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Famous Hard Science Fiction Books and Novels

List of famous hard science fiction books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular hard science fiction books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best hard science fiction novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

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This list should answer the questions, "What are the best hard science fiction books?" and "What are the most famous hard science fiction books?"

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    /usr/bin/god Cory Doctorow

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    Arthur C. Clarke

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    Vernor Vinge

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    Alastair Reynolds

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    Gregory Benford

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    Ark Stephen Baxter

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    Nancy Kress

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    Between the Strokes of Night Charles Sheffield

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    Alastair Reynolds

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    Frederik Pohl

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    Deep Navigation Alastair Reynolds

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    Diaspora Greg Egan

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    Fast Times at Fairmont High

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    Kim Stanley Robinson

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    Kim Stanley Robinson

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    In the Ocean of Night Gregory Benford

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    Kings of the High Frontier Victor Koman

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    Lecture Demonstration Hal Clement

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    Kim Stanley Robinson

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    Hal Clement

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    Quarantine Greg Egan

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    Stephen Baxter

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    Alastair Reynolds

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    Arthur C. Clarke

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    Alastair Reynolds

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    Kim Stanley Robinson

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    The Cookie Monster Vernor Vinge

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    The Golden Age John C. Wright

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    Richard Preston

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    The Killing of Worlds Scott Westerfeld

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    Scott Westerfeld

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    The Two Faces of Tomorrow

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    The World Is Round Tony Rothman

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    James P. Hogan

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