Ten great Sci-Fi books...

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The Stone Canal: A Fall Revolution Novel (Fall Revolutions)
1.  The Stone Canal: A Fall Revolution Novel (Fall Revolutions) by Ken MacLeod
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  "The first book in a truely great series, The "Fall Revolution" cycle is some of the best Sci-Fi I've read."
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Schismatrix Plus: Includes Schismatrix and Selected Stories from Crystal
2.  Schismatrix Plus: Includes Schismatrix and Selected Stories from Crystal by Bruce Sterling
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  "Brilliant. You haven't read great science fiction til you've read this book."
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Neuromancer
3.  Neuromancer by William Gibson
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  "Any lilst of Sci-Fi would feel a little empty without it. A llittle tired now, but still a good read."
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The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer
4.  The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer by Neal Stephenson
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  "Doesn't quite have the style or pacing of Snow Crash, but this is my favourite of Stephenson's Sci-Fi."
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Ghost in the Shell (New Edition)
5.  Ghost in the Shell (New Edition) by Masamune Shirow
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  "When I first read this, it was like seeing the future..."
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The Devil Delivered
6.  The Devil Delivered by Steven Erikson
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  "Not just a writer of Fantasy, Erikson first proved his ability with some smaller, weirder books. This one is great Sci-Fi, very original."
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Darwin's Radio
7.  Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear
The list author says:
  "I love Greg Bear's work, although they can be a bit trashy. Darwin's Radio is one of his best, alongside perhaps Hammer of God."
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The Player Of Games (The Culture)
8.  The Player Of Games (The Culture) by Iain M. Banks
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  "I'm not a huge fan of Iain M. Banks, but there are a few of his books I wouldn't be without - The Player of Games would be the foremost of those."
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The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
9.  The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Alfred Bester
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  "Very dated - but you can see Bester foreshadowing all the stlyistic elements of contemporary sci-fi writers. Visionary."
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Matter for Men (War Against the Chtorr)
10.  Matter for Men (War Against the Chtorr) by David Gerrold
The list author says:
  "Hard to get, yes. Pulpy, yes. But the best sci-fi you'll read, with one of the most horrible threats to mankind ever imagined. Buy the whole series."
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