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Reading List: Exploring Science Fiction

Day 1: “The Veldt” (1950) by Ray Bradbury
Day 3: Excerpt from “Journey to the Center of the Earth” (1865) by Jules Verne
Day 4: “The Damned Thing” (1893) by Ambrose Bierce
Day 5: Excerpt from “The Time Machine” (1895) by H.G. Wells
Day 7: Excerpt from “The War of the Worlds” (1898) by H.G. Wells
Days 8-9: “The Machine Stops” (1909) by E.M. Forster
Day 11: Excerpt from “A Princess of Mars” (1912) by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Day 12: Excerpt from “The Lost World” (1912) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Day 17: Excerpt from “Call of Cthulhu” (1928) by H.P. Lovecraft
Days 18-19: “Nightfall” (1941) by Isaac Asimov
Day 20: “The Green Hills of Earth” (1947) by Robert A. Heinlein
Day 21: “Liar!” (1941) by Isaac Asimov
Days 22-23: “Foundation” (1942) by Isaac Asimov
Days 24-25: “Bridle and Saddle” (1942) by Isaac Asimov
Day 26: “-And He Built a Crooked House” (1941) by Robert A Heinlein
Day 27: Excerpt from “1984” (1949) by George Orwell
Day 29: “There Will Come Soft Rains” (1950) by Ray Bradbury
Day 30: “The Sentinel” (1951) by Arthur C. Clarke.
Days 31-35: “The Day of the Triffids” (1951) by John Wyndham
Day 37: “To Serve Man” (1951) by Damon Knight
Day 38: “The Last Question” (1956) by Isaac Asimov
Days 39-40: “The Minority Report” (1956) by Philip K. Dick
Day 41: “The Nine Billion Names of God” (1953) by Arthur C. Clarke
Days 42-47: “The Caves of Steel” (1954) by Isaac Asimov
Day 49: Excerpt from “Fahrenheit 451” (1953) by Ray Bradbury
Day 54: Excerpt from “Dune” (1965) by Frank Herbert
Day 56: “Come Into My Cellar” (1962) by Ray Bradbury
Days 57-59: “Weyr Search” (1967) by Anne McCaffrey (First part of “Dragonflight”)
Day 62: “With Morning Comes Mistfall” (1973) by George R. R. Martin
Days 63-65: Excerpts from “Ringworld” (1970) by Larry Niven
Days 68-72: “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” (1979) by Douglas Adams
Days 76-84: “Ender’s Game” (1985) by Orson Scott Card
Day 88: “Robot Dreams” (1986) by Isaac Asimov
Day 89: “Bears Discover Fire” (1990) by Terry Bisson
Days 92-100: “The Rowan” (1990) by Anne McCaffrey
Day 105: “A Walk in the Sun” (1992) by Geoffrey Landis
Day 106: “None So Blind” (1994) by Joe Haldeman
Day 108: “Think Like a Dinosaur” (1995) by James Patrick Kelly
Day 110: “Ancient Engines” (2000) by Michael Swanwick
Days 113-115: Excerpt from “Altered Carbon” (2002) by Richard K. Morgan
Day 119: “The People of Sand and Slag” (2004) by Paolo Bacigalupi
Day 121: “The Emperor of Mars” (2010) by Allen M. Steele
Day 125: Excerpt from “World War Z” (2006) by Max Brooks
Days 128-130: Excerpt from “Ready Player One” (2011) by Ernest Cline
Day 133: “Paper Menagerie” (2011) by Ken Liu
Day 134: “Cat Pictures Please” (2015) by Naomi Kritzer
Days 135-137: Excerpt from “Leviathan Wakes” (2011) by James S. A. Corey
Days 140-145: Excerpt from “The Martian” (2011) by Andy Weir
Day 146: “The Secret Life of Bots” (2017) by Suzanne Palmer
Day 147: “As Good As New” (2014) by Charlie Jane Anders
Days 150-151: “When We Were Starless” (2018) by Simone Heller
Days 153-155: Excerpt from “The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet” (2014) by Becky Chambers