Looking for a good sci-fi book.

Discussion in 'Science Fiction' started by ItzMrJohn2You, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. ItzMrJohn2You

    ItzMrJohn2You New Member

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    I am new to this forum and I was wondering if could get some good suggestions on some books. I enjoy Computer Science and Physics very much in the real world so when it comes to my entertainment I enjoy sci-fi that is about dark science. I enjoy sci-fi about mad scientist and shows like "Fringe" where it is heavy in dark science. Does anyone have suggestions for some good reading in this area? thanks
     
  2. MyklSkeleton

    MyklSkeleton Registered User

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    There's a couple short stories in Ted Chiang's Stories of Your Life and Others that fit that description. Specifically Understand and Division by Zero come to mind. He's a technical writer in the Computer Science field so his style would probably appeal to you. I know I connected with them :)
     
  3. Pennarin

    Pennarin Registered User

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    Computer science, physics. Maybe these two (a novel split in two, a la Hyperion): Signal to Noise, and A Signal Shattered, by Eric S. Nylund. Highly rated, good reviews. Having read them I can add fascinating. Many hours of sleep were lost to my greater enjoyment.

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  4. psikeyhackr

    psikeyhackr Live Long & Suffer

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