Science Fiction

Busse Library provides these resources and book titles for students and faculty seeking information on science fiction and fantasy literature. Books listed here are a sampling available in the library and elsewhere.

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Gateways to Science Fiction and Fantasy: General and Literature -- Bibliographies and Reference -- Literary Awards and Prizes -- Organizations and Associations: General and For Writers -- Conventions -- Magazines and Other Publications -- Electronic Texts -- Individual Authors -- Busse Library Resources

Gateways to Science Fiction and Fantasy: General and Literature

Bibliographies and Reference

Literary Awards and Prizes

Organizations and Associations: General and for Writers


Magazines and Other Publications

Electronic Texts

Authors: Gateways and Individual Writers

Gateways to Authors

Individual Authors


Busse Library Resources

  • Alkon, Paul K. Science fiction before 1900: imagination discovers technology / c1994. PN3433.5 .A45 1994
  • Asimov, Isaac. The currents of space/ 1952. PS3551.S5 C8x
  • Aveni, Anthony F. Conversing with the planets : how science and myth invented / 1994. QB981 .A99 1994
  • Bailey, James Osler. Pilgims through space and time ; trends and patterns / [1947] PN3383.S4 B3
  • Barlowe, Wayne Douglas. Barlowe's guide to extraterrestrials / 1987. NC975.5.B36 A4 1987
  • Barron, Neil. Anatomy of wonder : a critical guide to science fiction / 1987. PN3433.8 .A5x 1987, Ref
  • Clute, John. The Encyclopedia of science fiction / 1993. PN3422.4 .E53 1993, Ref
  • Ferman, Edward. The best from fantasy & science fiction / 1981. PR1309.S3 .B38
  • Heinlein, Robert A. Farmer in the sky / 1985. PS3515.E2 F3x 1985
  • Heinlein, Robert A. The past through tomorrow ; 'Future history' stories / 1975. PS3515.E2 P3x 1975
  • James, Edward. Science fiction in the twentieth century / 1994. PN3433.8 .J36 1994
  • Lefanu, Sarah. Feminism and science fiction / 1989. PN3433.6 .L4 1989
  • Philips, Michael. Philosophy and science fiction / 1984. PN49 .P5x


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