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A list of books referenced in Jo Walton’s ‘Among Others’

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“It doesn’t matter. I have books, new books, and I can bear anything as long as there are books.”
  • Adams, Douglas.  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
  • Alcott, Louisa May.  Little Women.
  • Anderson, Poul.  The Broken Sword.
  • Anderson, Poul.  Ensign Flandry.
  • Anderson, Poul.  Guardians of Time.
  • Anthony, Piers. Chaining the Lady.
  • Anthony, Piers.  A Spell for Chameleon.
  • Anthony, Piers.  Vicinity Cluster.
  • Asimov, Isaac.  Asimov’s Guide to the Bible.
  • Asimov, Isaac.  The End of Eternity.
  • Asimov, Isaac.  Asimov’s Guide to Science.
  • Asimov, Isaac.  The Left Hand of the Electron.
  • Auden, W.H.  Selected Poems.
  • Austen, Jane.  Emma.
  • Baum, L. Frank.  The Wizard of Oz.
  • The Best of Galaxy Volume IV.
  • The Bible.
  • Blyton, Enid.  First Term at Malory Towers and its sequels.
  • Boyd, John.  The Last Starship from Earth.
  • Bradley, Marion Zimmer.  The Spell Sword.
  • Brazil, Angela.
  • Brooks, Terry.  The Sword of Shannara.
  • Bronte, Charlotte.  Jane Eyre.
  • Brunner, John.  The Shockwave Rider.
  • Brunner, John.  Stand on Zanzibar.
  • Brunner, John.  Telepathist.
  • Brunner, John.  Times Without Number.
  • Carpenter, Humphrey.  J.R.R. Tolkien.
  • Carpenter, Humphrey.  The Inklings.
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey.  The Canterbury Tales.
  • Chekhov, Anton.
  • Cherryh, C.J.  Gate of Ivrel.
  • Chesterton, G.K.
  • Churchill, Winston.  A History of the English-Speaking Peoples.
  • Clarke, Arthur C.  2001
  • Clarke, Arthur C.  Childhood’s End.
  • Clarke, Arthur C.  “The Forgotten Enemy.”
  • Clarke, Arthur C.  Imperial Earth.
  • Clement, Hal.  Mission of Gravity.
  • Coney, Michael.  Charisma.
  • Coney, Michael.  Hello Summer, Goodbye.
  • Coolidge, Susan.  What Katy Did.
  • Cooper, Susan.  The Dark Is Rising.
  • Cooper, Susan.  The Grey King.
  • Cooper, Susan.  Silver on the Tree.
  • Delaney, Samuel R.  Babel 17.
  • Delaney, Samuel R.  The Einstein Intersection.
  • Delaney, Samuel R.  Empire Star.
  • Delaney, Samuel R.  Triton.
  • Descartes, Rene.
  • Destinies.
  • Dick, Philip K. The Man in the High Castle.
  • Dickens, Charles.  Our Mutual Friend.
  • Dingwell, Joyce.  The Kissing Gate.
  • Donaldson, Stephen.  Lord Foul’s Bane.
  • Eliot, T.S.  Four Quartets.
  • Eliot, T.S.  The Waste Land.
  • Ellison, Harlan.
  • Engdahl, Sylvia.  Beyond the Tomorrow Mountains.
  • Engdahl, Sylvia.  Heritage of the Star.
  • Farrar, Frederic W.  Eric, or, Little by Little.
  • Finley, Martha.  Elsie Dinsmore.
  • Fisk, Nicholas.  Space Hostages.
  • Fowles, John.  The Magus.
  • Garner, Alan.  Red Shift.
  • Garrett, Randall.  Too Many Magicians.
  • Graves, Robert.  I, Claudius.
  • Hamilton, Charles.  “Greyfriars School” stories.
  • Hardy, Thomas.  Far from the Madding Crowd.
  • Harrison, Harry.  Make Room! Make Room!
  • Heinlein, Robert.  Citizen of the Galaxy.
  • Heinlein, Robert.  Glory Road.
  • Heinlein, Robert.  Have Spacesuit, Will Travel.
  • Heinlein, Robert.  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress.
  • Heinlein, Robert.  The Number of the Beast.
  • Heinlein, Robert.  Starship Troopers.
  • Heinlein, Robert.  Time Enough for Love.
  • Heinlein, Robert.  Waldo and Magic, Inc.
  • Henderson, Zenna.  Pilgrimage.
  • Herbert, Frank.  Dune.
  • Hughes, Ted.  Crow.
  • Huxley, Aldous.  Brave New World.
  • Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine.
  • Keats, John
  • Kerr, Judith.  When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit.
  • Kitto, H.D.F.  The Greeks.
  • Langford, Dave.  Ansible.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  City of Illusions.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  The Dispossessed.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  The Eye of Heron.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  The Farthest Shore.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  The Lathe of Heaven.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  The Wind’s Twelve Quarters, Volume 2.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  A Wizard of Earthsea.
  • Le Guin, Ursula.  The Word for World is Forest.
  • Lewis, C.S.  The Last Battle.
  • Lewis, C.S.  Mere Christianity.
  • Lewis, C.S.  Out of the Silent Planet.
  • Lewis, C.S.  Perelandra.
  • Lewis, C.S.  Prince Caspian.
  • Lewis, C.S.  That Hideous Strength.
  • Marx, Karl.  The Communist Manifesto.
  • McCaffrey, Anne.  Dragonflight.
  • McCaffrey, Anne.  Dragonquest.
  • McCaffrey, Anne.  Dragonsinger.
  • McCaffrey, Anne.  Dragonsong.
  • McCaffrey, Anne.  “Weyr Search.”
  • McCaffrey, Anne.  The White Dragon.
  • McIntyre, Vonda.
  • Miller, Walter M., Jr.  A Canticle for Leibowitz.
  • Mitchell, Margaret.  Gone with the Wind.
  • Montgomery, L.M.  Jane of Lantern Hill.
  • Moore, Ward.  Bring the Jubilee.
  • Moore, Ward.  “Lot.”
  • Niven, Larry.  Flight of the Horse.
  • Niven, Larry.  A Gift from Earth.
  • Niven, Larry and Jerry Pournelle.  The Mote in God’s Eye.
  • Niven, Larry.  Ringworld.
  • Niven, Larry.  World of Ptaavs.
  • Piper, H. Beam.  Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen.
  • Plato.  The Laws.
  • Plato.  Phaedrus.
  • Plato.  The Republic.
  • Plato.  The Symposium.
  • Poe, Edgar Allan.  “The Raven.”
  • Porter, Eleanor.  Pollyanna.
  • Priest, Christopher.  A Dream of Wessex.
  • Priest, Christopher.  Inverted World.
  • Punch.
  • Ransome, Arthur.
  • Renault, Mary.  The Bull from the Sea.
  • Renault, Mary.  The Charioteer.
  • Renault, Mary.  The Last of the Wine.
  • Renault, Mary.  The Persian Boy.
  • Renault, Mary.  Purposes of Love.
  • Renault, Mary.  Return to Night.
  • Roberts, Keith.  Pavane.
  • Robinson, Spider.  Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon.
  • Robinson, Spider.  Telempath.
  • Scott, Sir Walter.
  • Shakespeare, William.  A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • Shakespeare, William.  Richard II.
  • Shakespeare, William.  Romeo and Juliet.
  • Shakespeare, William.  The Tempest.
  • Shakespeare, William.  A Winter’s Tale.
  • Shute, Nevil.  An Old Captivity.
  • Silverberg, Robert.  Born with the Dead.
  • Silverberg, Robert.  Dying Inside.
  • Silverberg, Robert.  Stepsons of Terra.
  • Silverberg, Robert.  Up the Line.
  • Silverberg, Robert.  Voyage to Alpha Centauri.
  • Silverberg, Robert.  The World Inside.
  • Simak, Clifford.  City.
  • Smith, Cordwainer.
  • Smith, Edward Elmer “Doc”.  Lensmen series.
  • Smith, Dodie.  I Capture the Castle.
  • Smith, Dodie.  The Starlight Barking.
  • Stewart, Mary.  The Crystal Cave.
  • Streatfeild, Noel.
  • Sturgeon, Theodore.  “If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?”
  • Sturgeon, Theodore.  A Touch of Strange.
  • Tennyson, Alfred, Lord.
  • Tey, Josephine.  Brat Farrar.
  • Tey, Josephine.  Daughter of Time.
  • Tiptree, James, Jr.  “And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill’s Side.”
  • Tiptree, James, Jr.  “The Girl Who Was Plugged In.”
  • Tiptree, James, Jr.  “Houston, Houston.”
  • Tiptree, James, Jr.  “Love is the Plan, the Plan is Death.”
  • Tiptree, James, Jr.  Warm Worlds and Otherwise.
  • Tolkien, J.R.R.  The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.
  • Tolkien, J.R.R.  The Hobbit.
  • Tolkien, J.R.R.  The Lord of the Rings.
  • Tolkien, J.R.R.  The Silmarillion.
  • Trollope, Anthony
  • Virgil.  The Aeneid.
  • Vonnegut, Kurt.  Breakfast of Champions
  • Vonnegut, Kurt.  Cat’s Cradle.
  • Vonnegut, Kurt. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater.
  • Vonnegut, Kurt.  The Sirens of Titan.
  • Vonnegut, Kurt.  Welcome to the Monkey House.
  • Wordsworth, William.
  • Wyndham, John.  The Chrysalids.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  Creatures of Light and Darkness.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  Doorways in the Sand.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  The Dream Master.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  The Guns of Avalon.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  Isle of the Dead.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  Nine Princes in Amber.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  Roadmarks.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  Sign of the Unicorn.
  • Zelazny, Robert.  This Immortal.

Written by Contented Reader

June 4, 2012 at 8:48 am

Posted in Reviews

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  1. […] As an aside, I got a whole ton of books now to check out thanks to this book =P Much as I love and grew up in the sci-fi genre, I haven’t really gotten around to a whole lot of books yet. I hope to change this in the coming year or so. Here’s a list of all the books mentioned if you’re interested. […]


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