all of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy,
by Douglas Adams.  (Once a Trilogy, now a , uh, Pentology? He has a joke
about this...)

Regards,
Mark Nowmos

Rlfong(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> Besides the good ones listed,  I have to nominate the Cross Time
> Engineer.
> It is one of the better engineer protagonist SF characters/story.  The
> Cross
> Time Engineer by Leo Frankowski .
>
> Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson is one of the newer generation SF riders
> who is
> really good.
>
> I found Guns of the South by Harry Turtledove also fascinating SF.
>
> And for the SE/architectural engineers on this group,  another good
> read IMHO
> is china mountain zhang by Maureen McHugh
>
> ron in fremont
>
>
>
> In a message dated 4/13/2001 5:09:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> dennis.wish(--nospam--at)gte.net writes:
>
>
>
>> Here is my list of
>> favorite authors to add:
>>
>> Phillip K. Dick (paranoid schizoid but enjoyable none the less -
>> author of
>> Blade Runner which was published originally as "I Dream of Electric
>> Sheep")
>>
>> Micael Crichton - almost anything by him.
>>
>> Robin Cook - not strictly Sci-Fi but close enough
>>
>> Greg Bear (just ordered Darwin's Radio as part of my selection)
>>
>> J.R.R.Tolkien's Trilogies
>>
>> Isaac Asimov - all of his robot series
>>
>> Arthur C. Clarke
>>
>> Ray Bradbury - (Something Wicked This Way Comes and tons of other
>> works by
>> him)
>>
>> Poul Anderson (can't think of a title off hand as it has been years)
>>
>> Robert Heinlein (Stranger in a Strange Land, the Unpleasant
>> Profession of
>> Jonathan Hoag, Glory Road and Farnham's Freehold)
>>
>> Of course the Classics including (Edgar Rice Burrough's, Jules
>> Verne, Sir
>> Arthur Canon Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, H.G. Wells, Mary
>> Shelley).
>
>
>


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