What Is New Wave Science Fiction?

Explore a defining era in sci-fi's history. 

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  • Cover of 'The Lathe of Heaven' by Ursula K. Le Guin.

Science Fiction: A Very Brief History

Science Fiction's Golden Age

The Birth of New Wave Science Fiction

The New Wave Reading List (for Beginners)

1964

Nova Express

Nova Express

By William S. Burroughs

1966

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Babel-17

By Samuel R. Delany

1969

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Slaughterhouse Five

By Kurt Vonnegut

1971

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The Lathe of Heaven

By Ursula K. Le Guin

1973

1975

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The Shockwave Rider

By John Brunner

1977

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We Who Are About To . . .

By Joanna Russ

1978

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Up the Walls of the World

By James Tiptree Jr.